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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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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
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
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...
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...
Beckley Area FoundationGrantmaking on the arts, health and human services, public recreation, education and civic beautification in specific geographic areas of southern West Virginia
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
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
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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,...
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 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 Grant CountyTo offer creative and imaginative grantmaking, coupled with strict volunteer review that assures responsible funding
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 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 SingaporeTo inspire giving in Singapore through bridging donors with innovative grantmaking on community needs
Community Foundation of the OzarksTo improve the quality of life of all residents in the Ozarks through thoughtful grantmaking, leadership and endowment building
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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.
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
Irpin Community FoundationBuilding the capacity of the local community to solve its own social problems and needs through grantmaking and events for local nonprofit organizations. Our task is to monitor the problems...
Jennings County Community FoundationTo serve philanthropic and charitable needs in Jennings County, Indiana, by offering endowment services, grantmaking, scholarships, donor estate and planned gift services to individuals and qualified organizations serving the community
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...
Legacy FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Lake County, Indiana, now and for generations to come. The mission is achieved by building a community endowment, addressing needs...
London Community FoundationOur vision is of a strong and generous London where residents, business, government and civil society are inspired to act for the benefit of all who live in their city,...
Long Beach Community FoundationTo initiate positive change for Long Beach through charitable giving, stewardship and strategic grantmaking
Main Street Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for both present and future generations in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott. We accomplish our mission by encouraging and promoting: Gift Planning;...
Mankato Area FoundationTo encourage and support projects which enrich the quality of life in the Mankato area. Primary areas of grantmaking include education, arts and culture, recreation, aesthetics and civic affairs.
Marshall County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in Marshall County by providing funds through a grantmaking process for humanitarian, cultural, educational, recreational and environmental activities. The general policy of the foundation...
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...
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;...
Morton Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for Morton area residents, now and for generations to come, by: building community endowment; investing in our community through strategic grantmaking; turning donors’ charitable...
Mt. Pleasant Area Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Isabella County, both current and future generations, by holding and attracting permanent, endowed funds from a wide range of donors,...
New Albany Community FoundationTo assist donors and others in strengthening and improving New Albany, Ohio, for the benefit of all of its residents. The scope of the foundation’s charitable grantmaking includes both capital...
NirnayaTo invest in gender equity, by building the economic and social capacities of marginalized women, through fundraising and grantmaking imperatives
Orange FoundationThe foundation’s grantmaking priorities include education, recreation and community development.
Parksville-Qualicum FoundationTo support grantmaking in the communities of Parksville to Qualicum Beach in British Columbia, Canada
Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for all people in Emmet County by: connecting donors with community needs; building a permanent source of charitable funds to serve our area; addressing...
Portland FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for the people of Jay County, Indiana, now and for generations to come, by building community endowment, effecting significant impact through grantmaking, and providing...
Rancho Santa Fe FoundationTo connect donors with regional and global needs through visionary community leadership, personalized service and effective grantmaking
Saskatoon Community FoundationTo contribute to quality of life by building endowments, strategic grantmaking and community leadership within Saskatoon, Canada
Selkirk and District Community FoundationDedicated to improving the quality of life in the City of Selkirk, the RM of St. Andrews and the RM of St. Clements through endowment building, grantmaking for charitable purposes...
Sudbury Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life and sustainability of our community through fund development, grantmaking and leadership
Suffolk FoundationThe foundation is an organization of individuals committed to the following: engage in charitable grantmaking; take other actions for a broad range of charitable needs to benefit the people of...
Three Rivers Area Community FoundationServing Three Rivers and surrounding townships, the foundation is dedicated to the growth and stewardship of donor funds, while improving the quality of life in the community through pro-active problem...
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....
Wyoming Community FoundationTo foster the community and enhance the quality of life for Wyoming residents through asset building, grantmaking and increased civic engagement, participation and leadership. Current statewide areas of need from...

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