BFSC Donations

Please consider donating to Berkeley Fire Safe Council (BFSC)! 

Berkeley FireSafe Council (BFSC) is part of the Hillside Association of Berkeley, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (tax ID 94-3175888) and all donations are tax deductible.   We are soliciting donations to support our initiatives to reduce the danger of fires in our Berkeley community.   Your donations will directly support 100% the following initiatives:

We will send you a receipt for tax filing purposes.  

We hope you will consider donating $25, $50, $100, or any amount that you may consider to support Berkeley FireSafe Council.   Consider a minimum gift of $50, and more if you are able.

For additional details and information please contact Cynthia Chen ( ) or Marcus von Engel (

Four ways to donate to the Berkeley FireSafe Council (BFSC) through the Hillside Association of Berkeley (HAB):

1) click on this link:

2) Scan the QR code with your mobile device

3) Donate via your company's contribution program or a donor investment fund.  Search for "Hillside Association of Berkeley", tax id: 94-3175888.  We encourage to check if your company has a matching grant option.  

4) Send a check made out to "Hillside Association of Berkeley", and mail it to:  Cynthia Chen (Treasurer), 2587 Buena Vista Way, Berkeley, CA  94708

We have received over $40,000 in donations within our first three years!   Thank you to all the donors.  We have already used the funds to sponsor 28 days of fuel removal.  Please see pictures in our 'Successes' section of our website.

Scan this QR code with your mobile device

Click on this 'Donate' button