Recent and Past Grants

2013 Community Grant Recipients

Some of the Previous Community Grant Recipients

Some of the Past Grant Recipients from Donor Advised Funds


Bus Barn Stage Company

Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC)

City of Los Altos Community Picnic

Community Roundtable

Community Services Agency

Community School of Music & Art

Day Worker Center

E3-Youth Philanthropy

Festival of Lights Parade Association

First Friday

Friends of Deer Hollow

Glorious Fourth of July

GreenTown Los Altos

Hidden Villa

Just Read


Krause Center for Innovation-Foothill College

Los Altos Community Values Youth

Leadership Education Advancement (LEAD)

Living Classrooms

Los Altos Forward

Los Altos History Museum

Los Altos Prepare

Los Altos Mediation Program

Los Altos Village Association (LAVA)

Mothers Against Poverty

MVLA Community Scholars Program

Neutra House

Next Door Solutions

Partners for New Generations (PNG)

Pathways Home Health & Hospice

Peninsula Bridge

Peninsula Women’s Chorus

Rotocare Free Clinic

Resource Area for Teaching (RAFT)

Relay for Life – American Red Cross

Schola Cantorum

Senior New Ways

Silicon Valley Faces

Westwind 4-H Riding for the Handicapped

WOMens Escape Network (WOMEN-SV)

Ye Olde Towne Band

YMCA, El Camino Hospital


Alzheimer’s AssociationAmerican Red CrossAvenidasBella Strata Chalk Art Festival

Bus Barn Stage Company

Challenge Learning Center

Children’s Health Council

City of Los Altos Community Picnic

City of Los Altos 50th Anniversary Dinner

Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC)

Community School of Music & Art

Day Worker Center of Mountain View

Dialogues on Education, League of Women Voters

Festival of Lights Parade Association

Fresh Lifelines for Youth

Friends of Deer Hollow Farm

Glorious Fourth of July

Greater New Orleans Foundation

Hidden Villa

Just Read


Krause Center for Innovation-Foothill College

Los Altos Cultural Association (Paint the Town Book)

Los Altos Elementary School District

Los Altos Environmental Committee

Los Altos History Museum

Los Altos Mediation Program (LAMP)

Los Altos Parent Preschool

Los Altos Police Department

Los Altos Senior Center (Los Altos Legacies)

Meals on Wheels – Health Trust

Mountain View Police Athletic League (MVPAL)

Mountain View Roller Hockey Club

Music for Minors

MVLA Community Scholars Program

Neutra House Renovation Fund

Orientation Ropes Course

Orike Theater

Partners for New Generations

Pathways Hospice Foundation

Peninsula Symphony Association

Peninsula Youth Theater

Prime Time Project

RotaCare Free Clinic, El Camino Hospital Foundation

Schola Cantorum

September 11 Fund, New York Trust

Silicon Valley Faces

South Asian Heart Center

Step Out and Serve (LA)

Support Network for Battered Women

Supporters of Westwind Barn

Terrible Adult Chamber Orchestra (TACO)

Town of Los Altos Hills

United in Harmony (SILVAR Foundation)

Westwind Riding Institute

Ye Olde Towne Band

YES Reading

YMCA – El Camino Branch

Youth Forensics League

Los Altos High School

  • BAMM – Defense Training
  • Freshman Orientation
  • Kids Day
  • Main Street Singers
  • Theatre Project
  • Parents’ Day
  • Robotics
  • Self-Defense for Women
  • Step Out and Serve

Mountain View High School

  • Conflict Resolution Program
  • Freshman Orientation Ropes Course
  • Gender Studies
  • Leadership Core Camp
  • Orientation Ropes Course


AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund

Achieve Kids

American Cancer Society

American Heart Association

American Lung Association

Amnesty International USA

American Society for Prevention of Cruelty

to Animals


Bay Shore Christian Ministries

Big Brothers/Big Sisters

Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

California State Parks Association

Campus Crusade for Christ

Canine Companions for Independence


Cardiac Therapy Foundation

Career Closet

Carter Center

Cato Institute

Child Advocates

Churches (various)

City Team Ministries

Classics for Kids Foundation

Colleges & Universities (various)

Companion Animal Memorial Fund, UC Davis

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Doctors Without Borders

DogWorks Canine Relief

Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education (EAPE)

East Palo Alto YMCA

Eastside College Preparatory School

Elderhostel, Inc.

Environmental Defense Fund

Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Farm Sanctuary, Sacramento

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

First Resort

Foothill-DeAnza Colleges Foundation

Forests Forever Foundation

Foundation Endowment, The

Friends of Foothill Music Theatre

Friends of the Los Altos Library

Friends Outside

Fund for Animals

Girl Scouts of America

Girls for a Change

Goodwill of Silicon Valley

Gracie Foundation

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Habitat for Humanity (various chapters)

Hebrew Free Lending

Heifer International

Honduran Potable Water Project

Hospital Foundations (various)

Humane Society (various chapters)

Inherit A Blessing


Institute of Transpersonal Psychology

International Foundation Jesuit Retreat House

Jesus Institute

Jewish Community Federation

John Stott Ministries

Junior Achievement


Kiwanis Club of Palo Alto Charitable Foundation


Lakewood Pony Baseball

Leadership Institute, The

Lively Foundation

Los Altos Elementary Fund

Los Altos Parent Preschool

Main Street Singers

Marine Mammal Center

Maryland Institute of Art

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Morning Forum of Los Altos

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Mountain View Marauders

National Heritage Foundation

National Parks Conservation Association

National Wildlife Federation

Natural Resources Defense Council

Nature Conservancy

Neutra House Preservation Fund

Next Door Solutions

North Shore Animal League America

OC International

OICW (now Job Train)

Operation Rainbow

Pacific Legal Foundation

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Peninsula Open Space Trust

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

People of Note: Music for Minors

Pets in Need

Project Open Hand

Proyecto Itzaes

Public Service Research Foundation

Rescue Ranch

Ronald McDonald House at Stanford

RotaCare Bay Area, Inc.

Rotary AIDS Project (RAP)

Rotary International Foundation

RSF – Earthspeak

Russian Sister-County Commission

Salute America’s Heroes

Salvation Army

San Francisco AIDS Foundation

San Francisco Food Bank

San Francisco SPCA

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Arts

Saving African Families Enterprise

Schola Cantorum

Scholarship funds (various)

School foundations (various)

Second Harvest Food Bank

Sempervirens Fund

Sequoia Hospital Foundation

Sierra Club Foundation

Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund

Silicon Valley Habitat for Humanity

Simon Wiesenthal Center

Social Advocates for Youth (SAY)

Southern Poverty Law Center

Special Olympics, Northern California

Square Lake Preservation Fund

St. Anthony Foundation

Stanford Jazz Workshop

State Parks Foundation

Stonegate Resources

Sunday Friends

The Cardiac Therapy Foundation


This Music Matters Ministries

Town Crier Holiday Fund

Trees, Water, People

United Negro College Fund

United Way of Santa Clara

Village Enterprise Fund

West Bay Opera

Wilderness Society

Wood River Land Trust

World Vision International (Tsunami Relief)

World Wildlife Fund

YMCA of the Mid-Peninsula