Make a charitable contribution in support of local independent journalism.
The Exedra is free and open to all, but your tax deductible donation, starting as low as $120/year, ensures that we can continue to deliver quality reporting to our community. The Piedmont Exedra accepts tax-deductible donations through our fiscal sponsor, the Bay City News Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization based in the Bay Area with Tax ID 83-0654488.
Credit card donations can be made through the secure form below:
Thank you for helping to keep local journalism thriving in our community by choosing from these five options.
Your donations, including those made via stock donations or directly from investment accounts and retirement funds (instructions below), are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law but please consult with your tax accountant.
Or write a check:
Please indicate the funds be directed to the Piedmont Exedra in the memo line and mail a check to:
Bay City News Foundation
900 Hilldale Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94708
Bay City News Foundation serves the San Francisco Bay Area via our free LocalNewsMatters.org website and is backed by charitable donations from contributors who care about local news, a free press, democratic values and an informed citizenry.
Other ways to donate to the Exedra:
Use your Donor Advised Fund
If you donate through Fidelity Charitable, Schwab Charitable, or BNY Mellon, make your recommendation through the DAF Direct website. If you have another donor-advised fund, please make the recommendation to your fund and give them the address above and our federal tax ID number: 83-0654488
Donate shares of stock
Donating appreciated stock is easy and may have significant tax benefits for you. Please check with your tax advisor. Stock transfers often arrive without the donor’s contact information, so please email firstname.lastname@example.org to notify us and share your contact information so we may promptly send an acknowledgment and a tax receipt.
Donate from your IRA
A qualified charitable distribution (QCD) from your Individual Retirement Account can be a great, tax-advantaged way to support the Exedra. Contact us at email@example.com for help with this process.
Transfer or wire funds
Sending a gift from your bank directly to ours is easy and safe. Please contact us for the banking information required to make a transfer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Include us in your estate plan
What will be your legacy? Please consider leaving a gift to the Exedra through your estate plans to pass on your appreciation of an informed and engaged public. To learn more about planned gifts contact email@example.com.
If you add us to your estate plan, please let us know so we can recognize your generous intent and keep you informed about the impact of our work.
Many employers will donate to the charities you select. Check with your employer, and if they have a matching gift program that we can assist you with, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any other questions about donating, please contact email@example.com.
Thank you for supporting quality local journalism.
The Piedmont Exedra is a community-based public benefit corporation.