Current Projects

  • Fun Run for Foundation for Reed Schools
  • Concerts In The Park
  • Handrails Project for Belvedere Island Lanes
  • Belvedere Emergency Trailer Cover
  • Harvey's Garden at Blackie's Pasture
  • Blackie's Hay Day Event to support the Children's Library
  • The Hangout Teen Zone at The Ranch

 

Past Projects

 

  • Annual Support of Blackie's Garden
  • Bel Aire School Millennium Garden
  • "Celebrate Belvedere" Block Parties
  • Community Park Gazebo renovation and lighting enhancement
  • Don Davis Flagpole
  • Elm Tree Replacement
  • Kashani Family Stolen Holiday Lights Gift
  • Lagoon Road Landscaping
  • Newcomer's Party
  • Reed School Nature Preserve
  • San Rafael Avenue Secret Garden
  • South of Knoll Playground
  • Tiburon Festival of Trees
  • Tiburon Median Planting
 

Community Park Playground

Community Park PlaygroundSince its opening in January 2004, Community Park Playground has been the place to be for Belvedere's youngest residents and their escorts. The Belvedere Community Foundation is pleased to have provided a $60,000 grant and assisted in raising an additional $100,000 for this project.

Concerts-in-the-Park

Concerts in the ParkThe joy of Belvedere's Concerts-in-the Park is irresistible. The Belvedere Community Foundation is one of the primary underwriters of this summer concert series, supporting idyllic, music-filled afternoons with friends and neighbors. For this year's schedule, please click here.

Belvedere-Tiburon Library

Belvedere-Tiburon LibraryThe Community Foundation provided major funding and served as a financial conduit for the Belvedere-Tiburon Library when it was built in 1997. The Belvedere Community Foundation continues to support the Library as an "Open Sunday" contributor and has pledged $100,000 towards the Library’s expansion. For more information on the expansion project, please click here.

Community Park Gazebo

Community Park GazeboThe Community Park Gazebo was the Belvedere Community Foundation's first major project. The Foundation originated the idea and provided the funding. The success of this project inspired the creation of Concerts-in-the-Park and many more projects.

Friday Nights on Main

Friday Nights on MainFriday Nights on Main Street is a community street party, featuring local restaurants, merchants and live entertainment. For more information, please click here.

Ark Row Art Festival

Ark Row Art FestivalThe Belvedere Community Foundation provided $1,000 grant to help the Tiburon Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Development Committee stage a two-day art festival along Ark Row. For more information, please click here.

Summer Camp Scholarships

Summer Camp ScholarshipsEach year hundreds of local children attend one of the outstanding summer camps offered by the Belvedere-Tiburon Joint Recreation Department. These camps, staffed with enthusiastic trained professionals, offer attendees a joyful and enriching experience, building friendships, memories and a sense of community. For more information, please click here.

Thermal Imaging Camera

The Tiburon Fire District has a state of the art thermal imaging camera, thanks to the Belvedere Community Foundation and the Tiburon Peninsula Foundation, allowing firefighters to locate victims quickly by detecting body heat.

Belvedere Way Pocket Park

The pocket park at Belvedere Way provides a wonderful place to take a breath and enjoy the view as you walk around the island. The Belvedere Community Foundation was pleased to offer a substantial grant for the creation of this jewel.

Daffodil Planting

The spectacular daffodils we see all over town each spring are thanks to the hard work of local volunteers and funding from the Belvedere Community Foundation.

Richardson Bay Oil Spill Clean-Up

Richardson Bay Clean-UpThe Richardson Bay Audubon Center and Sanctuary has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Belvedere Community Foundation in gratitude for the Sanctuary’s tireless efforts in their clean-up actions on our shores following the catastrophic oil spill of November 2007. For more information, click here.

Get Ready

Get Ready 94920In commemoration of the 100 year anniversary of the San Francisco earthquake and in the wake of lessons learned from the Hurricane Katrina tragedy, the project, “Get Ready 94920”, undertook to get all households on the Tiburon peninsula prepared to survive a regional disaster. For more information, click here.

Young Performers International

Young Performers International is a nonprofit children’s performing arts company which began in 2000 and has now expanded with classes in three San Francisco Bay Area counties with almost 250 students. Leela Pratt, a Belvedere resident, is the Founder and Executive Director of YPI. The Belvedere Community Foundation (BCF) has made scholarship grants to this group. For more information, click here.

Walk Your History

Walk Your HistoryThe Belvedere Community Foundation was proud to contribute $2,500 to a great community event, Walk Your History, which took place on Sunday, April 5, 2009 in Belvedere and Tiburon. An estimated 1,000 people enjoyed three walking loops on the Peninsula which were dotted with over 100 volunteers. In Belvedere Park, members of the Tiburon Fire Department barbequed for nearly 600 people who arrived for lunch with their stamped “Passports.”

Tiburon Salmon Institute

The Tiburon Salmon Institute (TSI) received a $2,500 grant from the Belvedere Community Foundation for the development of a unique educational program for school-age children. TSI plans to set up the tanks at the Romberg Center in Tiburon and have teams of local children run the tanks with Bay species in each tank. Mentorship will be provided by graduate students of the Romberg Center and scientists from the California Academy of Sciences. For more information, click here.

Child Care See-Saw

After an electrical fire destroyed the Belvedere Tiburon Child Care Center (BTCCC) on February 22, 2008, the community was pleased to help them celebrate their grand “re-opening” on Saturday, April 4, 2009. The completely new and brightly colored playground includes a four-person Quattro See-Saw donated by the Belvedere Community Foundation.