Giving with CHF

We make contributing easy and beneficial. Together, we can fulfill dreams and create tangible outcomes.

The California Homebuilding Foundation takes a multi-pronged approach in identifying the challenges facing our industry and finding solutions to improve them. Your generosity combined with our hard work creates a valuable partnership in advancing California homebuilding.

Make a Donation

Every dollar donated to the California Homebuilding Foundation is an investment in lasting change. All donor funds are managed in the utmost efficiency and effectiveness, balancing short and long-term goals. Make a donation today.

Legacy or Tribute Gift

​Celebrate with generosity. Pay tribute to a loved one, mentor, or organization, or commemorate an achievement or ​provide forthcoming support to the building industry by including the Foundation in your estate plans. Learn more about legacy gifting here.

Gift of Stocks or Bonds

In addition to checks and money wires, the Foundation also accepts charitable contributions in the form of individual stocks or mutual funds. Keep tax deductions in mind and give with stocks or bonds.

Establish an Endowment

The California Homebuilding Foundation invests in the future of homebuilding through endowments that provide college and graduate school scholarships, funds research on key public policy issues affecting new homebuilding and supports construction trades education in California high schools. Learn more about establishing an endowment with the Foundation.

Hall of Fame Scholarship

Play a vital role and help us make a difference by donating to a Hall of Fame scholarship. Hall of Fame scholarships are designed to encourage and support undergraduate and graduate students who excel in their building industry-related program, demonstrate a strong will to succeed and need financial assistance. Make an impact today.

Let’s discuss your giving options:

To learn more about making a donation supporting the California Homebuilding Foundation, contact CHF Executive Director, Terri Brunson at (916) 340-3340 or

You can donate online or send a check or money order to:

California Homebuilding Foundation
1215 K Street, Suite 1200
Sacramento, CA 95814

The California Homebuilding Foundation is registered in California as a nonprofit business, Federal Tax I.D. Number 94-2581819, and is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)3 charitable organization.


Scholarship endowments have provided CHF the ability to award close to 3 million dollars in scholarships to deserving students in building industry-related programs.


Research endowments have allowed CHF to fund industry research grants that have added up to more than one million dollars that assist in educating lawmakers and the public about the economic benefits of new home construction.


Educational endowments lend a hand in allowing CHF the ability to bring the Building Industry Technology Academy (BITA) construction trades training program into California high schools.


Operational endowments permit ongoing sustainability of the California Homebuilding Foundation programs and services.


Philanthropy (fe-la-thro-py)

A Greek term which directly translated means “love of mankind”.