LACF Impact 2017

Thank you for your support of the Los Altos Community Foundation!  We’re excited to share some of the outcomes that your contribution to LACF has enabled over the past year:   Addressing Youth, Seniors, and Families in Need Through its funds and programs, LACF gave $1.39 million in grants and scholarships to organizations serving Los […]

LACF Awards Grants to 12 Local Nonprofits

LACF’s Community Grants volunteer committee evaluated many applications for projects benefiting Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and Mountain View.  After deliberation, they awarded twelve grants totaling $57,500. FY18 First Session Grants Organization Purpose of Grant Grant Amount Assistance League of Los Altos This grant will allow us to improve the safety of our grounds and […]

LACF and Bay Area Furniture Bank help bring peace of mind

  Victoria had been bouncing from home to home since she aged out of the foster system. Like many in the Bay Area, she was struggling to just make rent. Furniture was a dream. She huddled on the floor to eat dinner after work. In stepped Bay Area Furniture Bank. Founded by retired Los Altos […]

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 […]

2016 LACF Impact

The following is a partial list of how your support has enabled LACF to impact our community during the past year.   Strengthening our Nonprofit Community through Grantmaking: LACF and its funds gave over $1.4M in grants and scholarships (over $10M since LACF’s founding). More than 59% of these grants went to Los Altos, Los […]

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.

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 […]