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This alphabetical listing provides the names, locations and year of establishment for the 1,875 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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«The Mill» Foundation Of Pryazha DistrictTo develop charity in rural areas by combining the forces of the local authorities, businesses and nonprofit organizations
Żywiecka Fundacja RozwojuTo contribute to the social and economic development of Zywiec and the surrounding area
Zabielski FoundationOur mission is to make a progress on difficult social and developmental problems by creating solutions, inspiring and connecting people to change the world.
Yolo Community FoundationTo develop and promote philanthropy in Yolo County
Wright Stuff Community FoundationTo promote, develop, advise, collaborate with and solicit financial support for rural and youth development and educational programs that benefit the residents of the Wright’s Mesa region of Colorado
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...
West Coast Community FoundationTo mobilize capital and distribute resources to organizations and projects in reducing poverty and developing communities along the West Coast
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...
Wells County FoundationTo enhance the quality of life of the Wells County, Indiana, community through the generation and prudent administration of entrusted donor funds to meet present and future changing community needs....
Wawanesa Community FoundationTo fund capital projects within the Village of Wawanesa in order to promote, develop, preserve and enrich human, natural and heritage resources
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...
Via Vitae FoundationTo improve quality of life in Czech communities, promote responsible and sustainable development, and support the development of NGOs
UThungulu Community FoundationTo provide grants to community groups, NGOs and other local actors to support local initiatives such as health, HIV/AIDS education, neighborhood improvements, and environmental and local development within South Africa
Uluntu Community FoundationTo facilitate sustainable community development through partnerships in order to alleviate poverty and hunger in the targeted communities
Ufa Community FoundationTo develop the capital city of the Republic of Bashkortostan Ufa as modern major international cultural, economic, administrative and landscape center of the Eurasian region
Tuzla Community FoundationTo support the participation of citizens in the democratic development of their communities through networking and partnership, involvement and empowerment of youth, and co-financing of citizens’ initiatives and projects for...
Tutrakan Community FoundationTo ensure sustainable community development through the promotion of charity and support the implementation of citizens’ initiatives, responsive to local needs and problems
Trinidad Community FoundationTo enhance and develop the quality of life in Trinidad and Las Animas County by building a culture of giving, and by providing grants in the areas of education, health...
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...
The Gandjabasar Community Foundation (GCF)Provide direct aid to the poor people, involve people in their own development, helping them to realize their potential, promote the community planning and development; help people break the...
Tewa Women’s FundThrough funding and capacity development, Tewa supports women to organize, raise their voices collectively and transform discriminatory policies, systems, norms and practices.
Térerő - Közösségi Alapítvány a VárosunkértTo 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...
Taos Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the communities served by encouraging permanent charitable giving for present and future generations, primarily in the areas of health and human services; education...
SurreyCares Community FoundationOur primary mandate is to support philanthropic giving to local causes throughout Surrey, BC. We’re a registered charity, and a member of Community Foundations of Canada. We’re non-political and non-partisan....
Suffolk FoundationThe foundation is an organization of individuals committed to the following: engage in charitable grantmaking; take other actions for a broad range of charitable needs to benefit the people of...
Sudbury Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life and sustainability of our community through fund development, grantmaking and leadership
Stowarzyszenie W.A.R.K.ATo promote local development by stimulating the activity of citizens and the promotion of the county of Grójec. In Polish, WARKA is an acronym for Active Vision Entertainment Culture Alternative.
Stowarzyszenie CzajniaComprehensive development of the local community with a special emphasis on youth
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
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
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...
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,...
Stand Like Stone FoundationTo support charitable projects in the Limestone coast that focus on community health and well-being, community development, and environmental and cultural projects in Mount Gambier West, Australia
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
South Windsor Community FoundationThe South Windsor Community Foundation, Inc., seeks to improve the quality of life in South Windsor for all residents of all ages by furthering the development of community based programs...
Somerset Community FoundationTo promote vibrant, inclusive communities in Somerset through developing a culture of local giving and enabling voluntary groups to combat disadvantage and isolation
Sokółka Community FoundationTo develop and promote initiatives, attitudes and actions encouraging community and economic development as well as enhancement of life quality in the Sokólski region
Sivil Toplum icin Destek VakfiSupport Foundation for Civil Society (Sivil Toplum icin Destek Vakfi) provides support to civil society development for a democratic society. It builds a bridge between donors and civil society.
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...
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...
Sandusky/Erie County Community FoundationTo develop a permanent endowment to identify and respond to community needs, and to facilitate charitable giving
Saint Paul FoundationThe foundation actively serves the people of St. Paul, Minnesota, and the surrounding communities by building permanent charitable capital, making philanthropic grants and providing services that contribute to the health...
Sainik FoundationTo undertake rural development and capacity building of rural communities to promote and strengthen self-reliance; to seed, promote and consolidate community foundation structures at the village level
Rural Communities Foundation of Nova ScotiaTo build on the strengths and assets of Nova Scotia’s coastal and rural communities by encouraging philanthropic giving, developing a permanent endowment and managing the granting of funds
Rochester Area FoundationDedicated to using its resources to improve the quality of life, promote greater equality of opportunities, and develop effective methods to assist those in need in the greater Rochester area....
Rivers and Area Community FoundationTo advance the quality of life in the community of Rivers, Canada by developing permanent endowment funds and making grants to the community
Rio Grande Valley Community FoundationTo provide continuing funding for the arts, education, economic development and scientific purposes that exist in McAllen and the surrounding areas
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...
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...
Raciborski Fundusz LokalnyTo promote community development in the southwestern part of the province of Silesia, Poland
Puerto Rico Community FoundationTo develop the capacities of communities in Puerto Rico to accomplish their social transformation and economic self-sufficiency, stimulating investment in the communities and maximizing the yield of each contribution. The...
Powell County Community FoundationTo develop a long-term funding source to assist area nonprofits with their missions and meet unanticipated needs. We are building our endowment while making grants to local organizations.
Pondong Batangan Community FoundationTo build funds by way of “small giving” and to support people and community development projects
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...
Perm Community Foundation To develop social programs that affect the quality of life in rural areas and help to expand the range of social services for rural residents
Pakistan Centre for PhilanthropyTo increase the volume and effectiveness of philanthropy for social development in Pakistan
Outer Banks Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the Outer Banks community by providing leadership and opportunities through the development and utilization of donor funds
Orange FoundationThe foundation’s grantmaking priorities include education, recreation and community development.
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.
Oklahoma City Community FoundationTo serve the charitable needs of the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, area through the development and administration of endowment funds with the goal of preserving capital and enhancing its value for...
Ohio County Community FoundationTo assist donors with building, managing and distributing a lasting source of charitable resources for Ohio County, Indiana. The foundation makes grants in the fields of community development, education, human...
Northern Primorye Community FoundationTo increase the level of comfort in communities where the fund operates; protect the environment and wild nature; promote education, science, culture and art; and support the spiritual development of...
North Woodward Community FoundationDedicated to investing in and enhancing the quality of life in Troy and the surrounding communities by awarding grants to support outstanding organizations and projects. Giving is primarily in the...
North Bay and Area Community FoundationTo be a philanthropic leader, catalyst and resource in enabling North Bay, Canada to develop
Norfolk Community FoundationTo promote community development within Norfolk County, Canada
Nitra Community FoundationTo improve quality of life in the Nitra region based on development of philanthropy and volunteering activities
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...
Newmont Ahafo Development FoundationTo empower communities through grants, knowledge-sharing, partnership and capacity building to achieve sustainable development.
New Richmond Area Community FoundationTo serve as the center point for service-based philanthropy, creating collaborative partnerships that identify needs in the communities the foundation serves. It develops strategies to provide citizens in these communities...
Nelson Bays Community FoundationTo promote community development within New Zealand
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...
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...
Naseej Foundation - Resources for Community Youth Development in the Arab Worldto support the creation of diverse and active communities, where people collectively and through equitable partnerships, play a positive and responsible role in the development process that ensures justice at...
Nakusp and Area Community FoundationTo maintain funds and apply the income to give grants to qualified donees in Nakusp, Burton, Fauquier, Edgewood and Trout Lake, Canada for projects which promote advancement in arts and...
Mures Community FoundationDedicated to the development of local community by analyzing and solving the puzzle of local necessities. The foundation supports charity and initiative, pulling together with local community members to reach...
Mumbulla FoundationTo promote education and community development projects that will benefit the people in the Bega Valley Shire, Australia
Morogoro Municipal Community FoundationTo solicit resources and coordinate and disburse funds directed at promoting community-based self-help schemes for community development in Morogoro Municipality, Tanzania
Montgomery County FoundationTo develop, receive, administer and manage, under community control, funds received from public and private sources and distribute them for charitable purposes, primarily to meet local needs
Moline FoundationTo provide grants to health, human services, education, community development, the arts and other charitable organizations which benefit the citizens of Moline and the Quad Cities, Illinois, region
Minnesota Philanthropy PartnersTo assist individuals, organizations and communities statewide in developing local charitable trusts. Grants are made from these funds according to the recommendations and interests of donors and advisory boards.
Milbank Community FoundationTo provide the opportunity for philanthropic investment in the community, demonstrate leadership in the areas of education and social and economic development, and to promote the quality of life of...
Midlands Community FoundationGiving primarily for arts and culture, human services, community and economic development, health care and education
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;...
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...
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...
Mayerthorpe Area Community FoundationTo promote community development within Mayerthorpe, Canada
Masindi Community FoundationTo mobilize and endow resources for the promotion and facilitation of asset based development so as to enable local citizens establish and manage sustainable social enterprises capable of improving their...
Marshfield Area Community FoundationTo receive and accept property exclusively for educational, recreational, artistic/cultural, conservation, community development, charitable or benevolent purposes for the benefit and improvement of residents of the Marshfield, Wisconsin, area
Management And Development Foundation (MDF)“Sustainable development that meets the needs of the present time without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Continually evolving concept based on the integration of...
Local Development InstituteCivil society strengthening, community business development, environmental rehabilitation, social development, and community foundation strengthening
Livonia Community FoundationTo support the promotion and development of community resources, including historic edifices, public interest and support in the arts and culture, and charitable programs for the welfare of the community
Liptov Community FoundationTo systematically encourage the development of grant programs in the Liptov region, effectively manage our endowment assets and continuously reach new local partners, who enable us to create tools to...
Lincolnshire Community FoundationImproving people\'s lives and wellbeing through grants, loans and facilitating the development and sustainability of charities, volunteer-led groups and community business.
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...
Limbazi Foundation The mission of Limbazi Foundation is to improve the quality of life by motivating people to be more self – reliant and to try to help indigent and socially unprotected...
Life Share FoundationTo promote community development within South Korea
Liepaja Novada FondsTo promote community development and quality of life in Liepaja
Lehigh Valley Community FoundationTo enable donors, including individuals, families, businesses, private foundations and nonprofit agencies, to establish funds which will serve their charitable intentions temporarily or in perpetuity by providing grants to nonprofit...
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...
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...
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...
Kirovo-Chepetsk Community Foundationthe local community development of monotowns
Kinondoni Community FoundationTo supplement government development effort in Kinondoni municipality
Keweenaw Community FoundationTo promote philanthropy, develop and manage permanent endowments from a broad range of donors, and award charitable grants that enhance quality of life in the Keweenaw area
Kenya Community Development FoundationTo promote sustainable development of communities for social justice through institution building, partnerships, resource mobilization and policy influencing
Kalamazoo Community FoundationDedicated to enhancing the spirit of the community and quality of life in the greater Kalamazoo area through stewardship of permanently endowed funds. Primary areas of giving include economic development,...
Jihomoravska komunitni nadaceTo support and strengthen the active public participation and contribute to the development of the civil society in the Czech Republic
Jewish Community Foundation of MontrealTo advance community/economic development and charitable giving for the Jewish community in Quebec, Canada
Instituto RioTo foment, strengthen and articulate initiatives that promote the community development of the Zona Oeste of Rio de Janeiro
Inland Northwest Community FoundationTo foster vibrant and sustainable communities in the Inland Northwest. Primary areas of interest include the arts, humanities, education, community development and human services.
ICom - Instituto Comunitário Grande FlorianópolisTo promote community development by mobilizing, connecting and supporting donors and nonprofits and other social initiatives in Florianópolis and neighbor cities
Hutchinson Community FoundationThe foundation connects donors to community needs and opportunities, increases philanthropy and provides community leadership. Giving is primarily for arts, education, health care, mental health/crisis services, health associations, housing/shelter development,...
Huntington County Community FoundationTo fund charitable projects that will make a positive impact on Huntington County, Indiana, and its people. The foundation is particularly interested in ideas that shed new light on local...
Huntingburg FoundationTo promote and facilitate philanthropic endeavors; support the social, intellectual and moral development of youth; facilitate the growth of a socially cohesive and diverse community where families and institutions will...
Hunter Community FoundationTo advance education, citizenship and community development
Hüfinger BürgerstiftungTo promote an atmosphere of togetherness and develop the areas of children and youth, education, elder care, sports, health, environment, arts, culture and heritage
High Desert Community FoundationThe foundation develops, receives, and administers affiliate funds which will serve the entire High Desert Mountain region of San Bernardino County, California.
Heart of England Community FoundationTo promote community development within Coventry and Warwickshire, England
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...
Hana Maui TrustTo promote health, welfare, happiness and development for the people of the District of Hana, Hawaii
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...
Gulf Coast Community FoundationDedicated to the progressive development of worthy causes, providing donor services and promoting and providing leadership in response to changing community needs
Greater Saint John Community FoundationTo promote community development within Saint John, Canada
Greater Rustenburg Community FoundationTo create a stable and prosperous local society by efficiently unlocking and mobilizing resources in order to establish a permanent investment fund and to utilize these resources for sustainable development through prioritized...
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 Edwardsville Area Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the Greater Edwardsville area by: leading the development of collaboration and understanding among all members of the community; ascertaining community needs and opportunities;...
Greater Delaware County Community FoundationGiving for scholarships and community development
Greater Cedar Rapids Community FoundationTo connect donors to the priorities they care about and to the needs of the community, to increase charitable giving, and to provide leadership on important community issues. The foundation...
Grays Harbor Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in communities throughout Grays Harbor County by: promoting philanthropy at all levels of giving; seeking permanent endowment funds and other contributions from a diverse...
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,...
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...
Global Forum For Development-GLOFORD UgandaMentoring youth and leaders, empowering communities, collaborating for global change and leading sustainable development.
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...
Geelong Community FoundationTo make a lasting difference for the people of Geelong by supporting education, training and research, aging services, family, health, youth development, arts and community well-being
Fundy Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for the Canadian people of Charlotte County, New Brunswick, through developing permanent endowment funds, making responsible grants and inspiring community leadership
Fundacja ElblagTo develop Elblag civil society: proud of their city and region, sensitive to the needs of others, drawing strength from history and tradition
Fundación Social del Empresariado JaliscienseTo promote education, health and sustainable human development for vulnerable populations, and contribute to social equity in Jalisco
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...
Fundación Merced QuerétaroTo generate capital with ethical values, and to promote the strengthening and impact of civil society and the integral development of individuals and communities to tackle the structural causes of...
Fundación MaimonaTo promote comprehensive and innovative local development of Maimona as well as innovation, enterprise and social entrepreneurship, information society, research and development, new technologies and innovative philanthropy
Fundación LeónTo contribute to the achievement of a better Leon, supporting the civil society initiatives that promote the holistic development of the community
Fundación Internacional de la ComunidadTo help improve the quality of life in Baja, California communities, in pursuit of integral social development
Fundación Igualdad CiudadanaTo reduce inequalities in population groups with special difficulties, improving their quality of life and increasing the development and welfare of citizens
Fundación Galicia SustentableTo contribute to the self-development of Galicia’s people and organizations
Fundación del Empresariado YucatecoStrengthen the organized civil society and the social responsibility of the business sector in the State of Yucatan to promote integral community development and violence and crime prevention through establishing...
Fundación del Empresariado en MéxicoTo promote education, the environment, and community and economic development within Mexico
Fundación Cuesta HolguínTo create wealth and opportunities for community development in the province of Tungurahua, Ecuador and to improve the living conditions of people who are in poverty or whose rights have...
Fundación Comunitaria QuerétaroTo strengthen social actors, construct alliances and mobilize resources to promote and follow up sustainable local development processes
Fundación Comunitaria Puebla IBPTo promote citizen engagement through guaranteed transparency in the procurement and professional distribution of philanthropic funding, resulting in the sustainable development of our community
Fundación Comunitaria del BajíoTo encourage and promote local development with the participation of civil society, linking the various sectors and mobilizing resources for social welfare

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