Los Altos Community Foundation



Los Altos Community Foundation is a charitable organization recognized by the IRS as a special class of foundation, which offers significant tax benefits to donors who use it as a vehicle for their charitable giving.


The Foundation supports the community by making grants for local programs, building an endowment for the future, and managing philanthropic funding for other organizations and individuals.

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Recent News from Los Altos Community Foundation


Community Briefs: First Friday, Halsey House lecture
Foundation: Los Altos Community Foundation

First Friday is a volunteer-driven program of Los Altos Community Foundation. Volunteers meet 5:45-7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month...more

CAFE serves seniors: Center for Age-Friendly Excellence promotes programs for older adults
Foundation: Los Altos Community Foundation

The Center for Age-Friendly Excellence, a Los Altos Community Foundation program, aims to advance understanding of age-friendly cities and...more

LACF awards $84.5K in grants to local nonprofit organizations
Foundation: Los Altos Community Foundation

Los Altos Community Foundation recently awarded $84,500 in its spring grants cycle to 18 local nonprofit organizations and programs that...more

Other Voices: Community foundations make a difference
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Los Altos Community Foundation

Recently there have been accusations of harassment and misconduct at Silicon Valley Community Foundation. In light of this news, you may...more

Supervisor Ken Yeager is doing something wild to fight AIDS
Foundation: Los Altos Community Foundation

HERE'S TO VOLUNTEERS: The Los Altos Community Foundation paid tribute to 19 dedicated volunteers from Peninsula nonprofits at the annual Gardner Awards, held March 21 at the University Club in Palo...more

Schools Briefs: Refugees, trustees and more
Foundation: Los Altos Community Foundation

Lee noted that a grant from Los Altos Community Foundation supported the work of his nonprofit organization, Equal Opportunity Technology. “We are most grateful for that,” he said. Lee also was a...more

LACF awards $46.5K in grants to 10 local nonprofit groups
Foundation: Los Altos Community Foundation

Los Altos Community Foundation awarded $46,500 in grants to 10 local nonprofit agencies focused on helping seniors, youth, vulnerable populations and the arts. The grants will support services such...more

Joint local donor, student-led effort results in new car for family in need
Foundation: Los Altos Community Foundation

Matilde Lopez, right, sits with son Charly Lugos in the new car she and her family received as a gift from Dennis Young. Los Altos Community Foundation and its E3 Youth Philanthropy group worked with...more

WomenSV raises awareness, empowers victims of domestic abuse
Foundation: Los Altos Community Foundation

“Since starting our program at Los Altos Community Foundation six years ago, we have served a total of 950 women and seven men,” Patrick...more

Museum rolls out slate of programs supporting Asian Pacific exhibition
Foundation: Kellogg Foundation, Los Altos Community Foundation

The exhibition is supported by a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, with additional local sponsorship by Los Altos Community...more

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