2014 LACF Summer Solstice

“American Picnic” our May Mixer

Get a jump on Memorial Day Picnic & party early!“American Picnic” Join us at LACF’s May Mixer Wednesday, May 14 5-7 pm at the Neutra HousePlease join us! Founders and current members attend free of charge and may invite two guests.  Others may attend for a suggested donation of $10.00. Please RSVP here by May 13th  Expenses for this event […]

LACF raises nearly 20K at SV Gives Event

Thanks to You and SV Gives! LACF raised nearly $20,000 from 80 donors on May 6, through SV Gives. This amount does NOT include the matching dollars, so we’re hoping that final number will be even higher. We’re still waiting for the SV Gives report to know how many matching dollars we’ll be receiving, so […]

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170K plus granted to 45 local non-profits by LACF

Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF) has completed its third grant making cycle this fiscal year,awarding 15 grants to non-profits that serve Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and Mountain View. These project and operational grants benefit our communities in areas such as health, assisting vulnerable populations, youth, seniors, arts and culture, and community building. The current […]

Doors to stay open in Los Altos

“Door Sculpture to Talk About the Idea of Different Possibilities You May Have to Process Your Life” – more commonly referred to as “The Doors” – will be remain in Los Altos permanently thanks to the contributions of  the community. The brightly-colored work, displayed in Lincoln Park, was extremely popular, appreciated by many for its […]

Whole Foods Nickles for MVLA Scholars

Whole Foods Los Altos has selected MVLA Community Scholars, a program of LACF, for its “Nickels for Nonprofits” program.   From April 14 until July 6, for every bag you bring in and reuse, you will have the option to receive a 5¢ credit, per bag, or donate the 5¢ to benefit MVLA Community Scholars. Please […]

Mesa del la Communidad funds 13 students

Mesa de la Comunidad, a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation, was started in 2008 by community leaders (and brothers) Oscar and Marco Garcia.  Mesa de la Comunidad sponsors a summer scholarship program for middle school students to attend enrichment classes at the Community School for Music and Arts and KMVT Channel 15 in Mountain […]

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 • […]