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Los Altos Community Foundation is a recognized 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity that provides programs and services for the people, and by involving the people, of Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and Mountain View. LACF promotes, inspires, and invests in philanthropy for the purpose of improving he quality life of our community.
In the United States, community foundations serve tens of thousands of donors, administer more than $31 billion in charitable funds and address the concerns of nearly 700 communities and regions. Community foundations such as LACF serve as the bridge between donors in the community and the institutions who seek is to improve the quality of life within it.

IRS Tax Status:

  • The Los Altos Community Foundation is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, charitable organization, bearing Tax Identification Number 77-0273721.
  • IRS Tax Exempt Status document