How to Help

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Support our students 

Help Upward Scholars transform the lives of our community's most deserving adults by making a tax-deductible donation today!  We accept donations by credit card (PayPal), check and can receive stock donations as well.

How your donation helps:

  • $50 provides an ESL text book for a student

  • $100 provides 2 students with ESL text books.

  • $250 provides a student with a laptop fully-loaded with software

  • $500 provides 10 students with an ESL text book.

  • $1,000 funds 1 Upward Scholars student for a year.

 Donate by Check

If you are sending a check, please make it payable to Upward Scholars. Be sure to include your name, email address, and street address so we can acknowledge your donation. Send your check to:

Upward Scholars
3481 Janice Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303

Our tax ID number is 45-4128140.

Donate Stock

Upward Scholars welcome donations of stock. For details about how to do this, please contact us at  You can find an excellent article on the tax benefits of donating stock here.

Donations via Razoo

To donate using Razoo, click on the Donate button below. Please provide your name, email address, and street address so that we can send you an acknowledgement of your donation for tax purposes.