E3 Program Now Accepting Applications for 2018-2019


E3 Youth Philanthropy, a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation, is now accepting applications from students entering 10th or 11th grade this fall.

E3 educates, engages, and empowers local youth to create positive change in their communities. Students who live in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills or Mountain View, and/or attend school in one of those three communities are welcome to apply.  Applications will be accepted March 1 – 30, 2018.

Apply for E3

The E3 program term is a two-year commitment. Students meet twice a month in Los Altos, from 7:00-9:00 pm, mid-August through May.

Through E3, program participants will:

  • Learn from local philanthropists about nonprofits and the positive impacts of strategic giving
  • Design and participate in service projects
  • Connect with local nonprofit organizations
  • Become effective grant-makers and deliberate funding priorities
  • Research, analyze, and advocate for potential grant recipients
  • Develop leadership and communication skills

Visit the E3 Youth Philanthropy page to learn more

E3 Students service project
E3 Youth Philanthropy Program members completing a service project at Deer Hollow Farm. From left to right: Jaime Villarreal, Deer Hollow Farm; Gray Tynefiled; Lauren Kiachian; Oliver Yu; Naomi Zimmerman; Kian Nikzad


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