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Making an In-Kind Donation

  • The fiscal agent for CommUniverCity San José is the San José State University Tower Foundation, a 501(c)(3).
  • Write “CommUniverCity San José” for “Gift Designation” and “Department” in the Non-Monetary (In-Kind) Gift Intent Form.

Please submit this form to:
San José State University
University Advancement
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0256

Your support makes our programs possible. Here is our wish list:

Office Supplies

  1. Ink cartridges
  2. Toner for Ricoh Aficio MP 4000 printer
  3. Ergonomic computer desk and/or chairs
  4. Lightweight, Bluetooth, Cordless Projector for traveling meetings
  5. Space for monthly meetings with an average of 35 attendees [1st Friday of every month]
  6. Desktop computers [All in One preferred]
  7. Lightweight laptops or tablets [for site visits]
  8. Wireless/Bluetooth mouse, keyboard
  9. Lightweight and compact printers
  10. White printer and copy paper
  11. Color printer/copy paper, size 8 1/2″ x 11″
  12. Card stock and parchment paper
  13. Professional volunteer time e.g. sustainable carpet cleaning service, website administration, videography, photography, etc.
  14. Energy efficient microwave
  15. Energy efficient Top-Freezer refrigerator in working condition
  16. Sustainable, natural dishwashing soap/liquid, and other cleaning supplies
  17. Security Cameras
  18. Office supplies
    1.  Clipboards
    2. Dry Erase boards and markers, magnets
    3. At-a-Glance calendars (weekly, monthly or yearly)
    4. Pencils, Pens, other writing utensils
    5. White-out tape dispensers
    6. Staples, Paperclips, binder clips, sheet covers, report covers
    7. Post-its, notebooks, notepads
    8. Rulers, tchotchkes and incentives for children’s programs
    9. Project Management Software
    10. Take Home Kit Supplies


  1. High-resolution digital cameras and video cameras
  2. Reusable dinnerware, utensils, cups
  3. Commercial Folding chairs
  4. Heavy Duty Portable pop-up canopy tents with weights
  5. Lightweight stage (size approximately 8′ x 30′)
  6. Portable microphone system
  7. Portable projector screen
  8. Portable music player (compatible with mp3, Android or iPod connection, Bluetooth)
  9. Giveaway prize donations for community engagement events.
  • The following suggested donations can be dropped off at CommUniverCity at McKinley Neighborhood Center, 651 Macredes Ave., San José, CA with an appointment.
  • Please email elizabeth@cucsj.org if you have questions about these donations
  1. Healthy Lifestyles: bicycles, bicycle helmets, bicycle u-locks, bicycle lights, skateboards, scooters, etc.
  2. Education: K-12 books, tablets, scientific calculators, test prep books (e.g. SAT, SAT Subject), notebooks, pencils, musical instruments (e.g. guitar, ukelele, keyboard), educational games, wall world atlas maps, color pencils, crayons, paint, oil pastels, etc.
  3. Clothing: warm clothes (NO blue, bright blue, baby blue, maroon, red, bright red), business professional clothes, socks, etc.
  4. Food: food basket from farmer’s market, gift certificates to grocery stores, reusable water bottles, reusable utensil set, seasonal vegetable & herb seed packets, etc.
  5. Skills-building: gift certificates to skills-building workshops