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Children's Institute, Inc. supporting safe children, strong families, healthy communities.
Donate today, and together, we can positively impact the future of our community's most vulnerable children and help them go on to lead safe, healthy, and productive lives. Your generosity and support allows CII to provide vital mental health services and early education programs to more than 22,000 children and families in some of LA's most challenged neighborhoods. 
Learn about our successes. View our 2017 Digital Annual Report.
Looking for more ways to help?
Click to learn more about Children's Circle, Sponsorship, In Kind Donations, Volunteering, and CII in Watts.

More Ways to Give:
By Phone/Email: Please email the Development Department at or call 213.260.7632.
By Mail: Download CII's Donate by Mail Form. Please mail your form and check to:
Children's Institute, Inc., Development Department, 2121 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Children's Institute, Inc. is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501c(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible. Our Federal Tax ID number is 95-1641424

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Children's Institute, Inc. FAQ
Is my donation tax deductible?
Depends on a few factors like if you received a reward in exchange for the donation and the value of your donation above that rewards cost, etc. You may contact the nonprofit you donated to directly to receive information on whether or not your donation is tax deductible. Nonetheless, the emailed receipts you will receive for your donation is the documentation you need to make it tax deductible.

Is my donation and credit card info secure?
Yes, the security and confidentiality of your information is our highest priority. We will not sell, trade or share your personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations, and we will only share personal information if you have given us specific permission to do so.

How do I know that my donation was made successfully?
You will receive an emailed receipt immediately after your donation is submitted and your credit card is processed. Your donation will also show up on your bank or card statement within 1-3 business days.

Do I get a receipt?
Yes, a receipt is sent to your email inbox once your donation is processed. Please be sure to keep a copy of your receipt for tax purposes. If you select a recurring donation, you will be sent an individual receipt each period when your donation is processed.

Is my donation private?
We will not share or sell a donor's personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.