Ways to Give

Help Defend Asylum

CGRS relies on the generous support of people like you to sustain our advocacy defending the human rights of refugees. Make a gift today!


Our work would not be possible without our dedicated supporters. We encourage you to join our efforts to protect refugees and advance human rights by making a charitable contribution to CGRS. There are many ways to give, including several options with significant tax benefits!

Make Your Impact and Help CGRS:

  • Provide free technical assistance and training to attorneys and advocates who represent people seeking asylum.
  • Litigate groundbreaking cases to advance refugee rights and hold the U.S. government accountable.
  • Advocate for more humane refugee and immigration policies in the United States.

Support CGRS

  • Give Online: Make a one-time secure online donation. 

  • Recurring Gift: Schedule a recurring gift to sustain our advocacy.

  • Give in Honor of: Make a tribute gift in honor of or in memory of someone. We’ll send a card to your honoree or to their family.

  • Mail a Check: Mail a check payable to the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies to: UC Law San Francisco, 200 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

  • Employer Matching: Many employers offer matching gift programs to their empoyees. Double your impact today with a matching gift from your employer! Search for your employer heredesignate your gift to the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, and follow the instructions provided to submit a matching gift.

  • Donor Advised Fund: Designate a gift to CGRS through your donor-advised fund, a simple and tax-savvy way to make charitable contributions. Please provide your fund manager our address and Tax ID 23-7135898. 

  • Stock: Donating stock is another tax-smart way to make a charitable contribution to CGRS. PDF icon Instructions on how to make a gift of stock or other assets are available here.

  • IRA: Make a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) to CGRS to enhance tax-savings during retirement.

  • Merch: Help support our advocacy and show your community that you stand with immigrants and refugees by purchasing our "Human Rights Have No Borders" merch!

  • Planned Giving: Pass on your vision of human rights for refugees by including CGRS in your estate plan with a bequest of money, stock, or property. For more information, contact CGRS at 415-556-4877 or supportCGRS@uclawsf.edu to learn more about these options and how to leave a permanent legacy.

The Center for Gender & Refugee Studies receives contributions through the UC Law SF Foundation, a tax-exempt entity under Section 501(c)(3) of the tax code. The UC Law SF Foundation Tax ID/EIN is 23-7135898. All contributions to CGRS are tax-deductible, and we never share or sell the contact information of our donors.

For more information, please contact CGRS Manager of Individual Giving, Julia Hause at supportCGRS@uclawsf.edu.