Support City Year San José/Silicon Valley - Donate Now

Your support of City Year San José/Silicon Valley is far more than checkbook philanthropy, and your investment has a ripple effect beyond the doors of our organization. It enables City Year corps members put their idealism to work by tutoring and mentoring school children, reclaiming public spaces, and organizing after-school programs in the Silicon Valley. There are several ways in which individuals, corporations, and philanthropic organizations can partner with City Year San José/Silicon Valley:

  • Individual Giving
  • Team Sponsorship  
  • Event Sponsorship  
  • In-kind Donations  
  • Capacity Building  

Individual Giving 

Donations from individuals help support City Year San José/Silicon Valley’s work and the young people who are making a difference through a year of service. 

Donate Online: Make a secure online donation to City Year San José/Silicon Valley.

Donate by Mail: Make a contribution via mail. Please send a check, made payable to City Year San José/Silicon Valley to:

ATTN: Gift Processing
City Year San José/Silicon Valley 
90 N First Street 
San José, CA 95113

Team Sponsorship

As a team sponsor, your organization will support a team of 8 to 12 City Year corps members. You will work with our service partners and your corps member team to address community issues and develop bonds with the communities of San José. In addition, your team sponsorship will give your employees the opportunity to serve their communities in exciting and innovative ways.

Learn more about the City Year Team Sponsor Program.

Event Sponsorship

City Year San José/Silicon Valley hosts events and programs throughout the year to promote community service and civic engagement. Events such as National and Global Youth Service Day and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day are planned and facilitated by corps members and engage the community in service.

In-Kind Donations

City Year San José/Silicon Valley relies on generous in-kind donations from a variety of companies and local businesses to support day-to-day operations, service initiatives, and special events.

Capacity Building

A unique way to give to City Year San José/Silicon Valley is by giving of your time or expertise to increase our organizational capacity in the following areas:

  • Corps development and training
  • “Life After City Year” programming and training for corps members
  • Alumni engagement
  • Civic engagement
  • Outreach to enhance diversity among the City Year corps
  • Please contact Emily Weber at 408.907.6551 for more information about any of these opportunities.

We at City Year believe in the potential of young students. Your donation helps students across the country receive academic support, have a caring mentor at school, and develop skills and attitudes essential for success in college, career and life.
City Year is a US tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (Tax ID Number: 22-2882549). Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law.