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.
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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 the resources of those who care to 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?

In 2019 we funded the following projects:

ª CENTRAL MARIN FIRE satellite radios

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 Volunteer Recognition Party

ª THE COMMONS AT LARKSPUR (LLCC)

ª LOCAL PARKS drinking fountains and picnic table

ª LARKSPUR HISTORY archives

ª NEIGHBORHOOD EMERGENCY RESPONSE (NRGs)

 

 

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

The Larkspur Community Foundation welcomes grant requests for projects that assist in preserving the small town character of Larkspur and enhance the overall quality of life in the community. If you would like to apply for a grant, submit the Grant Application available under the Grants heading above.  We will contact you to discuss your idea and explain the process for application.  We look forward to hearing from you.