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Ways to Give

Thank you for your interest in supporting Esalen Institute. There are many ways you can make a contribution, including:

Above, Jerry Caruso talks about why he supports Esalen.


Use our online form to make a gift using a credit card, debit card, e-check or PayPal account.


Please send checks to:

Esalen Institute
Donation Processing Center
3771 Rio Rd. Suite 101
Carmel CA 93923

You may also use your pre-addressed giving envelopes available in your Esalen catalog and Friends of Esalen newsletter.

Phone: 888-88-ESALEN (888-837-2536)

Donations can be made at the time of reserving your workshop.

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.

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Photos by Doug Ellis (above) and Jens Wazel (below)


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