2016 Summer Solstice in Pictures

Thanks to all who made Summer Solstice a great evening for all. More than 200 hundred LACF donors and friends enjoyed an evening of local wines, acapella music, and each other’s company.    

Los Altos city council wants your input on next city manager

The Los Altos City Council has enlisted the executive recruitment services of Bob Murray & Associates to lead the search for a permanent City Manager. As part of the recruitment process, City Council is seeking input from the public. The City Council has created an online survey in order to gather feedback from residents, businesses, […]

70 percent of affluent families lose control of their assets after inheritence

  Many families struggle with inter-generational miscommunication about family wealth leading to hard feelings and loss of trust. Our Donor Advised Fund owners can bring their children into their funds as philanthropic advisers. This can help avoid many of the pitfalls associated with inheritance by opening the lines of communication as mentioned in this article from […]

Help support Glorious Fourth

      The Glorious Fourth Celebration is an annual 4th of July event led by the Los Altos Community Foundation and our sponsors. The event gathers hundreds of community members near Down Town Los Altos. LACF staff ,MVLA Slobs and The Service League of Girls give up their holiday to help run the event. […]

CAFE founder to be featured guest speaker at local conference on seniors

The East Bay Foundation on Aging (EBFA) cordially invites you to join us in celebrating our seventh year and over $2.5 million in grants to improving the lives of vulnerable seniors in Oakland. On June 3, 2016, we will feature guest speaker, Anabel Pelham, Ph.D., who will be speaking on age-friendly communities. Dr. Pelham is […]

Annual LACF Summer Solstice

  Enjoy a special evening with LACF friends & guests Chat with local vintners while sampling their unique wines Celebrate the Foundation’s 25th Anniversary of strengthening our community   Generous support for this event is provided by an anonymous donor and Powered by Eventbrite

Community Building Through Open Space with James Burnett

Join Los Altos Forward for the next Community Conversation.

E3 Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser, April 12

Sunday, April 24th 10:00 am – 12:00 pm LACF Garden 183 Hillview Ave. Food – Drink – Silent Auction All money goes to support the E3 program. losaltoscf.org/e3

First Community Grants of 2016 Awarded

LACF’s Community Grants program recently granted over $85,000 to 21 local nonprofits serving our communities.   The Community Grants program helps fund new and emerging philanthropic activities as well as providing operational grants to established local organizations. Since 1991, the Foundation’s Community Grants program has provided over $1.3 million to local nonprofits.  LACF manages re-granting programs […]

2016 Annual Legacy Circle Luncheon, May 10th

LACF is hosting its annual lunch for Legacy Circle members on May 10th.  If you have already included LACF in your estate plans, or intend to do so, please let us know by May 1st.  You may return the Legacy Circle Membership Confirmation form or just give us a call at 650-949-5908. Would you consider giving […]