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Ways to Give

Thank you for your interest in making a donation to Esalen Institute. It is through the generosity of friends like you that Esalen can continue its mission of developing human potential.

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Donating Online

We accept secure online donations via PayPal. Click the link or the Make a Gift Now button below to begin. You can login with your PayPal account or use any major credit card.

Mailing a Check to Esalen

Checks may be mailed to:

Esalen Institute
Attn: Sheila Kern
3771 Rio Rd. Suite 101
Carmel CA 93923

Donor Advised Fund

A donor advised fund (DAF) is a charitable giving program that allows you to combine favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to support your favorite causes. If you have a donor advised fund, you may use DAF Direct to allocate charitable funds to Esalen directly from your DAF.

Other Ways to Give

Appreciated stock is a great way to support Esalen Institute and receive additional tax benefits. If you have questions about giving stock or if you would like information about other ways of giving, please contact:

Monique Baron
Director of Development, the Esalen Fund
(831) 250-1022 x255

You can also contribute when you make an online reservations request or when calling (831) 667-3005 to make a reservation for a workshop or personal retreat.

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