How to Give

We offer multiple ways to give to O’Dowd and we make the donation process as simple and streamlined as possible.

How to give
Donate Now
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Your gifts to O’Dowd are instrumental to transforming student’s lives and to creating positive change in so many ways. Read these six reasons why your support truly makes an important difference.

Support O’Dowd Today

Your gift to O’Dowd supports our students and the programs that define and distinguish O’Dowd and ensures that an O’Dowd education is accessible to all deserving students.

Financial Aid
Transforming Lives
Senior Gift
Our Campus

Endowment Funds

With more than 25 endowment and scholarship funds, benefactors of our school provide support for decades of students at O’Dowd. You can contribute to any of our current funds or start an endowment fund in the name of an individual, group or in memoriam.

Current Funds
Current Funds
Start an Endowment Fund
Start a Fund


What kind of people give to O’Dowd? Just take a look. Read about the wide range of families and their reasons for contributing to the future of our school.

Learn more about our donors here »


Considering giving to O’Dowd? Our Development staff would be happy to discuss the various options with you. Please contact us at your convenience and we can match your charitable goals with our current programs.

Please contact Michelle Hawkins, Director of Development at [email protected] or (510) 553-8630.