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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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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...
Allegany County Area FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for both present and future generations in the Allegany County area by providing scholarships and grants to organizations in support of educational, social, cultural...
Baltimore Community FoundationTo inspire donors to achieve their charitable goals from generation to generation and to improve the quality of life in the Baltimore region through grantmaking, enlightened civic leadership and strategic...
Beckley Area FoundationGrantmaking on the arts, health and human services, public recreation, education and civic beautification in specific geographic areas of southern West Virginia
Benton Community FoundationTo enhance the community through civic leadership, philanthropy and charitable development initiatives
Blue Torysa Community FoundationTo support local activities aimed at improving the quality of life for communities in the region, preserving our cultural heritage, improving public health and the environment, and supporting the development...
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...
Broomfield Community FoundationTo accept contributions and provide support through grants in the areas of civic projects, human services, arts, humanities, seniors and education which benefit Broomfield citizens; to manage an endowment whose...
Buergerstiftung WieslochTo encourage civic engagement, strengthen the local community, activate innovative capacity within the community, enhance public participation for everyone, help people in acute situations of financial neediness, enhance cooperation among...
Bürgerstiftung Bad EmsTo promote volunteer work and initiate community projects and initiatives in city history, science and research, education, sports, arts and culture, international understanding, environmental, animal and nature protection, land management...
Bürgerstiftung BremenTo support elder care, public health, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, a democratic political system, historic preservation, arts and culture, sports, crime victim assistance, environment, nature conservation, land...
Bürgerstiftung für Haan und GruitenTo support elder care, public health, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, a democratic political system, historic preservation, arts and culture, religion, sports, animal welfare, traditional customs, environment, nature...
Bürgerstiftung FürthTo support education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, arts and culture, public health and welfare, sport, traditional customs, environment, conservation, land management, international understanding, science and research
Bürgerstiftung Gemeinde EmstekTo strengthen the family, personal, cultural and economic structures of the Emstek community through successful projects and civic engagement
Bürgerstiftung Hellweg RegionTo promote charitable projects and encourge civic engagement in the areas of science and research, education and training, arts and culture, environment and territory, and youth and child care
Bürgerstiftung HerrenbergTo support elder care, public health, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, historic preservation, arts and culture, sports, environment, nature and land conservation, international understanding, science and research
Bürgerstiftung JenaTo encourage civic engagement and improve the quality of life in the region and to strengthen the community in a sustainable way, focusing on youth and senior citizens, environment and...
Bürgerstiftung KelkheimTo support training and education, student assistance, civic engagement, arts and culture, public health and welfare, sports, environment, nature and land conservation, science and research
Bürgerstiftung KernenTo support education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, arts and culture, environment, and nature and land conservation
Bürgerstiftung Landkreis Saalfeld-RudolstadtTo support elder care, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, historic preservation, arts and culture, science and research
Bürgerstiftung LangenTo support education and training, sport, arts and culture, science and research, environment, nature and land conservation, youth, elder care and public health, international understanding, traditional customs, civic engagement and...
Bürgerstiftung LichtenbergTo support elder care, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, arts and culture, and international understanding
Bürgerstiftung MagdeburgTo support education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, arts and culture, public health, sports, traditional customs, science and research
Bürgerstiftung OberndorfTo support elder care, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, arts and culture
Bürgerstiftung OsnabrückTo support education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, arts and culture, public health, animal welfare, environment, land conservation, international understanding and other charitable purposes
Bürgerstiftung OstholsteinTo support elder care, public health and welfare, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, historic preservation, arts and culture, sports, environment, nature and land conservation, international understanding, science and...
Bürgerstiftung OvelgönneTo promote social responsibility, civic engagement and solidarity
Bürgerstiftung Pforzheim-EnzTo promote civic responsibility in the following areas: arts and culture, historic preservation, education, sport, international understanding, nature and land conservation, disaster relief, civil defense and animal welfare
Bürgerstiftung Region AhrensburgTo support elder care, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, historic preservation, arts and culture, public health, animal welfare, environment, land conservation, consumer advice and protection, science and research
Bürgerstiftung Region BergenTo support care of the elderly and the disabled, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, historic preservation, crime prevention, arts and culture, sports, traditional customs, environment, nature conservation and...
Bürgerstiftung RheinfeldenTo support elder care, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, historic preservation, arts and culture, environment, nature and land conservation, science and research
Bürgerstiftung RheingauTaunusTo protect the environment and historical monuments and to strengthen civic engagement
Bürgerstiftung RheinhessenTo strengthen civic engagement to support existing social projects in our region and initiate new projects
Bürgerstiftung Rielasingen-WorblingenTo promote projects in the areas of education, family, youth and seniors, social issues, health and sport, arts and culture, home and preservation, nature and the environment, international understanding, charitable...
Bürgerstiftung RosdorfTo promote projects in the areas of education, family, youth and seniors, social issues, health and sport, arts and culture, home and preservation, nature and the environment, international understanding, charitable...
Bürgerstiftung Rosenheimer LandTo promote projects in the areas of education, family, youth and seniors, social issues, health and sport, arts and culture, home and preservation, nature and the environment, international understanding, charitable...
Bürgerstiftung Salzland-Region SchönebeckTo promote projects in the areas of education, family, youth and seniors, social issues, health and sport, arts and culture, home and preservation, nature and the environment, international understanding, democratic...
Bürgerstiftung SauerlachTo support elder care, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, historic preservation, arts and culture, traditional customs, environment, and nature and land conservation
Bürgerstiftung SchorndorfTo support civic engagement and promote projects in the areas of education, protection of marriage, family, youth and seniors, health and sport, home care, arts and culture, and nature and...
Bürgerstiftung Stadt SelmTo support elder care, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, historic preservation, arts and culture, public health, sports, environment, nature and land conservation, international understanding, science and research
Bürgerstiftung StormarnTo support elder care, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, historic preservation, arts and culture, public health and welfare, sports, environment, nature and land conservation, international understanding, science and...
Bürgerstiftung TübingenTo support education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, and arts and culture
Bürgerstiftung Unser LeohausTo strengthen civic engagement, support clubs, create local and regional networks and experience new community
BürgerStiftung WaldenbuchTo support elder care, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, arts and culture, sports, environment, nature and land conservation, and international understanding
Bürgerstiftung WarmbronnTo support civic engagement, historic preservation, arts and culture, environment, and land and nature conservation
Bürgerstiftung WeimarTo promote civic engagement among the people of Weimar for the betterment of their city and fellow citizens
Bürgerstiftung WeinheimTo support education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, historic preservation, crime prevention, arts and culture, environment, nature and land conservation, international understanding and public welfare
Bürgerstiftung WeinstadtTo support elder care, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement and historic preservation
Bürgerstiftung WindhagenTo support elder care, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, a democratic political system, historic preservation, arts and culture, public health, sports, traditional customs, environment, and nature and...
Bürgerstiftung WismarTo support elder care, civic engagement, a democratic political system, family and marriage, disaster relief, crime prevention, arts and culture, public health, sports and animal welfare
Bürgerstiftung Würzburg und UmgebungTo promote civic engagement, especially in the areas of education, arts and culture, nature, environmental and heritage protection, youth and the elderly, and public health and welfare
California Community FoundationTo strengthen Los Angeles communities through effective philanthropy and civic engagement. The foundation makes multi-year grants (usually two years) in these main areas: arts, education, health care, housing and neighborhoods,...
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...
Central Pennsylvania Community FoundationTo provide a permanent trust that will help the local community in the future by providing a perpetual fund to aid civic and charitable projects
Chicago Community TrustTo lead and inspire philanthropic efforts that measurably improve the quality of life and the prosperity of the region. With new strategic focus, the trust seeks to advance four overarching...
Cobb Community FoundationTo invest in solutions to solve Cobb County’s civic, educational, health, human service and cultural challenges
Community Foundation of Carroll CountyTo improve the quality of life in Carroll County and the surrounding area by initiating programs, coordinating resources and supporting organizations that enhance and advance the civic, social, cultural, recreational...
Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger LakesThe foundation exists in perpetuity to enhance the quality of life in the community. Guided by a board of civic leaders, the foundation provides a continuing source of funding to...
Community Foundation of Greater New BritainTo meet the needs of the greater New Britain, Connecticut, community through support of programs dedicated to health and human services, education, community and economic development, the environment, arts and...
Community Foundation of GreenvilleTo enhance the quality of life of citizens of Greater Greenville, South Carolina, by linking philanthropic leadership, charitable resources and civic influence with needs and opportunities in the community
Community Foundation of Howard CountyTo improve the quality of life in the community through the accumulation and stewardship of enduring charitable gifts. Primary areas of interest include health and medical, social services, education, cultural...
Community Foundation of Southwest KansasThe Mission of the Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas is to improve the quality of life in the Southwest Kansas area by providing ongoing philanthropic leadership and maintaining and enhancing...
Community Foundation of West Chester/LibertyTo encourage, support and facilitate philanthropy and improve the quality of life in the West Chester/Liberty area. The foundation provides support for civic affairs and community development, education (including scholarships),...
Community Foundation PartnershipTo enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Lawrence and Martin Counties, Indiana, in the areas of education, health and human services, civic and historical affairs, the arts...
Davie Community FoundationTo promote the well-being of the people of Davie County. The foundation is operated exclusively for civic, educational, cultural, religious and charitable purposes.
Decatur County Community FoundationTo provide a general depository for charitable contributions that will service Decatur County. The foundation supports the following areas of interest: civic and community, education, health and human services, arts...
Del Mar FoundationTo promote civic pride and cohesiveness, acquire and preserve open space, improve beaches and parkland, raise and grant funds, and sponsor diverse cultural programs and community events in Del Mar,...
Fairfield Community FoundationTo award grants and scholarships for the educational, charitable, artistic, social and civic benefit of the community
Ferencváros Community FoundationTo increase the quality of life in the district of Ferencváros through promoting local philanthropy, supporting civic initiatives aiming to develop our community, and strengthening the sense of attachment and...
Fremont Area Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life by connecting donor interests with community needs. Grantmaking is primarily for social services, health and recreation, education, arts and culture, and civic purposes.
Fundación Punta de MitaImprove the quality of life of the communities in the region of Punta de Mita and Bay of Banderas, in a sustainable way by strengthening the civic sector in areas...
Gemeinschaftsstiftung MöllnTo encourage civic engagement and promote the values of freedom, openness, tolerance, justice, solidarity and closeness
Generations FoundationTo support youth and other NGOs through education and cultural activities, projects, grant and scholarship funds, and consulting. We also work on behalf of civic society.
Greater Jefferson County Community FoundationTo receive, accept and distribute funds for educational, cultural, civic and charitable purposes for the benefit of the greater community of Jefferson County, Iowa
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...
Hamilton Community FoundationTo meet local community needs for all manner of civic, charitable, educational, cultural, health, recreational and humanitarian purposes
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...
Kearney County Community FoundationEstablished for charitable, civic, educational and scientific purposes for the use and benefit of persons of Kearney County, Nebraska
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...
Lafayette Community FoundationTo invest in programs and projects that promote and enhance the civic, cultural, educational and environmental health of Lafayette and beyond
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...
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...
Lincoln Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in the greater Lincoln, Nebraska, area by responding to emerging and changing needs and sustaining existing organizations and institutions through grants for education, arts...
Los Altos Community FoundationLACF strengthens community by stimulating local philanthropy and civic engagement in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View
Lubbock Area FoundationA permanent charitable institution dedicated to the South Plains community, giving primarily for education, arts, environment, health, civic affairs and social services
Mankato Area FoundationTo encourage and support projects which enrich the quality of life in the Mankato area. Primary areas of grantmaking include education, arts and culture, recreation, aesthetics and civic affairs.
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...
Northern New Jersey Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Northern New Jersey communities through work in the fields of education, public health and civic engagement. The foundation assists communities to meet their...
Omaha Community FoundationTo build enduring charitable partnerships that make the community better. Support is primarily for cultural programs, education, neighborhood development, civic affairs, health and social services, and programs for women.
Salem Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Salem, Ohio, and the immediate area. The foundation, through special grants, supports charitable, educational, scientific, literary, artistic and civic efforts, as well as...
San Francisco FoundationTo mobilize resources and act as a catalyst for change to build strong communities, foster civic leadership and promote philanthropy
Siouxland Community FoundationThe foundation awards grants to social service agencies that offer assistance with addiction, domestic violence and other issues. Giving also supports arts and culture, education, civic affairs and health.
Stadtteil-Stiftung HemelingenTo support elder care, education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, a democratic political system, arts and culture, and international understanding.
Stara Zagora Community FoundationTo fund civic initiatives that satisfy community needs by uniting civic organizations, local authorities and businesses of Bulgaria’s Stara Zagora region
Stark Community FoundationTo enhance the sound health and general welfare of Stark County, Ohio, citizens through support for civic improvement programs and educational institutions. Primary areas of interest include the arts, education,...
Sterling Heights Community FoundationTo initiate and coordinate functions and activities within Sterling Heights, Michigan, to enhance the quality of life of its citizens; award grants and/or support projects that are in accordance with...
Stiftung Bürger für LeipzigTo support education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, developmental cooperation, arts and culture, environment, nature and land conservation, international understanding and public welfare
Stiftung CitoyenTo support education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, developmental cooperation, arts and culture, environment protection, nature and land conservation, international understanding and public welfare
Trencin FoundationTo promote civic activities that increase quality of life, local democracy and community philanthropy in the Trencin region
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...
Wyoming Community FoundationTo foster the community and enhance the quality of life for Wyoming residents through asset building, grantmaking and increased civic engagement, participation and leadership. Current statewide areas of need from...

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