Other Ways to Support the Museum

Thank you for considering a gift to the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology. There are several options to support the museum beside cash, checks, and credit cards. To discover other ways to invest in the great work of the Museum please see the options below.

Corporate and Foundation Philanthropy

Connect with us about strategic partnerships with corporations and foundations.

Please contact the Museum’s development office for more information at pahma-development@berkeley.edu

Employer Matching Gift Program

Use our employer matching gift search below to see if your company participates in matching charitable gifts. Submit appropriate paperwork to:

University of California, Berkeley
Donor and Gift Services
1995 University Avenue, Ste 400
Berkeley, CA 94704-1070

Start Your Search



We encourage donors to transfer gifts of publicly-traded securities to one of the UC Berkeley Foundation’s brokerage accounts by completing and submitting one of the transfer forms below.

Our primary and preferred brokerage account is with Morgan Stanley, and is appropriate for most gifts of securities. Also, all transfers of mutual funds must be sent to our Morgan Stanley account. If you intend on transferring mutual funds, please always contact the UC Berkeley Foundation’s office of Gift Processing at 510.642.6791 immediately as certain steps must be taken before the transfer is initiated.

Download Morgan Stanley securities transfer form[PDF 69KB]

The UC Berkeley Foundation also has a brokerage account with Charles Schwab, primarily for our donors who also have Schwab accounts.

Download Charles Schwab securities transfer form[PDF 74KB]

When you have filled out a transfer form, please (1) provide a copy to your broker and (2) email a copy to us at givesecurities@berkeley.edu. We cannot sell securities without first identifying the donor.

If you have questions, please call 510.642.6791, or email givesecurities@berkeley.edu.

Wire transfer/ACH transfer

Wire transfers are most commonly used for gifts made from outside the United States. Please alert the Museum that a wire transfer has been made. Automated Clearing House (ACH) transfers, on the other hand, can be sent only from domestic banks, and a unique routing number must be used for ACH transfers: 121000358. ACH transfers will not work from international banks.

Please contact the Museum’s development office for help with a wire transfer or ACH transfer at pahma-development@berkeley.edu

Donor Advised Funds

The Hearst Museum welcomes gifts from Donor Advised Funds (DAFs). Please visit your DAF’s website to submit your gift recommendation. On your DAF’s site, if you see a selection of UC Berkeley options listed:

It is preferred that you choose the “UC Berkeley Foundation” option

Or, if you see Phoebe A. Hearst Museum, you may select that option

  1. Here is some additional key information you’ll need to provide:
  2. The amount of your gift
  3. Please note the gift is for the Hearst Museum Fund (FU1053)

Checks must be made payable to the UC Berkeley Foundation and mailed to the address below:

University of California, Berkeley
Donor and Gift Services
1995 University Avenue, Ste 400
Berkeley, CA 94704-1070

The tax identification number for the UC Berkeley Foundation is 94-6090626.

If you have questions, you or your DAF can contact the Museum’s development office at pahma-development@berkeley.edu


Other Donor Advised Fund Options:

Donor Advised Fund Beneficiary Designation

Donor Advised Fund at Berkeley


Get Involved

There is something for everyone at the Hearst Museum — from family events and live performances to thought-provoking lectures.

Whether you are a student or a life-long learner, live nearby or far away, your participation and support helps cultures connect.

Join us as we embark on new adventures.