Your gift helps bring compassionate care, connection, and community to our neighbors!

Financial Contributions

We gratefully accept gifts of cash, stock, and cryptocurrency.
Donate online
Donate stock
Donate cryptocurrency (select Shanti Project from drop-down under “Choose a nonprofit or cause”)

To donate by mail, please download the donation form and send to:
Donation Processing
Shanti Project
3170 23rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

To donate by phone
please contact our Development Department at 415-625-5217

You may also email us at

Workplace Giving & Corporate Matching Gifts
Many companies offer workplace giving programs in which employees can make one-time or recurring donations that are deducted from their paychecks. These gifts are often matched by their employers, doubling or sometimes tripling the impact. If you donate directly to Shanti, check to see if your company has a matching gift program. If you need Shanti to complete any paperwork to process a matching gift, please email it to  Don’t hesitate to email us or call if you have any questions.

IRA Distribution
If you are age 70½ or over, you can make a qualified charitable contribution directly from your IRA to Shanti. Qualified charitable distributions can satisfy all or part of the amount of your required minimum distribution from your IRA.

Donor Advised Funds
If you have established a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) you can recommend the sponsoring organization make a grant to Shanti.

Legacy/Planned Giving
Help secure Shanti’s future! By including Shanti in your will, as a beneficiary of a retirement account, life insurance policy, or other estate plans, you will help San Franciscans for generations to come. Individuals who let us know that they have included Shanti in their estate plans will join our Legacy Circle. Read more about Legacy Giving.

Vehicle Donation

Donate your old car, truck, RV, boat, motorcycle, or other vehicle to Shanti. We partner with CARS to manage our vehicle donation program. Click here to donate online or call 888-SHANTI-4 (888-742-6844) to speak to a representative. They will help answer your questions and schedule a pickup that’s convenient for you. When you donate your car, you avoid the costs associated with selling or maintaining your car while making a valuable contribution. You are entitled to receive a tax deduction equal to what the vehicle is sold for if you itemize your deductions.

Donate Pet Food & Supplies

We are currently unable to accept in-kind donations to our PAWS Pet Food & Supply bank, but we will update this page when we are able to accept them again. (Current as of November 2023)

Give Through Community Partners

Community Thrift
Donate your goods to Community Thrift at 623 Valencia Street in San Francisco and choose Shanti or PAWS as the charity partner to receive proceeds from the sale of your goods. Please check out the Community Thrift Store website for more information and learn how and what you can donate.

We have partnered with online shopping platform GoodWallet to give you a friendly way to support our mission. Everytime you shop, GoodWallet gives a donation to Shanti. You sign up for free at GoodWallet, select Shanti as ysour charity, and shop at your favorite stores. Support us at

If you shop at Amazon, you can shop at and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Shanti.

Fundraise for Shanti

Together, we can amplify our impact. Help us expand our reach by connecting Shanti with your networks. You can fundraise for Shanti in honor of your birthday, atheletic endeavor, other milestone, or just because!

It’s easy to create fundraisers through online platforms. If Shanti is not available on the fundraising platform of your choice, please email us at to inquire if we can be helpful.