Donate SUPPORT LITERACY IN YOUR COMMUNITY Donate now and your tax-deductible gift helps individuals in your community learn to read. Oakland Literacy Council is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt entity that relies on the financial support of individuals, organizations, businesses, and foundations to fulfill its strategic mission and continue to make Oakland Literacy accessible to the public. Ways to Support Oakland Literacy Council: Financial Gifts Your tax-deductible donations to Oakland Literacy Council help raise the literacy rate in your community which can contribute to positive change and growth in the community. Consider a financial gift option that is right for your situation. Your financial donations can be made by mail or online. Planned giving has many advantages and requires special planning — contact us for to discuss the potential that your legacy gift may have toward making a meaningful contribution towards our programs. Your financial gift could help: Enroll and test a student for program entry Train a new tutor(s) Start a new conversation group Educate tutors about new techniques Provide tutoring and reading material to a student Goods The Oakland Literacy Council also seeks the following in-kind donations: Books Office Supplies Office Equipment Computer equipment Tickets to events Services The Oakland Literacy Council also needs your help: Workshop speakers Event Photographer Become a Tutor Contact us regarding in-kind donations online or by phone.