Help the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum inspire, educate, and cultivate curiosity in Chinese history, art, and culture. Your generous, tax-deductible contributions allow SDCHM to continue hosting historical and contemporary art exhibitions, cultural events, special guest lectures, and educational activities for adults and children of all ages.

Your Support of SDCHM Provides: 

  • Year-round thought-provoking exhibitions
  • Public programs including academic lectures, film screenings and author talks
  • Educational classes and workshops for children and adults
  • Preservation of Chinese history and culture for future generations

Stock Donations

Giving stock is a great way to support SDCHM’s work in our community while providing you with a tax benefit. Please email for notification and use the following information to deliver the securities:

Receiving Firm: LPL Financial
Receiving Firm Clearing Number (DTC#): 0075
Receiving Account Number: 5851-8336
Receiving Account Title:  San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum

Please indicate that the transfer is a Gift of Stocks, so that the cost basis of received stocks can be properly recorded (fair market value vs. original donor’s cost basis).

Matching Donations

Matching gifts are an easy way to double or even triple your donation through your employer. If you, your partner’s, or spouse’s company will match your gift, send in the employer’s matching gift form along with your contribution to SDCHM. For questions, contact

Make a Gift by Phone or Mail

To make a gift by phone or mail, reach us at:

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
404 Third Ave.
San Diego, CA  92101
(619) 338-9888

Our tax identification number is 33-0179740.

Planned Giving

To leave a legacy for yourselves and for your family, please consider adding the museum to your will or trust. Special recognition will be given to donors who make the museum a part of their “family.”  For more information please contact us at