2019 LACF Volunteer Fair

Saturday, August 24 10 am – 2 pm Third Street Green in Downtown Los Altos Join the Fun and Get Involved. Open to All Ages.   List of participating nonprofits: American Association of University Women Just READ Animal Assisted Happiness Inc League of Women Voters Assistance League of Los Altos Los Altos Block Action...

2019 Summer Solstice Celebration Pictures

Over 375 guests attended Los Altos Community Foundation’s sold out Summer Solstice Celebration at the Behar Family’s Historic Marini Home in Los Altos. In addition to learning about LACF’s impact in the community, guests enjoyed wine from local vintners, delicious appetizers, and live music. Special thanks to our Premier Event Sponsor, El Camino Health,...

BAT Appreciation Party Brings Community Together!

Grant Award Winner Group Photo

Community and Emergency Preparedness Grants Awarded Block Action Team (BAT) Leaders along with Neighborhood Watch Block Captains celebrated their work in helping connect, care, and prepare their neighborhoods at its annual BAT Appreciation Party hosted by LACF on February 13. Over 60 community members gathered at Hillview Hall to socialize and enjoy Valentine-themed treats....

Apply for 2019 LEAD Class

Apply for the 2019 LEAD Class! Classes are held on Wednesdays from 7:00-9:00 pm. The first class is a half-day Saturday workshop (including lunch). We invite residents and business owners to take this class to meet local leaders, learn about community programs, and find ways to become involved. The 2019 class size is limited to 22...

Smart Giving Tips You Can Use NOW

Smart Giving pictu

One of the best ways to make a positive difference in the world is to donate to charities. At the same time, how you donate can significantly affect taxes, especially given the recent tax reforms. As 2018 ends, LACF can help you make a meaningful impact with these smart giving tips. Note: the following are suggestions; donors should...

LACF Awards $78,684 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

Animal Assisted Happiness

Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF) has awarded $78,684 in its 2018 fall grants cycle to 16 local nonprofits and programs. These organizations 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: Day Worker...