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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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Akuapem Community FoundationTo marshal resources to build an endowment fund for grantmaking, execution of our programs and covering operational costs. The foundation also aims to offer leadership and coordination of efforts where...
Albuquerque Community FoundationTo build, invest and manage endowment funds to enhance the quality of the community through informed strategic grantmaking
Allegany County Area FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for both present and future generations in the Allegany County area by providing scholarships and grants to organizations in support of educational, social, cultural...
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...
Anchor Bay Community FoundationTo raise funds for the long-term benefit of the Anchor Bay community and the greater New Baltimore and Chesterfield areas, and to improve the community by awarding grants
Ann Arbor Area Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in our region through our knowledgeable leadership, engaged grantmaking and creative partnerships with donors to make philanthropic investments and build endowment
Arlington Community FoundationTo actively promote, protect and improve the quality of life for those who live or work in Arlington, providing philanthropic leadership and raising capital for grants and scholarships to address...
Armstrong County Community FoundationTo serve the people of Armstrong County and enhance the quality of life by: giving grants, scholarships and organizational support to address the changing needs of our community; building a...
Arusha Municipal Community FoundationTo mobilize resources, build and manage a permanent endowment fund, and provide grants to individuals and groups in Arusha City in order to improve their quality of life
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...
Athens FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for the people of the Athens region through building endowments, awarding grants and providing leadership on key community issues now and for generations to...
Aylmer Area Community FoundationTo distribute grants to organizations which provide a wide range of cultural, educational, health, environmental, recreational, heritage and community services in Aylmer, Canada
Baltimore Community FoundationTo inspire donors to achieve their charitable goals from generation to generation and to improve the quality of life in the Baltimore region through grantmaking, enlightened civic leadership and strategic...
Baraga County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Baraga County, Michigan. The foundation shall serve as a resource developer, building permanent endowments and providing services to donors, nonprofit...
Barbour County Community FoundationTo build a better life for the citizens of Barbour County in work, play and retirement, providing grants in education, health services, arts, recreation and beautification
Bardejov Community FoundationTo unite people in the name of solving common local issues, to convince Bardejov citizens that they have the power to address the issues in their community. The foundation strives...
Bartlesville Community FoundationTo help donors create funds for the continued success of Bartlesville nonprofits and their projects, and to make grants in areas determined by the board of directors from its unrestricted...
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,...
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...
Bay Harbor FoundationEstablished to provide a structure for receiving donations and distributing grants in northern, lower Michigan for programs in the arts, education, the environment, and health and human services
Beautiful Plains Community FoundationTo preserve and advance the quality of life in the community by developing permanent endowment funds, making responsible grants and acting as a catalyst for community philanthropy and leadership
Beckley Area FoundationGrantmaking on the arts, health and human services, public recreation, education and civic beautification in specific geographic areas of southern West Virginia
Belvedere Community FoundationTo preserve and enhance the quality of life in Belvedere, form an endowment fund with contributions from all Belvedere’s citizens and provide grants to support projects and volunteers working 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...
Birmingham and Black Country Community FoundationTo work with the community, supporting local voluntary and community activity through constructive grantmaking in Birmingham and the Black Country, England
Blue Grass Community FoundationTo receive gifts and give grants to people and causes in central and eastern Kentucky
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...
Boston FoundationThe foundation devotes its resources to building and sustaining a vital, prosperous city and region, where justice and opportunity are extended to everone. It fulfills this mission in three principal...
Brandon Area Community FoundationTo help individuals and groups in Brandon and Southwestern Manitoba, Canada make an ongoing difference in their community by endowment building and donor service, grantmaking and community services
Brant Community FoundationTo attract and manage permanent funds from donors of all means, and provide grants to charitable organizations in Brantford and Brant County, Canada
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
Broomfield Community FoundationTo accept contributions and provide support through grants in the areas of civic projects, human services, arts, humanities, seniors and education which benefit Broomfield citizens; to manage an endowment whose...
Brown County FoundationTo fund grants for community improvements, programs and scholarships
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...
Bulkley Valley Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in our communities by awarding local organizations grants generated through responsible managed donations and legacies
Bürgerstiftung AGORATo promote and support measures for the integration of immigrants, as well as education in science, arts and culture
Burlington Community FoundationTo collaborate with individuals and corporations to build endowments, give grants and connect community leadership within Burlington, Canada
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,...
Cambridge and North Dumfries Community FoundationTo develop resources to allocate grants, and provide leadership in support of the community, now and forever
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...
Canton Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in Canton, Michigan, and surrounding areas by identifying and directing resources that address current and evolving community needs through grants from permanent endowments entrusted...
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...
Carman Area FoundationTo make grants to charitable organizations within the rural municipalities of Roland, Dufferin, Grey, Carman and the Sperling area, Canada
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...
Central Alabama Community FoundationCreated by and for the people of central Alabama so that individuals and corporate donors can make gifts and bequests of any size for the betterment of the community. Through...
Central Lakes TrustTo make grants for the benefit of the Central Lakes Trust region, New Zealand
Central Minnesota Community FoundationTo engage people, connect resources and build community. The foundation fulfills this mission by making grants to support key issues in Central Minnesota by: encouraging individuals, families and businesses to...
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
Charlevoix County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in Charlevoix County, Michigan, now and for generations to come, by building a permanent charitable endowment from a wide range of donors, addressing needs...
Chillicothe-Ross Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the Chillicothe, Ohio, area through organized philanthropy by providing leadership, grants and donor assistance
Chilliwack FoundationThe foundation relies entirely upon donations, gifts and legacies for its funds in order to carry out its role in the community. All organizations receiving grants are thus requested to...
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
Cleveland FoundationTo enhance the lives of all residents of Greater Cleveland, now and for generations to come, by working together with our donors to build community endowment, address needs through grantmaking,...
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...
Coastal Bend Community FoundationTo help meet the charitable and educational needs and enhance and improve the quality of life in the Coastal Bend area of Texas through grants to charitable organizations; serve a...
Columbia Community FoundationTo serve the citizens of Columbia Station, Ohio, and neighboring communities through implementation of their chartiable aspirations by awarding educational scholarships and community grants
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 LancashireTo serve individuals and organizations who want to give to local causes, and to provide grants and support to local groups and individuals to help them build a stronger Lancashire...
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 Northeast FloridaStimulating Philanthropy to Build a Better Community: In support of our mission, the foundation is committed to grantmaking that is fair and thoughtful; management that trusts and respects the intent...
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 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 Southern ArizonaTo work with charitably minded individuals and organizations to strengthen southern Arizona communities, now and for generations to come. The foundation also administers a variety of donor-initiated funds and conducts...
Community Foundation for Southwest WashingtonTo enrich the quality of life in southwestern Washington by supporting the needs of the local region and sustaining existing organizations through grants made in the areas of health and...
Community Foundation for SurreyTo improve the lives of people in Surrey by awarding grants to local community and voluntary groups who make a real difference to the well-being of those in their communities
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 for Wakefield DistrictThe purpose of the foundation is to provide grants to local community groups within Wakefield District, England.
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 Brazoria County, TexasTo significantly enhance the quality of life of the local community by providing outstanding service to donors, producing significant asset growth, strengthening community collaboration and managing an exemplary grants program
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 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 Central WisconsinTo help make the Portage County community a better place to grow, work, play and retire by helping people, enhancing education, enriching arts and culture, contributing to wellness and improving...
Community Foundation of Dunn CountyTo actively serve the people of Dunn County, Wisconsin, by building permanent charitable capital, making philanthropic grants and providing services that contribute to the health and vitality of local communities
Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger LakesThe foundation exists in perpetuity to enhance the quality of life in the community. Guided by a board of civic leaders, the foundation provides a continuing source of funding to...
Community Foundation of Grant CountyTo offer creative and imaginative grantmaking, coupled with strict volunteer review that assures responsible funding
Community Foundation of Greater DubuqueTo improve the quality of life in the Dubuque region by serving donors, making grants and providing community leadership through convening and collaboration
Community Foundation of Greater PeterboroughTo serve as the vital link between caring community members and local causes that matter. We foster philanthropy by pooling endowed and special funds, while our grants to registered charities...
Community Foundation of Greater RochesterTo enhance the quality of life, the foundation is committed to act as the center for philanthropy and serve as the community’s endowment builder and grant maker by: attracting charitable...
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 Gunnison ValleyTo strengthen and enrich the community through engaged philanthropy, thoughtful grantmaking, strategic education and collaborative leadership
Community Foundation of Lorain CountyTo Connect People Who Care with Causes That Matter, by; Helping donors turn charitable dreams into permanent legacies Investing in our community through strategic grantmaking Engaging with our community to build a better...
Community Foundation of Middlesex CountyTo improve the quality of life for the people of the county now and in the future by developing endowments, making grants that have impact and assisting donors in meeting...
Community Foundation of Morgan CountyThe mission of the Community Foundation of Morgan County is to connect donors and their charitable giving with our evolving community needs in order to enhance the quality of life...
Community Foundation of New River ValleyTo enrich our community by providing professional management services to donors for their charitable causes, awarding visionary grants and scholarships and nurturing collaborations in our community
Community Foundation of Newfoundland and LabradorTo promote and sustain healthy communities across our province by providing grant funding to a wide range of community organizations. We combine our broad, province-wide reach with a grassroots focus...
Community Foundation of North OkanaganTo improve the quality of life in the North Okanagan region of Canada by distributing the earnings from a pool of funds and using the earnings to make grants to...
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 OttawaOur Vision: Inspired by our donors, grantees and partners, we make a vital difference in our community and our world. The Community Foundation of Ottawa is a powerful force to...
Community Foundation of Portage and DistrictTo enhance and enrich the quality of life in Portage la Prairie and District by supporting and promoting philanthropy through endowment building, donor services, grantmaking and community leadership
Community Foundation of San JoaquinTo facilitate and develop philanthropy by providing services to donors and their advisors and by making grants to benefit the local community
Community Foundation of SingaporeTo inspire giving in Singapore through bridging donors with innovative grantmaking on community needs
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 Southeastern AlbertaTo improve the quality of life for the people of Southeastern Alberta through developing permanent endowments, making responsible grants and inspiring community leadership
Community Foundation of Southern WisconsinTo support the arts, the environment, education, health, human services and historic preservation in Crawford, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Rock, Sauk, Vernon and Walworth counties, Wisconsin
Community Foundation of the Fox River ValleyTo administer individual charitable funds from which grants and scholarships are distributed to benefit the citizens of the Greater Aurora Area, the TriCities and Kendall County, Illinois
Community Foundation of the OzarksTo improve the quality of life of all residents in the Ozarks through thoughtful grantmaking, leadership and endowment building
Community Foundation of the Upper PeninsulaTo enhance the quality of life in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The foundation provides its own UP-wide philanthropy and that of its geographic affiliate members through growth of permanent...
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 Wabash CountyTo serve the citizens of Wabash County by implementing their charitable aspirations, making grants, investing and safeguarding charitable assets, providing information regarding charitable endeavors, and convening citizens and linking resources...
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 of WhistlerA catalyst for improving the quality of community life by: providing philanthropic leadership by responding to changing community needs and challenges; serving as a vehicle for generous citizens and corporations...
Community Foundation Santa Cruz CountyTo promote local philanthropy in Santa Cruz County, California, through grants and resources for nonprofits, donors and their professional advisors
Community Foundation Serving the Counties of Riverside and San BernardinoTo strengthen the community by meeting the needs and enhancing the lives of individuals in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, California, in partnership with philanthropic individuals, community leaders and the...
Community Foundation Sonoma CountyTo connect people, ideas and resources to benefit the lives of those who live here. The foundation fulfills this mission by: making grants to respond to important needs in Sonoma...
Community Foundations of the Hudson ValleyTo strengthen the community by offering donors the means to establish charitable legacies, by making grants, and by providing leadership to address community needs
Community Trust of SouthlandTo provide grants for improvement projects beneficial to the Southland community in New Zealand
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...
Creston-Kootenay FoundationTo serve the Canadian area of Riondel to Yahk by managing trust and endowment funds and to distribute the net income from each fund by grants
Cumbria Community FoundationWe exist to tackle poverty and disadvantage and improve the quality of community life for the people of Cumbria by raising money and making grants, responding quickly to emerging need,...
Cypress River and Area FoundationA philanthropic organization focused on building endowments in order to tackle long-term community challenges and meet immediate needs. It will maintain a broad grants program providing funding to many different...
Dauphin and District Community FoundationTo manage a permanent endowment fund whose income earned is used to make grants to local registered charities working to improve the quality of life in Dauphin, Canada
Del Mar FoundationTo promote civic pride and cohesiveness, acquire and preserve open space, improve beaches and parkland, raise and grant funds, and sponsor diverse cultural programs and community events in Del Mar,...
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...
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 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...
Eau Claire Community FoundationTo strengthen the community by offering donors opportunities to establish charitable legacies, by making grants and by serving as a catalyst to address community needs
Elgin St. Thomas Community FoundationTo strengthen the community for the benefit of all by fostering the growth of community philanthropy; giving opportunities to benefactors to leave a lasting legacy for future generations; building and...
Elk County Community FoundationTo strengthen our region through development, stewardship and grantmaking as donors achieve their philanthropic goals
Endeavor FoundationTo impact Northwest Arkansas by identifying community issues, engaging key stakeholders, making grants and leveraging resources to address the issues
Fairfield Community FoundationTo award grants and scholarships for the educational, charitable, artistic, social and civic benefit of the community
Fairfield County Community FoundationTo promote the growth of philanthropy by helping donors achieve their philanthropic goals. The foundation serves as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy; creates and manages charitable funds; and...
Family and Friends Community FoundationTo provide annual grants to charitable causes to promote the vitality and the well-being of the Saskatchewan community in Canada
Fayette County FoundationTo inspire a spirit of philanthropy in Fayette County, Indiana, by enhancing the quality of life through impacting grantmaking, strategic endowment building and community leadership
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...
First Community Foundation Partnership of PennsylvaniaTo serve Central and Northcentral Pennsylvania by helping donors make a difference in the community and making grants to nonprofit organizations in support of their charitable work
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
Fondation communautaire du Grand QuébecTo promote philanthropy through the creation of endowment funds and grants to our community, today and forever
Fondation de LilleSocial actions, charities, student grants, international solidarity, francophone short story contest, regional climatic fund, increasing public awareness of international solidarity, philanthropic gift
Foundation for the Tri-State CommunityTo make grants for charitable, cultural, educational and scientific purposes and to respond to a wide variety of needs in the community
Fremont Area Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life by connecting donor interests with community needs. Grantmaking is primarily for social services, health and recreation, education, arts and culture, and civic purposes.
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...
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
Generations FoundationTo support youth and other NGOs through education and cultural activities, projects, grant and scholarship funds, and consulting. We also work on behalf of civic society.
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...
Gloucestershire Community FoundationTo manage charitable funds for Gloucestershire and make grants to charities and communities within Gloucestershire, England
Grand Bend Community FoundationTo hold permanent endowment funds, make annual grants to eligible organizations and provide community leadership within Grand Bend, Canada
Grand Haven Area Community FoundationTo care for our community with competitive grants, to assist donors with their giving and to be part of community conversations for the good of our community
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 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 Lowell Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the greater Lowell, Massachusetts, area by attracting funds, distributing grants, making loans and striving as a catalyst and leader among funders, agencies and...
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 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 Salina Community FoundationTo enhance quality of life, both today and in the future, by enabling donors to fulfill their charitable desires, building a permanent endowment, facilitating prudent management and care of funds,...
Greater Worcester Community FoundationTo increase philanthropy and build healthy and vibrant communities throughout Central Massachusetts. The foundation achieves its mission in four primary ways: works with donor on tailored giving programs; invests in...
Greenville Area Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the Greenville area. To do this the foundation will attract and hold permanent endowment funds from a wide range of donors; it will...
Guilford FoundationTo foster a brighter future through charitable donations. The foundation ensures the enrichment of the local community by prudently awarding grants to start-ups and service organizations that will not only...

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