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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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Adams County Community FoundationTo build partnerships between donors and community organizations to enrich and enhance the quality of life in Adams County, Indiana
Akuapem Community FoundationTo marshal resources to build an endowment fund for grantmaking, execution of our programs and covering operational costs. The foundation also aims to offer leadership and coordination of efforts where...
Alaska Community FoundationTo cultivate, celebrate and sustain all forms of philanthropy to strengthen Alaska’s communities forever. Together with our Affiliates, we connect people who care with causes that matter by encouraging and...
Albuquerque Community FoundationTo build, invest and manage endowment funds to enhance the quality of the community through informed strategic grantmaking
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...
Anaconda Community FoundationTo build a permanent financial legacy for Anaconda through the generosity of its citizens and friends in order to develop and maintain a thriving community forever
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...
Ann Arbor Area Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in our region through our knowledgeable leadership, engaged grantmaking and creative partnerships with donors to make philanthropic investments and build endowment
Arkansas Community FoundationTo engage people, connect resources and inspire solutions to build communities
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...
Arusha Municipal Community FoundationTo mobilize resources, build and manage a permanent endowment fund, and provide grants to individuals and groups in Arusha City in order to improve their quality of life
Aspen Community FoundationTo build philanthropy and support nonprofit organizations by connecting donors with community needs, building permanent charitable funds, and bringing people together to solve community problems
Athens FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for the people of the Athens region through building endowments, awarding grants and providing leadership on key community issues now and for generations to...
Auckland Communities FoundationTo build a permanent resource to meet the new and emerging needs of the communities in Auckland. This resource will, through an evidence-based approach, build the social capital of those...
Bainbridge Community FoundationTo encourage philanthropy and build a stronger community on Bainbridge Island, Washington
Banff Community FoundationEngaging hearts and minds to build a stronger community
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...
Barbour County Community FoundationTo build a better life for the citizens of Barbour County in work, play and retirement, providing grants in education, health services, arts, recreation and beautification
Battle Creek Community FoundationTo promote giving, build endowment and provide leadership to improve quality of life. Grantmaking for programming in the Battle Creek, Michigan, area serves the citizens of the community through education,...
Bay Area Community FoundationTo fulfill a wide array of donors’ charitable wishes by building permanent endowment funds and serving as a leader for community improvement through effective grantmaking and collaboration; priority given to...
BayTrustTo fund organizations and projects which build and strengthen Bay of Plenty communities in New Zealand
Beaver County FoundationTo create an atmosphere for and an understanding of philanthropy, the love of humankind, in order to preserve and encourage the development of organizations and programs that meet human needs....
Bedford Community FoundationTo administer funds from donors to build permanent endowments for the charitable needs of Bedford Township in the areas of health, the arts, the environment, education and youth activities
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,...
Berkshire Taconic Community FoundationTo build stronger, more vibrant communities and improve the quality of life for all residents, providing support primarily for education, the arts, the environment, and health and human services
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...
Bloomington Community FoundationDedicated to building a strong, healthy Bloomington, Minnesota, community
Border TrustTo create a strong, sustainable financial base that will enable us to meet community needs; to build on existing and new develop new relationships; to position Border Trust as the...
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...
Branch County Community FoundationTo serve the community by promoting charitable giving, building permanent endowments, and connecting community resources
Brandon Area Community FoundationTo help individuals and groups in Brandon and Southwestern Manitoba, Canada make an ongoing difference in their community by endowment building and donor service, grantmaking and community services
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...
Burlington Community FoundationTo collaborate with individuals and corporations to build endowments, give grants and connect community leadership within Burlington, Canada
Cambridge Community FoundationTo promote the mental, moral and physical welfare of the inhabitants of Cambridge, Massachusetts (or elsewhere, if specified by the donor), through grants to community agencies, generally for: social services-child...
Carlsbad FoundationTo improve the quality of life for the people of Carlsbad and South Eddy County, New Mexico. The foundation provides leadership for local charitable organizations by building and preserving permanent...
Cass County Community FoundationTo honor the spirit of giving and assist donors in building enduring sources of charitable assets to promote education, enhance humanity and advance community development throughout Cass County.
Central Florida FoundationBuilding community by building philanthropy
Central Minnesota Community FoundationTo engage people, connect resources and build community. The foundation fulfills this mission by making grants to support key issues in Central Minnesota by: encouraging individuals, families and businesses to...
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...
Chatham Kent Community FoundationTo build endowments and other funds to provide lasting support for local priorities in Chatham Kent, Canada
Chesapeake CharitiesTo provide innovative leadership and quality services that encourage charitable giving, build community resources and enable donors to achieve their charitable purposes, making lasting investments in the Chesapeake Bay region
Clayoquot Biosphere TrustA regional community organization that works with all communities in the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Region. We help build local capacity in education, sustainable development, ecosystem science and cultural...
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,...
Cluj Community FoundationTo connect the needs and resources of Cluj, with the aim of improving the life of its inhabitants; to stimulate the involvement and the initiative of local-interest companies and of...
Community Foundation AllianceTo provide leadership and support for member community foundations as they promote philanthropy and build endowments to serve their communities
Community Foundation for IrelandTo partner with donors to build strong communities at home and abroad
Community Foundation for LancashireTo serve individuals and organizations who want to give to local causes, and to provide grants and support to local groups and individuals to help them build a stronger Lancashire...
Community Foundation for Muskegon CountyTo build community endowment, effect positive change through grantmaking, and provide leadership on key community issues, all to serve donors’ desires to enhance the quality of life for the people...
Community Foundation for Northeast FloridaStimulating Philanthropy to Build a Better Community: In support of our mission, the foundation is committed to grantmaking that is fair and thoughtful; management that trusts and respects the intent...
Community Foundation for Ohio ValleyTo build a permanent endowment for the current and future needs of the Upper Ohio Valley
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 San Benito CountyDedicated to building a stronger community and enhancing the quality of life in San Benito County through support of philanthropic activities
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 Dunn CountyTo actively serve the people of Dunn County, Wisconsin, by building permanent charitable capital, making philanthropic grants and providing services that contribute to the health and vitality of local communities
Community Foundation of East Central FloridaTo enhance the quality of life in our community by increasing perpetual giving, building community leadership and connecting donors with the causes they care about
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 FlintServing the common good by engaging people in philanthropy and building the community’s endowment
Community Foundation of Greater GreensboroDedicated to strengthening the community for both present and future generations by promoting philanthropy, building a collection of endowment funds, and serving as a leader in shaping effective responses to...
Community Foundation of Greater JacksonTo help charitable donors establish permanent giving funds that reflect individual philanthropic interests while also making a long-term, positive impact on the community through giving for the arts, education, health,...
Community Foundation of Greater MuscatineTo improve the quality of life in Muscatine County through philanthropy by: building a substantial endowment to provide for community needs for generations to come; serving donors’ needs by providing...
Community Foundation of Greater RochesterTo enhance the quality of life, the foundation is committed to act as the center for philanthropy and serve as the community’s endowment builder and grant maker by: attracting charitable...
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 Henderson CountyTo enrich the quality of life in the greater Henderson County, North Carolina, area through building and increasing endowments in perpetuity
Community Foundation of Jackson CountyTo promote philanthropy in Jackson County. The foundation is a community-focused organization dedicated to: building visionary partnerships with donors and local service organizations; trustworthy stewardship of gifts; providing funds to...
Community Foundation of Kankakee River ValleyTo promote visionary philanthropy to create and support vital and caring communities; build and preserve funds of many individuals and institutions; distribute to nonprofit organizations that serve members of the...
Community Foundation of Lorain CountyTo Connect People Who Care with Causes That Matter, by; Helping donors turn charitable dreams into permanent legacies Investing in our community through strategic grantmaking Engaging with our community to build a better...
Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson CountyTo build a strong, vibrant community by helping donors provide perpetual funding for the people, projects and passions of Jefferson County, Indiana
Community Foundation of Middle TennesseeDedicated to enriching the quality of life in middle Tennessee. The foundation serves as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy, and strives to build a permanent endowment for the...
Community Foundation of MississaugaTo create sustainable support for community needs in Mississauga by building partnerships with donors and stakeholders who establish endowed and other related funds, to maximize our community impact by ensuring...
Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware CountyTo encourage philanthropy, assist donors in building an enduring source of charitable assets, and exercise leadership in directing resources to enhance the quality of life of the residents of Muncie...
Community Foundation of Northwest GeorgiaTo enhance the quality of life in the northwest Georgia region for both present and future generations by: promoting philanthropy; building and maintaining permanent endowment funds to be used for...
Community Foundation of Northwestern AlbertaConnect people. Build community. For good, and forever.
Community Foundation of Nova ScotiaA public foundation created by the people of Nova Scotia to enable effective philanthropy. We work with private donors, communities and charitable organizations to build the financial and social capital...
Community Foundation of Portage and DistrictTo enhance and enrich the quality of life in Portage la Prairie and District by supporting and promoting philanthropy through endowment building, donor services, grantmaking and community leadership
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 South AlabamaTo improve the quality of life in South Alabama by promoting philanthropy. Through wise investments, the foundation helps build the financial resources necessary to make effective grants that positively impact...
Community Foundation of South Puget SoundTo encourage the growth and responsible distribution of charitable resources to build stronger communities
Community Foundation of Southern IndianaTo build enduring charitable resources used to positively impact our community by: Serving as a partner and resource for donors, their advisors, and not-for-profit organizations Making it simple for donors to fulfill...
Community Foundation of Southwest LouisianaTo enhance the quality of life in Southwest Louisiana by becoming a strong and effective catalyst for building philanthropy for present and future generations
Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland AreaThe mission of the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area is to create lasting positive change. We work to build a permanent community endowment that supports high impact charitable...
Community Foundation of the OzarksTo improve the quality of life of all residents in the Ozarks through thoughtful grantmaking, leadership and endowment building
Community Foundation of the Virgin IslandsTo serve both donors and nonprofit organizations of the Virgin Islands that want to ensure the highest quality of life for both present and future generations. The foundation’s primary goal...
Community Foundation of VerdugosTo build enduring resources for the benefit of people in the Verdugo area . . . for good, forever
Community Foundation of Warren CountyTo promote the well-being of local inhabitants. The use of the bulk of funds has been designated by the donors, with distributions for child welfare, church building maintenance, community funds,...
Community Foundation of West AlabamaTo connect people and resources to the real needs of the community. The foundation strives to help build partnerships between donors, nonprofit organizations and the community at large in order...
Community Foundation Serving Boulder CountyTo improve the quality of life in Boulder County, now and forever, and to build a culture of giving
Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld CountyTo promote philanthropy to build resources, develop partnerships and provide leadership that will be of lasting benefit to our communities
Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central VirginiaTo serve and inspire people to build philanthropy for our region and to engage in our community
Community Foundation Serving the Counties of Riverside and San BernardinoTo strengthen the community by meeting the needs and enhancing the lives of individuals in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, California, in partnership with philanthropic individuals, community leaders and the...
Connecticut Community FoundationFostering creative partnerships to build rewarding lives and thriving communities
Coquitlam FoundationTo encourage and support creative, targeted philanthropy that builds a vibrant, sustainable and healthy community within Coquitlam, Canada
Corte Madera Community FoundationTo promote events, facilities, programs and services that build community spirit and enhance Corte Madera’s small-town character
Country Houses FoundationTo support the preservation of buildings of historic or architectural significance together with their gardens and grounds, for the public benefit within Country Houses Foundation, England
Cypress River and Area FoundationA philanthropic organization focused on building endowments in order to tackle long-term community challenges and meet immediate needs. It will maintain a broad grants program providing funding to many different...
DOCKDA Rural Development AgencyBuild transformational women’s leadership and networks of community organizations to change the lives of women and men in rural areas
Dubois County Community FoundationThe foundation believes every Dubois County citizen now and in future generations deserves a community that is vibrant, healthy and sustainable. It facilitates this belief by connecting people with the...
DuPage Community FoundationTo foster philanthropy, connect donors to area needs and build community partnerships.
East Texas Communities FoundationTo support philanthropy by offering simple ways for donors to achieve their long-term charitable goals. The foundation does this by: serving as a flexible and cost-effective vehicle for donors to...
Eastern West Virginia Community FoundationTo build and sustain endowment growth in West Virginia’s Eastern panhandle to benefit charitable programs and activities
Economic Stimulus Projects for Work and ActionTo help low-income Haitian individuals, families and communities to help themselves so that they can attain and maintain self-sufficiency and dignity. We fulfill our mission by supporting Haiti’s targeted reconstruction...
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...
Emporia Community FoundationTo connect caring people with causes that build stronger communities within the Emporia area which includes Chase, Coffey, Greenwood, Lyon, Morris, Osage and Wabaunsee counties.
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
Evanston Community FoundationHelping Evanston thrive now and forever as a vibrant, inclusive and just community, the foundation builds, connects and distributes resources and knowledge through local organizations for the common good.
Fayette County FoundationTo inspire a spirit of philanthropy in Fayette County, Indiana, by enhancing the quality of life through impacting grantmaking, strategic endowment building and community leadership
Findlay-Hancock County Community FoundationDedicated to improving the quality of life in the Hancock County area through collaborative leadership, responsible grantmaking and development of philanthropic giving. The foundation seeks to facilitate philanthropic efforts through...
Fleurieu Community FoundationBuilding a stronger, more resilient Fleurieu community
Fondo Acción SolidariaTo support Mexican grassroots organizations that work on socio-environmental projects that promote and build sustainable development in their communities
Foundation BoroondaraTo build a stronger community that is committed to social inclusion in Hawthorn, Australia
Foundation for the Mid SouthTo invest in people and strategies that build philanthropy and promote racial, social and economic equity in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Priority areas include health and wellness, education, wealth building...
Franklin County Community FoundationTo build permanent partnerships in giving that effectively connect donors and community projects to promote an enriched future for all citizens of Franklin County, Indiana
Global Alliance for Development FoundationTo promote community building, effective partnerships, social and economic networking, youth opportunities and participation, and education and advocacy on natural resources and environmental sustainability. GADeF’s Youth Community Development Foundation supports...
Gorge Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the Columbia River Gorge by building permanent charitable endowments to help fund the long-term needs and opportunities in our communities
Grand Rapids Community FoundationOur mission is to build and manage our community’s permanent endowment and lead the community to strengthen the lives of its people.
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 Manhattan Community FoundationTo build relationships between donors and community needs
Greater Pinebelt Community FoundationTo build better communities through philanthropy
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...
Greater Salina Community FoundationTo enhance quality of life, both today and in the future, by enabling donors to fulfill their charitable desires, building a permanent endowment, facilitating prudent management and care of funds,...
Greater Worcester Community FoundationTo increase philanthropy and build healthy and vibrant communities throughout Central Massachusetts. The foundation achieves its mission in four primary ways: works with donor on tailored giving programs; invests in...
Hamilton Community FoundationEntrusted with the responsibility to improve quality of life, the foundation has a four-part mission: to serve as a leader, catalyst, and resource for philanthropy; to build and permanently hold...
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...
Henderson Community FoundationThe foundation partners with donors, volunteers, nonprofit organizations and the community to connect philanthropic interests with community needs and build a legacy of giving.
High Point Community FoundationDedicated to strengthening a diverse, healthy and productive community for both present and future generations. The foundation promotes philanthropy, builds and maintains a permanent collection of endowment funds, and serves...
Highland Area Community FoundationTo be a builder of permanent charitable assets to use on behalf of the Highland area community, act as good stewards for those funds, and serve as a resource in...
Ikhala TrustTo support community-led initiatives in the Eastern Cape by building relationships, enhancing capacity and facilitating access to funds
Incourage Community FoundationBuilding a community that works well for all people
Indian River Community FoundationBuilding a stronger community through donor-driven philanthropy
Initiative FoundationTo unlock the power of the people of central Minnesota to build and sustain thriving communities
Irpin Community FoundationBuilding the capacity of the local community to solve its own social problems and needs through grantmaking and events for local nonprofit organizations. Our task is to monitor the problems...
Kansas Rural Communities FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in all Kansas communities, build statewide awareness of community needs and opportunities, provide a vehicle by which individuals, families, businesses and organizations can financially...
Kenya Community Development FoundationTo promote sustainable development of communities for social justice through institution building, partnerships, resource mobilization and policy influencing
Kitchener and Waterloo Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Kitchener-Waterloo and area, now and for generations to come, by building and investing community assets and providing leadership on key community issues
Komunitna Nadacia PresovTo build the Prešov community through the promotion of public projects
Lapeer County Community FoundationThe foundation builds and manages permanent endowment funds from a wide variety of donors to provide grants that enhance the quality of life in Lapeer County, now and for future...
Laupheimer BürgerstiftungTo encourage businesses to actively participate in social tasks, to build self-confidence and hope for the future in our youth, promote cultural and social values, strengthen understanding and personal commitment...
Leelanau Township Community FoundationTo support vital civic initiatives until the community becomes all that it’s been envisioned it can be. The foundation pledges to achieve this mission by: helping to meet the needs...
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...
LIN Center for Community DevelopmentTo provide support services to local nonprofit organizations, skilled volunteers and donors who are committed to building strong communities
Lord Mayor’s Charitable FoundationLord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation has inspired philanthropy in Melbourne since 1923. Today we are a contemporary community foundation focused on the impact we can have in our community. We aim...
Luzerne FoundationTo cultivate measurable community improvement by: serving as a leader, catalyst and resource for charitable activities; building and administering a permanent reserve of charitable capital for the community’s present needs...
Marietta Community FoundationCommitted to building a strong foundation for the community and making life better for all citizens of Washington County, Ohio, and the surrounding communities. The foundation seeks to respond to...
McPherson County Community FoundationTo serve the common good for the county’s residents, building strong communities by engaging people in philanthropy and developing a permanent endowment to provide resources, now and for generations to...
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. Lebanon Community EndowmentTo build, promote and manage a permanent fund that sustains and enhances the quality of life in Mt. Lebanon
Napa Valley Community FoundationThe foundation mobilizes resources, inspires giving, builds knowledge and provides leadership on vital community issues to improve the quality of life for all in Napa County.
Nebraska Community FoundationTo use the tools of philanthropy, community development and economic development to help communities help themselves. The foundation creates a path to greater prosperity for all by helping communities: envision...
New Mexico Community FoundationGiving primarily to build community resources and relationships, with special emphasis on rural communities and issues important to communities, such as water, kids, health, families, elderly, education, hardship and livelihoods
Newmont Ahafo Development FoundationTo empower communities through grants, knowledge-sharing, partnership and capacity building to achieve sustainable development.
NGO "Foundation for Community Development"Our activities aim at improvement of quality of life for the population of the region through social partnership, development of philanthropy and leadership in communities, striving for humanistic, social and...

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