Partners and Grants

Heart and Home has received tremendous community support in the form of in-kind donations, grants, and collaborations with local organizations and the local houses of faith who support our work. We are so grateful for these partners’ commitment!

Recent Grants

Based on a community nomination in 2018, Heart and Home received a grant of $3,000 from the Philanthropic Committee of the Woman’s Club of Palo Alto

The City of Palo Alto Human Services Emerging Needs Fund has provided generous support in 2018 to allow us to expand our season and again during the COVID shutdown in Spring 2020, supporting Heart and Home’s switch to 24-hour shelter.

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund channels community donations into programs to help local residents. Heart and Home’s 2020 COVID operations were greatly boosted by a Holiday Fund grant in 2020.

Our 2020 shelter season was supported by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

Partnering organizations

University Lutheran Church, supporters and host site since 2014.

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto, hosting shelter since 2017

Peninsula Bible Church on Middlefield, a shelter host site since 2018-2019.

First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, who courageously stepped up to host shelter during the COVID-19 pandemic and stayed.

A new hosting location, joining us in 2021-2022, Covenant Presbyterian Church.

First Congregational Church of Palo Alto, a supporter of the Heart and Home since our founding.