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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.

Recent News from Los Altos Community Foundation


Mtn. View now a part of foundation's new name | Community | losaltosonline.com
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“We feel comfortable calling the organization Los Altos Mountain View Community Foundation because it represents our work,” said foundation executive...more

Community Foundation introduces new members, leadership for 2021-2022
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Los Altos Community Foundation recently elected five new members to its board of directors and appointed its 2021-2022 executive committee...more

Community Women's Chorus to hold in-person sessions again
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Funded by Los Altos Community Foundation since 2019, according to member Carol Solomon, the choir was founded approximately 16 years ago...more

Panel tackles Silicon Valley inequities in LACF 'Conversation'
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a May 25 event sponsored by Los Altos Community Foundation. Moderated by LACF executive director Adin Miller, the event also featured...more

Los Altos foundation awards $220K in grants to 51 nonprofits
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Los Altos Community Foundation recently awarded $220,000 in grants to 51 local nonprofit organizations and programs based in or serving...more

Community briefs: E3 Youth Philanthropy, winter session classes
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E3 Youth Philanthropy is accepting applications through March 20 from students entering 10th or 11th grade in the fall. A program of Los...more

Dodsworth leaves legacy of Los Altos emergency preparedness
Foundation: Los Altos Community Foundation

Dodsworth founded the Block Action Team (BAT) and Los Altos PREPARE programs, initiatives of Los Altos Community Foundation, to create...more

MVLA Scholars: Providing tutoring and mentoring for students
Foundation: Los Altos Community Foundation

Mission: The mission of MVLA Scholars, a program of Los Altos Community Foundation, is to help local, low-income, first-generation students...more

Sereno Group Honored to be #14 in the Silicon Valley Business Journal's 2019 Top Philanthropic ...
Foundation: Los Altos Community Foundation

MONTE SERENO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sereno Group is pleased to announce that the company has risen to #14 (up...more

Holiday Fund celebrates 20 years of support for nonprofits
Foundation: Los Altos Community Foundation

To donate by check, make checks payable to Los Altos Community Foundation, write “Town Crier Holiday Fund” in the memo line and mail to...more



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A Toronto-based organization, Youth Social Innovation (YSI), has recently announced two investments that involve Growth Mosaic and MENTORnetwork. The two companies will each receive a $10,000 loan.




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