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 […]

Sponsor the Solstice

Guests enjoy LACF’s 2016 Summer Solstice What is the Summer Solstice? Los Altos Community Foundation’s Summer Solstice Celebration is an elegant garden party held at a large private residence, featuring wine from local vintners, passed appetizers and live music.  The event also is an opportunity for those in the community to learn more about the […]

2016 Brunch Pictures

Thanks to all that made the 2016 LACF Brunch a huge success. Special thanks to Justin Steele from Google.org for explaining his approach to local giving, and Judy Crates  and two students from E3 for talking about the program and LACF.  

2016 Gardner Awards in pictures

Thanks to all the honorees, sponsors and attendees for making this another great Gardner Awards dinner. If you want to support more activities like this, please donate to LACF.

AFP Awards Day

Thanks to Laura Bajuk for nominating us for the Outstanding Foundation Grantmaker. This was a fun event that helped connect us with the fundraising community.   Joe’s speech: Acceptance speech after receiving AFP award: On behalf of Los Altos Community Foundation I’m honored to accept this award and be standing in the company of all […]

Pictures from the 2015 LACF Foundation Brunch

Thanks to all who made the brunch a success! We’re glad you made it and we will see you at the next event.   [pe2-image src=”http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-BW0MSdT16Ac/Vgq_JbgUp4I/AAAAAAAAOQY/_YneRmRl8OY/s144-c-o/P1017316.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/104826235403181949097/2015FoundationBrunch#6199978005751965570″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”P1017316.JPG” pe2_single_image_size=”w200″ pe2_phototile=”300″ ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-zFjTEEWKtu0/Vgq_JcmP3II/AAAAAAAAOPY/e1wU0YzSwu8/s144-c-o/P1017314.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/104826235403181949097/2015FoundationBrunch#6199978006045252738″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”P1017314.JPG” pe2_single_image_size=”w200″ pe2_phototile=”300″ ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-GAx0R2YtZ3E/Vgq_JSlWKvI/AAAAAAAAOOo/gMhdWCYB27E/s144-c-o/P1017318.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/104826235403181949097/2015FoundationBrunch#6199978003357117170″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”P1017318.JPG” pe2_single_image_size=”w200″ pe2_phototile=”300″ ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-eUfgupAhQSg/Vgq_Jb50K2I/AAAAAAAAOOY/wfLgM4TiaNw/s144-c-o/P1017320.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/104826235403181949097/2015FoundationBrunch#6199978005858888546″ caption=”” […]

LACF now accepting Community Grant Applications

The Los Altos Town Crier is reporting that the LACF Community Grants Program is accepting applications for funding. And we are! Applications are due by September 22. We are using an online application this time so click here to apply.    

Community Grant Recipient Profile: Stretch To Kindergarten

Gabriel was in a shell of fear and shyness as he approached kindergarten according to his mother. “After just six weeks my son Gabriel feels more confident and now is comfortable raising his hand to ask and answer questions in front of the class”, said Gabriel’s mother Cynthia.  “He is coming out of his shell […]

Gardner Award Honorees preview

With a few days left to nominate your Gardner Honoree, we thought we’d give you a preview of the current Gardner Award Honorees.

Nominations for the 2015 Gardner Awards are open

Any non-profit that serves Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, or Mountain View is encouraged to select an outstanding volunteer from its organization to honor at this celebratory event. Nominations are capped at 25, so nominate soon!