Frequently Asked Questions

What is the purpose of the Mountain View Public Safety Foundation?

The Mountain View Public Safety Foundation serves a vital role—connecting private investment dollars with effective public safety solutions. The Foundation is engaged in an effort to leverage private resources to fund high priority fire and police department needs, as well as fund Mountain View Police Activity League (MVPAL) needs to help aid crime prevention among the city’s youth.

Can I personally help support public safety through the Foundation?

Most definitely, and there are several ways to do this: sign up for a foundation event, submit a donation, volunteer time, planned giving

Can I donate more than just money?

You can help support the Mountain View Public Safety Foundation by donating your time too. If you are interested in volunteering your time to help you can submit a request online and someone will get in touch with you about voluntary support.

Is my donation tax deductable?

The Mountain View Public Safety Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization (tax id 47-1030635), and as such donations made to the foundation are tax-deductible. As always consult a professional tax expert for the specifics of your particular tax situation.