Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

Many thanks for your support of the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

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Palo Alto Weekly raises donations from the community in support of local nonprofit organizations serving the Palo Alto area. Palo Alto Weekly partners with Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) to administer its annual Holiday Fund campaign. The Palo Alto Weekly and SVCF absorb all costs of the Holiday Fund, so 100% of the money raised will be distributed to the organizations, less PayPal processing fees. 

Silicon Valley Community Foundation advances innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems. We partner with families, individuals and corporations to manage and facilitate their philanthropy. We connect donors’ interests to the most pressing needs, whether in Silicon Valley or around the globe. SVCF shapes critical public policy issues, partners with nonprofit groups and institutions advancing the best ideas and directs resources swiftly and strategically toward unforeseen needs.

SVCF accepts credit card donations via PayPalDonors do not need a PayPal account to make a credit card donation to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund.  Below are further donation instructions.

Your generosity is much appreciated. 

Federal Tax I.D. 20-5205488.

View the Online Donation Instructions.

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Names of all donors and their gift amounts will be published in the Palo Alto Weekly unless the following is indicated in the “special instructions field” on the PayPal donation review page:

  • I wish to contribute anonymously
  • Please withhold the amount of my contribution
  • If you prefer to donate on behalf of another individual, note that your donation is "in honor of [name]" or "in memory of [name].”

For further instructions on giving via check, from a Donor Advised Fund, or stock can be found here.

If you have any questions, contact us at or 650.450.5400

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