Make an Online Donation

Fill out our online donation form to easily make a gift. POST is a nonprofit funded entirely through donations from private individuals, foundations and grants.

Designate your gift in honor or in memory of a loved one! If you wish, we’ll notify your honoree of your tribute gift by mailing them a card. All of this may be done through your online donation.

Monthly Giving

Monthly giving is easy, effective and affordable. Monthly donors provide dependable funding to protect open space now and in the future. There are many advantages to donating monthly:

  • Convenience
  • Budget-friendly
  • Efficiency
  • Flexibility


Sara Jorgensen – Monthly POST donor

Simply enroll online or contact Blair Biggar at bbiggar [at] or (650) 854-7696 x336.

Planned Giving

Including a gift for POST in your will, trust or other plans will ensure our local open spaces, farms and parkland are protected for years to come. Learn more about how you can arrange a meaningful gift to POST.

Making Gifts of Stock

Stock shares are an excellent way to give generously. To transfer shares, please give your broker the following information. Consult your tax advisor and broker regarding the tax-deductibility and timing of your gift:

To Make Your Gift to POST:

Fidelity Investments/National Financial Services
Brokerage address: 100 Crosby Parkway #KC1U, Covington, KY 41015
DTC #0226
For credit to: Peninsula Open Space Trust
Account number: 613-945692
Taxpayer identification number: 94-2392007

Prior to transferring shares, please notify Blair Biggar at bbiggar [at] or (650) 854-7696 x336 and indicate your name, the name of company and stock ticker symbol, and the number of shares being donated.

Corporate Matching

Amplify your donation! Companies like Apple and GE are among the many Corporations with a matching program.
Grow your donation! Companies like Apple, Google and IBM are among the many corporations with a matching program.

Many companies match donations their employees make to charities and some match gifts made by retirees. This is an amazing way for you to amplify your gift. Just fill out your employer’s matching gift form and submit online or send to:

Spencer Gump
Peninsula Open Space Trust
222 High Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301

POST is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Our taxpayer identification number is 94-2392007.

Enter your employer’s name in our gift matching search tool to find out if your company will match your gift.

IRA Charitable Rollover Gifts (Qualified Charitable Distributions)

Legislation allowing tax-free IRA gifts from individuals age 70 1/2 years or older was made permanent in December 2015. Distributions of up to $100,000 per person per year must be made directly from your IRA to POST and count toward your required minimum distribution. Checks often arrive without identification, so please contact Jeanine Crider, Director of Planned Giving, at legacy [at] or (650) 854-7696 x312 and indicate your name, the name of your IRA administrator and the amount of your distribution.

Tribute or Honorary Gifts

To make a memorial or honorary gift, indicate your honoree when you donate online or contact Blair Biggar at bbiggar [at] or (650) 854-7696 x336. If you would like your honoree or their loved one to be notified of your thoughtful gift, include a notification mailing address with your donation.

You can also download a printable donation form.

Help us protect open space on the Peninsula and in the South Bay for the benefit of all.

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