The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act allows taxpayers to deduct up to $300 in charitable donations from their taxable income. The rule will apply only to charitable contributions made in 2020 to claim on their tax forms next year.

We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions about our scholarships, events, or other programs. We can be reached at the following:

The Marina Foundation
P.O. Box 324
Marina, CA 93933
Telephone: (831) 717-4117

[email protected]

Why donate to The Marina Foundation?

The Marina Foundation is an all volunteer organization. 

Donations will stay in Marina and will be used for Marina programs. 

The focus of The Marina Foundation is to benefit youth, teen, senior, and community programs. 

Current programs are included on both the donation envelope and the website. You also have the option to write in a program if it is not listed. Download a Donation Form HERE. We thank you in advance for any support you can provide The Marina Foundation for the benefit of our Marina community.

There are multiple options for you to make a donation to The Marina Foundation. You can write and mail a check, made payable to The Marina Foundation, P.O. Box 324, Marina, CA 93933 or donate on-line (see column on the right). By donating online you will also have the option to make automatic monthly payments to your favorite program.

You can also donate appreciable assets such as individual stocks or mutual funds, even real estate. Please call Steve Emerson at First Pacific Financial Services (831-717-4116). Steve will explain the process and work with you or your broker to facilitate the donation.

The Marina Foundation is a Non-Profit 501(c)3 Public Charity.

All donations to the Foundation are tax deductible.

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