The Foundation Depends on Your Support

Cesar's dream for a better and more just world has guided the Foundation's vision, and through our programming, we strive to empower individuals so that they may fully realize their inherent and unlimited potential to make a difference in their own lives, in their communities, and in the world as a whole.

Your financial support is necessary for the Foundation to maintain and develop our mission and four programmatic areas (Civic Engagement; Sustainable Communities; Education, Arts, and Culture; and Nonviolence). There are several ways you can support the Foundation. Volunteer your time, donate, purchase Foundation merchandise from our online store, or shop with, which donates a percentage of all sales to the Foundation.

Every dollar you donate goes directly to our ongoing operations and programs, which make it possible for us to advance Cesar's legacy and the Foundation's programmatic initiatives. In addition, your generous support is fully tax deductible. Below you will find information about how you can get involved.
PayPal Donations
An easy and safe way to make a donation right now is a secure online donations server.

Using your Paypal or Checking Accound, you can send your contribution to the Foundation directly and instantly.
Donate by Mail
For making contributions by check or money order, please download, print out and complete our
mail-in donation form in Adobe PDF. Please make your check or money order payable to Cesar E. Chavez Foundation and mail with the completed form to:

Cesar E. Chavez Foundation 
316 W. 2nd Street
Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Donate by Shopping
The Foundation's online store enables you to purchase a wide variety of books and videos about Cesar, as well as Foundation promotional items. All proceeds support the Foundation's ongoing operations and programs.

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You can also support the Foundation by shopping with is an online mall, with over 230 popular e-commerce stores. When you buy through, whether it's holiday gifts or everyday necessities, a percentage of the purchase price is donated to the Foundation.

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Other Ways to Support the Foundation:

Attend a Special Event:
  • Annual Cesar Chavez Day Luncheon - (download: 1.5Mb)
  • Day of Service and Celebration 
  • Annual Educating the Heart Dinner 
  • Anniversary of the National Chavez Center

    Your Donation May be Tax-Deductible
    The Cesar E. Chavez Foundation is a nonprofit 501(C)(3) organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.

    Thank you in advance for your generous contribution to the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation.

    Founding Members Program
    The Founding Members Program was created to further the Foundation's mission and to educate people about the life and vision of Cesar E. Chavez by collaborating with key leaders in business, politics, labor, the community, and the arts. Founding Members provide the strategic council on our programming and development initiatives through their individual and collective knowledge. They are an essential part of the Foundation's extended family, both in practice and in spirit. Together, we are bringing Cesar's values and philosophies to life through community based programming.

    Please click here for the list of our Founding Members

    For more information about the Founding Members Program, please contact the Foundation by e-mail at

    Founding Members Spotlight
    Antonio Villaraigosa
    Miguel Contreras

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