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Giving with CHF

Students in homebuilding education programs need you. Your generosity combined with our hard work creates tangible, life-changing outcomes for construction students throughout California.

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.

DreamBuilders Legacy Society

Legacy gifts bequeathed to the Foundation grant entry into the exclusive DreamBuidlers society, established in 2019. DreamBuilders have planned a gift to CHF that will support students in our industry for generations to come. Learn more about legacy giving 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

Endowment gifts provide college and graduate school scholarships, fund research on key public policy issues affecting new homebuilding, and support construction trades education in California high schools. Learn more about establishing an endowment with the Foundation.

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 are in 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”.