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The Foundation for Creative Expression is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity. Our IRS # is 74-3198671

We are dedicated to reaching people around the world with the message:

Know, Speak and Live Your Truth

This enables individuals to realize their full potential while creating positive change for themselves, the lives of others and the world.

Supported largely through donations the Foundation offers a variety of ways in assisting people to bring creative expression to life. These include classes, contests, performances, scholarships, outreach programs and publishing opportunities. These activities inspire and stimulate individual creativity, intellectual promise and motivation while opening one�s eyes to the possibilities of achievement and the joys of creative expression, which can have a profound influence throughout the world.

Donation Benefits

The Foundation for Creative Expression promotes and encourages creative expression in many ways. Your generous donations allow the Foundation to grow and expand activities that encourage individuals to participate in programs for free or at discounted rates.

How the Money is Used

Unless otherwise specified, donation dollars go to support all aspects of the Foundation for Creative Expression�s business and programs.

Donors may choose to donate to a specific program or may choose to place their funds in a General Operating Account to assist in implementing programs while maintaining staff and office needs.

How to Donate
One Time Donation

Donate - To make an online donation using the Paypal secure credit card server, click the MAKE A DONATION button:

Contributions can be sent by check (in U.S. funds, please) by printing this form.

You can also contribute by phone. Call 831-372-4911 to speak with Estelle who will personally process your contribution.

Monthly Donations

Monthly contributions are an easy way to spread your generosity throughout the year. This provides us with steady dependable income enabling us to more effectively plan programs and events while improving our efficiency.

Please call Estelle at 831-372-4911 to arrange for monthly contributions using your credit card.

You can also arrange monthly contributions by having us debit your checking account by printing and sending us this printing this form.

Being a regular monthly contributor is a great way to support our activities and programs on an on-going basis. If you wish to contribute on a monthly basis, please complete this form and send it to us by fax or mail. Your contribution can also be a direct withdrawal from your checking account (U.S. accounts only) or a debit to your Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover Card (U.S. dollars only).

Wire Transfers

You can choose to have funds directly transferred into our account from your bank. If you choose this method please contact Estelle Cimino, Executive Director at 831-372-4911 or e-mail her at estelle@ffce.org to receive the necessary bank information.

Planned Giving

The Foundation for Creative Expression can be named as a recipient in your will. Please talk with your attorney about this decision. Quite often individuals choose to donate to organizations such as the Foundation for Creative Expression leaving cash, stocks, bonds, real estate and personal property. We will work with your attorney and executor to complete the contribution transfer.


There are a variety of ways that endowments can be established. We recommend that you speak with your tax consultant and/or attorney and inform him/her that the Foundation for Creative Expression is a 501(C)(3) non-profit public charity.

Endowments can be:

  • Funds that are placed in a savings account or CD where the interest is passed on to our non-profit while you, your family or business maintains the principle in the account.
  • Royalties from sales such as books, movies, cds, dvds, artwork can be designated to be sent to our non-profit in your name.
  • (profit) from copyrights and/or patent rights can be transferred to the Foundation for Creative Expression.
  • Assets from stocks or bonds can be designated for the Foundation for Creative Expression.
  • Profit making businesses can give yearly profits to the Foundation for Creative Expression.

Foundation for Creative Expression
540 Broadway
San Francisco, CA 94133
(831) 372-4911

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