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The Adult Fund
The Adult Fund is really a “lifeline” for many county residents served by the Aging and Adult Services.


Administrative and staff costs are donated by the county. 

100% of your donation goes directly into the Adult Fund

Your tax-deductible donation to the Adult Fund is greatly appreciated by our clients.

Who We Are

The Adult Fund is primarily an employee-funded program that was established by the San Mateo County Aging and Adult Services employees to meet some of the special needs of frail elderly and disabled adult clients who are served by the division. The Adult Fund makes it possible for Aging and Adult Services clients to obtain items and services that would improve their quality of life and/or independence, but are not provided for by public funds or by the client’s limited resources.

Community Service

The Adult Fund is often called upon to provide funding for emergencies in the community. In December 2006, several skilled nursing facilities in the area experienced an outbreak of Norovirus. Facilities were quarantined and there was a desperate need for new clothing and bed linens. The Adult Fund came to the rescue and purchased these needed items. The Adult fund is often the last stop for needed funds for some of our County’s most vulnerable clients.

Other Services

The Adult Fund has provided the following assistance:

  • Emergency Response System
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Utilities
  • Cleaning
  • Food and Clothing
  • Medical Supplies/ Transportation
  • Dental Services
  • Bed and Bedding
  • Miscellaneous Items (e.g., pest control, personal care needs, veterinary services, etc.)

Request Funding

Kindly complete the forms below and email to

Adult Fund Request Form




Click to Use the Charitable Contributions Pledge Form

The Adult Fund especially wants to thank you for your support.

For questions please email us at

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2022 Update