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LAMV-CF’s E3 Youth Philanthropy Fall 2021 Grants

   The E3 Youth Philanthropy Program connects local high school students to help them realize their vision for social change. E3 Youth Philanthropy educates, engages, and empowers local youth to create positive change in their local communities. E3 is a managed program of Los Altos Mountain View Community Foundation. Through E3, participants have the opportunity to: Make grants...

Don’t Miss #HalfMyDAF Matching Grants

October 9, 2021, is a special day for Donor Advised Fund holders like you. It is the last day to apply for an opportunity to give matching grants to the nonprofits you support. Join the #HalfMyDAF movement and supercharge your donations. Some LAMV-CF DAF owners have already participated, and we want to make sure...

LAMV-CF… where community comes together

As I reflect on the last 12 months, I see a year of many changes and challenges coupled with significant accomplishments and activities. No one would have imagined how the pandemic and economic recession would affect our local communities, the Foundation, or our work. I believe we matured as an engaged local funder and...

Why We Should Care About a K-Shaped Recovery

Since the pandemic began, there's been lots of speculation about how our economy - and communities - will emerge from it. Economists describe the various 'recovery curves' that have existed for some time. As we move from pandemic relief efforts to rebuilding, a new curve has entered into this economic lexicon that we should...

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