Woodside Community Foundation2022-06-15T18:25:17-07:00


  • Good Neighbor Fund

    Our community’s health and well-being is closely connected to that of our neighboring communities. In recognition that the Woodside community is blessed with a strong economic and social foundation the Good Neighbor Fund provides a platform to share resources with people and creatures in need in neighboring communities.

  • Light the Tree Fund

    The Light the Tree Fund was created to cover the costs of lighting the Christmas Tree and installing the Nativity at the corner of Canada and Woodside Road each year during the Christmas season.

  • Local Disaster Relief Fund

    Since 2017, this fund has helped Woodside stay ready for the next natural disaster. We are currently raising funds for all regional fire emergencies with a focus on large animal rescue and relief in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties.

  • North Cañada Oak Tree Fund

    A group of Woodside residents created this project with the goal of beautifying a bare, inhospitable stretch of Cañada Road at the northern entrance to the Town of Woodside by planting natural groupings of native California Valley Oaks.

  • Woodside Community
    Museum Fund

    The purpose of this Fund is to support the ongoing operations of the Woodside Community Museum.

  • Woodside Landscape
    Committee Fund

    The Woodside Landscape Committee (WLC) is a volunteer group of residents who work on projects to beautify certain Town-owned properties here in Woodside. We help to weed and groom the planting in front of the Woodside Community Museum and we monitor the landscape maintenance needs of other Town-owned areas.

  • Woodside Trail Fund

    The purpose of this Fund is to build and maintain trails in the Town of Woodside and surrounds.

  • Woodside Village Band Fund

    Donations to the Woodside Village Band Fund cover the basic costs of rehearsal and equipment space, advertisements, concert programs, and the purchase of new music. With additional funds, the group will award scholarships to high school seniors in the band that are pursuing musical careers.

  • Woodside-area Horse Owners
    Association (WHOA!) Fund

    The Woodside-area Horse Owners Association’s works to preserve the fundamental role of horses in maintaining the rural character of the Town of Woodside and neighboring foothill communities, to enhance opportunities for equestrian activities, and to promote the enjoyment of horses in all their various roles.

  • General Fund

    Donations to the Foundation’s General Fund are always greatly appreciated, and are spent at the discretion of the Board of Directors for charitable purposes in the Town of Woodside and its surrounds.

Oak Trees on Cañada Road Fund

It doesn't take long for a good idea to take root in Woodside! More than 25 years ago, Noel Perry and a host of community activists raised the funds needed through the Woodside Community Foundation to plant more than 300 Oak Trees along Cañada Road. These stately trees now provide a glorious living canopy over Cañada Road. After taking part in the planting [...]

Jim Milton

Beauty is in the eye of the photographer Many of the beautiful Woodside photos contained on our new website were taken by Foundation Board member Jim Milton. Here's what Jim has to say about picture taking and community involvement... "Woodside's natural beauty has inspired much of my photography over the years. In turn, photography has given me the opportunity to support many important [...]

Your support not only helped us during this Covid 19 but it gave my family and us peace of mind because we were able to help my husband’s parents and my parents.
– Woodside Elementary School mother

2021 ViewPoints
WCF is a small group with modest resources but a big desire to make positive contributions to our community — especially in this time of unprecedented challenges.


Para mi y mi Familia fue de gran bendicion, si no fuera por ustedes no hubiéramos sobre llevado esta Pandemia Covid 19. (For me and my family it was a great blessing, if it weren’t for you, we would not have overcome this Covid 19 Pandemic.)
– Woodside Elementary School parent
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