When you donate to Making Waves Foundation, you are supporting our innovative college success program, CAP, which builds students’ fortitude and capabilities to graduate from college and pursue a meaningful career.

CAP provides critical one-on-one coaching and need-based scholarships for students throughout their entire college experience—working to help them graduate as quickly and with as little debt as possible.

Support this powerful work through one of the following contributions:


1. Online Donation

Make a one-time or monthly donation through our online donation page.


2. Give by Mail

Please make checks payable to Making Waves Foundation and mail to:

Making Waves Foundation
Attn: Development
3045 Research Drive
Richmond, CA 94806

3. Donate Stocks or Securities

Making Waves Foundation welcomes gifts of stocks or securities. Please contact Vice President of Development Shannon Bowen at sbowen@making-waves.org for more information.




4. Matching Gifts

Many companies will match their employees’ donations to Making Waves Foundation. Contact your Human Resources department to see if your employer will match your gift.

Making Waves Foundation is 501(c)3 nonprofit with a Tax ID of 68-0204312.

5. Corporate Investors

Making Waves Foundation invites corporations to support our college success program, CAP, through annual donations, event sponsorships, or through the establishment of a named scholarship.

6. Legacy Gifts

We invite donors to remember Making Waves Foundation in their will, trust, or other custom planned gift. This legacy gift will safeguard education for future generations of underserved students.

To benefit from our Legacy Giving Society or to learn more about our customized giving options, please contact our Vice President of Development, Shannon Bowen, at sbowen@making-waves.org or (510) 368-3626.

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