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There are many ways to support East Bay Sailing Foundation (EBSF) including:


Check, Credit Card, PayPal, Venmo

Please make payable to EBSF and send to EBSF, 101 Poppasquash Road, Bristol, RI 02809. If you prefer to make a gift via credit card, you may do so online, or by calling EBSF during business hours at (401) 257 6774. If you prefer to pay by PayPal or Venmo, you may do so on your mobile device through the online giving form.

Donor-Advised Funds

EBSF is honored to be considered among the charities named as a recommended grant recipient from donors’ Donor-Advised Funds (DAFs). Please consider recommending EBSF to your DAF administrator, making a recurring gift to EBSF through your DAF or naming EBSF as a beneficiary in your DAF.

Employer Matching Gifts

Matching gifts are company-sponsored programs that allow employees to increase the size and impact of their gift by a “donation match” that comes from their employer. Please check to see if your company has a matching gift program, and if they do, thank you for completing and submitting any necessary forms.

Endowment Gifts

In 2024 the Truancy-Simmons Outreach Fund was established to allow underserved young women and girls learn to sail. The fund can be selected on the donation page or noted on your check.

Gifts of Stock EBSF accepts gifts of stock and other asset donations. If you are considering making a gift of stock, please contact us for bank information, etc.

In-Kind and Boat Donations

EBSF accepts a variety of in-kind donations (non-cash donations, such as a boat or other types of marine supplies). The donation must be reviewed and assessed by EBSF, and in certain circumstances, an independent appraisal must take place prior to the donation being accepted. If you are interested in making an in-kind donation to EBSF, please contact us.

In Memory/Honor of

EBSF is honored to accept and acknowledge gifts received in Memory/Honor of an individual or an occasion.

Planned Gifts

Donors who include EBSF in their estate plans leave a lasting legacy to our organization.


Please contact us to discuss your wishes to extend your support of EBSF beyond your lifetime.

Have questions or would like to discuss which areas you would like to support?

Contact Paul Norton, Development Volunteer Phone: (914) 329 2544 Email: sailingdirector@eastbaysailingfoundation.

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