In today’s connected world, positive change occurs within collaborative, caring communities. Core to LACF’s mission is our ability to provide unique local services that help residents and local groups be more philanthropic and engaged.

Join us in our mission and make an impact – please give to our Spring 2018 fundraising campaign! With your support, LACF can continue to initiate changes that lead to healthy and balanced youth, intergenerational neighborhoods, caring and engaged residents, and a vibrant ecosystem of new and innovative local nonprofits.

Together we can engage community, inspire people, and improve lives.


Keeping Seniors Connected, Engaged, and Healthy

Keeping Kids and Teens Happy, Healthy and Engaged


Senior Inclusion & Participation Project (SIPP) workshop.
Connecting through LACF's Block Action Team (BAT) program.
Making a difference... E3 Youth Philanthropy Program
2018 Gardner Award Honorees
Family Engagement Institute's Stretch to Kindergarten

Announcing the LACF Legacy Circle Challenge!

Longtime community members Claudia and Bill Coleman have offered a generous Legacy Circle Challenge: They will match each new legacy gift to LACF before June 30th with a $500 donation.

“We believe so strongly in the work LACF is doing that we offered this challenge to inspire others to join us in leaving a permanent legacy for our community.”Claudia and Bill Coleman

You can help LACF realize the Coleman’s challenge and become of member of the Legacy Circle by including LACF in your estate plan. (If you have already done this, please let us know!).

For more information on LACF’s Legacy Circle please contact Joe Eyre at or visit:

LACF's Legacy Circle

2018 Gardner Awards Dinner A Great Success

Los Altos Community Foundation’s Gardner Awards is always an anticipated community event and this year’s celebration, Above & Beyond, was no exception. A sold-out crowd of 250 community leaders, volunteers, nonprofit and business leaders, gathered at the University Club in Palo Alto on March 21 to recognize 19 dedicated volunteers from local nonprofits who...