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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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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...
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...
Brooklyn Community FoundationTo spark lasting social change, mobilizing people, capital and expertise for a fair and just Brooklyn.
Bürgerstiftung Bad TölzTo provide help for acute problems by bringing together people who are willing and motivated to change something in their city
Bürgerstiftung Henstedt-UlzburgTo bring together people who want to change something: with ideas, commitment and the necessary money to transform a good concept into a successful project
Community Foundation for Greater New HavenTo create positive and sustainable change in Greater New Haven, Connecticut, by increasing the amount of and enhancing the impact of community philanthropy
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...
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...
DOCKDA Rural Development AgencyBuild transformational women’s leadership and networks of community organizations to change the lives of women and men in rural areas
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...
Foundation ScotlandTo make an impact and create lasting change in the communities of Scotland
Fundación Comunitaria de MatamorosTo generate cultural change by joining assets from our community with resources from social investors to improve the quality of life within Tamaulipas, Mexico
Fundación Comunitaria OaxacaTo promote social participation in and out of Oaxaca to improve the welfare and quality of life of vulnerable population groups and those marginalized in the Oaxacan community, through initiatives...
Grassroots JerusalemTo develop a culture of justice and human rights; to raise the local standard of knowledge and understanding of human rights as “rights”-not privileges-and to demand them constructively; to develop...
Hamilton Community FoundationTo drive positive change by connecting people, ideas and resources
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...
Long Beach Community FoundationTo initiate positive change for Long Beach through charitable giving, stewardship and strategic grantmaking
Martinsville Area Community FoundationTo foster positive change on behalf of the community
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
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...
Regional Foundation For Local Development ZAMAHZamah mission is promotion of philanthropy values through development of new knowledge, and skills in communities, thus work on positive changes and development of new values; knowledge transfer and the...
Richmond Community FoundationRCF harnesses the power of philanthropy to build healthy, sustainable communities throughout Richmond and Contra Cost County. We provide the leadership to effectively engage those who wish to create...
San Francisco FoundationTo mobilize resources and act as a catalyst for change to build strong communities, foster civic leadership and promote philanthropy
San Gennaro Onlus Community FoundationWe believe that beauty can save the world, this is why we support bottom up initiatives that promote the cultural heritage of the district of Sanità and the city...
Sibiu Community FoundationTo transform the city into a place where citizens, companies and local institutions work together to create a strong, powerful community; to encourage and speed the process of social change;...
South Madison Community FoundationTo produce positive and sustainable change in the communities served
Sydney Community FoundationTo change and improve the quality of life across Sydney by connecting philanthropy to communities
Triangle Community FoundationTo connect philanthropic resources with community needs, create opportunity for enlightened change, and encourage philanthropy as a way of life
Western Indiana Community FoundationTo support, encourage and maintain core Christian values leading to a community which recognizes the benefits of individual commitment to honesty, integrity, reliability, marriage, respect for others, church and traditional...

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