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LAMV-CF inspires, leads, and empowers residents to collaborate for a stronger community. We have the unique privilege to listen to a robust chorus of voices that inform and educate us and spotlight local issues, and we work with a wide array of community members with shared values – donors, civic leaders, community activists, and volunteers – to help improve the quality of life in our community.

What We Do

LAMV-CF provides local grants, incubates emerging nonprofits, offers donor-advised funds and philanthropic advising, and partners with community organizations and residents on solutions that make a sustained difference in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and Mountain View.


Year Founded

$1.4 Million

Grants & Relief Funds Awarded


Operating Budget


Emerging Nonprofits Supported


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From the Community Builder Blog

We Support Women’s Equal Access to Health Services

In early May, the nation received a stark warning that reproductive rights and access to health services would shortly undergo massive restrictions. Today, we received the official confirmation. We remain equally committed to protecting the rights of women to access the full range of reproductive health services and make important health decisions as individuals....

Spring 22 LAMV Community Grants Awards

Spring 22 LAMV-CF Community Grants Awards Focus on Vulnerable Seniors At Los Altos Mountain View Community Foundation (LAMV-CF), we have the unique privilege to listen to a robust chorus of voices that inform and educate us and spotlight local issues. In recent months, it has become increasingly clear that local senior citizens need urgent support...

LAMV-CF Impact Profile: Civic Leadership

“I’m so grateful to the Foundation and their donors, who sponsor important programs like MVLA Scholars, the Civic Academy, and the Fondo de Solidaridad. These programs make a real difference in the daily lives of the local Latino community. As a high school counselor, I will continue to pay it forward and sow the seeds...

LAMV-CF Impact Profile: Arts

Los Altos Mountain View Community Foundation Increasing community vibrancy through the arts.  Your donation to LAMV-CF helps us continue our ongoing support for arts in the community. Arts Los Altos Terrible Adult Chamber Orchestra (TACO) Los Altos Stage Company Los Altos History Museum Community Women’s Chorus Recent installations by Arts Los Altos throughout downtown Arts...

Thank You to Our Annual Sponsors

We are proud to showcase local businesses that support Los Altos Mountain View Community Foundation events through Annual Sponsorships. Thank you to Cal Water, Young, Craig & Co. LLP, and El Camino Health for your commitment to our community. To learn more about our annual sponsorship opportunities, please contact Laurel Iverson, Development Manager, at 650-949-5908 |

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