Why Give?

Since our founding, Prospect Sierra’s vision for helping children build a better world has remained strong. As a nonprofit organization, financial support is crucial to delivering the kind of exceptional education our community values. When you give to Prospect Sierra, you help equip our classrooms, provide professional development for our faculty, assist families with tuition for robust economic diversity, and ensure the long-term vitality of our school.


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How to Give

Prospect Sierra offers many opportunities to support the school. To learn more, contact Interim Director of Development Liz Clark at lclark@prospectsierra.org or 510.809.9012.

Gifts of Cash

Contributions by cash, check, or credit card are tax-deductible in the year the gift is made. Make checks payable to Prospect Sierra School and mail them to: Advancement Office, 2060 Tapscott Avenue, El Cerrito, CA 94530.

Gifts of Stock

You can contribute the fair market value of appreciated securities and avoid capital gains tax on the appreciated value of the stock. Download a stock transfer form here.

Matching Gifts

Many companies offer matching gift programs that can double or triple employee contributions to nonprofit organizations. Please check directly with your employer, or click here, to find out if your employer participates in matching gifts.


You can designate Prospect Sierra as a recipient of a grant from a family foundation, charitable gift, or donor-advised gift fund.

Planned Giving

Planned giving through gift annuities or remainder trusts can create an ongoing legacy at Prospect Sierra while helping minimize taxes. Many estate plans also make charitable gifts through a bequest or by naming Prospect Sierra a beneficiary of a life insurance policy or retirement account.

Ways to Connect

Thank you to everyone who came out in support of Make Your Mark, our 2019 spring fundraiser and community celebration! Community members came together and enjoyed alumni speakers, delicious food, great music, and wonderful company, all while raising money for flexible tuition and professional development.

Thank you to our event sponsors, and stay tuned for more information about our 2020 fundraiser coming soon!