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Double your Academy donation with a matching gift from your employer!

Make twice the impact on the museum you love in three easy steps:

  1. Enter your employer's name below to see if your company participates in a matching gift program.
  2. Review the guidelines to determine if you are eligible to request a matching gift.
  3. Click the "Matching Gift Form" button to complete your donation on your employer's website.

Thank you for your generous support of the Academy!




Frequently asked questions

What is a matching gift?

Many companies support their employees' philanthropic efforts by contributing an equal amount (sometimes more!) to employees' donations to select charities and nonprofits. It's a surprisingly easy way to double your impact on causes you support—like the Academy.

What if I already have a matching gift form from my employer?

If you already have a matching gift form from your employer, that's great news! You can send it to the Academy in one of three ways:

Via email: Scan or take a photograph of the form and email it as an attachment to

Via fax: Fax the form to our offices at 415-379-5750.

Via snail-mail: Mail the form to our offices at:
California Academy of Sciences
Attn: Development Department
Golden Gate Park
55 Music Concourse Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118

Thank you!

What is the Academy’s tax ID number?

The Academy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution. Our federal tax ID number, or EIN, is 94-1156258.

Our address is:
California Academy of Sciences
Golden Gate Park
55 Music Concourse Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118

My employer isn’t showing up in the search box—what should I do?

If your employer's name doesn't pop up automatically, your company may not have a matching gifts program. We recommend checking in with your human resources department to make sure.

If you have additional questions about supporting the Academy, we'd love to hear from you. Please give us a call at 415-379-5405 or send an email to


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