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Make a Gift to Stanford Historical Society

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SHS members at the program, Trees of Stanford: A Walk through Time

Photo: Sunny Scott

The Society welcomes donations of any amount. Your contribution will support the research, publication and dissemination of Stanford history. SHS is part of Stanford University, a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations to SHS are considered gifts to Stanford University and are tax-deductible. Stanford’s federal tax ID number is 94-1156365.


The button above will take you to Stanford University's Make A Gift page. Enter the amount of your donation in the amount box on the linked page. Under "Special Instructions/Other Designation" indicate "donation only." Then click on the "Continue as Guest" button at the bottom of the page and follow additional directions to complete your credit card transaction.

If you would like to become a member instead, please find out details about our membership levels and benefits at our Membership page.

If you are planning to make a gift during the Bay Area shelter-in-place, please make it online by clicking on the Make a Gift button above or by phone (866) 543-0243, specifying that it is a gift for the Stanford Historical Society. If you prefer to send a check, please make it payable to Stanford University and note in the Memo section Stanford Historical Society. Please mail to this address:

Development Services
P.O. Box 20466
Stanford, CA 94309-0466