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We're Basementeers!

Click the logo to join the Sports Basement Basementeer program and select First Graduate as your beneficiary. Every time you shop you’ll get 10% off your purchase and 10% of profits go to First Graduate.

ebay for Charities

Shop, buy, or sell on ebay and First Graduate will receive a donation. It’s a win-win-win situation, so what are you waiting for? Click the logo above to get started.​

Amazon Smiles

Make a difference this holiday. Shop for gifts at to generate donations for First Graduate and check out our AmazonSmile Charity Lists to donate items we need most.

Donate by Mail

Simply download our donation form, print it, and mail the completed form with your check or credit card information to : First Graduate 2973 16th St, Suite 400 San Francisco, CA 94103

Give Appreciated Securities

If you have held an appreciated stock or mutual fund for more than one year, you can donate those securities to First Graduate and receive a tax deduction for their full fair market value, and avoid paying any capital gains tax. Please discuss this gifting strategy with your tax professional prior to making the gift so that you are certain of the benefits in your particular situation. First Graduate’s broker is Blake Freeman at Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC: SINDER/ROHRER/ROSS/FREEMAN; Phone: 415-396-6733. DTC#: 0141. For benefit of: #20316072. TAX ID #: 94-3381171.

Personal Fundraising

We make it easy to build your own fundraising site: in honor of a loved one, to celebrate a birthday, or create your own event. Click the star to start your own fundraiser.

Donate One Time or Monthly

Please enter an amount between $1-$100,000.

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Join Our Legacy Circle

  • Name First Graduate in your will or estate plan as a recipient of a set percentage or dollar amount of your estate
  • Designate First Graduate as a beneficiary to a life insurance policy, retirement fund, or IRA
  • Make a bequest of real estate, a valuable work of art or other personal property

Unrestricted gifts provide First Graduate with the maximum flexibility to use funds where the need is greatest. If you wish to designate a more specific purpose to your gift, please let us know, so we can ensure that we will be able to honor your wishes.

The following sample provision may be helpful to you and your attorney:

I bequeath to First Graduate, 2973 16th Street, Suite 400 San Francisco, CA 94103, the sum of $ _________ * for its general charitable and educational purposes.

If you have made a provision in your will, or would like more information about the First Graduate Legacy Circle, please contact Terri Forman in the Development Office at (415) 343-5086.

We encourage you to seek legal counsel when considering these types of gifts. The information presented here is not offered as legal or tax advice.

Partner with us

Together with our foundation and corporate sponsors, we have the opportunity to make college-going the first option for every student in San Francisco. We hope you will join us in making this vision real.

Our corporate partners provide financial support, create internship opportunities for our students, and encourage their employees to become involved with First Graduate as volunteers.

To invest in First Graduate, please contact Terri Forman at (415) 343-5086 or fill out the form below.

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    We don’t sell, rent, or otherwise share your personal data with anyone outside of First Graduate except to fulfill legal obligations in the interest of the safety of First Graduate, the users of our website, or the public.

    In compliance with GDPR regulations, you have the right, at any time, for any reason, to contact us and request a complete history of any/all previous donations you have made to First Graduate. We will respond to you promptly with all relevant data we have in our files regarding your personal donations.

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