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Foundation Directory

This alphabetical listing provides the names, locations and year of establishment for the 1,863 community foundations that have been identified to date. Use the filters to see the names of all the foundations in a geographic region or country of particular interest. Click on the column headlines to sort results, and click on the organization’s name to see its profile page.
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Amador Community FoundationTo support organizations that enhance the quality of life for the people of Amador County by: encouraging private giving for the public good by providing a flexible, cost-effective and tax-exempt...
Anaheim Community FoundationTo encourage community participation, partnerships and collaboration that result in successful responses to community challenges and opportunities; strengthen community-based organizations that effectively address community needs, promote volunteerism and provide community...
Angarsk Community Foundation“New Angarsk”: Support and encourage public and private initiatives aimed at addressing issues of public importance and local development; promote the establishment and development of philanthropy in Angarsk
Arlington Community FoundationTo actively promote, protect and improve the quality of life for those who live or work in Arlington, providing philanthropic leadership and raising capital for grants and scholarships to address...
Armstrong County Community FoundationTo serve the people of Armstrong County and enhance the quality of life by: giving grants, scholarships and organizational support to address the changing needs of our community; building a...
Baraga County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Baraga County, Michigan. The foundation shall serve as a resource developer, building permanent endowments and providing services to donors, nonprofit...
Bardejov Community FoundationTo unite people in the name of solving common local issues, to convince Bardejov citizens that they have the power to address the issues in their community. The foundation strives...
Berkshire Community FoundationWe exist to inspire a strong generous community in Berkshire where people work in partnership to enhance the quality of local life. We inspire philanthopy and charitable giving, connecting people,...
Berrien Community FoundationTo promote philanthropy, to build a spirit of community, and to enhance the quality of life in Berrien County through stewardship of permanently endowed and other funds. The foundation shall...
Blue River Community FoundationTo serve and assist charitable endeavors in Shelby County, Indiana, and to promote leadership to address community issues
Boston FoundationThe foundation devotes its resources to building and sustaining a vital, prosperous city and region, where justice and opportunity are extended to everone. It fulfills this mission in three principal...
Brampton and Caledon Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in Brampton, Caledon and surrounding communities over the long term by attracting and effectively growing endowment funds by helping donors fulfill their philanthropic interests....
Bryan Area FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all citizens of the Bryan, Ohio, area, now and for generations to come by building community endowment, addressing needs through grantmaking, and serving...
Calgary FoundationTo nurture a great community that supports all people, where a strong charitable sector addresses community needs now and in the future.
Canton Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in Canton, Michigan, and surrounding areas by identifying and directing resources that address current and evolving community needs through grants from permanent endowments entrusted...
Central Alabama Community FoundationCreated by and for the people of central Alabama so that individuals and corporate donors can make gifts and bequests of any size for the betterment of the community. Through...
Charlevoix County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in Charlevoix County, Michigan, now and for generations to come, by building a permanent charitable endowment from a wide range of donors, addressing needs...
Chisholm Trail Communities FoundationTo grant funds for projects and programs that address community needs in the areas of community development and community services, education and training, arts and culture, health and human services
Cleveland FoundationTo enhance the lives of all residents of Greater Cleveland, now and for generations to come, by working together with our donors to build community endowment, address needs through grantmaking,...
Coastal Bend Community FoundationTo help meet the charitable and educational needs and enhance and improve the quality of life in the Coastal Bend area of Texas through grants to charitable organizations; serve a...
Community Development Foundation Western CapeTo improve the quality of life, strengthen the common good and address the most challenging social concerns of people living in the Western Cape. We do this by raising funds...
Community Foundation for Crawford CountyAs a catalyst, the foundation works to enhance the quality of life for all residents of this community by: offering a flexible mechanism that assures that donors’ charitable interests are...
Community Foundation for Northern VirginiaAs the premier community foundation serving Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William Counties as well as the City of Alexandria, the foundation works to nurture philanthropy and strengthen our community...
Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin CountiesTo devote its resources to building and sustaining vital, prosperous communities region-wide through the power of charitable giving. The foundation fulfills this mission in three principal ways: working in partnership...
Community Foundation for the Greater Capital RegionTo strengthen the community by attracting charitable endowments both large and small, maximizing benefits to donors, making effective grants and providing leadership to address community needs
Community Foundation of AbileneTo provide charitable endowments to promote local philanthropy, and to address local challenges and opportunities
Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe CountyTo champion enduring and effective philanthropy that enhances the local quality of life. The foundation accomplishes this through: partnering with donors to build and steward permanent endowments; addressing community needs...
Community Foundation of Boone CountyTo serve as the central philanthropic vehicle to address the needs of the Boone County, Indiana, community
Community Foundation Of Central ConnecticutTo encourage the creation of endowments to serve the Meriden and Wallingford communities now and in the future and to address the charitable and humanitarian needs of our community by...
Community Foundation of East MississippiTo establish permanent charitable endowments; promote philanthropy throughout East Mississippi; provide a vehicle for donors’ charitable interests; and provide leadership and resources in addressing ever-changing challenges and opportunities
Community Foundation of Eastern ConnecticutTo put philanthropy into action to address the needs, rights and interests of our community in Eastern Connecticut while fulfilling the passions of our donors.
Community Foundation of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks and RegionTo manage and develop diverse endowments that generate funding to address the quality of life in the Grand Forks, North Dakota, area
Community Foundation of Greater BirminghamThe foundation leverages gifts and bequests from many people to drive positive change, bring people together to address community issues, build on opportunities and achieve measurable results, and work in...
Community Foundation of Greater Fort WayneTo encourage requests that are developed in consultation with other agencies and planning groups, increase coordination and cooperation among agencies, and reduce unnecessary duplication of services. Preference is given to...
Community Foundation of Greene CountyTo strengthen Greene County by building charitable endowments, maximizing benefits to donors, making effective grants and providing leadership to address community needs
Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida CountiesTo provide support for programs and projects that: offer the greatest opportunity for positive and significant change in the community; identify and enhance local strengths to address and provide creative...
Community Foundation of Newfoundland and LabradorTo promote and sustain healthy communities across our province by providing grant funding to a wide range of community organizations. We combine our broad, province-wide reach with a grassroots focus...
Community Foundation of North TexasThe foundation provides stewardship for many individual charitable funds. With its specialized services, the foundation gives donors efficient charitable fund administration. Support for community development, social services, education, youth, health,...
Community Foundation of Northwest MississippiTo impact its communities by connecting people who care with causes that matter; priorities include education, health care and young people. The foundation’s current strategies to address these issues are...
Community Foundation of Snohomish CountyThe foundation works in partnership with donors to strengthen communities in Snohomish County, Washington, by building permanent charitable funds, connecting donors to the causes they care about, making effective grants,...
Community Foundation of St. Clair CountyThe Community Foundation will address our region’s opportunities and challenges and help donors achieve their goals by connecting them with like-minded donors and partners striving to improve our quality of...
Community Foundation of Wabash CountyTo serve the citizens of Wabash County by implementing their charitable aspirations, making grants, investing and safeguarding charitable assets, providing information regarding charitable endeavors, and convening citizens and linking resources...
Community Foundations of the Hudson ValleyTo strengthen the community by offering donors the means to establish charitable legacies, by making grants, and by providing leadership to address community needs
DeKalb County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in DeKalb County by proactively addressing community needs and expanding, managing and distributing philanthropic resources
East Tennessee FoundationGiving to organizations which strengthen the capacity of existing institutions to reach a broader segment of the community, encourage cooperation, decrease duplication of services, and develop partnerships that can have...
Eau Claire Community FoundationTo strengthen the community by offering donors opportunities to establish charitable legacies, by making grants and by serving as a catalyst to address community needs
El Paso Community FoundationTo establish permanent charitable endowments; to provide a vehicle for donors’ varied interests; to promote local philanthropy; to provide leadership and resources in addressing local challenges and opportunities. El Paso...
Elgin St. Thomas Community FoundationTo strengthen the community for the benefit of all by fostering the growth of community philanthropy; giving opportunities to benefactors to leave a lasting legacy for future generations; building and...
Endeavor FoundationTo impact Northwest Arkansas by identifying community issues, engaging key stakeholders, making grants and leveraging resources to address the issues
Erie Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for all in our region by evaluating and addressing community issues, by building permanent charitable endowments and by promoting philanthropic and community leadership
Fairfield County Community FoundationTo promote the growth of philanthropy by helping donors achieve their philanthropic goals. The foundation serves as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy; creates and manages charitable funds; and...
Fondazione Di Comunità Di Messina OnlusThe Messina Community Foundation was launched in 2010 to promote human development in Messina, a city in Southern Italy, which has been caught in the poverty threshold trap for years....
Fresno Regional FoundationTo provide unique opportunities for individual donors, families, businesses and other foundations to invest in programs that address a wide spectrum of economic, social, educational, cultural and environmental needs
Golden and District Community FoundationTo attract and effectively grow permanent funds; provide leadership and administration that helps in addressing significant community needs; and help donors fulfill their philanthropic interests
Grand FoundationServing all of Grand County, Colorado, the foundation seeks to improve the quality of life in the county by proactively addressing current and future needs in the areas of health...
Gratiot County Community FoundationTo enhance the lives of Gratiot County citizens by identifying and addressing needs within the county, building permanent endowments, and distributing grants in the fields of the arts, education, environment,...
Greater Dukuduku Development Community FoundationTo address social, economic and enivronmental challenges facing citizens and businesses within Dukuduku and St. Lucia
Greater Houston Community FoundationGrowing effective philanthropy by connecting donors to the causes they care about, providing excellent stewardship of assets entrusted to us, and convening resources to address important community needs
Greater Lowell Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the greater Lowell, Massachusetts, area by attracting funds, distributing grants, making loans and striving as a catalyst and leader among funders, agencies and...
Greater Poweshiek Community FoundationTo strengthen the community by building charitable endowments, assisting donors, making effective grants and providing for county needs. The foundation’s directors look for projects that: increase citizens’ commitment to meet...
Guilford FoundationTo foster a brighter future through charitable donations. The foundation ensures the enrichment of the local community by prudently awarding grants to start-ups and service organizations that will not only...
Hastings Community FoundationTo perpetuate and enrich the quality of life in Hastings and the surrounding area through the prudent investment and management of philanthropic donations. The foundation does this by: receiving and...
Hendricks County Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Hendricks County by: helping donors match their passions with community needs; awarding grants to nonprofit organizations and projects; and collaborating to address community...
Heritage Fund-Community Foundation of Bartholomew CountyTo provide responsible stewardship of gifts donated for broad charitable purposes, promote leadership to address community issues, serve as a catalyst for positive change in partnership with others, and promote...
Kenosha Community FoundationTo provide philanthropic leadership to address the changing needs of the people of Greater Kenosha in order to enhance their quality of life. The foundation is structured to receive charitable...
Kosciusko County Community FoundationBy bringing caring people and charitable endeavors together, the foundation serves as the vehicle for donors’ charitable dreams, awards grants to charitable projects and organizations, and addresses community needs as...
Legacy FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Lake County, Indiana, now and for generations to come. The mission is achieved by building a community endowment, addressing needs...
Lenawee Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Lenawee County, Michigan by: identifying and addressing current and anticipated community needs; and raising, managing and distributing funds for charitable...
Limestone Area Community FoundationThe foundation uses funds to award grants to projects which benefit a broad segment of the population, serve citizens whose needs are not met by existing services, address community issues,...
Miami FoundationTo encourage philanthropy and charitable giving by developing a permanent endowment to meet current and future emerging charitable needs. Grants are made in broad program areas including education, health, human...
Morton Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for Morton area residents, now and for generations to come, by: building community endowment; investing in our community through strategic grantmaking; turning donors’ charitable...
Mt. Pleasant Area Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Isabella County, both current and future generations, by holding and attracting permanent, endowed funds from a wide range of donors,...
National Community FoundationTo support a wide range of charitable activities that creatively address emerging and changing community needs in such fields as education, arts and culture, health, social services, community development, environment...
Oak Park/River Forest Community FoundationTo serve the community by: stimulating and facilitating individual philanthropy; being accountable and prudent managers of donor funds; making responsive and informed grants; and convening resources to address community priorities...
Oshkosh Area Community FoundationTo strengthen our communities through: leadership and funding to address current and emerging needs; collaboration and partnership with donors or others to ensure lasting impact; and outstanding stewardship and inspired...
Otsego County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all citizens of the Otsego County, Michigan, area now and for future generations by building community endowment, awarding grants to address community needs,...
Oxford Community FoundationTo serve Oxford and the surrounding community by providing leadership in enhancing the quality of life; by supporting natural, community and human resources; by acting as a catalyst in identifying...
Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for all people in Emmet County by: connecting donors with community needs; building a permanent source of charitable funds to serve our area; addressing...
Pittsburgh FoundationTo promote and champion the betterment of the greater Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, community and the quality of life for all its citizens by helping a wide variety of donors fulfill their...
Prince Edward County Community FoundationTo build a strong Prince Edward County, Canada by encouraging community-oriented philanthropy, providing collaborative leadership to assess and address community needs, raising and managing funds, and making grants
Regional Information-Resource FundTo bring together the efforts and resources of people and organizations toward the development of civil society, philanthropy and volunteerism in Ulyanovsk and the Ulyanovsk region; to organize projects, programs...
Ripley County Community FoundationTo assist donors to build an enduring source of charitable assets to benefit Ripley County; provide responsible stewardship of the gifts donated; promote leadership in addressing Ripley County’s issues; and...
Santa Barbara FoundationTo enrich the lives of the people of Santa Barbara County through philanthropy. To achieve this mission, the foundation will: serve as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy; strive...
South Asia Women’s FundTo create a regional and national platform for South Asian women to ensure, address and advocate for women’s human rights by creating a sustainable philanthropic institution for, by and with...
The Minneapolis FoundationOur mission is to strengthen our community for the benefit of all citizens, especially those who are disadvantaged. We are committed to being an effective resource developer and a responsible...
Toledo Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan by providing financial support to initiate programs that address the changing needs of our region
Tustin Community FoundationTo promote and advance philanthropy in the greater Tustin area. By partnering with its donors, the foundation supports nonprofit organizations and public institutions that effectively address community needs.
Wapakoneta Area Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the Wapakoneta area through organized philanthropy by: providing leadership and acting as a catalyst in identifying and addressing evolving community needs; distributing grants...
West Central InitiativeTo improve the region’s economic and social viability by expanding quality employment opportunities, addressing shortages of skilled labor, strengthening families, addressing critical regional needs and developing leadership capacity within local...
Whitley County Community FoundationTo champion the spirit of philanthropy and grow permanent endowments. Utilizing collaborative leadership, the foundation will assess and address local needs and direct funding to best meet community aspirations. Funding...
Winona Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the Winona area by: educating the public about the practice of philanthropy and its benefits both to donors and to the community; connecting...
Wyndham Community FoundationTo identify and address social and environmental needs within Australia’s Wyndham community
Yellowknife Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Yellowknife and the surrounding area by identifying and addressing current and anticipated community needs; and raising, managing and distributing investment...

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