Archives for 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

Programs

Los Altos Block Action Team promote disaster awareness and community security engagement.

Join Us for 2014 Glorious Fourth Free Event

We’d love to have you join us for Glorious Fourth in Shoup Park. Its an annual free community event open to all.

2014 LACF boasts a wonderful sell-out solstice crowd

Thanks to the Kirsch Family for sharing their beautiful home with us for this year’s solstice party. Thanks to all the local vintners who shared their wines with us.     Thanks to the Kirsch Family for sharing their beautiful home with us. Thanks to all the local vintners who shared their wines with us.

Relay for Life 2014

The Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF) has been a strong supporter of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life event for several years. We have once again formed a team for the 2014 Relay that will take place at Egan Middle School in Los Altos from 10:00 am, Saturday, June 14th to 10:00 am Sunday, […]