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Foundation Directory

This alphabetical listing provides the names, locations and year of establishment for the 1,864 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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Amador Community FoundationTo support organizations that enhance the quality of life for the people of Amador County by: encouraging private giving for the public good by providing a flexible, cost-effective and tax-exempt...
Amarillo Area FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the Texas Panhandle through effective philanthropic efforts, currently focused on four areas of particular priority: education, health, human services, and youth and families
Anaheim Community FoundationTo encourage community participation, partnerships and collaboration that result in successful responses to community challenges and opportunities; strengthen community-based organizations that effectively address community needs, promote volunteerism and provide community...
Aorakia FoundationTo provide a simple, effective and long-lasting way for individuals and families to leave legacies to local causes, and to ensure these gifts will achieve maximum benefit into the future
Ashburton Community FoundationTo provide a simple, effective and long-lasting way for individuals and families to help charitable causes in the Ashburton District
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...
Bay Area Community FoundationTo fulfill a wide array of donors’ charitable wishes by building permanent endowment funds and serving as a leader for community improvement through effective grantmaking and collaboration; priority given to...
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...
Blue Mountain Community FoundationTo promote effective philanthropy by fostering private charitable giving, providing management of funds, and financially supporting students and charitable organizations to improve the quality of life in the community
Brampton and Caledon Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in Brampton, Caledon and surrounding communities over the long term by attracting and effectively growing endowment funds by helping donors fulfill their philanthropic interests....
Bridge Builders Community FoundationsTo facilitate and grow community foundations that serve Clarion, Forest, Venango and other adjacent counties. We will: focus staff and other resources on increasing the capacity of our community foundations;...
Bürgerstiftung MutterstadtTo offer everyone-individuals, associations, institutions and companies-the opportunity to participate in and promote the common good permanently and effectively
Bürgerstiftung Region NeumarktTo offer everyone-individuals, associations, institutions and companies-the opportunity to participate in and promote the common good permanently and effectively
Bürgerstiftung SeelscheidTo offer everyone-individuals, associations, institutions and companies-the opportunity to participate in and promote the common good permanently and effectively
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 New York Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for those who live and work within the community by: encouraging the growth of a permanent charitable endowment to meet the community’s changing opportunities...
Central Okanagan FoundationTo provide an ongoing contribution to the quality of life in our community through the stewardship of entrusted funds, broad and effective grantmaking and community leadership
Clarinda FoundationTo provide prospective donors an effective way to invest in the future of Clarinda, Iowa, and to maximize tax savings to the donors and their estates
Communities Foundation of TexasTo stimulate creative solutions to key challenges in our community. We thoughtfully and effectively support our diverse donors and grantees by providing exemplary service and by demonstrating accountability. We improve...
Community Foundation for Kingston and AreaTo strengthen our community by making strategic and effective grants, growing and managing a lasting endowment, and serving our community as a resource and partner
Community Foundation for National Capital RegionTo strengthen the Washington metropolitan region by encouraging and supporting effective giving and by providing leadership on critical issues in our community
Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin CountiesTo devote its resources to building and sustaining vital, prosperous communities region-wide through the power of charitable giving. The foundation fulfills this mission in three principal ways: working in partnership...
Community Foundation for South Central New YorkTo offer caring individuals an effective way to endow their community in a manner that is responsible, responsive and lasting
Community Foundation for the Greater Capital RegionTo strengthen the community by attracting charitable endowments both large and small, maximizing benefits to donors, making effective grants and providing leadership to address community needs
Community Foundation in WalesTo meet the needs of local communities across Wales, by brokering more support through working with clients to help them direct their funds effectively within the Community Foundation in Wales
Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe CountyTo champion enduring and effective philanthropy that enhances the local quality of life. The foundation accomplishes this through: partnering with donors to build and steward permanent endowments; addressing community needs...
Community Foundation of BrevardTo provide a cost-effective bridge for all donors to the community’s changing needs, serve as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy, produce an expanding pool of permanent endowment funds...
Community Foundation of Greater Fort WayneTo encourage requests that are developed in consultation with other agencies and planning groups, increase coordination and cooperation among agencies, and reduce unnecessary duplication of services. Preference is given to...
Community Foundation of Greater GreensboroDedicated to strengthening the community for both present and future generations by promoting philanthropy, building a collection of endowment funds, and serving as a leader in shaping effective responses to...
Community Foundation of Greater MuscatineTo improve the quality of life in Muscatine County through philanthropy by: building a substantial endowment to provide for community needs for generations to come; serving donors’ needs by providing...
Community Foundation of Greene CountyTo strengthen Greene County by building charitable endowments, maximizing benefits to donors, making effective grants and providing leadership to address community needs
Community Foundation of Harford CountyTo be the local resource for effective and efficient philanthropy in Harford County
Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern AlbertaTo provide an effective, flexible method for philanthropic individuals of all means to connect to worthy causes in Southwestern Alberta
Community Foundation of Northern ColoradoTo provide a trusted, local platform that enables people to give more effectively and to think strategically and creatively about the future of our community
Community Foundation of Northwest GeorgiaTo enhance the quality of life in the northwest Georgia region for both present and future generations by: promoting philanthropy; building and maintaining permanent endowment funds to be used for...
Community Foundation of Nova ScotiaA public foundation created by the people of Nova Scotia to enable effective philanthropy. We work with private donors, communities and charitable organizations to build the financial and social capital...
Community Foundation of Orange CountyThe foundation, through effective use of its endowment, seeks to enhance the quality of life for those who live and work within Orange County by encouraging the growth of a...
Community Foundation of Snohomish CountyThe foundation works in partnership with donors to strengthen communities in Snohomish County, Washington, by building permanent charitable funds, connecting donors to the causes they care about, making effective grants,...
Community Foundation of South AlabamaTo improve the quality of life in South Alabama by promoting philanthropy. Through wise investments, the foundation helps build the financial resources necessary to make effective grants that positively impact...
Community Foundation of Southwest LouisianaTo enhance the quality of life in Southwest Louisiana by becoming a strong and effective catalyst for building philanthropy for present and future generations
Community Foundation of the VirginiasTo promote and support the betterment of the greater Bluefield area and surrounding communities by receiving financial contributions, providing responsible management for a growing endowment, and distributing grants to effective...
Community Foundation of Western Virginia, Inc.To foster positive change on behalf of the community by: enabling donors to carry out their charitable intent through prudently administered permanent endowment funds; offering a comprehensive array of services...
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and NorthumberlandOur purpose is to be the hub for community philanthropy in our area – inspiring and supporting giving that strengthens communities and enriches local life. To do this we: Enable effective...
Dacorum Community TrustTo provide a locally managed fund for individuals, organizations and charities in the Dacorum area, helping the people of Dacorum to help each other and responding quickly and effectively to...
Delaware Community FoundationDedicated to inspiring and helping people of all backgrounds and means create lasting legacies to benefit the people of Delaware. The foundation enables people with philanthropic interests to easily and...
East Tennessee FoundationGiving to organizations which strengthen the capacity of existing institutions to reach a broader segment of the community, encourage cooperation, decrease duplication of services, and develop partnerships that can have...
East Texas Communities FoundationTo support philanthropy by offering simple ways for donors to achieve their long-term charitable goals. The foundation does this by: serving as a flexible and cost-effective vehicle for donors to...
Fond du Lac Area FoundationTo create a better community by promoting philanthropy, awarding effective grants and providing leadership on important community issues . . . today and forever
Forest Community FoundationTo effectively attract and manage funds, to provide leadership in identifying and funding community needs in the former Town of Forest, significant or otherwise, and to help donors fulfill their...
Franklin County Community FoundationTo build permanent partnerships in giving that effectively connect donors and community projects to promote an enriched future for all citizens of Franklin County, Indiana
Fundação CEBITo support effective development of the community, especially its most vulnerable groups, through best practice service to improve their quality of life
Geyser Community FoundationTo provide a simple and effective way for individuals, families and businesses to support the communities and causes that are important to them
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...
Golden and District Community FoundationTo attract and effectively grow permanent funds; provide leadership and administration that helps in addressing significant community needs; and help donors fulfill their philanthropic interests
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 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 Houston Community FoundationGrowing effective philanthropy by connecting donors to the causes they care about, providing excellent stewardship of assets entrusted to us, and convening resources to address important community needs
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...
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...
Hancock County Community FoundationTo provide philanthropic leadership to effectively manage and direct the resources of donors in ways which enrich and enhance the quality of life in Hancock County
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...
Juneau Community FoundationTo promote philanthropy and effectively respond to the needs of the community to create a healthy, safe and culturally rich environment
Krasnokamsk Community Foundation “Territory of Success”To create conditions for the effective activity of nonprofit organizations and initiative groups in the Krasnokamsk district of Perm Krai
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...
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...
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;...
Mirboo North and District Community FoundationTo advance charitable giving and business, and enhance the socail & ecinimic strength of our community,encourage philanthropy & grow our legacy through good stewardship and effective partnerships, for the...
New Braunfels Area Community FoundationThe New Braunfels Area Community Foundation connects people who care with causes that matter for the enduring benefit of our community. The foundation does this by: — Creating a culture of charitable...
New Hampshire Charitable FoundationTo strengthen communities and inspire greater giving by investing in charitable assets for today and tomorrow; connecting donors with effective organizations, ideas and people; and leading and collaborating on important...
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...
Northland Community FoundationTo provide a simple, effective and long-lasting way for people to give to local causes now and in the future, through a mix of endowment funds and carefully chosen projects
Ocean Reef FoundationTo enhance responsible and effective philanthropy throughout the community
Oregon Community FoundationTo improve life in Oregon and promote effective philanthropy
Oxford Community FoundationTo serve Oxford and the surrounding community by providing leadership in enhancing the quality of life; by supporting natural, community and human resources; by acting as a catalyst in identifying...
Pakistan Centre for PhilanthropyTo increase the volume and effectiveness of philanthropy for social development in Pakistan
Pella Community FoundationTo preserve the heritage and enhance the quality of life for the people of Pella by facilitating the transfer of funds from the hands of people who wish to help...
Philadelphia FoundationThe foundation is in the business of “building community” through: building philanthropic resources, managing those resources well, and distributing those resources effectively. The foundation fulfills that mission by convening, leading...
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...
Porter County Community FoundationThe foundation provides resources and ideas by which donors can make lasting contributions to humanitarian, cultural, educational, recreational and environmental causes in Porter County, Indiana, and provides asset management which...
Pottawattamie County Community FoundationA partnership of rural and urban citizens dedicated to improving the lives of all residents of the county’s communities by: serving as an effective catalyst for responses to community issues;...
Rancho Santa Fe FoundationTo connect donors with regional and global needs through visionary community leadership, personalized service and effective grantmaking
Richmond Community FoundationRCF harnesses the power of philanthropy to build healthy, sustainable communities throughout Richmond and Contra Cost County. We provide the leadership to effectively engage those who wish to create...
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....
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...
San Diego FoundationTo improve the quality of life in all of our communities by providing leadership for effective philanthropy that builds enduring assets and by promoting community solutions through research, convenings and...
San Juan Island Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life on San Juan Island, Washington, by encouraging philanthropy, growing an endowment for purposeful grants to community charitable organizations, and building partnerships that effectively connect...
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...
Stowarzyszenie Centrum Młodzieży Arka w Radomiu“Passion + Action = Effective Helping”
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...
Topeka Community FoundationTo connect donors with their interests and community needs, increasing charitable giving in our community, providing leadership on key community issues and ensuring stewardship and accountability for effective community investment...
Traer Community FoundationTo offer prospective donors an effective and different way to invest in the future of the Traer area with a maximum of tax savings to the donors or to their...
Tustin Community FoundationTo promote and advance philanthropy in the greater Tustin area. By partnering with its donors, the foundation supports nonprofit organizations and public institutions that effectively address community needs.
Vermillion County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the community by providing donors with a permanent, flexible, efficient, tax-effective vehicle that ensures their charitable giving will achieve their goals and provide...
West Bengal Community FoundationTo re-establish philanthropy as a way of life in Indian society; to promote a philanthropy movement in the country which encourages organized, informed, effective and regular giving of time, talent...
Western Lane Community FoundationTo improve life in Western Lane County, Oregon, and promote effective philanthropy
Your Community FoundationTo enable people with philanthropic interests to easily and effectively support the issues they care about, immediately, or through their will

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