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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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Ashland FoundationTo support social and economic impact in the local community
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...
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...
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...
Bürger helfen Bürgern-Bürgerstiftung AichachTo support Aichacher citizens who require help for physical, mental or psychological conditions, who live below the poverty line, or who find themselves in an economic situation of emergency
Bürgerstiftung Gemeinde EmstekTo strengthen the family, personal, cultural and economic structures of the Emstek community through successful projects and civic engagement
Bürgerstiftung SaarTo serve as a dynamic element in the economic, social and cultural space
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
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...
Community Foundation for MerseysideTo advance community and economic development by providing charitable giving for strategic social investments in Liverpool, England
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 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 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 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 Northwest MissouriThrough regional collaboration increase the power of charitable giving and philanthropy to transform our region into an economically vibrant area.
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 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...
Cottage Grove Community FoundationTo create a self-perpetuating, economically prosperous community in which people enjoy living
Dalit FoundationTo partner in the struggle to eliminate caste-based atrocities, with special focus on Dalit people, particularly women, so that they can live a life with dignity, equal opportunity and social...
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...
East London Community FoundationTo help the economically disadvantaged and promote community development by supporting grassroots organizations across East and Northeast London, England
eThekwini Community FoundationPathways out of poverty through social entrepreneurship and disruptive technologies; crime prevention through community-based mapping and socioeconomic upliftment
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....
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 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...
Fresno Regional FoundationTo provide unique opportunities for individual donors, families, businesses and other foundations to invest in programs that address a wide spectrum of economic, social, educational, cultural and environmental needs
Fundação ADFP - Assistência, Desenvolvimento e Formação ProfissionalADFP is a nonprofit social institution, with recognition of Public Utility, founded in 1987. It has about 2800 “friends”, about 3400 regular users and integrates approximately 390 residents with different...
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.
Fundación del Empresariado en MéxicoTo promote education, the environment, and community and economic development within Mexico
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...
Greater Dukuduku Development Community FoundationTo address social, economic and enivronmental challenges facing citizens and businesses within Dukuduku and St. Lucia
Haida Gwaii Community FoundationTo enhance environmentally sustainable social and economic benefits to Haida Gwaii, Canada, and to advocate and support an Islands community characterized by respect for cultural diversity, the environment and a...
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...
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,...
Irkutsk Community FoundationTo provide support to citizens and local groups in solving local problems: social, economic, cultural-sport, educational, environmental and others
Jerusalem FoundationTo support the growth of Jerusalem as a vibrant, modern, flourishing city rich with culture, economic vitality and strong, caring communities for all its residents
Jewish Community Foundation of MontrealTo advance community/economic development and charitable giving for the Jewish community in Quebec, Canada
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Midlands Community FoundationGiving primarily for arts and culture, human services, community and economic development, health care and education
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...
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...
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...
NirnayaTo invest in gender equity, by building the economic and social capacities of marginalized women, through fundraising and grantmaking imperatives
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...
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...
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
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...
Santa Fe Community FoundationDevoted to building healthy and vital communities where racial, cultural or economic differences do not limit access to health, education or employment; diverse audiences enjoy the many arts and cultural...
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
South Dakota Community FoundationTo promote philanthropy, receive and administer charitable gifts, and invest in a wide range of programs promoting the social and economic well-being of the people of South Dakota
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
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....
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...
Three Rivers Community FoundationTo fund and encourage activism among community-based organizations in underserved areas of Southwestern Pennsylvania. The foundation supports groups challenging attitudes, policies or institutions as they work to promote social, economic...
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
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...
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....
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...
Yakima Valley Community FoundationTo improve the cultural, economic, social, health and educational quality of life for residents of Yakima County, Washington, with special attention to unmet needs, and to help donors achieve their...
Żywiecka Fundacja RozwojuTo contribute to the social and economic development of Zywiec and the surrounding area

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