Guardians of The City
Monetary Donations, Planned Giving & Collection Donations:

Monetary Donations:

Thank you for considering us for your donation. Our organization relies upon the generosity of our visitors and people like you to maintain the museum and its priceless collections. The GOTC is committed to creating a world-class Museum and Safety Learning Center, employing modern procedures to preserve, conserve, display, maintain, and expand our collection. Your generosity will help perpetuate San Francisco’s public safety heritage.

All donations are deeply appreciated, and tax-deductible. Please complete our easy donation form and mail it with your donation to:



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Planned Giving:

Planned gifts to Guardians of The City benefit the donor as well as future generations.  Including Guardians of The City when planning your estate, may reduce your tax burden, increase your income and create a legacy.  There are many options available.  We encourage you to discuss these options with your family and your estate planning professional.

Collection Donations:

The Museum benefits greatly from the generosity of the public and welcomes donations.  According to our Mission Statement, the Museum collects items relating to the history of San Francisco’s Fire, Police, Sheriff or Emergency Medical Service Departments.  If your donation does not pertain to our Mission Statement, the Staff will make suggestions for a more appropriate home for your artifact(s).

If you are interested in donating to our museum, please contact us by email or letter. Please describe your item, its condition, and its history.  Digital photos would be very helpful.

Thank you for considering GOTC as a home for you cherished artifacts.

FAQ Concerning Donations

The Guardians of the City is a Federal tax exempt non-profit 501(c) (3) California Corporation. All donations to the GOTC are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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