Impact for Generations. Prepared for Life.

Golden Gate Area Council’s goal is to create a safe, welcoming environment where every youth has an opportunity to belong and where they will have an unparalleled experience in the outdoors. Scouting provides skills that will last a life-time.

How can you help? It’s simple. Choose what you are passionate about, and we hope to inspire you to give.

Your Friends of Scouting donation supports programs in our local communities for over 20,000 youth. Thank you for your support

Please choose to make either a one-time donation or a recurring donation. Once connected, you will be able select the DISTRICT and unit that will receive credit.

Matching Gifts using Double the Donation

Many corporations match employee donations (or the tax-deductible component of your membership) to  our organization.  If you volunteer with us, your employer may also provide us with a grant to recognize ongoing support. Please, check to see if your company offers these programs.
Donate a vehicle to scouting. Follow the link below for more information
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The CARES Act of 2020 provides an opportunity to give to GGAC and get some tax relief. Click the image for more information

More Ways to Give

Endowments – follow the link below for more information.

James E. West Fellowship – follow the link below for more information

Second Century Society – follow the link below for more information

Memorials & Tributes – follow the link below for more information

Special Events

Sporting Clays

 

Planned for spring 2021

Birds Landing Hunting Preserve & Sporting Clays

43rd Annual Construction Industry Lunch-O-Ree

October 9, 2020

Honoree: Mark Breslin, CEO United Contractors
Keynote: Terry L. Fossum

36th Annual Gala & (virtual) Auction

Silent Auction (tent):
Opens: Oct 16 | Closes: Oct 30

Live & Fund-A-Need
October 24, 2020

41st Annual Harvest in the Vineyard (virtual) Wine Auction

 

Online Auction:
Opens: Dec 3 | Closes: Dec 7

 

Donation and Giving Questions

Frank Yoke, Director of Development

Email Frank

Anne Herriage, Sr. Development Director

Email Anne

Tim Welty, Development Director

Email Tim

CARES Act – 2020

During these unprecedented times the 2020 CARES Act allows you to donate up to $300 (or $600 for a married couple) to a qualifying charitable organization such as Golden Gate Area Council, BSA and reduce your adjusted gross income (AGI) by up to $300 (or $600 for a married couple) on your 2020 Federal taxes!  Please consult your tax advisor for any additional information.

Venturing

Sea Scouts

Exploring

International

Highlander

Shooting Sport

STEM

Scouting for Food

Order of the Arrow