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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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Aberdeen Safer Community TrustTo help community groups in Aberdeen turn their community safety ideas into action
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...
Ashburton Community FoundationTo provide a simple, effective and long-lasting way for individuals and families to help charitable causes in the Ashburton District
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...
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...
Barrie Community FoundationTo help create a better community for us all-today, tomorrow, forever
Barry Community FoundationTo develop and manage endowed funds for helping and involving the people of Barry County, Michigan, to make a positive difference in their lives
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 River Community FoundationTo help fund projects and activities related to education, health, arts, culture and recreation within east central Alberta, Canada
Berkshire Community FoundationWe exist to inspire a strong generous community in Berkshire where people work in partnership to enhance the quality of local life. We inspire philanthopy and charitable giving, connecting people,...
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....
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
Buergerstiftung BraunschweigTo help our city find the best position for the future
Buergerstiftung WieslochTo encourage civic engagement, strengthen the local community, activate innovative capacity within the community, enhance public participation for everyone, help people in acute situations of financial neediness, enhance cooperation among...
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 AulendorfTo bring people together and create an endowment to help all kinds of people
Bürgerstiftung Bad TölzTo provide help for acute problems by bringing together people who are willing and motivated to change something in their city
Bürgerstiftung BruchsalTo ensure that all citizens help to shape a peaceful and culturally diverse community
Bürgerstiftung DinkelsbühlTo initiate community projects and encourage those who are in urgent need of help
Bürgerstiftung EngenTo help people, businesses and organizations fulfill their social responsibility in actively shaping the city’s future
Bürgerstiftung HalternTo help people in need and enhance the quality of life for everyone in the community by providing support for education, sports, culture, nature and land protection, maintenance of customs...
Bürgerstiftung Herdwangen-SchönachTo promote activities and charitable projects that serve to help those in need, bolster international understanding and integrate marginalized groups in the area
Bürgerstiftung HoldorfTo support the community by helping disadvantaged children, young people, older individuals and self-help groups with issues such as education, sports and social work
Bürgerstiftung IsernhagenTo promote and support charitable projects and activities in Isernhagen intended to help the needy and marginalized groups
Bürgerstiftung LudwigshafenTo strengthen the self-reliance of our citizens by supporting people so that they can help themselves and others. We focus on quality of life, education, sciences, culture, youth and the...
Bürgerstiftung RottweilTo set an example by following the motto “Common Sense Begins with Me,” where the voluntary commitment of each individual or group is promoted as self-help
Bürgerstiftung Tecklenburger LandTo help individuals by providing integration programs for at-risk youth, preserving and promoting independent living for senior citizens, integrating assistance for disabled persons, and assisting in housing supply and procurement...
Bürgerstiftung Varel und Friesische WehdeTo provide help to children in the community
Cambridgeshire Community FoundationTo provide a comprehensive service to individuals and organizations that wish to give, to help them give creatively and efficiently, thus maximizing the benefits of their donations, within the United...
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...
Capital Region Community FoundationTo serve the charitable needs and enhance the quality of life in Michigan’s Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties by helping people and organizations establish permanent, charitable endowment funds that serve...
Central Kentucky Community FoundationTo help people fulfill their dreams for our community
Central Pennsylvania Community FoundationTo provide a permanent trust that will help the local community in the future by providing a perpetual fund to aid civic and charitable projects
Centre Wellington Community FoundationTo strengthen the Centre Wellington community by helping donors to achieve their giving goals, and by helping local nonprofit organizations find resources to support their important work
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...
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...
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 South SinaiTo help Bedouin communities and all who care about South Sinai to improve Bedouin lives and livelihoods, carry the best traditions forward into the future, and safeguard South Sinai’s unique...
Community Foundation for the Fox Valley RegionTo strengthen our community for current and future generations by helping people make a difference in the lives of others
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 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 Central GeorgiaWe help our donors establish long-term charitable funds, using the most tax-advantaged methods, to benefit their causes and our community.
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 Fayette CountyTo help define charitable needs, connect donors with causes that matters to them, support nonprofit organizations and invest charitable assets to make the community a better place to live
Community Foundation of Greater DecaturTo support charitable organizations and specific projects that help to improve the quality of life for the residents in the Decatur, Alabama, area
Community Foundation of Greater JacksonTo help charitable donors establish permanent giving funds that reflect individual philanthropic interests while also making a long-term, positive impact on the community through giving for the arts, education, health,...
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 Madison and Jefferson CountyTo build a strong, vibrant community by helping donors provide perpetual funding for the people, projects and passions of Jefferson County, Indiana
Community Foundation of Mendocino CountyTo help people give back in ways that matter to them and in ways that strengthen local communities
Community Foundation of New JerseyTo promote and champion the betterment of New Jersey and the quality of life for its citizens by helping donors to fulfill their philanthropic goals
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 St. Clair CountyThe Community Foundation will address our region’s opportunities and challenges and help donors achieve their goals by connecting them with like-minded donors and partners striving to improve our quality of...
Community Foundation of the Dan River RegionTo help donors meet community needs through endowment funds
Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland AreaThe mission of the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area is to create lasting positive change. We work to build a permanent community endowment that supports high impact charitable...
Community Foundation of UtahOur mission is to harness Utah’s entrepreneurial spirit in service to the common good through smart philanthropy. We are focused on the people, places, causes and resources of Utah....
Community Foundation of West AlabamaTo connect people and resources to the real needs of the community. The foundation strives to help build partnerships between donors, nonprofit organizations and the community at large in order...
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...
Construction Youth TrustTo help young people access training and employment in the construction industry within London, England
Crawford Heritage Community FoundationTo help nonprofit organizations meet the changing opportunities and needs in Crawford County, Pennsylvania
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...
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...
Dearborn Community FoundationTo serve as a catalyst to connect people who care with causes that improve the quality of life in the community by advancing cultural, educational and social opportunities, while preserving...
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...
Dorset Community FoundationTo work with individual donors and corporate donors to help create charitable foundation funds that reflect their personal values and interests within Dorset, England
Durham Community FoundationTo help the community and to provide services for people with disabilities, youth, historic preservation and charitable giving in Ontario, Canada
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...
Edmonton Community FoundationTo help the people of Edmonton and area by encouraging philanthropy and funding charitable activities. Through contributions from donors, the foundation assembles and administers permanent pools of capital so the...
Essex Community FundTo help fund charitable organizations that provide services to the villages of Essex, Centerbrook and Ivoryton
Evanston Community FoundationHelping Evanston thrive now and forever as a vibrant, inclusive and just community, the foundation builds, connects and distributes resources and knowledge through local organizations for the common good.
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...
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
Fondation communautaire de Hearst Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life and sustainability of the Hearst community in Canada by distributing the revenue generated by the fund’s management to a wide range of community organizations,...
Fondation communautaire de la Péninsule AcadienneTo create endowment funds whose revenue subsidizes the community’s charitable organizations to help them achieve their goals
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...
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 MetroWestTo connect philanthropic opportunity with demonstrated need in Metrowest. The foundation promotes philanthropy in the region, helps donors maximize the impact of their local giving, serves as a resource for...
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...
Freeport Community FoundationTo help provide for the well-being of the citizens of Northwest Illinois by accumulating assets in the form of permanent funds and prudently distributing from those funds to charitable organizations
Freiburger BürgerstiftungTo offer citizens and institutions from Freiburg and the surrounding area an opportunity to help society
Fundación Internacional de la ComunidadTo help improve the quality of life in Baja, California communities, in pursuit of integral social development
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
Gorge Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the Columbia River Gorge by building permanent charitable endowments to help fund the long-term needs and opportunities in our communities
Grassroots Hope FoundationTo help the community within South Korea
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 Sauk County Community FoundationTo help the citizens of Sauk County and surrounding areas create enduring charitable contributions in their communities
Guelph Community FoundationTo work with donors and help plan their philanthropic goals, matching their interests and concerns with community needs and organizations within Guelph, Canada
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community FoundationTo help vulnerable people who are disadvantaged and who suffer discrimination in the communities of Hampshire and Isle of Wight, England
Harrison Foundation KentTo administer grants made from income generated from the investment of funds which help with projects throughout Agassiz (in the district of Kent) and Harrison Hot Springs, Canada
Hawaii Community FoundationTo help people make a difference by inspiring the spirit of giving and by investing in people and solutions to benefit every island community
Hendricks County Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Hendricks County by: helping donors match their passions with community needs; awarding grants to nonprofit organizations and projects; and collaborating to address community...
Henry County Community FoundationTo help where the needs are greatest, and the benefits to the community and its citizens are most substantial. The foundation seeks to provide public-spirited donors a vehicle for using...
Interlake Community FoundationTo pool gifts in a capital fund that remains in perpetuity, providing citizens with a means of permanently endowing their region and helping to shape its future by distributing income...
Leeds Community FoundationTo help improve the quality of life of people living in disadvantaged communities within Leeds, England
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...
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...
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,...
LUCRF Community Partnership TrustTo provide consistently competitive returns and excellent service at minimal cost to members, and to help others become good corporate citizens
Marin Community FoundationThe foundation’s mission is to encourage and apply philanthropic contributions to help improve the human condition, embrace diversity, promote a humane and democratic society, and enhance the community’s quality of...
Marshall Community FoundationTo help make the Marshall area an even better place to live, work and raise a family. This is done by attracting permanently endowed funds from a wide range of...
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...
Mehrwert-Die Bürgerstiftung im Landkreis Garmisch-PartenkirchenTo help all citizens in the community, regardless of age, live together in dignity
Mendener BürgerStiftungTo help the citizens of the community in areas where there is no public funding
Morogoro Municipal Community FoundationTo solicit resources and coordinate and disburse funds directed at promoting community-based self-help schemes for community development in Morogoro Municipality, Tanzania
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...
New Canaan Community FoundationTo promote community philanthropy and help donors achieve their charitable goals
New York Community TrustTo help New Yorkers achieve their charitable goals and make grants that respond to the needs of our city
North Star FundFor 35 years, North Star Fund has helped make democracy happen in New York City—we've built a diverse network of donor activists to support the grassroots leaders that move New...
North West London Community FoundationTo help the community in Middlesex, England
Osprey Community FoundationTo distribute grants to charitable organizations in the Nelson area of Canada, which help feed the hungry, support the arts, improve the health and safety of citizens, and enhance youth...
Owen County Community FoundationTo help our Owen County communities become better places to live, grow and work
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...
Peninsula Community Foundation-White Rock/South FerryTo help individuals and groups make an ongoing difference in their community by providing funding to existing groups in the Semiahmoo Peninsula, Canada
Perm Community Foundation To develop social programs that affect the quality of life in rural areas and help to expand the range of social services for rural residents
Phelps County Community FoundationTo encourage and provide opportunities for charitable giving, to manage and distribute the funds in a responsible manner and to enhance the quality of life for the people of Phelps...
Pinellas County Community FoundationTo receive donations from people and organizations interested in helping their community and to oversee the investment of those funds by monitoring the work of the trustees, and then to...
Piqua Community FoundationTo encourage charitable giving that benefits residents of Piqua, Ohio, and to provide a variety of ways to help them meet their charitable giving goals
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...
Porirua FoundationTo promote arts, culture and heritage, fundraising, sport and recreation within New Zealand. The foundation provides buildings, facilities and open space; makes grants to organizations, including schools or other charities;...
Quartet Community FoundationTo help people who are most disadvantaged and isolated, encourage people to get involved in improving their own community, give people opportunities others take for granted, and respond to the...
Regional Information-Resource FundTo bring together the efforts and resources of people and organizations toward the development of civil society, philanthropy and volunteerism in Ulyanovsk and the Ulyanovsk region; to organize projects, programs...
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 Antonio Area FoundationTo help donors achieve their charitable goals for the greater benefit of the community
San Luis Obispo County Community FoundationA public trust established to assist donors in building an enduring source of charitable funds to meet the changing needs and interests of the community. The foundation offers grants for...
South Central Iowa Community FoundationTo contribute to a better life for people of South Central Iowa by helping donors to carry out their charitable intent and by providing responsible stewardship of gifts for community...
St. Clair FoundationEstablished to help individuals improve the quality of life in Preble County through charitable donations with active stewardship toward local causes
St. Marys Community FoundationThe foundation distributes funds to help the community meet religious, scientific, literary, education, recreational and charitable goals.
Stanwood-Camano Area FoundationTo help build a vibrant, caring, “hometown” community where people can be proud to live, work and play
Stowarzyszenie Centrum Młodzieży Arka w Radomiu“Passion + Action = Effective Helping”
Stowarzyszenie Świętokrzyskie Fundusz LokalnyTo improve living conditions of certain regions and help talented young people in difficult circumstances
Tasmanian Community FoundationTo support local projects that will help benefit and sustain the surrounding community
Texas Area Fund FoundationTo help Palestine and Anderson County, Texas, become a better place through directed funds and projects in these areas: community pride, education, recreation, health care, and culture and the arts.
The Gandjabasar Community Foundation (GCF)Provide direct aid to the poor people, involve people in their own development, helping them to realize their potential, promote the community planning and development; help people break the...
Thunder Bay Community FoundationTo help donors invest in the community of Thunder Bay, Canada by building permanent endowments that focus on the future
Virden Area FoundationTo provide care for the needy, sick, aged, destitute and helpless; to promote educational advancement; to promote conservation of human, natural and heritage resources; and to provide for such other...
Washington County Community FoundationTo foster philanthropy by offering charitable gifting opportunities to donors. The foundation’s purpose includes helping donors accomplish their goals by professionally managing funds entrusted to it for today and for...
Whanganui Community FoundationTo help community organizations carry out charitable, educational, cultural, philanthropic and recreation activities in the wider Whanganui area
Whitefish Community FoundationDedicated to fostering philanthropy, building endowments and helping donors and nonprofits benefit our community
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...
Yellow Springs Community FoundationTo enhance community life by supporting a broad array of activities which include assisting education, helping the sick and elderly, promoting the arts, supporting public recreation, promoting scientific research and...

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