You make Letterform Archive possible.

Make a Donation

Donors make everything at the Archive possible.

Your generosity:

  • Keeps tours free for students and designers.
  • Preserves the collection by funding repairs of materials.
  • Underwrites the cost of high resolution photography.
  • Funds exhibitions in the Bay Area and around the world.

Corporate Sponsors

We are deeply grateful for financial and in-kind support from:

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  • Mohawk logo
  • Neenah Paper logo
  • Sappi logo
  • Commercial Type logo
  • Dependable Letterpress logo

Your organization can be a visible part of our community. Inspire designers, students, and artists by underwriting the cost of their visits. Our partners receive prominent recognition and great benefits for their teams. Contact us for more information.


Gain hands-on experience with our collection while giving back to the Archive. For more information, please email us with a current CV or resume and a brief note about your skills, experience, and/or interest in the letter arts. For process-based work requiring training (e.g., photography, cataloging, preservation) we ask for a commitment of at least two hours per week.


We know that trusting a nonprofit with your money, time, or personal materials is important. Here are some links to learn more about the Archive, its finances, and governance:

Nonprofit Status

Letterform Archive is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your contributions to the Archive are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Letterform Archive's U.S. federal tax ID # is 46-5519311.