Other Ways to Give Where You Live

Join us in raising $1.5 million to help our whole community!

This past year, our Palo Alto Community Fund donors supported 93 local nonprofits with $1.7 million. To see your donation’s impact and local nonprofit organizations we support, please click here.

Donate via credit card or bank transfer today.

THANK YOU from all of us at PACF.

By Check

To make a cash gift by check to PACF please make the check payable to Palo Alto Community Fund, include our Gift Remittance Form and mail to:

Palo Alto Community Fund
PO Box 50634
Palo Alto, CA 94303

Donor Advised Fund (DAF)

A Donor Advised Fund or DAF is a giving account established at a public charity (like Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Fidelity Charitable, Schwab Charitable, and others.)  It allows donors to make a charitable contribution, receive an immediate tax deduction and then recommend grants to charitable organizations.

To recommend a grant (donation) to PACF from your DAF, please contact the holder of your DAF or you may use DAF Direct for Schwab, Fidelity or BNY Mellon.

Palo Alto Community Fund is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.  Tax ID EIN 77-0483215. 

Lisa Van Dusen, [email protected], PO Box 50634, Palo Alto, CA 94303, (650)690-0370

Donate Stock

A gift of appreciated stock made directly from your account to PACF may have positive tax consequences, check with your tax advisor.

To make a stock gift, please follow these instructions.

Matching Gifts

Wire Transfers

For instructions on making a gift to Palo Alto Community Fund via wire transfer, please contact:

Lisa Van Dusen
Executive Director
phone: (650)690-0370
email: [email protected]

Planned Giving – Your Lasting Community Connection

Give Where You Live to make an investment in our community that meets evolving needs for generations to come.  Join the El Palo Alto Legacy Circle with a planned gift to PACF.

Contact Lisa Van Dusen
Executive Director
phone: (650)690-0370
email: [email protected]

Additional Ways to Give

PACF appreciates Foundation Grants, Legacy Gifts, In Kind Donations, Tribute Gifts, etc.  If you would like to make a gift to PACF please contact Lisa Van Dusen, Executive Director at [email protected] or (650)690-0370