Thank you to E3 and LACF from Mariano Castro Elementary School

E3 awarded a grant to pilot MathUnboxed to students and their families at Mariano Castro Elementary School, Mountain View. Thank you to the E3 Leadership Board for critical seed funding to launch MathUnboxed! This program distributed folders to First, Second and Third graders. Each folder contains a set of take-home math games for students to […]

LACF Gave Over $1.4 million in Grants to Nonprofits

Thanks to the generosity of our local community, Los Altos Community Foundation and its donor advised funds gave over $1.4 million in grants and scholarships during the past year. $910,000 of these grants were awarded to local students and organizations in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View, a 34% increase over last year.   […]

LACF sparks local non-profits with more than $50,000 in grants 

Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF) has completed its third grant making cycle this fiscal year, awarding 12 grants to non-profits that serve Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and Mountain View. These grants benefit our communities in areas such as health, assisting vulnerable populations, youth, diversity training and support, arts and culture, and community building. Current grants support […]

World Harmony Chorus concert supported by LACF Community Grant

From the Los Altos Town Crier:   The World Harmony Chorus is scheduled to perform 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Community School of Music and Arts’ Tateuchi Hall, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. The World Harmony Chorus is a community chorus open to teens and adults of all experience levels – from beginners to […]

Now accepting Community Grant Applications

Los Altos Community Foundation’s thousands of dollars in grant making to a diverse range of organizations enhances the local community.

Packard Foundation is Los Altan of the Year

The Los Altos Town Crier has a nice article up about the Packard Foundation being named Los Altan of the Year. A very worth choice!   The Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF) receives more than $200,000 annually from the Packard Foundation to donate to nonprofit organizations and programs of its choice. “(LACF) would be a […]

Los Altos Community Foundation Grants Over $136,000 to Local Non-Profits

LACF just completed its second grantmaking cycle this fiscal year, giving a total of $136,400 to 45 non-profits that serve Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and Mountain View.

SFMOMA Project Los Altos

SFMOMA brings national and international artists to the Silicon Valley community of Los Altos in this unique multisite exhibition. Occupying indoor and outdoor locations throughout the downtown area, Project Los Altos features newly commissioned artist projects by Spencer Finch, Christian Jankowski, Chris Johanson, Mike Mills, Kateřina Šedá, Alec Soth, and Jessica Stockholder that respond to […]

CSA helps bring unwanted food to those in need

Community Services Agency (CSA), a nonprofit that provides social services, including food assistance, to Mountain View, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills since 1957, has also developed its own network of partnerships with local grocers. CSA regularly receives upwards of more than 100 pounds of food, mostly bread, frozen meat, produce, and other baked goods, from […]

LACF Grant Supports Pathways Hospice

According to PRWeb, the Los Altos Community Foundation has granted $2000 to Pathways Health & Hospice to help provide care for those in the community with life-limiting illnesses.   “Pathways Hospice has close ties within the Los Altos community,” said Roy Lave, Executive Director of the Los Altos Community Foundation. “One of the primary goals of […]