How to Donate​

Your support today will ensure that Larkspur gets the beautiful, modern library our community deserves.
The City of Larkspur is counting on us to raise the funds needed, and your support makes a difference.

Thank you!

Mail Checks To:

The Commons Foundation
EIN#: 47-4561272
Post Office Box 846, Larkspur, CA 94977

L-B Challenge Match

The Lerner-Berkemeier $1M Challenge for gifts of $50,000 and above enables donors to immediately double their gift through the sponsored match, and potentially double it again with the state matching grant. This is a dollar-for-dollar match for gifts of cash or two-year pledges exceeding $50,000.  Sponsored by Lori Lerner and Terry Berkemeier.

Make a Pledge

Click the button below to make your Capital Campaign Pledge...

Make a Gift of Securities

Donating appreciated stocks, bonds or mutual funds is quick, surprisingly simple and may provide you with significant tax benefits.

There are three easy steps to giving:

Step 1

Send us an e-mail at  to give us your name, address and gift information.

Step 2

We will send you our broker stock transfer information. Please watch your email for a response from

Step 3

The Commons Foundation will sell the stock and send you a tax receipt using the contact information you provide.  Your gift of securities to TCF is valued at an average of the low and high trading prices on the date of the gift. 
You receive the potential deduction for the amount of the charitable donation, and you don’t pay capital gains tax on the sale.

DAF Donations

Donations through Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) are welcome. We are registered with most financial institutions including Marin Community Foundation, Schwab Charitable, Fidelity Charitable, Morgan Stanley DAF, San Francisco Foundation, Silicon Valley Foundation, under the name: The Commons Foundation, with the non-profit EIN #47-4561272

 For further information please contact:

Joe Jennings, President, The Commons Foundation

Serena M. D’Arcy-Fisher, Campaign Counsel