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Community Foundation

Mission Statement

The Foundation is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 affiliate of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce. Its mission is to support and advance small business development, business technology development, service projects and educational programs of the Pleasanton community.

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation will promote its mission by:

  • Developing leadership with dynamic and innovative vision
  • Linking the business community in partnership with educational, technological, governmental, and nonprofit organizations
  • Serving as a vehicle for research, planning and community education
  • Creating programs that target both current and future generations



Purpose of Community Foundation

In 1997, the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce formed the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation in order to generate funding otherwise unavailable for programs benefiting the Chamber, its members and the community. Because of the Foundation's tax exempt status under IRS Code Section 501(c)3, donations from individuals and corporations to the Foundation are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

Community Foundation Board of Directors

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable non-profit. Tax ID 94-3298854
Contact Yianna Theodorou at with donation and contribution questions or if you're interested in learning more about the Foundation and its Board of Directors.

Chair - Susan Hayes,
Nonprofit & Communications Consulting

Vice Chair - Shelley Despotakis,
WFG National Title Insurance Company

Chamber Past Chair - Kim Damiani
Summit Financial Group

Treasurer - Ken Norvell
CMIT Soulutions of Pleasanton

Secretary - James Cooper
Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce

Foundation Board Members

Roy Cook
Robert Half

Angel Moore,
Alameda County Fair Association

Nancy Morehead

Jamie Renton
Pleasanton Unified School District and Tri-Valley REACH

Herb Ritter
Ritter Investments, LLC

Anne Roby

Joe Testa
Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department

Janeen Rubino-Brumm
Pleasanton Unified School District and Sunflower Hill

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