LACF Events

Los Altos Community Foundation hosts several signature events each year to promote philanthropy, celebrate our donors, and introduce community members to the Foundation.

Los Altos Community Foundation EventsLos Altos Community Foundation's 2018 Donor Appreciation Evening

Thursday, December 13 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Our annual Donor Appreciation Evening is a festive celebration honoring our donors for their support of LACF.

If you wish to attend and are not currently a donor, simply make a donation by December 1, 2018, by clicking the Donate Now button below, or contact Annette Knapp at 650.949.5908 |

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Sponsorship opportunities are available for the Donor Appreciation Evening. Learn more here.
For more information, please contact Laurel Iverson at 650-949-5908 or


Thanks to our 2018 Donor Appreciation Evening Premier Sponsor

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Our signature events include:


The Gardner Awards is one of the largest – and most highly anticipated – local celebrations of outstanding volunteerism. It honors dedicated volunteers who have given their time and effort to make a difference at local nonprofits.

The celebration regularly attracts community leaders, philanthropists, professionals, and elected officials. The next Gardner Awards will be held in 2020. #GardnerAwards2020


LACF’s annual Legacy Circle Luncheon recognizes our most forward-thinking and committed donors – those who have included LACF in their estate plans or interested in doing this. LACF’s Legacy Circle members are the true philanthropic leaders of our community.

Join the Legacy Circle


Held annually in June, the Summer Solstice Celebration is an elegant garden party held at a private residence. It is an opportunity for the community to learn more about the Foundation and typically attracts 250+ guests.


Community members and donors look forward to the annual champagne brunch held in October at the Los Altos Golf and Country Club. This event features a keynote speaker and updates on LACF programs and accomplishments throughout the year.


Held annually in early December the Donor Appreciation Evening is a festive celebration honoring our donors for their support of LACF.

To learn more about our events and annual sponsorship opportunities, please click on the Annual Sponsorships Opportunities button below or contact Laurel Iverson, Development Manager, at 650-949-5908

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