What questions do you think candidates for the Los Altos City Council in 2016 should answer?

Los Altos City Council Candidates Forum October 6, 2016 7:00 – 9:00 pm Eagle Theater, Los Altos High School, 201 Almond Avenue What questions do you think candidates for the Los Altos City Council in 2016 should answer? If you want to submit questions and/or vote on questions submitted by others: 1.     Go to this link: http://tinyurl.com/ […]

2016 LACF Impact

The following is a partial list of how your support has enabled LACF to impact our community during the past year.   Strengthening our Nonprofit Community through Grantmaking: LACF and its funds gave over $1.4M in grants and scholarships (over $10M since LACF’s founding). More than 59% of these grants went to Los Altos, Los […]

2016 LACF Brunch

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Empoder helps girls code their future

Thirty-two low-income, primarily Latina, middle school girls are immersing themselves in code during Empoder’s 4-week summer program. Empoder CEO and Founder, Marissa Ynez, said the girls learn to program through fun, hands-on projects that are socially relevant. For example, one student created a program that taught immigrant parents how to use technology more effectively. “If girls […]

ALearn a “Catalyst” low income students

This summer, 54 low-income middle school students from Mountain View Whisman School District dedicated 6 1/2 hours each day to catalyzing their math and study skills and preparing for college-prep classes at Los Altos and Mountain View High Schools, thanks to your generous support. In addition to 4 hours of math, ALearn’s Catalyst to High […]

Empoder helps girls code their future

Thirty-two low-income, primarily Latina, middle school girls are immersing themselves in code during Empoder’s 4-week summer program. Empoder CEO and Founder, Marissa Ynez, said the girls learn to program through fun, hands-on projects that are highly relevant socially. For example, one student created a program that taught immigrant parents how to use technology more effectively. […]

Join us for August’s Club 55

Los Altos Forward (an LACF Program) is hosting another Club 55 pop-up nightclub, August, 5, at the Costume Bank Back Patio. Snacks and music are provided. Guest are asked to bring a bottle of wine to share.  

Do you have an extra room to rent?

  Dear LACF Friends, Our community values our high quality, dedicated teachers. However given the high cost of local housing, many of our teachers are struggling to find nearby affordable accommodations and are unable to live as part of our community Los Altos School District and Los Altos Community Foundation have partnered to create a […]

2016 Glorious Fourth Pictures

Thanks to all of you who attended the Glorious Fourth celebration. We all had a lot of fun.                       LACF Photo Gallery  

2016 Summer Solstice in Pictures

Thanks to all who made Summer Solstice a great evening for all. More than 200 hundred LACF donors and friends enjoyed an evening of local wines, acapella music, and each other’s company.