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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...
Athens Area Community FoundationTo promote and facilitate strategic philanthropy by connecting donors with what they care about through charitable giving and by serving as a well-informed and effective grantmaker to meet needs and...
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...
Beautiful Plains Community FoundationTo preserve and advance the quality of life in the community by developing permanent endowment funds, making responsible grants and acting as a catalyst for community philanthropy and leadership
Bedfordshire and Luton Community FoundationTo be a catalyst for community development for the area of Bedfordshire and Luton and to positively touch the lives of those who come to us for support
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...
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...
Central New York Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for those who live and work within the community by: encouraging the growth of a permanent charitable endowment to meet the community’s changing opportunities...
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 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 of BrevardTo provide a cost-effective bridge for all donors to the community’s changing needs, serve as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy, produce an expanding pool of permanent endowment funds...
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 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 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 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 South GeorgiaTo be a catalyst for the establishment of charitable funds which benefit the community for generations to come; serve the varied interests and needs of donors; promote local philanthropy; serve...
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 UtahOur mission is to harness Utah’s entrepreneurial spirit in service to the common good through smart philanthropy. We are focused on the people, places, causes and resources of Utah....
Community Foundation of Western Virginia, Inc.To foster positive change on behalf of the community by: enabling donors to carry out their charitable intent through prudently administered permanent endowment funds; offering a comprehensive array of services...
Community Foundation of WhistlerA catalyst for improving the quality of community life by: providing philanthropic leadership by responding to changing community needs and challenges; serving as a vehicle for generous citizens and corporations...
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...
CREATE FoundationTo act as a catalyst for positive change by supporting projects that will improve the quality of life for all citizens of northeast Mississippi, and by helping individuals and groups...
Dallas FoundationTo serve as a resource, leader and catalyst for philanthropy by providing donors with flexible means of making gifts to charitable causes that enhance the community
Dearborn Community FoundationTo serve as a catalyst to connect people who care with causes that improve the quality of life in the community by advancing cultural, educational and social opportunities, while preserving...
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
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...
Fargo-Moorhead Area FoundationTo enrich the quality of life of the people in the Clay County, Minnesota, and Cass County, North Dakota, area by encouraging philanthropy and developing permanent endowment, assessing and responding...
Fort Dodge Community FoundationTo serve as an advocate and a catalyst for charitable giving-developing charitable resources to support important community programs, services, initiatives and nonprofit organizations that advance the public good, foster economic...
Foundation for Appalachian KentuckyTo support collaborative work in the local community around a common vision that enhances the lives of all citizens and to create a permanent endowment to serve as a catalyst...
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...
Greenville Area Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the Greenville area. To do this the foundation will attract and hold permanent endowment funds from a wide range of donors; it will...
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...
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...
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...
La Crosse Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in the greater La Crosse area by: attracting charitable gifts promoting community philanthropy; serving as a steward for entrusted funds and using these precious...
Laredo Area Community FoundationTo act as a driving force to develop a permanent endowment, to assess and to respond to emerging and changing community needs, to provide a vehicle and service donors with...
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...
Middletown Community FoundationThe mission of the foundation is to: serve as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy; serve as a permanent and growing endowment for the community’s changing needs and opportunities;...
Noble County Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Noble County by serving as a catalyst for positive change, enabling donors to carry out their charitable intent, and making grants
North Bay and Area Community FoundationTo be a philanthropic leader, catalyst and resource in enabling North Bay, Canada to develop
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...
Parasol Tahoe Community FoundationThe foundation envisions a region known for engaged community. As Tahoe’s largest community foundation, it is committed to improving the quality of life throughout the Lake Tahoe basin and empowering...
Pottawattamie County Community FoundationA partnership of rural and urban citizens dedicated to improving the lives of all residents of the county’s communities by: serving as an effective catalyst for responses to community issues;...
Red Deer and District Community FoundationTo be a community catalyst committed to growing a legacy which strengthens the quality of life in Red Deer and the surrounding area
Salt Spring Island FoundationTo enrich Canada’s Salt Spring Island’s quality of life by encouraging local philanthropy through endowment funds, supporting the network of charitable organizations through granting, and serving as a catalyst for...
San Francisco FoundationTo mobilize resources and act as a catalyst for change to build strong communities, foster civic leadership and promote philanthropy
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...
Scranton Area FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all people in Lackawanna County through the development of organized philanthropy. The foundation strives to carry out this mission as a steward by...
Southwest Initiative FoundationTo be a catalyst, facilitating opportunities for economic and social growth by developing and challenging leaders to build on the region’s assets
St. Croix FoundationTo foster greater philanthropic activity, to marshal resources and to act as a catalyst to benefit the people of St. Croix and the Virgin Islands
The Foundation for Enhancing CommunitiesTo stimulate philanthropy and enhance the quality of life in the community through accumulating, managing and disbursing financial assets, and to serve as a catalyst and neutral convener to meet...
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...
Unity Foundation of La Porte CountyTo strengthen LaPorte County now and forever by building permanent endowments, providing leadership, offering philanthropic vehicles for everyone, and being a catalyst for social and economic vitality
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...
Wichita Community FoundationTo serve as the catalyst that creates lasting legacies by partnering with people, families and organizations to devote resources to causes that matter
Winnipeg FoundationTo be a catalyst for strengthening community well-being, now and for future generations, by promoting philanthropy, creating partnerships and supporting diverse charitable organizations
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...
York County Community FoundationTo promote the betterment of York County, Pennsylvania, and the enhancement of the quality of life for all its citizens by attracting and managing funds to build a permanent endowment,...

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