CHI Is Top Rated on Great Nonprofits in 2020

CHI has earned the 2020 Top-Rated Award on Great Nonprofits

CHI Earns 2020 Silver Seal in Guidestar


CHI has earned a 2020 Silver Seal of Transparency from Guidestar, the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. See our Guidestar profile.

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Note: CHI also accepts donations of crypto currency through the WeTrust platform.

Why Give to CHI?

Your gift helps rescue cultural heritage at risk.

The 21st century presents extreme challenges for the survival of our cultural heritage. Climate change, sea-level rise, development, and the negligence and destruction by some of our neighbors on this Earth — all threaten to erase the gift of human experience carried by the irreplaceable treasures of our history. These gifts make us who we are and enrich our knowledge of ourselves.

Your gift to CHI is an urgent gift to the world.

We at Cultural Heritage Imaging (CHI) are driven by the urgency to help protect our human legacy. We hope you are too. We all live at a point of inflection in history where we must take action — the time is now.

You can help us deliver low-cost, scientific digital documentation tools into the hands of cultural caretakers around the world.

By leveraging the powerful properties of digital photography and the computer, CHI provides tools and techniques to the people who care for the places and materials that tell the story of how people before us lived their human lives.

There is still time to make a difference!
Your gift supports the digital preservation of the world's cultural materials.


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Cultural Heritage Imaging
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San Francisco, CA 94107

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We are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public benefit corporation. Donations are tax deductible.
CHI's Federal Employer Identification Number is (EIN) 61-1435057.