Donating today will have a huge impact on people who will make the Big Wave Community Cooperative their home.

Big Wave is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission of providing affordable housing, meaningful employment and a sense of community to adults with special needs.

There are many ways to support our work:

One-Time Gift or Recurring Monthly Donations

 Your tax-deductible gift can be made by credit card using donation form below. Please mail check Donations to:  The Big Wave Project   P.O. Box 1901   El Granada, CA  94018

Employer Matching Gifts

Check with your HR department or CEO to see if your company matches charitable gifts: many business double or even triple gifts made by their employees.

Donor-Advised Funds (DAF)

You can initiate a gift from your donor-advised fund. Click Fidelity, Schwab, Silicon Valley Community Foundation or Vanguard.

Stock Gifts

Donors who choose to give appreciated securities may avoid paying capital gains taxes and receive an income tax deduction for the full market value of the donated stock.

IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution

Give through your IRA. People aged 70 1/2 and older can make charitable contributions from their retirement accounts to meet the annual required distribution.

Amazon Smile

Click AmazonSmile.  Pick Big Wave as your charity and we get .5% of your purchases.

Vehicle Donations

We work with a third-party who will have a licensed tow company pick up your vehicle at no cost to you. Then you receive a tax-deduction and Big Wave’s programs benefit! To donate your vehicle or learn more, please click: or call 855-500-7433.

Legacy Giving

As you make your long-term financial plans, we would be honored if you would consider Big Wave as a philanthropic partner. Whatever your inspiration for giving, your legacy will be an enduring testament to your values and passions. You will help ensure that the high-quality programs Big Wave offers today will be available for future generations.

We greatly appreciate your support!

Big Wave Group is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, number 20-5666260

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Donation Total: $100.00 One Time

Donations will help with:

• construction costs

meaningful employment for adults with special needs

• financial sustainability for our community

• keeping our farm growing and thriving

• public education of our mission

• Contribute to the organizations that care for our residents and help them gain the skills and confidence to focus on their own well-being and abilities so that they can achieve “success” in their lives.

• Contribute to the care of our farm and the continued commitment to our land.

• Help with the construction costs of our community center.

Volunteer At Big Wave:

There are many ways to volunteer at Big Wave. Please contact Kim Gainza to inquire about our many volunteer positions. Thank you!