Archives for July 2014

LACF E3 Youth Philanthropy 2014 Highlights and New Members

The LACF E3 Youth Philanthropy Board grew again this year (2013-14) to 32 Board members, comprising students from: Egan, Castilleja, Mountain View High School, Los Altos High School, Bellarmine, Menlo School, Pinewood and Woodside Priory.                     This year’s group is the largest in LACF E3 Youth […]

Become a Los Altos LEAD er

New to the area or lived here for years? Retired? Civic staff? Contemplating running for City Council or School Board, or serving on a Commission? Then Los Altos LEAD is perfect for you! Enrollment is open to all. Since 1996, more than 220 people have completed the eight-session course. Subjects presented: local government education social […]

Reviewing our Mission July 2014 Letter from Joe

Reviewing our Mission – Strategic Planning It’s July and most people are on vacation, planning one, or wishing they were still on the beach. Here at LACF the Board and staff are using the summer as an opportunity to do an updated strategic plan for the Foundation and revisiting and revising our mission, strategic priorities, […]

Local researcher seeks “Citizen Scientists”

We are seeking “citizen scientists” to help us assess the temporary pop up park that will be built in 3rd Street in August.  There are 2 components to this assessment – and volunteers can do both, or just one.  I will explain them individually: Discovery Tool Assessment We have developed an app (hosted on a […]

2014 Glorious Fourth in Pictures

Its tough to get a decent head count at an event like this, but I’d say this was easily the best attended Glorious Fourth in recent memory. Thanks to all of our partners who helped make this event possible: Courtyard Marriott’s Cares and Shares program, Los Altos Rotary, Los Altos Town Crier, American Legion, GreenTown […]

Los Altos PREPARE CERT grads make Town Crier