Learn more about City of Palo Alto Partner Organizations and find opportunities to support them below.
Friends of the Palo Alto Library: A member-supported non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the Palo Alto Public Library and its users through volunteerism, book sales, and advocacy
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo: A non-profit organization that works to support the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo (JMZ), a beloved early-education science institute founded in 1934.
Friends of Palo Alto Parks: Works with the city of Palo Alto, private groups, other nonprofits, and citizen organizations to preserve, maintain, and beautify our parks and open spaces.
Friends of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre: A non-profit volunteer organization that partners with the City of Palo Alto to financially support the Palo Alto Children’s Theatre by providing advocacy, volunteer help, and funds for equipment and educational programs not included in the City Budget.
MidPeninsula Regional Open Space: Helps plants, animals, & people thrive by preserving a connected greenbelt of more than 70,000 acres throughout the greater Santa Cruz Mountains region.
Pets in Need: Their mission is to provide animals with loving care and lasting homes, to partner with communities striving to do the same, and to advance their no-kill legacy.
LifeMoves: An organization dedicated to helping individuals and families experiencing homelessness to return to stable housing and self-sufficiency.
Acterra: A San Francisco Bay Area 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Palo Alto that brings people together to create local solutions for a healthy planet.