Your tax-deductible donation will help Upward Scholars transform the lives of our community's most deserving adults.  We accept donations by credit card, check and stock as well as car donations. Our tax ID number is 45-4128140.

 Donate by Credit Card

Choose an amount below:


The impact of your donation:


Provides an ESL text book for a student.


Provides ESL text books for 2 students.


Provides a fully-loaded laptop for a student.


Provides a fully-loaded laptop for 2 students.


Fully funds a 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

Donate Stock

Upward Scholars welcome donations of stock. For details about how to do this, please contact us at


Donate a Car

Upward Scholars now accepts car donations through This organization handles car pickup, provides all necessary forms to file a tax deduction, and sells your car to a private party with the majority of proceeds benefitting Upward Scholars.