We offer many ways to help us ignite social change through movement arts

By supporting Destiny Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) organization, you become a partner in providing youth with safe spaces to express themselves, advocate for change, and build peaceful communities.


With your support, Destiny Arts Center serves over 2,600 students ages 3 to 18 each year at our North Oakland center, at school and community partner sites, and on stages throughout the Bay Area. Within all of our programs, young people are inspired to pursue excellence and develop a strong sense of confidence and connection to their community.


Thank you for your investing in the capacity of young people to live meaningful, peaceful, and creative lives.

Please contact Destiny Art Center’s Development Director Aliza Schnayer at aliza@destinyarts.org if you would like to pursue one of the following giving options:

Giving Options

One time gift: Join our growing community of supporters by making an annual fund gift today. A gift of any size supports all of our programs.

Monthly gift: Join a special group of monthly donors by making a sustained gift online. Your ongoing support saves Destiny Arts Center precious resources by renewing automatically.

Tribute gift: Make a tribute gift in honor of a joyous occasion or in memory of a loved one.

Stock donation: Donating appreciated securities, such as stock or mutual funds, can be a tax-wise approach to support inspiring and igniting social change through the arts.

IRA charitable rollover: If you are 70½ years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to benefit Destiny Arts Center and receive tax benefits in return.

Planned gift: By including Destiny Arts Center in your will or estate plans, you can enjoy tax benefits and help sustain our work for generations to come.

Employer matching fund: Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees. By taking advantage of your company's matching gift benefit, you may be able to double or even triple the amount of your contribution.

Corporate sponsorships: Companies have an opportunity to enrich their community by partnering with Destiny Arts Center for support programs for thousands of young people in the Bay Area.

In-kind/item donation: If you have materials to support our programs or a high value personal item to give, contact us to discuss options. 510.597.1619