Progress at Healing Haiti’s Grace Academy

Books for Haiti is happy to report that Grace Academy has decided to house their new library in half of the Boy’s Dormitory rather than in a used shipping container (not as bad as it sounds, but still…).  The library will initially consist of 5,000 physical books, in French, which will be delivered to them […]

Immigrant House on the move

Immigrant House was moved from its original location on Bryant Street to a temporary city-owned site before it moves eventually to Mountain View’s newest park at 771 North Rengstorff Avenue.  Immigrant House has lots of events coming up!  More friends and funds are needed to restore the historic house.   Immigrant House Events in Downtown Mountain View • […]

Support Los Altos Community Foundation through SV Gives on May 6 and have your donation doubled, tripled or quadrupled!

Online fundraising for LACF Sustaining Fund at Razoo To DOUBLE, TRIPLE, or QUADRUPLE your LACF donation, contribute on May 6th by following the below instructions. Silicon Valley Gives is a 24-hour online fundraising event for nonprofits in Santa Clara, San Mateo, and San Benito counties. It celebrates the 100th anniversary of community foundations. How it […]

Gear up for BAT training

Block Action Teams (BATs), a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation, help Los Altos residents organize their neighborhoods to be more resilient in the event of a disaster, work together for crime prevention, assist neighborhood seniors, involve neighborhood youth and organize neighborhood social events.  BATs held its first training session in January 2014. Today […]

LACF Board Co-chair receives “Excellence In Preparedness” award

Sherie Dodsworth, LACF’s Board Co-chair receives the “Excellence In Preparedness” award from the Collaborative Agencies Disaster Relief Effort (CADRE). Sherie was recognized for her passion for preparedness that has motivated the residents of Los Altos to strengthen their emergency preparedness efforts, through the Los Altos Community Foundation’s PREPARE and Block Action Team (BAT) programs. Link […]

2014 Gardner Awards In Pictures

Los Altos Legacies help support Sit & Share

Los Altos Legacies has donated $1,000 to the Los Altos Forward Sit and Share program. This donation will allow the program to finish purchasing the necessary furniture an installation in front of the Chase Bank on Main St.    

2014 Gardner Award Dinner Sold Out

Thanks to all of made the 2014 Gardner Awards a Sell-Out event!

2014 Gardner Award Honorees Announced

Los Altos Community Foundation Announces 2014 Honorees for John W. Gardner Awards Los Altos Community Foundation has announced the volunteers who will be honored at its 10th annual John W. Gardner awards dinner on April 3rd. Twenty-six non-profits serving Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and/or Mountain View have nominated exceptional volunteers who have made a […]

Congratulations to Alice Nuzzo