FAQs

How do I contact the Larkspur Community Foundation?

You may contact us either by email at info@larkspurcommunityfoundation.org    or by mail at

Larkspur Community Foundation
P.O. Box 43
Larkspur, CA 94977-0043

 

What is the mission of the Larkspur Community Foundation?

The Foundation was created for charitable public benefit purposes. It is organized to encourage philanthropy within the City of Larkspur and for the City of Larkspur. Such philanthropy will support projects and activities that sustain the City of Larkspur’s historic small-town character and enhance the community’s quality of life for all generations, now and in the future.

 

Why should I make a financial donation to the Foundation?

Please consider the following reasons to donate to LCF:

  • Close to Home -LCF provides a means to support and make a difference in your local community.
  • Transparency – While donating to larger causes is important and admirable, it is sometimes difficult to see the impact your donation has.  By donating to LCF, you will be able to see the benefits of your donation directly.
  • Bigger impact from pooled resources – LCF unites local resources so your donation can do more and better support the needs of our community

 

How do I make a financial donation to the LCF?

There are several ways you can make a tax-deductible donation:

  • Online: you can click on the Donate button on the right side of this page,
  • Your personal check can be mailed to Larkspur Community Foundation, P.O. Box 43, Larkspur, CA 94939-0043
  • To donate Securities or discuss a legacy contribution please contact our treasurer at  treasurer@larkspurcommunityfoundation.org
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What projects and activities have been supported by the Larkspur Community Foundation recently?

We have funded the following projects:

ª NEIGHBORHOOD EMERGENCY RESPONSE (NRGs)

ª LOCAL SCHOOLS Pandemic related programs

ª MARIN COMMUNITY CLINICS Greenbrae and Larkspur locations

ª CENTRAL MARIN FIRE satellite radios

ª LARKSPUR HISTORY archives

ª MUSIC IN PIPER PARK

ª LARKSPUR LIBRARY furniture

ª HOMEWARD BOUND OF MARIN at King Street

ª SCHURIG BRAIN INJURY CENTER

ª LARK THEATER marquee

ª NATIVE BLOOM Larkspur beautification

ª TWIN CITIES VILLAGE outreach

ª MOVIES IN PIPER PARK

ª LARKSPUR COMMUNITY CLINIC

ª REDWOOD H.S. SAFE AND SOBER GRAD NIGHT

ª TWIN CITIES CHILDREN’S CENTER reading center

ª CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WINE STROLL

ª HEART OF LARKSPUR  Annual Volunteer Recognition Party

ª THE COMMONS AT LARKSPUR (LLCC)

ª LOCAL PARKS drinking fountains, picnic table, grills, signage

 

What should I do if I have a new project idea that will need local funding and community support?

PLEASE contact us! The Larkspur Community Foundation welcomes ideas for projects that assist in preserving the small town character of Larkspur and enhance the overall quality of life in the community. If you have an idea for Larkspur and Greenbrae, we can help. We can serve as a fiscal agent for fundraising and we may fund your project with a grant You can share your idea or ask for help at info@larkspurcommunityfoundation.org

If you would like to apply for a grant, submit a Grant Application.  We will contact you to discuss your idea and explain the process for application.  We look forward to hearing from you.