Ways to Give - CAA

For 50 years, CAA has been at the forefront of the major civil rights battles facing our community. You can directly support our work in advancing social justice and racial and economic equity in a variety of ways.


For one time or recurring donations, visit our main donate page. Donations can be made in honor or in memoriam to a loved one.


The Leadership Circle is a community of committed civic and community members who contribute $1,000 or more annually to address our community’s most crucial needs. Join our Leadership Circle for compelling learning opportunities and special-access programs and events. If interested, contact sgin@caasf.org.


Double or triple your support for CAA! Many companies foster a culture of philanthropy and encourage employees to impact communities through matching gift programs. In some cases, donations from retirees, spouses, and board members are also eligible for matching. Consult your organization’s HR department for internal questions on getting your gift matched.


CAA gladly accepts gifts of stock. To make a gift, please contact sgin@caasf.org so that we are aware of the transfer and can properly acknowledge your generosity. Please contact your broker with instructions on the name and number of shares that you wish to donate to Chinese for Affirmative Action.

CAA’s California tax ID number is 94-2161304


Make a lasting impact with Chinese for Affirmative Action through your estate plans. Planned gifts include bequests in wills or living trusts, retirement plans and life insurance beneficiary designations, charitable trusts, and promised gifts of art or artifacts that CAA agrees to accept.

Join the Legacy Society

If you already plan to include CAA in your estate planning, please let us know. We want to recognize and thank you.

To request more information or discuss your estate plans in confidence, contact sgin@caasf.org.


Donors aged 70 ½ or older can make tax-favored gifts from traditional and Roth IRA accounts using direct transfers — without paying taxes on your distributions. You can make gifts in any amount up to a maximum of $100,000. Check with your IRA administrator or your tax advisor for more information.

Please make checks payable to:
Chinese for Affirmative Action
17 Walter U. Lum Place
San Francisco, CA 94108