KCI relies on the support of individuals, foundations and companies that share our vision of a vibrant, engaged community where Korean culture and heritage are explored, celebrated, and preserved for future generations. As a small nonprofit with a big vision, we hope to play a part in uniting and encouraging collaboration across generations, cultures and communities.

Join us in making a difference by making a contribution today!

All donations to KCI, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization (Tax ID: 51-0173831), are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

    Please make your check payable to “Korean Center, Inc.” and send the check to: 1362 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109.
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While all donation amounts are welcome and greatly appreciated, please consider making a contribution at one of the following giving levels:

$50         $100         $250         $500         $1,000

If you would like to become a KCI sustaining donor by making a monthly or other recurring gift, please be sure to select the recurring donation option on the online donation form.

Why Give Monthly?

  • It can make your donation more affordable by stretching out your payments.
  • It helps KCI better plan for the future.
  • It is a convenient way to sustain your support for KCI.
  • Recurring donations can be cancelled at any time.
  • "I have been a Korean language student at KCI for 3 years. I am happy to support KCI because learning Korean and meeting the teachers, staff, and students at KCI has brought so much joy to my life."

    -A Korean Language Student

  • "I really appreciate everything that the Korean Center has done to cope with COVID-19. keep classes going and keep students engaged."

    -A Korean Language Student

  • "선생님 [teacher] and all the staff did a great job helping us transition to online learning in the middle of a crazy emergency. Thank you for taking the time and effort to make it as smooth as possible!"

    -A Korean Language Student

  • "It's been a blessing to connect with the Korean community and hopefully bring a smile to the elderly who aren't able to get out and do their usual routine."

    - A Senior Meal Delivery Volunteer

  • "I Just want to say a big "Thank you" to all of you tonight! Thank you for allowing me to lead the discussion and for trusting me to moderate. It was really fun for me and I hope you had a great time sharing your passion with the audiences. You all were so engaging and did so well answering the questions. I hope this event will encourage people to visit your website and learn more about how they can support and enjoy all of your products."

    - A Chuseok Festival Panelist

  • "Participating in virtual Chuseok Festival events was a wonderful way to safely celebrate an important holiday amid a pandemic. Through the scavenger hunt, I enjoyed exploring local places salient to the Korean American narrative. ... Additionally, the panels and workshops illuminated the diverse ways that people are introducing Korean culture to the world."

    -A Chuseok Festival Participant