Who We Are
The La Vista Community Foundation was founded in 1999 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization to serve the community of La Vista by promoting and facilitating philanthropy through networking and the giving of grants. For over twenty years, we have been leaders of funding for the purpose of community betterment as we fulfill our mission, which is to improve the quality of life where people live, work and play in La Vista.
The La Vista Community Foundation is dedicated to strengthening relationships between non-profit organizations, donors and concerned citizens who want to invest in our community's future.
The La Vista Community Foundation supports our community by helping enhance the VIEW of La Vista.
Improving our Citizen's Quality of Life
Engaging our Partners
Working toward a better Tomorrow
What We Do
The La Vista Community Foundation has awarded Grants for more than fifteen years to area non-profit 501 (c) (3) charitable organizations to improve the quality of life in our city. Since 2020, we’ve awarded more than $150,000 in grants to causes ranging from public safety, education, STEM, women's services, community beautification, mental health, veteran's services and more.
Grants fulfilled in the last year include:
Over the years, the LVCF has given over $500,000 in Community Impact Grants to local non-profit organizations that provide efficient programming in the community and carry out the charitable purposes of the Foundation. The LVCF supports, our Veterans, the Arts, Culture, Health and Fitness, Education, Elder Care, Public Safety and other philanthropic works.
The LVCF accomplishes this goal by providing a vehicle to facilitate the charitable intents of donors. We assist donors with information on community needs along with information concerning the tax benefits of generously contributing to meet the needs.
In addition to grants the La Vista Community Foundation gives back to the community through various drives and programs through La Vista Gives. We also engage in various volunteer opportunities and hep share information non-profits that are supporting our community.