Help us ensure the future of the San Diego History Center by making a gift today. Your donation helps us keep San Diego history alive and supports our mission to tell the diverse story of our region – past, present and future – educating and enriching our community, preserving our history and fostering civic pride. Contributions to the History Center support the conservation and display of our valuable historical collections and support educational programs for San Diego City and County schoolchildren.

Give today! All contributions and bequests are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by federal and state law.

For information about making a gift to the San Diego History Center: [email protected] or 619-232-6203 x126

The San Diego History Center is a 501 c(3) non-profit charitable corporation.
Federal ID#: 95-1728991

Ways to Donate

Online Donate Now

By Mail
Print this form: Donation Form (pdf) and mail to:
San Diego History Center
Development Department
1649 El Prado, Suite 3, San Diego, CA 92101
By Phone
Call the Development Office: 619-232-6203 x126

By e-mail:  [email protected]


Bequests & Estate Gifts
Bequests and estate gifts make a deep and lasting difference, ensuring that our civic treasures and the stories of our dynamic community continue to be preserved for future generations. Planned Giving

Donate Your Vehicle
A simple e-mail or phone call can turn your car, motorcycle, boat or recreational vehicle into cash for the San Diego History Center. Donate Your Vehicle

Matching Gift Programs
Did you know that many employers sponsor matching gift programs that match employee charitable contributions? Your gift can go twice as far!  Matching Gifts Program