Be the Difference! Volunteer Locally!

For every well-meaning individual wishing to give back to his or her community, there are many local organizations searching for a volunteer to help them deliver on their mission. LACF is committed to building community – and to helping volunteers of all ages, skill-levels, and backgrounds find the perfect opportunity to pursue their passion and make a difference.

Join the fun! Come to our first-ever Volunteer Fair on the Downtown Green - Saturday, August 25, 10:00am – 2:00pm. Visit with representatives from 31 local nonprofits and learn about available volunteer opportunities.


Grassroots Ecology volunteers of all ages make a difference.
Senior Inclusion & Participation Project (SIPP) workshop.
Connecting through LACF's Block Action Team (BAT) program.
Making a difference... E3 Youth Philanthropy Program.
2018 Gardner Awards honors local volunteers.
Volunteers make a difference at Hope's Corner.

Anniversary Celebration & Party
September 6, 2018, 5:30 - 8:00pm,
LACF Headquarters

Join us for the 20th Anniversary of the Community House & 10th Anniversary of the Neutra House. Celebrate the preservation of these community treasures, and the volunteers and donors whose vision and dedication made it happen.

RSVP to Attend
You are welcome to bring pre-registered guests who may be unfamiliar with LACF.

Anniversary Celebration & Party Sponsorship Opportunities

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...