Consider making a gift to the GAI today and help us continue to provide high-quality, inclusive, German cultural and language programs for the community. Your donation will directly support programs such as language scholarships for under-served students, free arts and cultural events, and help us maintain our virtual infrastructure and Haus.

One-time donation

Monthly donation

Donate by phone
To make donations by credit card over the phone, please call the GAI office at 651-222-7027 ext. 107.

Donate by mail
Please mail checks to:
Germanic-American Institute
301 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55102

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Your support matters. See your impact.

The Germanic-American Institute welcomes thousands of patrons to the grounds of the GAI every year for events large and small. We welcome students of all ages to our high-quality German language courses virtually and in-person throughout the year. Our Kinderstube German Immersion Preschools are invite children 3-5 years old every day to understand and develop social and emotional skills together whether native speakers or just beginning their language learning journey.

Your support makes all this and more a possiblity.
We’re growing! See your support in action with our GAI By the Numbers info sheet.

Other ways of giving

Planned Giving
Leaving a gift to the Germanic-American Institute in your estate plan is a great way to support German language and cultural offerings for years to come. Call us at 651-222-7027 ext. 107 or email to learn more.

Corporate Matching Donations
You can double or even triple the impact of your donation to the GAI with a matching gift from your employer. Employer matching gifts are a simple way to maximize your donation.

Matching your donation is easy! Contact your human resources or business office for more information. Most companies ask you to complete and return a short form and may require the GAI’s tax identification number: 41-6025383.

If your employer does offer a matching gift, please send your completed form to:

The Germanic-American Institute
301 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55102

Questions about matching donations? Contact us at