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Gateway Center is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation, with an annual operating budget of approximately 3.5 million dollars. Our major source of income is from fees for services, which we receive from state funds. However, these sources are not adequate to fund the total cost of providing quality programs and staff. To make Gateway Center’s dreams a continued reality for our special people, we must make up over 15% of our total budgeted with contributions, bequests in wills, charitable trusts, grants, and fund-raising events.

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If you would like a FREE way to support Gateway Center please sign up with & AmazonSmile and choose Gateway Center of Monterey County as the nonprofit you want to support. Gateway Center will receive a percentage of everything you buy on their website. If you see an item that takes you off of their website and onto the retail company site Gateway receives one (1) penny just for you clicking on that link. iGive has major retailers like, Travelocity, Fandango, and FTD so chances are whatever you are shopping for you will find with iGive. and Amazon Smile

Planned Giving

Helping adults with developmental disabilities achieve wellness and success will always be the primary reason that you support Gateway Center. With careful planning, you may be able to make a larger donation than you’ve imagined. As a Gateway Center donor, it may also provide you with unexpected tax benefits.

Planned gifts can be made through many avenues including:

  • A simple bequest in your will.
  • A Charitable Remainder Trust (CRT).
  • A Special Needs Trust (if appropriate) to provide some types of resources for a family member with a disability.
  • Donation of appreciated properties (such as stock or real estate).
  • Naming Gateway Center as the beneficiary of your life insurance policy.
  • Retirement accounts.

Please contact Gateway Center at 831.372.8002 ext. 210
Gateway Center’s tax ID number is: 94-2660677

Monterey Rock and Rod Festival

Participating in the Monterey Rock & Rod Festival is a fun and entertaining way to help Gateway Center. Please visit for more information.

Monterey Rock and Rod Festival