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This section of our website will advise what you can donate. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or comments. All of the items below are used to maintain our organization. Some items we donate to the public and some we sell to generate funds for the organization. We appreciate all the help we can get.

The following items and services are in urgent need. We appreciate your generosity.

Funds - please donate as much as you can. We accept the following types of payments

  • Personal / Business Checks , Money Orders and Bank Checks mailed to us or hand delivered (please do not mail cash).
  • Credit Cards with Google Checkout or PayPal Donate

Computers - We have great need of good laptop and desktop computers. We donate computers / laptops / printers / monitors to people who are in-need in our community and we also use them as tools to educate kids and families who are in our programs.

  • Desktops - Any working or non working units with 1 GHz in speed or faster.
  • Laptops - Any operational and usable condition units.
  • Printers - Any working Color, Monochrome, Laser or Ink Jet.
  • Monitors - We accept LCD Flat Panel Displays and CRT units. However CRT units waste too much energy and require a great deal of space.
  • Computer Parts - RAM Memory, Hard Drivers, CD-RW / DVD-RW, Blank CD / DVD Media, Inkjet / Laser printer cartridges.
  • CD / DVD Duplication Systems and Printers.
  • Computer Software with valid licenses including Microsoft Office, Corel Word Perfect, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat PDF Creator, Windows Vista and XP, etc.

School / Office Supplies - We have a constant demand for supplies for our programs. All of the supplies below are used in our Tutoring and Mentoring services.

  • Paper - All types of paper is acceptable.
  • Pens / Pencils / Erasers / Highlighters
  • Staplers / Staples / Hole Punchers / Trimmers
  • Boards / Easels
  • Calendars / Planners
  • Binders & Accessories
  • Art Supplies / Drafting
  • Envelopes / Forms / Stamps
  • File Folders & Accessories
  • Label Makers / Labels
  • Post-it / Stickies / Flags
  • Paper Clips / Tape / Rubber Bands

Books / CD / DVD - Educational and Documentaries. We are always looking for additional books and media to help us educate. If you have non-educational books, cds or dvd we can also take them but we will most likely sell them or donate them to someone else.

Donation of Services - We are always in the need for services from our donors. If you can provide us a service which is not listed below, please contact us and we will advise you.

  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Volunteering
  • Fundraising
  • Food Catering
  • Printing of Books / Flyers / Business Cards / Brochures
  • Telephone Services
  • Advertising in Newspapers / Magazines / Internet / Television / Radio
  • Video Production
  • Computer Repair / IT Services
  • Writing Services
  • Construction Related Services / Handyman Services
  • Other Professional and Commercial Services
  • Something else not on the list? Contact us!

Airtime - Television / Radio / Cable and satellite airtime.

Paintball Equipment - new, used, working and non-working paintball equipment..


  • Televisions / LCD / Plasma ( Working / Non-Working but good condition)
  • Video Cameras / Camcorders
  • VHS Recorders
  • DVD / CD Players
  • Computers (see above)
  • Digital Cameras
  • Office Machines (multifunction & fax)

The following items and services are things we can turn into resources to invest in even more civic education and philanthropy.

Stocks / Shares / Bonds

Mortgages / Lease / Loans

Bullion Gold / Silver / Platinum and other precious metals

Any other investment instrument

Retirement Funds and Life Insurance proceeds, refunds, payout's.

Take out a life insurance policy naming California Technology Foundation as a beneficiary, or add CTF to you will

Jewelry, Diamonds, and Gems

Antiques, Coins, Artwork, Collectable's, Rare Books, Autographs, Manuscripts, Photographs, etc.

Cars / Trucks / Vans / Airplanes / Boats / Yachts / Ships & other Vehicles

Commodities / Futures / Livestock

Marketable Products & Excess Inventory

Real Estate / Buildings - Commercial properties, office buildings, condo units, industrial buildings, manufacturing factories, plants, retail space, shops, residential houses, land, apartments, vacation properties, vacant land, etc.

Marketable rights such as mineral rights, mining rights, oil rights, drilling rights, development rights, air rights, and ground rights.

Appliances (working or non-working) - mixers, washers, dryers, coffee makers, stoves, microwaves, ovens, dish-washers, etc.

Patents, Copyrights & Trademarks

Furniture - please donate items that in good condition and only from the list below. Most of the items below will be donated to families in-need.

  • Tables and Chairs
  • Computer Desks
  • Shelves and Cabinets
  • Mirrors
  • Sofas & Sleeping Beds
  • Bed Frames & Mattresses (new)
  • TV Stands

Something else not on the list? Contact us!


To learn more about why you should donate, or how, please visit the links below.

There are many ways you can help CTF. You can donate, volunteer, or support a program of your choice. Please contact us if you have any questions or comments.

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