Community Grants

LACF’s Community Grants fund new or existing services and initiatives through general operating or program-specific grants.

Guidelines:

LACF accepts grant applications for charitable, educational, or community building purposes, primarily from tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) charitable organizations.

We prioritize organizations and projects in Mountain View, Los Altos, and Los Altos Hills with impact in one or more of the following areas:

  • Supporting children, families, and/or senior citizens
  • Enhancing community life
  • Uplifting vulnerable populations
  • Increasing educational opportunities

We are particularly interested in proposals from organizations led by women and/or BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color).

Note:

For time-critical, unforeseen opportunities or grant requests of $1,000 or less, contact LACF directly at grants@losaltoscf.org. In these situations, we may be able to respond outside of our regular grantmaking cycles.

Recent Grants

Submit a Report for a Past Grant

Additional Details

  • LACF may contact applicants to gather additional information, documentation, or clarification.
  • Funds are disbursed electronically; grantees are asked to provide banking information when award notification is received.
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