Morgan Family Foundation P.O. Box 1742, Los Altos, CA94023 Established in 1993, the Morgan Family Foundation seeks to have an impact on the community through philanthropy. It…More grants money to youth, education, the environment and community development endeavors, funding groups rather than individuals. The foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals or letters of inquiry.
Youth Against Poverty 170 State St, Los Altos, CA94022 Youth Against Poverty is a nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating poverty. Headed by Shawn Esmaili, the…More organization hosts regular charity and programming events to raise both awareness and money for worthy causes. YAP has partnered with Global Family Philanthropy, Moms Against Poverty, Project HOPE and Youth Speaks. For information on how to donate or to volunteer, call the number provided.
Los Altos Masonic Lodge 146 Main St, Los Altos, CA94022 The Masons of California is a fraternal organization that supports philanthropies and gives to the community. The Los…More Altos branch of the Free and Accepted Masons of California is led by Master Bobbie Byers. The group meets once a month at the Los Altos Masonic Lodge located downtown on Main Street.
The Los Altos Community Foundation was formed in 1991 to the promote community-building of Los Altos and Los…More Altos Hills. </p>
<p>Since then, it has been a strong force behind many of the city's institutions, including the Bus Barn Theater, Los Altos History Museum, Leadership Education and Advancement Program and the Community Scholars program for Mountain View Los Altos students who are the first in the family to attend college.</p>
<p>As a community foundation, it makes grants that broadly strengthen the community and it provides fund management for others. It operates four grant programs and supports its own programs, for students development, teaching philanthropy and providing mediation. Mindful of the changing demographics, it has the Aging in Place committee, which researches and disseminates information on services that may allow Los Altans to stay in their homes longer.</p>
<p>It has also played a leading role in convening and facilitating discussions of community-wide interest, such as the closing of Bullis School and issues of mutual interest between Mountain View and Los Altos.</p>
<p>It owns and operates out of the Richard Neutra House, where the 28-member board of directors meet on the third Wednesday of the month, at 181 Hillview Avenue, as well as the Los Altos Community House.</p>