2017 Community Roundtable Scholarship Now Live

We’re pleased to announce that the common scholarship application is now live.  https://goo.gl/k0h4T1 This scholarship application is sponsored by the Mountain View / Los Altos Roundtable. You can use this single application to apply for scholarships from these organizations. Each organizations has different criteria for applicants, as you’ll see in the application. Participating Organizations: • […]

GivingTuesday Los Altos

Everyone has a desire to make a difference in the world.  One fun way to contribute is through #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose:  to celebrate generosity and to give. A way to do […]

Los Altos PARK(ing) Day 2014

The Basics: What: Downtown Los Altos PARK(ing) Day 2014! When: Friday Sept 19th 8am – 7pm Where: 265-271 State Street, outside Linden Tree Books and Earth Beauty Apothecary (note this is a different location than 2012 & 2013!) Why: To create free public gathering space in downtown Los Altos Who: Everyone is invited! Passerelle Investment Company is hosting […]

Off to college with MVLA Community Scholars

In the fall, thousands of excited students walk onto college campuses for the first time, eager, happy, and filled with anticipation. However, some, especially first-generation-to-college students, often feel anxious. While other students are walking purposefully around, filing out paperwork and looking as if they know exactly what they need to do and what to expect, […]

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.

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 […]

Nationally-known comedian to emcee the 2014 Gardner Awards

We re excited that, much like the Oscars, LACF has selected comedian Jeff Applebaum to EmCee our John W. Gardner Awards this year! Jeff is well known in the Bay Area and nationally, having performed in many local venues, as well as on the “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” and Comedy.TV. Read more about Jeff and […]

Second Annual Women Rising Event

  It’s our second annual Women Rising event coming up Friday Feb 14 at noon in downtown Los Altos at Main Street Cafe, 134 Main Street. Come join us at the Main Street Café in Los Altos Friday, February 14th to celebrate One Billion Rising Day!   One Billion Rising Day falls on Valentine’s Day and […]

A letter from a LEADer

Dear Friends, Wanted to let you know of a fabulous opportunity that is not only a great educational opportunity but a lot of fun, too! The upcoming LEAD Program has a few (but only a few) slots left in the Program. This program, which is run by Claudia Coleman of Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF), […]

Two Years of Los Altos First Fridays!

The Los Altos Town Crier reports on Los Altos First Fridays Second Anniversary.   A grassroots group supported by the Los Altos Community Foundation, Los Altos Forward comprises local residents, business owners and property owners who promote community vibrancy in downtown Los Altos. “First Fridays are exciting because they are multigenerational events that bring the […]