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LACF Awards $58,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

Los Altos Community Foundation recently announced that it has awarded $58,000 in grants to 16 local nonprofits and programs. These groups address the needs and improve the quality of life for seniors, youth, and vulnerable populations in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and Mountain View. The grants support nonprofit programs such as: Animal Assisted...

2019 LACF Brunch

Thanks to all who attended the 28th Annual LACF Brunch. Special thanks to Kriss Deiglmeier, CEO, Tides, for her inspiring talk on philanthropic approaches and building coalitions, and to Jan McDaniel, Compassion Week Los Altos team leader, for sharing the positive impact of our collaboration and partnership. 2019 LACF Brunch Photos  ...

Kriss Deiglmeier Portrait

LACF Announces 28th Annual Brunch Speaker

Named one of the “50 Most Influential Women in U.S. Philanthropy” by Philanthropy, Kriss Deiglmeier is a bridge-builder who finds solutions to society’s toughest problems at the nexus of funders, changemakers, business, and policy. As a visionary leader, Kriss has scaled multiple organizations and innovative ideas that have transformed the social impact field. Kriss...

LACF's Volunteer Fair 2019

LACF’s Volunteer Fair 2019 Pictures

Several hundred prospective community volunteers visited the Downtown Green in Los Altos on August 24th to meet with representatives of 30 local nonprofits and learn more about available service opportunities. See More Photos...

2019 LACF Volunteer Fair

Saturday, August 24 10 am – 2 pm Third Street Green in Downtown Los Altos Join the Fun and Get Involved. Open to All Ages.   List of participating nonprofits: American Association of University Women Just READ Animal Assisted Happiness League of Women Voters Bay Area Furniture Bank Los Altos Community Foundation Canopy Los...

2019 Summer Solstice Celebration Pictures

Over 375 guests attended Los Altos Community Foundation’s sold-out Summer Solstice Celebration at the Behar Family’s Historic Marini Home in Los Altos. In addition to learning about LACF’s impact, guests enjoyed wine from local vintners, delicious appetizers, and live music. Special thanks to our Premier Event Sponsor, El Camino Health, and Sustaining Sponsors, Wealth...

Grant Award Winner Group Photo

BAT Appreciation Party Brings Community Together

Community and Emergency Preparedness Grants Awarded Block Action Team (BAT) Leaders and Neighborhood Watch Block Captains celebrated helping connect, care, and prepare their neighborhoods at its annual BAT Appreciation Party. Over 60 people gathered at Hillview Hall for Valentine-themed party hosted by LACF on February 13, 2019. A highlight of the celebration was the...

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