Types of Gifts

There are many ways to make a gift to Pacific Oaks. The Office of Advancement is available to discuss any of the following gift options, please contact 626.529.8091.


A gift pledge is a formal agreement noting the donor's intention to make a gift in one or more payments over a five-year period. A pledge offers donors an opportunity to give a gift now or in the future.

Securities and Stock Gifts

Pacific Oaks accepts gifts of stocks and securities. There are tax advantages to the donor for donating publicly traded stocks. It is important to notify Pacific Oaks BEFORE you complete your request to your broker. To ensure that your gift is properly credited and recognized, please contact Advancement at 626.529.8091.

Memorial/Honorary Gifts

A memorial gift honors someone who has passed away. An honorary gift acknowledges a date, special event, or person.

Planned Gifts

Planned gifts in can ensure the future of Pacific Oaks. There are often tax advantages to making a planned gift, which can maximize your financial security. Your lawyer can help you plan your gift.

Matching Gifts

A number of corporations will match or triple your gift to Pacific Oaks. This provides the corporation with a way to support its community and/or support the nonprofit organizations that its employees feel are important to them. Please contact your company's human resources office to determine if your company is part of the matching gift program.


Pacific Oaks welcomes gifts from your personal collection that will enhance a program or event at the College.

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