About LACF

Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF) is one of more than 650 Community Foundations in the United States. It is a charitable organization recognized by the IRS as a special class of foundation, which offers significant tax benefits to donors who use it as a vehicle for their charitable giving.

LACF provides a means whereby community members may make donations to any charities of their choice as well as to LACF’s programs.

Additionally, the Foundation supports the community by making grants for local programs, building an endowment for the future, and managing philanthropic funding for other organizations and individuals.