Other Ways to Give

There are many ways to empower a promising child or an ambitious youth through your time, talent and financial resources. We know that there are many seasons in life. In each, we have different gifts to bring to our community. Please consider different ways you can help a promising child or youth rise to their God-given potential.


Donor Advised funds

You can recommend grants to Children Rising from your Donor Advised Funds (DAF). Click the button below to easily make a gift from your DAF.

*Please note, although our legal name, Faith Network of the East Bay, Inc., is tied to our tax ID  we will still receive the donation.


Please make checks payable to Children Rising, and mail to Children Rising, 2633 Telegraph Avenue #412, Oakland CA 94612


Monthly Giving

Please consider joining the Oakland LAMPs (literacy and reading partners) by setting up recurring donations on a monthly or quarterly basis. It’s easy to do and automates your donation. Just as importantly, monthly and quarterly donors make it easier for Children Rising to plan financially throughout the year. Click here to visit the Oakland LAMPs page and setup a recurring gift today.

Stock Donation

If you’re looking for a tax-smart way to leave your legacy, consider a gift of stock. When you give appreciated stock that you’ve owned for more than one year, you can avoid capital gains tax and receive a charitable income tax deduction when you itemize. To make a gift of stock directly to Children Rising, email chelsea@children-rising.org for our brokerage account information.

Personal Fundraiser on Facebook

Many people like to share their passion for the kids with family and friends. Peer-to-peer fundraising on Facebook is a simple way for you to support Children Rising while celebrating a milestone like your birthday. It’s also a fantastic opportunity for you to share with your family and friends why the kids in your community are so important to you. And Facebook makes it super easy! To learn how to create your own Facebook fundraising page, click here.

Legacy Giving

Legacy giving is your way to leave a planned future gift by designating part of your individual estate to Children Rising. You can leave a legacy with a planned gift through your will, trust, IRA, or life insurance. These planned gifts allow you to enjoy the benefits of smart financial planning while also creating a lasting impact on children and families in Oakland for years to come. Click here to learn more about legacy giving and the Children Rising Legacy Circle.

Employer Matching

Many corporations match employee donations to charitable organizations like Children Rising. To see if your employer will match your gift, type the company name in the Double the Donation search bar below for more information.

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Vehicle Donation

Children Rising is registered with and can accept vehicle donations through Charitable Adult Rides & Services (CARS). For more information, click HERE.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring our annual gala is a great opportunity to invest in the next generation and make a difference in your community.

You will also benefit from:
• Brand exposure to the 1,300 supporters of Children Rising through our newsletter and event website.
• Links to your website from our sponsorship page
• Special mentions and recognition during our Live event

For more information, contact Chelsea Boniak, Director of Development.


All donations are tax deductible

Tax ID Number: 94-3403801