Support JGC


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 JGC, 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
    505 Lasuen Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-3083

    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.

  • You may also contact Caroline Girgis (tel: 650-725-2611 or email: cgirgis@stanford.edu) for details on how to donate via securities transfer.

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.