Make a Donation

How Your Gift Supports FOA

As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, FOA depends on public and private support to fulfill our mission. Your tax deductible contribution will help the organization build a sustainable future and continue our important work of preserving the legacy of the Allensworth Township. Your gift will help support:

  •  Annual Cultural and Educational Events

  •  Culturally Focused Educational Curriculums 

  •  Research of Historical Allensworth: People & Town

  •  Partnerships with Interstate Agencies that Enhance the Knowledge of FOA 

  •  Sponsoring Community Engagement Events Outside of CASHP( Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park)

      Ways to Give

      Annual gifts have immediate benefits to FOA and can be made in a variety of ways:


      To make a cash contribution, please send your check to:

      Friends of Allensworth
      Attn: Development Department
      10205 Rio Del Mar Dr.
      Bakersfield, CA 93311

      Credit Cards

      Make a contribution directly and securely with a major credit card through PayPal, or over the phone. Contact the Development Department at or 877-245-6232. 

      Matching Gifts

      Many companies match their employees’ gifts to qualified arts organizations. Please obtain a matching gift form from your employer and send the completed form to:

      Friends of Allensworth
      Attn: Development Department
      2400 March Ave
      Bakersfield, Ca 93313

      Tax Statement

      FOA is a nonprofit organization exempt from income tax under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. FOA is supported by its members; individual contributors; corporate and foundation support; federal, state and city government grants. 

      Thank you to our Partners and Donors!

      California Department of Parks and Recreation
      Allensworth Progressive Association
      Kings County
      Frito Lay
      Wonderful Fruit Co
      San Joaquin Valley Delta Sigma Theta Inc
      Time Exchange Investment Corp
      Sams Club
      Home Depot 
      Delta Sigma Theta San Joaquin Valley Chapter
      Jere Runciman: In memory of Kyle Runciman and Jessica VaVerka
      Heidi Dodsworth-Glazier   
      Anna Murphy
      Kori Kelly
      LaTisha Johnson
      Joseph Silveira
      Ricardo Fields
      Keith Sheffield
      Regina Clayton
      The Village Method
      Network For Good
      Yoseph Israel
      Shirlena Nadsady
      Richard Smurthwaite
      Barbara Rousey
      Mekela Edwards
      Mathew Wolf
      Douglas Knowling
      Stephanie Farmer
      Mukulla Godwin
      Norma Jean Ringold
      Penny Eldridge Singleton
      Clara Bell
      Karlynne Utterback
      Lena Wilkerson
      Amazon Smile
      Michael Wright
      Shirlena Nadsady
      James and Lynn Olson