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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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Alba Community FoundationTo improve lives by mobilizing the people of White County and the allocation of resources for local development initiatives
Aluksnes Novada FondsTo support meaningful development in the community
Angarsk Community Foundation“New Angarsk”: Support and encourage public and private initiatives aimed at addressing issues of public importance and local development; promote the establishment and development of philanthropy in Angarsk
Arkhangelsk Community Foundation “Garant”To promote social stability in the region by coordinating the efforts of various organizations, introducing innovative approaches to solving community problems, and creating favorable conditions for the development of nonprofit...
Atchison Community Educational FoundationTo assist at-risk youth in the community, positioning young people to become vital contributors in the community’s growth and development, and providing help through educational and mentoring programs that develop...
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,...
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....
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
Bensberger BürgerstiftungTo encourage citizen participation through donations and to promote positive social development projects
Benton Community FoundationTo enhance the community through civic leadership, philanthropy and charitable development initiatives
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...
Biłgoraj Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life among citizens of Biłgoraj and other adjacent territories through: assistance in realization of donors’ generous and philanthropic objectives; support in funding different initiatives, such...
Black Belt Community FoundationTo promote community development in the Black Belt region of Alabama
Blagoevgrad Community FoundationTo provide sustainable community development through the promotion of charity and to support the implementation of initiatives consistent with local needs
Blair Area Community FoundationTo support activities that enrich the community and support the values of the families that live in Washington County, Nebraska. Areas of support include education, fine arts, community betterment, parks...
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...
Boissevain and Morton FoundationTo manage donated funds in Boissevain, Canada and support programs that deal with health, human services, arts and culture, environment, community development and service, education and training, and recreation
Bolu Community FoundationTo improve the quality of urban life; support individuals, initiatives and civil society organizations which target the pressing local issues; provide not only grants but increase capacity of and collaboration...
Bombay Community Public TrustTo promote education, health care, environmental protection and community development within India
Bottroper BürgerstiftungTo support elder care, public health, education and training, student assistance, a democratic political system, historic preservation and maintenance, development cooperation, religion, arts and culture, sports, animal welfare, the environment,...
Brazos Community FoundationDedicated to improving the quality of life in the Brazos Valley through the development of philanthropic giving, responsible grantmaking, professional stewardship and collaborative leadership
Brown County Community FoundationTo receive, hold and distribute funds for charity, with primary areas of focus including arts and humanities, education, the environment, health care, human services and community development
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...
Buderim FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Buderim by supporting the following areas: environmental conservation, disadvantaged people, arts, heritage and culture, education, recreation and community development
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 DormagenTo support education and training, student assistance, a democratic political system, historic preservation, developmental cooperation, public health and welfare, arts and culture, sports, animal welfare, environment, conservation and land management,...
Bürgerstiftung HerdeckeTo support elder care, education and training, student assistance, historic preservation, developmental cooperation, arts and culture, sports, environment, nature and land conservation, and international understanding
Bürgerstiftung KressbronnTo promote quality of life for the citizens of Kressbronn through project development and support of nonprofit institutions
Bürgerstiftung NottulnTo promote projects in the fields of nonformal education, culture, children and young people, integration of people with disabilities, nature and environment, home and preservation, international understanding and development aid
Bürgerstiftung SalzkottenTo support elder care, education and training, student assistance, historic preservation, developmental cooperation, arts and culture, public health, sports, environment, nature and land conservation, international understanding, science, research and other...
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...
Cape Cod FoundationTo improve community life on Cape Cod through philanthropy and grantmaking. One of the ways this mission is accomplished is by developing permanent and flexible endowment funds to help nonprofit...
Carberry and Area Community FoundationTo promote development in the areas of agriculture, arts, culture, education, environment, health, heritage, recreation and sports within Carberry, Canada
Carleton North Community FoundationTo promote community development within Canada’s Carleton North area, with preference to programs involving arts and culture, education, economic development, recreation, health care and the environment
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.
Cattaraugus Region Community FoundationThe foundation receives and administers funds for charitable purposes primarily in the Cattaraugus County (New York) region, but also has funds for support in McKean County (Pennyslvania) and some other...
Charity Fund “Young Community”Development of philanthropy, charity and public participation, support of youth and public initiatives, and participation in the development of an online platform for crowdfunding
Cherokee Strip Community FoundationTo distribute resources to the community, particularly in the areas of arts and culture, health and human services, recreation and neighborhoods, economic development, and education and the environment
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...
Chisholm Trail Communities FoundationTo grant funds for projects and programs that address community needs in the areas of community development and community services, education and training, arts and culture, health and human services
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...
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 Development Centre“CDC actively supports and works towards a just and sustainable society by creating conditions for meaningful and disciplined involvement of all people and their organizations, in the development process which...
Community Foundation for Blanice and Otava River AreasTo support projects that benefit local residents and contribute to the development of the region
Community Foundation for MerseysideTo advance community and economic development by providing charitable giving for strategic social investments in Liverpool, England
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 Saint Vincent and GrenadinesTo make grants for social, educational, health, economic development and other charitable purposes in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Community Foundation for Tumut RegionTo promote community development within the Tumut region in Australia
Community Foundation for Western Region of ZimbabweTo provide for the well-being of the economically disadvantaged communities in the western region of Zimbabwe by supporting and mobilizing resources for development initiatives coming from the communities themselves
Community Foundation for Wiltshire and SwindonTo improve the lives of disadvantaged people in Wiltshire and Swindon by funding voluntary groups and charities who work to: reduce isolation; improve access to skills development; provide access to...
Community Foundation of Central IllinoisTo serve the Central Illinois area by providing an intelligent bridge between needs and resources through a growing endowment, entrepreneurial grantmaking service to the nonprofit sector and promotion of philanthropy....
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 North TexasThe foundation provides stewardship for many individual charitable funds. With its specialized services, the foundation gives donors efficient charitable fund administration. Support for community development, social services, education, youth, health,...
Community Foundation of Northern IllinoisTo serve the four-county area through philanthropy, to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs, and to be a responsible steward to donors of the endowment. Giving is primarily for social...
Community Foundation of the Great River BendTo enhance the quality of life in the communities served by encouraging permanent charitable giving to meet the needs of present and future generations. Giving is primarily for cultural activities,...
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 of West KentuckyTo support areas of art and culture, community development, education, environment, health and social needs
Community Foundation of Western Pennsylvania and Eastern OhioTo attract and invest permanent endowment resources, with the purpose of enhancing the quality of life for the residents of western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio, in accordance with the charitable...
Community Foundation Serving Southwest ColoradoGiving for the development of endowed funds that serve the southwest Colorado area
Community Foundation SUMYWe unite people for the development of the city
Community Foundation “Center Dobrochyn”To assist in developing open democratic society by means of human rights protection and its realization in all spheres of social life; development of civil initiatives; assistance to Euro integration...
Comunidad A.C.The mission is to join local capacities and resources of diverse groups and individuals in sustainable community initiatives, to strengthen the capacity of local self-development, and improve the quality of...
Comunidar FoundationTo provide opportunities for individuals and organizations interested in the development of Monterrey to improve the quality of life for present and future generations
Corporativa de FundacionesTo promote institutional strengthening of the civil society organizations engaged in community well-being, acting together with individuals, businesses and committed public and private agencies and so contributing to the community’s...
Coshocton FoundationTo provide a community-controlled organization dedicated to the betterment and long-term development of Coshocton County’s natural, community and human resources
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...
Dickinson Area Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in local communities by meeting the changing needs with endowments for good and forever. To that end, the foundation makes grants in broad program...
Dongjak Welfare FoundationTo promote community development within South Korea
East Liverpool Fawcett Community FoundationAreas of focus include youth services, health and community development
East London Community FoundationTo help the economically disadvantaged and promote community development by supporting grassroots organizations across East and Northeast London, England
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...
Edina Community FoundationTo advance the community as a premier place for living, learning, raising families and nurturing leadership through the development of a strong program of philanthropy
Elk County Community FoundationTo strengthen our region through development, stewardship and grantmaking as donors achieve their philanthropic goals
Elkhart County Community FoundationTo maintain funding in the areas of arts and culture, community development, education, health and human services
FECHAC-Fundación del Empresariado ChihuahuenseTo achieve better opportunities for human and social development for the people of Chihuahua
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...
Fondation communautaire du Saint-MauriceTo contribute to the development of the Saint Maurice region and to improve the quality of life of citizens in its territory
Fondation communautaire Gaspesie-Les IlesTo promote the development of philanthropy and participate in activities of fund formation and subsidy for the entire community of Gaspe or the Magdalena Islands, Canada, especially for young people
Fondazione Di Comunità Di Messina OnlusThe Messina Community Foundation was launched in 2010 to promote human development in Messina, a city in Southern Italy, which has been caught in the poverty threshold trap for years....
Fondo Acción SolidariaTo support Mexican grassroots organizations that work on socio-environmental projects that promote and build sustainable development in their communities
Fondo Región ColoniaTo mobilize and manage resources efficiently in order to promote social participation in strengthening development projects and organizations in Cologne and the region
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 BarossaTo enable donors to make tax-deductible donations which can be allocated towards community development projects that benefit the Barossa region and its people
Foundation for Partnership and Civil Society DevelopmentTo promote community development and active citizenship by providing financial support, information, consulting and development of cross-sectoral cooperation and other forms of support to civil society organizations
Foundation for Social Transformation: Enabling North East IndiaTo invest in, support and promote the region’s abundant human, natural, cultural and creative resources; to enable communities of the region to be owners of development processes; to promote and...
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...
Foundation of Greater MontrealTo help individuals, families and organizations establish funds for charity purposes in the areas of the environment, education, health and social development, arts and culture; to manage funds and guide...
Fredericton Community FoundationTo promote community development within Fredericton in New Brunswick, Canada, with particular emphasis on education, the disadvantaged, culture and science research
Fundação CEBITo support effective development of the community, especially its most vulnerable groups, through best practice service to improve their quality of life
Fundació Ciutat de VallsTo promote initiatives to boost awareness and development of culture, art, local history, technology, conservation of artistic heritage, monuments and natural resources in relationship to the District Alt Camp in...
Fundació Cívica NovessendesWe work with citizens to find solutions to community needs and improve the quality of life for people locally, contributing to human and economic development of our country.
Fundació Civica Oreneta del VallèsTo improve our community by identifying and implementing actions to improve the lives of older people, to fight against school failure and the digital divide, to facilitate the integration of...
Fundación Comunitaria CozumelTo contribute to social causes that promote development and improve quality of life for the community of Cozumel, Mexico
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
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 QuerétaroTo strengthen social actors, construct alliances and mobilize resources to promote and follow up sustainable local development processes
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 del Empresariado en MéxicoTo promote education, the environment, and community and economic development within Mexico
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 Galicia SustentableTo contribute to the self-development of Galicia’s people and organizations
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 Internacional de la ComunidadTo help improve the quality of life in Baja, California communities, in pursuit of integral social development
Fundación LeónTo contribute to the achievement of a better Leon, supporting the civil society initiatives that promote the holistic development of the community
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 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 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 Social del Empresariado JaliscienseTo promote education, health and sustainable human development for vulnerable populations, and contribute to social equity in Jalisco
Gabrovo Community FoundationTo ensure sustainable community development through the promotion of charity and support the implementation of citizens’ initiatives, responsive to local needs and problems
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
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
Greater Delaware County Community FoundationGiving for scholarships and community development
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 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 Saint John Community FoundationTo promote community development within Saint John, Canada
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
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...
Hana Maui TrustTo promote health, welfare, happiness and development for the people of the District of Hana, Hawaii
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...
Heart of England Community FoundationTo promote community development within Coventry and Warwickshire, England
Hunter Community FoundationTo advance education, citizenship and community development
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...
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...
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,...
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
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.
Instituto RioTo foment, strengthen and articulate initiatives that promote the community development of the Zona Oeste of Rio de Janeiro
Jewish Community Foundation of MontrealTo advance community/economic development and charitable giving for the Jewish community in Quebec, Canada
Jihomoravska komunitni nadaceTo support and strengthen the active public participation and contribute to the development of the civil society in the Czech Republic
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,...
Kenya Community Development FoundationTo promote sustainable development of communities for social justice through institution building, partnerships, resource mobilization and policy influencing
Kinondoni Community FoundationTo supplement government development effort in Kinondoni municipality
Kirovo-Chepetsk Community Foundationthe local community development of monotowns
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...
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...
Liepaja Novada FondsTo promote community development and quality of life in Liepaja
Life Share FoundationTo promote community development within South Korea
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...
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...
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.
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...
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
Local Development InstituteCivil society strengthening, community business development, environmental rehabilitation, social development, and community foundation strengthening
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...
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
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...

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