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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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Alba Community FoundationTo improve lives by mobilizing the people of White County and the allocation of resources for local development initiatives
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
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
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...
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
Ashland County Community FoundationTo advance philanthropy and improve the quality of life in Ashland County by supporting charitable activities in the community, providing and administering a variety of planned giving programs, and serving...
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...
Austin Community FoundationThe Austin Community Foundation promotes philanthropy in Central Texas to improve the quality of life for all, for today and for the future.
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...
Bangladesh Women’s FoundationTo fund women’s initiatives focused on human rights, gender equality and improved conditions of women and children in Bangladesh
Barberton Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for Barberton residents
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...
Berks County Community FoundationTo promote philanthropy and improve the quality of life for the residents of Berks County, Pennsylvania
Berkshire Taconic Community FoundationTo build stronger, more vibrant communities and improve the quality of life for all residents, providing support primarily for education, the arts, the environment, and health and human services
Bethel Park Community FoundationTo foster and improve the quality of life for residents of Bethel Park, with emphasis on recreational and leisure facilities, fine and performing arts, and education and technology
Biłgoraj Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life among citizens of Biłgoraj and other adjacent territories through: assistance in realization of donors’ generous and philanthropic objectives; support in funding different initiatives, such...
Black Hills Area Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the Black Hills area by raising and distributing charitable funds
Blackford County Community FoundationTo enhance and improve the quality of life in Blackford County, Indiana, by continually increasing the foundation’s endowed assets so that it can better meet the needs of the community
Blair Area Community FoundationTo support activities that enrich the community and support the values of the families that live in Washington County, Nebraska. Areas of support include education, fine arts, community betterment, parks...
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
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...
Branford Community FoundationTo preserve and promote the improvement of the quality of life in the Branford community for the benefit of all its inhabitants, and to preserve and promote the improvement and...
Bratenahl Community FoundationTo provide support for community improvement
Brown County FoundationTo fund grants for community improvements, programs and scholarships
Bü.NE-Bürgerstiftung NeussTo make the city more livable by linking generations to establish networks, secure the future of children and improve the quality of life
Buderim FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Buderim by supporting the following areas: environmental conservation, disadvantaged people, arts, heritage and culture, education, recreation and community development
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 ArnsbergTo promote social and cultural issues that improve the quality of life in the city and the Arnsberg region
Bürgerstiftung EmscherLippe-LandTo improve the quality of life and strengthen the feelings of togetherness in the community
Bürgerstiftung ErlangenTo improve the conditions of the city by providing support for children, youth and the elderly in education, health care and other matters
Bürgerstiftung GöttingenTo improve the living conditions of children by providing scholarships and food
Bürgerstiftung HolzkirchenTo improve our community and the vicinity in the fields of culture, nature and the environment, and to support young people, senior citizens and the disabled
Bürgerstiftung JenaTo encourage civic engagement and improve the quality of life in the region and to strengthen the community in a sustainable way, focusing on youth and senior citizens, environment and...
Bürgerstiftung Region LauenburgTo improve quality of life for seniors and the disabled and to promote art, youth sports and religion
Bürgerstiftung Rhein-LippeTo improve the quality of life in the community
Bürgerstiftung SeeshauptTo improve the community in the areas of art, religion and home care
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...
Campbellford/Seymour Community FoundationTo act as good stewards of the funds realized from the sale of the public utility and further bequests that may follow; to provide leadership in identifying community needs and...
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...
Cape Coral Community FoundationTo support the public well-being and to improve the quality of life in the greater Cape Coral community through the stewardship of permanently endowed and gifted funds
Capital Community FoundationTo fund charities, community groups and projects that improve the lives of London’s most disadvantaged people and the environment, bringing together donors, companies, local and regional government, and existing trusts...
Carlsbad FoundationTo improve the quality of life for the people of Carlsbad and South Eddy County, New Mexico. The foundation provides leadership for local charitable organizations by building and preserving permanent...
Central Susquehanna Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for citizens of the Central Susquehanna region
Centre County Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Centre County by providing enduring support to community charities from the invested gifts of visionary donors
Chicago Community TrustTo lead and inspire philanthropic efforts that measurably improve the quality of life and the prosperity of the region. With new strategic focus, the trust seeks to advance four overarching...
Chillicothe-Ross Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the Chillicothe, Ohio, area through organized philanthropy by providing leadership, grants and donor assistance
Clinton County FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Clinton County, Ohio
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...
Coffeyville Area Community FoundationTo endow funds to improve the quality of life for people of the Coffeyville area
Columbia Basin FoundationTo improve the quality of life and shape the future of the Columbia Basin through philanthropy
Columbus Foundation and Affiliated OrganizationsEntrusted with the responsibility to improve the community’s quality of life, the foundation embraces the following: to assist donors and others in strengthening and improving the community for the benefit...
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 Development Foundation Western CapeTo improve the quality of life, strengthen the common good and address the most challenging social concerns of people living in the Western Cape. We do this by raising funds...
Community First FoundationTo improve the quality of life throughout Colorado by increasing community generosity and involvement
Community Foundation for CalderdaleTo promote philanthropy, attract donations and funding and redistribute to individuals and voluntary/charitable organizations to tackle poverty and disadvantage and generally improve the quality of life for the people of...
Community Foundation for Greater BuffaloConnecting people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York
Community Foundation for Monterey CountyTo improve the quality of life in Monterey County by raising, managing and distributing charitable funds to worthy organizations and by creating positive connections between donors and their interests. Primary...
Community Foundation for Oak ParkTo improve and protect the social welfare of the residents of Oak Park, California, with special emphasis on the cultural, educational and recreational needs of the youth of the community
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 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 Twin TiersTo continuously improve the present and future quality of life in the counties served by the foundation
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 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 Carroll CountyTo improve the quality of life in Carroll County and the surrounding area by initiating programs, coordinating resources and supporting organizations that enhance and advance the civic, social, cultural, recreational...
Community Foundation of Collier CountyTo improve the quality of life in Collier County by connecting donors to community needs and providing leadership on critical community issues. For good. Forever.
Community Foundation of DeKalb CountyTo promote community philanthropy by offering local citizens the opportunity to leave a charitable legacy that will sustain and improve life in DeKalb County
Community Foundation of Greater BirminghamThe foundation leverages gifts and bequests from many people to drive positive change, bring people together to address community issues, build on opportunities and achieve measurable results, and work in...
Community Foundation of Greater ChattanoogaImprove the lives of citizens in the greater Chattanooga, Tennessee, area
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 Des MoinesA donor-driven public foundation whose purpose is to improve the quality of life in Greater Des Moines through philanthropy
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 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 Herkimer and Oneida CountiesTo provide support for programs and projects that: offer the greatest opportunity for positive and significant change in the community; identify and enhance local strengths to address and provide creative...
Community Foundation of Howard CountyTo improve the quality of life in the community through the accumulation and stewardship of enduring charitable gifts. Primary areas of interest include health and medical, social services, education, cultural...
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 Mount Vernon and Knox CountyTo improve the quality of life in Mount Vernon and Knox County through charitable giving
Community Foundation of North Central MassachusettsTo provide a means for donors to permanently endow charitable gifts, to increase and stabilize available funding to meet needs and improve the quality of life
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 RichvaleTo encourage deserving students in the town of Richvale, California, and surrounding area to excel and continue their educational endeavors, and to maintain and improve the infrastructure of the town...
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 South Okanagan SimilkameenTo make beneficial and lasting improvements by connecting gifts of energy, ideas, time and money with the needs and opportunities of our communities
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 Southeastern MassachusettsTo support programs that improve the quality of life for residents of the 41 towns and cities in Southeastern Massachusetts
Community Foundation of Southwest KansasThe Mission of the Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas is to improve the quality of life in the Southwest Kansas area by providing ongoing philanthropic leadership and maintaining and enhancing...
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 St. Joseph CountyTo improve the quality of life for the citizens of St. Joseph County and their succeeding generations
Community Foundation of Teton ValleyTo improve the quality of life in Teton Valley by bringing people together through philanthropic leadership
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 Rappahannock River RegionTo create, maintain and administer a permanent collection of charitable funds to improve the quality of life in the Rappahannock River region of Virginia
Community Foundation of Tompkins CountyTo improve the quality of life in Tompkins County by inspiring and supporting enduring philanthropy
Community Foundation of West Chester/LibertyTo encourage, support and facilitate philanthropy and improve the quality of life in the West Chester/Liberty area. The foundation provides support for civic affairs and community development, education (including scholarships),...
Community Foundation Serving Boulder CountyTo improve the quality of life in Boulder County, now and forever, and to build a culture of giving
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 Trust of SouthlandTo provide grants for improvement projects beneficial to the Southland community in New Zealand
Comunidad A.C.The mission is to join local capacities and resources of diverse groups and individuals in sustainable community initiatives, to strengthen the capacity of local self-development, and improve the quality of...
Comunidar FoundationTo provide opportunities for individuals and organizations interested in the development of Monterrey to improve the quality of life for present and future generations
Corcoran Community FoundationTo receive contributions, gifts and bequests, and to distribute these funds for charitable, educational, religious and scientific purposes to improve the community of Corcoran, California
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...
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,...
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
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...
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 County Community FoundationTo encourage local philanthropy by assisting donors with their charitable objectives through lasting legacies that improve the quality of life for residents of Delaware County
East End Community FoundationTo guide philanthropy in order to improve opportunities for those living in need in the East End of London
Eastern Carolina Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in this area of South Carolina through inspired philanthropy and innovative community programs
Erie Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for all in our region by evaluating and addressing community issues, by building permanent charitable endowments and by promoting philanthropic and community leadership
Fondation communautaire du Saint-MauriceTo contribute to the development of the Saint Maurice region and to improve the quality of life of citizens in its territory
Fondazione della Comunità Bergamasca OnlusTo improve the quality of life for those living and working in the province of Bergamo, Italy
Fondazione Pro Valtellina OnlusTo improve the quality of community life by fostering a greater awareness of the needs and opportunities in our area
Fondazione Provinciale della Comunita ComascaTo improve the quality of life in the community of Como
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...
Fremont Area Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Newaygo County, Michigan
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.
Fundação CEBITo support effective development of the community, especially its most vulnerable groups, through best practice service to improve their quality of life
Fundació Cívica NovessendesWe work with citizens to find solutions to community needs and improve the quality of life for people locally, contributing to human and economic development of our country.
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...
Fundación Ciudad Rodrigo-2006To remain open to all forward-looking projects and initiatives that improve life in the region of Ciudad Rodrigo
Fundación Comunitaria CozumelTo contribute to social causes that promote development and improve quality of life for the community of Cozumel, Mexico
Fundación Comunitaria de la Frontera NorteTo promote the improvement of Ciudad Juárez through combined efforts and philanthropic resources
Fundación Comunitaria de MatamorosTo generate cultural change by joining assets from our community with resources from social investors to improve the quality of life within Tamaulipas, Mexico
Fundación Comunitaria OaxacaTo promote social participation in and out of Oaxaca to improve the welfare and quality of life of vulnerable population groups and those marginalized in the Oaxacan community, through initiatives...
Fundación Cuesta HolguínTo create wealth and opportunities for community development in the province of Tungurahua, Ecuador and to improve the living conditions of people who are in poverty or whose rights have...
Fundación del Empresariado YucatecoStrengthen the organized civil society and the social responsibility of the business sector in the State of Yucatan to promote integral community development and violence and crime prevention through establishing...
Fundación Internacional de la ComunidadTo help improve the quality of life in Baja, California communities, in pursuit of integral social development
Fundación NobisTo contribute to the advancement of Ecuadorian society and improved quality of life, by providing services in education, health and family welfare
Fundación Punta de MitaImprove the quality of life of the communities in the region of Punta de Mita and Bay of Banderas, in a sustainable way by strengthening the civic sector in areas...
Fundusz Lokalny Masywu SnieznikaTo improve the four municipalities of Massif through initiatives in education, culture, health, sports and environmental protection
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
GiveWell Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in all areas of greater Lakeland, Florida, by serving donors, local nonprofit charities and the community at large
Glens Falls FoundationTo promote the mental, moral and physical improvement of the people of Glens Falls and environs. Direct financial aid to individuals is limited to scholarships to medical students and to...
Grand FoundationServing all of Grand County, Colorado, the foundation seeks to improve the quality of life in the county by proactively addressing current and future needs in the areas of health...
Grand Rapids Area Community FoundationTo inspire individuals and organizations to invest in Community to improve the quality of life
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 Brewton FoundationTo raise and provide funds for the promotion of the health, welfare, culture, education, recreation, neighborhood improvement and social needs of the Greater Brewton, Alabama, area, which includes the city...
Greater Kanawha Valley FoundationTo improve the quality of life and promote philanthropy
Greater Kansas City Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Greater Kansas City by increasing charitable giving, connecting donors to the needs in the community they care about, and providing leadership on critical...
Greater Lewes FoundationTo maintain and improve the quality of life in the Greater Lewes region
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...
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...
Hawke’s Bay FoundationTo fund projects that will improve the Hawke’s Bay community of New Zealand
Healthy City Community FoundationTo strengthen social capital, improve the quality of life in the Banska Bystrica, Zvolen, Sliac region, and support local giving and philanthropy
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...
Huron County Community FoundationTo support the public well-being and to improve the quality of life in Huron County, Michigan
Jackson Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for the residents of Jackson County, Michigan
Jasper Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Jasper County, Iowa
Johnson County Community FoundationTo encourage local philanthropy and to improve the quality of life in the Johnson County, Indiana, community through leadership and grant support to local nonprofit organizations. Scholarships are awarded to...
Kitchener and Waterloo Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Kitchener-Waterloo and area, now and for generations to come, by building and investing community assets and providing leadership on key community issues
Kitsap Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Kitsap County through endowment-funded grants
Lac du Bonnet and District Charitable FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the town of Lac du Bonnet in Canada and the adjacent area of Alexander through the creation and management of funds gifted in...

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