Recent Community Grants (FY21)

SV Bicycle Exchange distributing refurbished bikes to clients at Hope's Corner

From July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021, LACF gave $407,600 through our grants programs to 75 organizations. Grant amounts ranged from $1,000 to $10,000.

These grants addressed the needs of those most vulnerable in our community and helped youth succeed in school. Awarded grants supported:

  • Youth and education
  • Vulnerable populations including young families, teens, and senior citizens
  • Health and safety programs
  • Mental health services
  • Local arts and culture organizations
  • Environmental projects
  • Local community building & vitality
  • Employment readiness and equity
  • Food and housing insecurity
  • Pandemic relief and recovery efforts

LACF's Community Grants program is operated in partnership with the David and Lucille Packard and Heising-Simons Foundations. Additional funds were raised by community donations to the 2020 Nonprofit Relief and 2021 Nonprofit Recovery Funds.

Nonprofit Organization Community Grant E3 Youth Philanthropy Nonprofit Relief & Recovery
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Spring 2021

($3,250)

Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS) Spring 2021

($5,000)

Animal Assisted Happiness Fall 2020

($3,000)

Arts Los Altos Fall 2020

($1,000)

Bay Area Friendship Circle Spring 2021

($2,500)

Bay Area Furniture Bank Spring 2021

($8,000)

Bring Me A Book Spring 2021

($4,000)

Canopy Spring 2021

($2,250)

Cantabile Youth Singers NPR Round Three

($6,000)

Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) Spring 2021

($5,000)

City of Los Altos: Mature Adult Center NPR Round Four

($1,150)

City of Mountain View: Spanish Civic Leadership Academy Nonprofit Recovery 2021

($10,000)

Community School of Music & Arts (CSMA) Fall 2020

($5,000)

Community Services Agency (CSA) Spring 2021

($8,000)

Computer Engineers of the Next Generation Spring 2021

($1,000)

Day Worker Center of Mountain View Spring 2021

($10,000)

NPR Round Four

($10,000)

Emotions in Harmony Fall 2020

($5,000)

EqOpTech Fall 2020

($4,000)

Family Engagement Institute Spring 2021

($3,250)

E3 2021

($2,000)

Festival of Lights Parade Association Spring 2021

($2,500)

Fondo de Solidaridad de Mountain View / Mountain View Solidarity Fund Nonprofit Recovery 2021

($10,000)

Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Spring 2021

($2,250)

Grassroots Ecology Spring 2021

($4,000)

GreenTown Los Altos Fall 2020

($5,000)

Healthier Kids Foundation Spring 2021

($2,500)

NPR Round Three

($15,000)

Hope's Corner Inc. Spring 2021

($10,000)

IsraAID (for local mental health support) NPR Round Four

($10,000)

Jeremiah's Promise, Inc. Spring 2021

($3,000)

Junior Achievement of Northern California Fall 2020

($2,500)

Justice At Last Spring 2021

($4,000)

Kara Spring 2021

($4,000)

Kitchen Table Advisors NPR Round Three

($11,000)

Living Classroom Spring 2021 ($4,000)
Los Altos Chamber of Commerce: Speaker Series Spring 2021 ($2,000)
Los Altos Stage Company Spring 2021 ($4,000) NPR Round Three

($5,000)

Loved Twice Spring 2021 ($5,000)
Manzanita Works Spring 2021 ($3,500)
Marine Science Institute Spring 2021 ($2,000)
Mentor-Tutor Connection Spring 2021

($6,250)

E3 2021

($2,000)

NPR Round Three

($12,000)

Mission Be Fall 2020

($1,000)

Momentum for Health Spring 2021

($5,000)

Mountain View Community Television Spring 2021

($3,000)

Mountain View Parent Nursery School (MVPNS) Spring 2021

($4,000)

Mountain View Public Safety Foundation Spring 2021

($5,000)

Mountain View Working Scholars NPR Round Four

($12,000)

MVLA High School District E3 2021

($2,000)

MVLA Scholars Fall 2020

($8,000)

Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Spring 2021

($5,000)

Operation Freedom Paws Spring 2021

($2,500)

Order of Malta (for hygiene kits) Spring 2021

($2,500)

Pacific Skyline Council Spring 2021

($2,000)

Palo Alto Players Spring 2021

($1,500)

Palo Alto University NPR Round Four

($7,500)

Parents Helping Parents Spring 2021

($5,250)

Peninsula Bridge Spring 2021

($4,500)

Peninsula Symphony Spring 2021

($1,000)

Pink Ribbon Girls NPR Round Four

($7,500)

Pivotal Spring 2021

($5,000)

E3 2021

($2,000)

NPR Round Three

($10,000)

Positive Alternative Recreation Teambuilding Impact (PARTI) Spring 2021

($5,000)

Project Cornerstone Fall 2020

($5,000)

Ravenswood Family Health Network/Mayview Fall 2020

($5,000)

Science Is Elementary E3 2021

($2,000)

NPR Round Three

($9,000)

Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange Spring 2021

($7,500)

Silicon Valley Creates NPR Round Three

($10,000)

Silicon Valley Education Foundation Fall 2020

($3,000)

Soil&Water Garden Spring 2021

($2,500)

STEAM Team Spring 2021

($2,000)

Tahirih Justice Center Spring 2021

($5,000)

The Pear Theatre Fall 2020

($3,000)

NPR Round Three

($7,000)

The Trust for Hidden Villa Spring 2021

($4,000)

Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Spring 2021

($5,000)

West Wind Riding Institute Program Spring 2021

($4,000)

WomenSV Spring 2021

($5,000)

YMCA of Silicon Valley: Safety Around Water Spring 2021

($2,500)

Youth Drama For All Fall 2020

($1,950)

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