Why Givetitle

We make small really big

We pool together to give larger sums. When we work together, we can exponentially expand what’s possible for deserving organizations.

Why Givetitle

We take the guesswork out

Our deep community connections and expertise help make sure your donations are going to fantastic organizations that help the people who need it most.

Why Givetitle

We’re hyper local

Your money stays here, benefiting the local non-profits that make Menlo Park, Palo Alto, and East Palo Alto strong and vibrant.

Why Givetitle

We go deep—and wide

From caring for our elders to giving students a bright future, we give to many areas of need so we can raise up entire communities.

Why Givetitle

We give directly

We’re not about hoops and boundaries. We give directly to on-the-ground nonprofits that work in our communities every day.

Why Givetitle

We’re in it for the long haul

We started small, and 40+ years on our impact is bigger than ever. We have helped people do good for generations.

Together, we’re unstoppable.

Join the community of people and organizations who work together to take direct action and improve the place we live.

Join Us In The Movement
Together, we’re unstoppable.
Common FAQs
Which communities do I support when I give?

Your donations support nonprofit agencies that serve Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, and Menlo Park.

What areas of impact do you cover?

Our grants focus on Arts & Culture, Community Development & Social Services; Education; Environment; Health, Mental Health & Disabilities; Housing; Nutrition; Senior Services, and Youth & Families.

Does any of my donation support PACF’s administrative costs?

No, the PACF Board of Directors and Advisory Board members generously cover all administration costs. 

Is there a minimum donation you will accept?

No! Donations at every level are important in building a strong community.