Recent and Past Grants

Los Altos Community Foundation has granted over $1.3 million dollars to local non-profits, programs, schools, and public-benefit causes through its Community Grants.


CG” represents grants given by LACF’s Grantmaking committee. This committee is made up of community members and awards grants three times a year. These grants are funded in partnership with the David and Lucille Packard Foundation and the Heising-Simons Foundation.

E3” represents grants given by LACF’s E3 Youth in Philanthropy program. For students in 8th-12th grades, E3 teaches community service, leadership, and grantmaking. The program solicits grant applications and awards approximately $10,000 in grants each Spring.


OrganizationFY17 CGFY17 E3
Adolescent Counseling ServicesY
Animal Assisted HappinessYY
Bay Area Furniture BankY
Bring Me A Book FoundationY
Bullis Boosters Summer Bridge CampY
CAFE – Senior Inclusion and Participation Project (SIPP)Y
Cantabile Youth SingersY
Community School of Music & Arts (CSMA)Y
Community Services AgencyY
Day Worker Center of Mountain ViewY
E3 Youth Philanthropy ProgramY
EqOpTech Inc.Y
Family & Children ServicesY
Friends of Deer Hollow FarmY
Grassroots EcologyY
Grateful Garment ProjectY
GreenTown Los AltosY
Healthier Kids FoundationY
Hope’s Corner Inc.YY
Los Altos Dispute Resolution ServicesY
Los Altos Festival of Lights ParadeY
Los Altos HacksY
Los Altos History MuseumY
Los Altos Stage CompanyY
Marine Science InstituteY
Mentor Tutor ConnectionY
MVLA ScholarsY
National Alliance on Mental Illness Santa Clara CountyY
Neutra HouseY
Next Door Solutions to Domestic ViolenceY
Parents Helping ParentsY
Pathways Home Health & HospiceY
Peninsula BridgeY
Peninsula SymphonyY
Terrible Adult Chamber OrchestraY
Village HarvestY
Westwind 4-H Riding for the HandicappedY
YMCA of Silicon Valley – Project CornerstoneY