Support the Gardner Center

The Gardner Center's projects and initiatives are mainly supported by grants and gifts, and we are grateful for the support of our generous funders. However, in order to achieve our mission of furthering the field of community youth development, we also need your support.

You can donate to the Gardner Center in one of the following ways:

  • Donating with your credit card through Stanford University's secured donation website at Giving at Stanford. Follow these steps to donate with your credit card:

    Click on "Make a Gift" now;

    On the "Direct Your Gift" page, select "School of Education" from top pull-down menu, then select the appropriate type of gift and payment method for the other pull-down menus, then click "continue;"

    On the next page, enter the donation amount, and be sure to indicate in the "Special Instructions/Other Designation" area that the donation is for the Gardner Center, then click "continue;"

    Complete the personal information and payment method forms to donate with your credit card.

  • Send a check written out to "Stanford University" and send it directly to

    John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities
    365 Lasuen Street, Third Floor
    Stanford, CA 94305

    Please indicate "John W. Gardner Center" on memo line on check.

  • You can also donate to the Gardner Center through securities transfer by visiting the Giving at Stanford website and choose securities transfer as method of payment.

  • Please contact Nancy Mancini at 650.724.0713 or at with any additional questions.

Any contribution is appreciated, and will help us move forward with our goals. All contributions are tax deductible as donations to a 501(c)3 organization in accordance with IRS regulations.