LACF Announces a Campaign for Recovery

A year ago, I walked into the Community House (LACF’s office) and asked my team to drop everything and start work on the launch of LACF’s 2020 Nonprofit Relief Fund (which provided critical support to local nonprofit organizations and services affected early on by the pandemic). Our community came together in an amazing response...

E3 Youth Bring Holiday Cheer to Kids in Custody

E3 Youth Bring Holiday Cheer to Kids in Custody It all began with a phone call to Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF). Carol Rhoads, a Santa Clara County Juvenile Justice Commissioner, reached out to Judy Crates, Director of E3 Youth Philanthropy, an LACF program. E3 offers local high school youth the opportunity to learn...

Start a Tradition of Family Giving

Does your family have a philanthropic mindset? It’s never too early, or too late, to demonstrate how even small gifts of time or money can make a big difference. Even young children who are beginning to develop compassion can participate in conversations about helping others (hint: animal-related causes are usually a big hit!). School-aged...

Engagement in Mountain View Policing Meeting

Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 6:30 – 8:30 pm Virtual Community Meeting Registration link: MountainView.gov/1118REI From July through October, an Ad-Hoc HRC Subcommittee on Community-Police Relations worked with community engagement facilitators from Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center (PCRC) to gather stories from and foster dialog among community members about their experience interacting with the Mountain View police. ...

Community Conversations Webinar Video

In our first Community Conversations webinar, LACF Executive Director, Adin Miller, recapped our response to the COVID-19 pandemic and provided a preview on how current events will inform our approach and support of the community moving forward. To learn more about LACF’s response and future direction, read this article from the Los Altos Town...

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LACF Welcomes New Executive Director, Adin Miller

Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF) is pleased to announce that Adin C. Miller has been appointed as its new executive director. Miller succeeds Joe Eyre, who is retiring after six years leading the Foundation. His official start date is January 27, 2020. Miller brings nearly 25 years of proven experience in leading nonprofit organizations...

2019 LACF Donor Appreciation Evening

2019 LACF Donor Appreciation Evening

It was a festive celebration on December 5th, as LACF celebrated our donors at our 2019 Donor Appreciation Evening. Special thanks to the Los Altos History Museum for allowing us to use their beautiful facilities. And to our event sponsor, Boston Private, in-kind donor, Chef Chu’s, and our annual sponsors WealthArchitects, Cal Water, and...

LACF Awards $58,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

Los Altos Community Foundation recently announced that it had awarded $58,000 in grants to 16 local nonprofits and programs. These groups address the needs and improve the quality of life for seniors, youth, and vulnerable populations in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and Mountain View. The grants support nonprofit programs such as: Animal Assisted...

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