Your continued support and contributions through donations, membership, and volunteerism empower JAMsj to fulfill its mission to collect, preserve, and share Japanese American art, history, and culture, with a focus on the Greater Bay Area.


JAMsj always welcomes financial and in-kind donations to support its ongoing operations and continually looks for new ways to serve the public. JAMsj is a registered 501(c)(3) tax exempt, non-profit organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowable by law.

Additional benefits of donating:

  • Donate In Memory or Honor of a loved one or friend

  • Planned Giving Program allows donors to leave a lasting legacy

  • In-kind services opportunities to give back

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When you shop on AmazonSmile, they will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Support JAMsj by making your purchases through AmazonSmile!


Become part of the JAMsj family and receive the following benefits:

  • Free Admission to the JAMsj Museum

  • 10% discount at the JAMsj store

  • Early entry to the annual Boutique

  • Quarterly newsletter

  • Membership Cards

  • Invitations to special members only events

  • Free guest pass

  • Access to the JAMsj Library


As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to contribute and make a measurable difference in your community while meeting some remarkable people. Additional volunteer benefits include:

  • Explore your culture and learn about others

  • Learn from a variety of talented, passionate, and driven individuals

  • Networking opportunities

  • Share your knowledge and area of expertise

  • Receive internship credit

  • Skills development

  • Good Karma – give back