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Donate-ways you can help

Donations are tax deductible*

Your donation allows us to manage the Sonoma Valley History Museum (at Depot Park) and to have lectures, events, exhibits among other educational activities that promote Sonoma Valley history.  Your donation, along with membership dues, enables the Society to fulfill its mission of Collecting, Preserving and Sharing and the goal of telling the story of our community from many voices that is critical to our success.

The Sonoma Valley Historical Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. Our federal tax ID number is 94-2750728. donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. We will provide a written receipt for all donations.

*You should consult your tax advisor for your particular situation.

You can make a donation by paying by credit card on-line on the PayPal Button, with a check payable to the Sonoma Valley Historical Society and mail to P. O. Box 861, Sonoma, CA 95476.


  • Donate Online:

To make your donation online, using any major credit card or Paypal, click below



  • Mail a check made payable to Sonoma Valley Historical Society:

Sonoma Valley Historical Society
P. O. Box 861
Sonoma, California 95476

  • Take Advantage of Your Employer’s Donation Matching Program:

If you work for, or are retired from, a company with a matching gift program, your gift may be eligible for a match. Please obtain the proper forms from your Human Resources department.

  • Give a Memorial Gift:

If you wish to honor the memory of a family member or friend by contributing to The Sonoma Valley Historical Society, please write us at the above address and include the name of the individual you are honoring. Please state the designation of the gift, if you wish. We will contact the family to inform them that a donation has been made.

  • Donate Securities, Stocks, or Mutual Funds:

To transfer securities electronically from a brokerage account, you will need the following information:

Name of Brokerage Firm: Edward Jones

DTC Number: 0057

Account Name: Sonoma Valley Historical Society

Please contact Lindsey Stone at Edward Jones for account information to make a transfer at (707)996-4086

Join Our Legacy Circle by including The Society in your Estate Plan:

By including The Sonoma Valley Historical Society in your estate plan, you can both honor the past and bring it to life for future generations. Many tax-wise options are available for planned giving, such as bequests, charitable remainder unitrusts (CRUT), charitable remainder annuity trusts (CRAT) and gift annuities. You will need to seek the advice of a qualified estate and/or tax professional when considering any form of a planned gift. To learn more about the Legacy Circle, please contact Patricia Cullinan, Board President, at info@sonomavalleyhistory.org.

Support the Sonoma Valley Historical Society when you Shop Online:

Shopping at Sonoma Market? Donate through us the Nugget Market Community Scrip Program

The Sonoma Valley Historical Society Donor Privacy Policy

The Sonoma Valley Historical Society values our donors’ privacy. We will not sell, trade or share a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send mailings on behalf of other organizations. We will only share personal information once the donor has given The Society specific permission to do so. Additionally, any credit card information a donor provides for online donation transactions is immediately destroyed and used only for that transaction.