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To support Heyday’s Berkeley Roundhouse, please select it from the drop-down menu. You may also elect to support our Fighting for Justice series for young readers.

Donations are fully tax-deductible. Heyday is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; our tax ID # is 94-3268357. If you have questions, please contact Emily: emily@heydaybooks.com or (510) 549-3564 ext. 312.


Our 45th Year

What a moment for Heyday: In our 45th year as one of California’s most distinguished independent publishers, we are replanting our roots in Berkeley at a new headquarters on San Pablo Avenue, while expanding our reach in a partnership for national (and even international) distribution with Publishers Group West/Ingram.

Our distribution deal means that books like Obi Kaufmann’s State of Water, following the continued success of his California Field Atlas, and Greg Sarris’s How a Mountain Was Made, inspired by origin stories from the Coast Miwok Indians, will get into the hands of more readers no matter where they live. Heyday is in a unique position to connect readers everywhere to our home state. In the coming year, we also aim to double down on our Fighting for Justice series for younger readers by publishing a third volume: Alice Piper Speaks Up.

We still need you. Book sales alone do not cover Heyday’s most ambitious projects. Your support does. Your gift will allow us to publish books of the highest quality, bringing new and ever more diverse authors into the Heyday family, and continuing conversations about the issues that define and beset our beautiful state.


Thank You!

Our donors help Heyday thrive as a nonprofit. For other ways to connect, please visit our Get Involved page.

We are grateful for the generous funding we’ve received for our publications and programs from individual supporters:

$5,000+  Anonymous (2); Andree Abecassis; Richard and Rickie Ann Baum; Joan Bingham; Edwin Blue; Tom Dalzell; Helen and Raj Desai; Richard and Gretchen Evans; Whitney Green; Dr. Catherine Kennedy and Daniel Grossman; Marty Krasney; Guy Lampard and Suzanne Badenhoop, in honor of Nettie Hoge and Marty Krasney; Judy Mistelske-Anklam and William Anklam; Cybele Renault and John Muir Laws; Samantha Sanderson and Charles Cammack; Greg Sarris; Guy Tiphane; Michael and Shirley Traynor, in honor of the Heyday Staff; Katrina vanden Heuvel and Stephen F. Cohen; Sherry Wasserman and Clayton F. Johnson; Peter Wiley; and Jan Zaitlin.

$1,000–$4,999  Anonymous; Judy Avery; Joan Berman; Beatrice Bowles; John and Nancy Cassidy; Tom Cole and Mary Poxon; Lawrence Crooks; Bruce De Benedictis and Caroline Kim; Frances Dinkelspiel and Gary Wayne; Ruth Friend and James Hirst; Wanda Graves and Stephen Duscha; Lizbeth Hasse; Adam and Arlie Hochschild; Nettie Hoge; Michael Horn, in memory of Gary Horn; Ralph Lewin; Thomas Lockard and Alix Marduel; Judith Lowry-Croul and Brad Croul; Derek Madden; Malcolm Margolin; Eddie and Amy Orton; George Rehm and Holly Doyne; Alan Rosenus; Oliver Stone; Miye Takagi; Sonia Tamez and Kenneth Whistler; Lucinda Watson; Cathleen Williams and Mark Merin; and Charles Wollenberg.

$500–$999  Pedro Arce and Mark Weisman; John Atwood, in memory of Jeanne Carevic; Jean and Fred Berensmeier; Teresa Book and Steve Wax; Donald Brenneis; Lewis Butler and Catherine Armsden; Nancy and Andy Carson; Susan Cervantes; Santos Raoul Chacon; H. Dwight Damon, in memory of Jim Houston; Jack Davis; Lucille Lang Day; Patricia Dixon; Mickey Ellinger and Scott Braley; Marilee Enge; Verona Fonte; Cheri Forrester and David Harris; Don and Dale Franzen; Betty Goerke; Nicola Gordon; Monika Greenleaf; Nathan and Carolina Grossman; Michael Healy and Joan Vanhorn; Anthony Heilbut; Jason Herrington and Lauren Richardson; Gail Kennedy and Tim Barabe; Praveen Madan and Christin Evans; Susan Marchant; Meyo Marrufo; Tomasita Medál; Sarah Newton and David Wilson; Brooke Oliver; Michael Pfeffer; Amy and Mark Plevin; Susan Rosenberg; Eric Rosenblum and Mina Liu; Sylvia Ross; Patrick Stadille; Jane Tobin, in honor of Emily Grossman; Sally and Frederic Tubach; Lydia Villarreal; Dr. Al Wasserman and Ann Dragoon-Wasserman; and Bobby Winston.

$100–$499  Anonymous (5); Susan Aaron and Steven Sherman; Steve and Carlene Abbors; Adelina Alva-Padilla; Lee and Ann Andersen; Susan D. Anderson; Sonja Armour, in memory of Dugan Aguilar; Bob Baldock and Kathleen Weaver; James Barter; Alice Bartholomew; Susanne Baum; Thomas and Lilian Beggs; Joanne Blokker; Nadine Bowlus; Megan Burns; Fred Canillo and Lynn Webb; John and Mary Caris; Luz and Rebecca Cervantes; Eunice Childs; David Chu; Pamela Clark; Diana Cohn and Craig Merrilees; Margaret Conkey; Robert Cooter and Blair Dean; Eleanor Coppola; Frederick Crews; Christina Crowley; Claire Cummings and Richard McCombs; Barbara Dane; Pamela Darrow; Jeanette Davis; Kevin Denny; Ann DeRosa; Monica Desai-Henderson and Steve Henderson; Michael and Margaret Doherty; Dr. Faith L. Duncan, in memory of Dennis Neill; Anastasia Edel; Barbara Eisenstein; Eric Elliott; Barbara Ertter; Peter Esmonde, in honor of the Heyday Staff; Mary Evans; Arthur Fabre; Glenn Farris and India Fleming; Bobbi Feyerabend; Christopher Fleming; Myrna Flores; Judith and Robert Flynn; Genevieve Fong; Helena Foster; Jutta and Gordon Frankie; Sue Gannon; Sally Garbarini; Deborah Garcia; Christian Gerike and Suzanne Stewart; Sandy Gess; David Lance Goines; Dr. Erica and Barry Goode; John Gossard; Janice Greppi and Carole Greppi Leone; Jan Griffin; Rebecca Grossman and Joseph Mezzatesta; Sherrin Grout and Donn Marinovich; Penny Ha; Susan and Charles Halpern; Mary Ellen Hannibal; Noel Hanrahan; L. John Harris; Edith Hartshorne; Judy and Gary Heesacker; Deirdre Henderson; Thomas and Faye Hendricks, in memory of Mabel McKay; Leanne Hinton and Gary Scott; Sheridan Hough; Ira Jacknis; Jerald Johnson; David Kabrin; Richard Kahlenberg and Hermine Garcia, in honor of Malcolm Margolin; Charles Kennard; Brian Kenny; John King; Ann King Smith; David Larsen; Lorraine Lerner; Jeffrey Lindemann; Julie Lytle; Robert Macfarlane, in memory of Mike McCone; Johnny Mah; Loyda Marquez; Kimberly and Kevin Marshall; Dorothy Martinez-K, in honor of the life and work of Dugan Aguilar; Beckie Masaki; Jerry and Ellen Miller; Genevieve Nauman; Davia Nelson; Vivian and Jay Nelson; Karen Ortiz, in honor of Beverly Ortiz; Brooke Parr; Robyn Peterson, in honor of Malcolm Margolin; Leonard Pitt; Tony Platt; Polly Quick; Elvira Ramos; Jean Ray; Justin and Sarah Regnier; Richard and Joan Reinhardt, in honor of Malcolm Margolin; Lyn Risling and Julian Lang; Lennie and Mike Roberts; Kate Rosenberger; Andy Ross; Frank Rubenfeld and Susan Meller; Wendy Ruebman; John Saenz and Naomi Quinonez; Deborah Sanchez; Sharanjit Sandhu; Charlie Schuman; Contee and Maggie Seely; Michael Smith; Carla Soracco and Donna Fong, in honor of Malcolm Margolin; Miranda Spang, in honor of Miranda Bergman; Martha Stampfer; Shirley Streshinsky; Diane Suda and Chris Coley; Henry Sultan; Billye and Lee Sutton; Toby Symington; Joe and Margie Talaugon; Jane and Thomas Twaddell; William and Frances Tweed; Mitch Varhula; Johanna Vondeling; J.G. Waines; Tanis Walters; and Mary Wood.

Institutional Partners

We would like to express our gratitude for critical support to Heyday from foundations and other organizations. Our partners include:

Anonymous; ACLU of Northern California; Bay Crossings; BayTree Fund; Berkeley Civic Arts Program; Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs; California Arts Council; California Historical Society; California Humanities; California State Library; The Campbell Foundation; Chicana Latina Foundation; The Christensen Fund; Creative Industry Law; Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria; Furthermore: a program of the J. M. Kaplan Fund; Walter & Elise Haas Fund; Hearst Corporation; Humboldt Area Foundation; The James Irvine Foundation; The Jonathan Logan Family Foundation; Matthew London and Sylvia Wen Gaia Fund; Manzanar History Association; Moore Family Foundation; National Park Service; The Nature Conservancy; Phycological Society of America; The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation; San Francisco Heritage; San Manuel Band of Mission Indians; Save the Redwoods League; Sierra College Press; The Streisand Foundation; Tappan Foundation; Tiphane Foundation; The Roger J. and Madeleine Traynor Foundation; and The Women’s Building.