In today’s connected world, positive change occurs within collaborative, caring communities. Core to LACF’s mission is our ability to provide unique local services that help residents and local groups be more philanthropic and engaged.

Join us in our mission and make an impact – please give to our Spring 2018 fundraising campaign! With your support, LACF can continue to initiate changes that lead to healthy and balanced youth, intergenerational neighborhoods, caring and engaged residents, and a vibrant ecosystem of new and innovative local nonprofits.

Together we can engage community, inspire people, and improve lives.


Keeping Seniors Connected, Engaged, and Healthy

Closing the Achievement Gap for Teens


Senior Inclusion & Participation Project (SIPP) workshop.
Connecting through LACF's Block Action Team (BAT) program.
Making a difference... E3 Youth Philanthropy Program
2018 Gardner Award Honorees
Family Engagement Institute's Stretch to Kindergarten

Remembering Jim Thurber and Clyde Noel

LACF would like to remember and honor former board members Jim Thurber and Clyde Noel who recently passed away. By all accounts both men had illustrious, fulfilling careers - and served their country, Jim in the Foreign Service and Clyde in the Navy, before devoting themselves to volunteering in our community....

Community Foundations Make a Difference

What is a community foundation? Recently there have been accusations of misconduct at Silicon Valley Community Foundation. In light of this recent news, you may be asking what a community foundation is and why are they important to our community? Community foundations enable residents, private foundations, and businesses to strengthen the community through local...