San Mateo County Genealogical Society

Discovering Our Family History Together

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Membership dues, and workshop and seminar fees do not cover all SMCGS expenses. In addition to these sources of income, donations help cover what is needed to pay for our website hosting and updating, data storage for our physical and online records, space rental for meetings, classes/workshops, and library, library cataloging software, and for other educational programs and special events as well as to inform people of our resources. 

We welcome and appreciate any and all donations, of any amount. Please consider making a donation to support SMCGS goals:

  • to preserve and index local records
  • to offer quality genealogical  education
  • to support a community of genealogists
  • to provide a variety of genealogical resources covering San Mateo County, the US and the world

(To donate by check and US Mail, please make checks payable to SMCGS and send to:  SMCGS  P.O. Box 230 San Mateo, CA 94401-0230)

To donate online using a credit or debit card, please use the form below. Your physical address is optional unless you wish to receive an acknowledgement via US Mail.

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Our non-profit tax ID number is 94-2856483

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SMCGS is a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions, minus the value of any gifts received, are tax deductible to the full extent provided by law.

San Mateo County Genealogical Society

     SMCGS is a 501(c)(3) organization

PO Box 230
San Mateo, CA 94401-0230


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