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 […]

E3’s 10th Anniversary Pancake Breakfast

Pancakes & more pancakes! Join us on April 24th for E3 Youth Philanthropy’s 10th Anniversary Pancake Breakfast. E3 Youth Philanthropy is a program of LACF, seeking to Educate, Engage, and Empower local youth to effect positive change in their local and global communities. http://losaltoscf.org/E3

2015 Donor Appreciation Party

Thanks to all who attended and made this event such a success. More detailed thank you’s to follow.    

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 […]

Celebrate Community Foundation Week

Los Altos Community Foundation is joining more than 750 community foundations nationwide as they celebrate Community Foundation Week November 12-18, 2015.  Created in 1989 by president George H.W. Bush, this week recognizes the work of community foundations across America and their collaborative approach to working with the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to address community […]

Los Altos Foward is hosting the next Club 55

Join Los Altos Forward, the Assistance League and CAFE for Club 55+    

2015 Glorious Fourth in Photos

Thanks to all who made the 2015 Glorious Fourth a smashing success.   [pe2-image src=”http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-44BsgcM8lR0/VZrHEwtOmcI/AAAAAAAAHbg/Samgb_sNLKc/s144-c-o/DSCF1015.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/104826235403181949097/2015GloriousFourth#6168461524245322178″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”DSCF1015.JPG” pe2_title=”false” pe2_phototile=”300″ ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-2ViAHW04NbE/VZrHE19eg2I/AAAAAAAAHbk/jCPoz93oyVA/s144-c-o/DSCF1016.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/104826235403181949097/2015GloriousFourth#6168461525655651170″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”DSCF1016.JPG” pe2_title=”false” pe2_phototile=”300″ ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-VwGpsCzOkZM/VZrHE42vxGI/AAAAAAAAHbk/jvLKlxSZSgE/s144-c-o/DSCF1017.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/104826235403181949097/2015GloriousFourth#6168461526432728162″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”DSCF1017.JPG” pe2_title=”false” pe2_phototile=”300″ ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-4zsX2Ll7Z9M/VZrHE67ogpI/AAAAAAAAHbg/lNmkJFMWKM4/s144-c-o/DSCF1019.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/104826235403181949097/2015GloriousFourth#6168461526990094994″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”DSCF1019.JPG” pe2_title=”false” pe2_phototile=”300″ ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-vzceOSmFyy8/VZrHEzXF05I/AAAAAAAAHbk/8ePT6IGf0n8/s144-c-o/DSCF1020.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/104826235403181949097/2015GloriousFourth#6168461524957778834″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”DSCF1020.JPG” […]

2015 MVLA Scholars

  This year 29 seniors from Los Altos and Mountain View High Schools received multi-year renewable scholarships ranging from $1,500 to $5,000/year, and a personal collegementor, from MVLA Scholars. “We wanted high achieving, low income, first-generation-to-college applicants, and we received a huge response! Of the 70 qualified applicants, 29 received scholarships – morescholarships awarded than ever […]

Community Roundtable 33 local high school seniors head to college

33 high school seniors from 5 local high schools have been awarded college scholarships through the Mountain View Los Altos Community Roundtable and MVLA Community Scholars program. LACF convened these organizations to work together to streamline the scholarship application and evaluation process. The Community Roundtable program enables students to fill out a single online scholarship application which is […]