2017 LACF Brunch Pictures

Thanks to all that made the 26th Annual LACF Brunch a huge success! Special thanks to Carl Guardino, President and CEO Silicon Valley Leadership Group for his presentation on Values-Based Leadership. We were also excited to honor long-time LACF Board Member and community leader, Dennis Young, for his many contributions.

LACF Impact 2017

Thank you for your support of the Los Altos Community Foundation!  We’re excited to share some of the outcomes that your contribution to LACF has enabled over the past year:   Addressing Youth, Seniors, and Families in Need Through its funds and programs, LACF gave $1.39 million in grants and scholarships to organizations serving Los […]

LACF Awards Grants to 12 Local Nonprofits

LACF’s Community Grants volunteer committee evaluated many applications for projects benefiting Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and Mountain View.  After deliberation, they awarded twelve grants totaling $57,500. FY18 First Session Grants Organization Purpose of Grant Grant Amount Assistance League of Los Altos This grant will allow us to improve the safety of our grounds and […]

First-Time Donors Win $1,000 LACF Grant

  First-time donors Lee Ann & Martin Shell,  present their $1,000 grant to the MVLA High School Foundation. The Shell’s won an LACF drawing for a $1,000 grant for the qualified local nonprofit of their choice.  

Join us for Club 55 and Up! August 4

We’ll see you at the Costume Bank Patio for the hottest Pop-Up Night Club in Los Altos! Los Altos Forward is a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation.  

LACF incubated program WomenSV becomes 501c3

Former LACF sponsored program, WomenSV has earned its 501c3. Congratulations to WomenSV director, Ruth Patrick for her dedication to serving the community. WomenSV serves women and children in our area whose lives have been impacted by domestic violence. The program helps women of means break free from abuse and build healthier lives for themselves, their […]

Joe Eyre, Executive Director, LACF, 2017 Summer Solstice Celebration Remarks

In 1991 a local attorney, Jim Reynolds had a problem; he could not respond to clients’ desires to remember the community in their estate plans.  They wanted to give back to the community that had given them and their families such a wonderful experience, but there was no vehicle for doing that. He brought a […]

E3 Youth Philanthropy’s Sana Khader 2017 Summer Solstice Talk

Hello everyone. As you may or may not know, E3 is a youth program sponsored by LACF. We are a group of about 25 high schoolers, and each year, we receive a $10,000 grant from the Foundation to give to local nonprofits. Throughout the year, we evaluate grants from various organizations and decide if and […]

Club 55 and Up! July 7th

We hope to see you all out for this fun event. Los Altos Forward is a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation.  

Thank you to El Camino Hospital, Lead Solstice Sponsor

    When you choose El Camino Hospital for your care, you can count on: Distinguished hospitals. Our fully accredited hospitals, Mountain View and Los Gatos, have received numerous awards and honors for high-quality healthcare. Exceptional talent. Our reputation attracts high-caliber doctors who are approachable and friendly, a nursing culture exceptional for its highly personalized patient and family […]