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Foundation Directory

This alphabetical listing provides the names, locations and year of establishment for the 1,864 community foundations that have been identified to date. Use the filters to see the names of all the foundations in a geographic region or country of particular interest. Click on the column headlines to sort results, and click on the organization’s name to see its profile page.
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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...
Anaheim Community FoundationTo encourage community participation, partnerships and collaboration that result in successful responses to community challenges and opportunities; strengthen community-based organizations that effectively address community needs, promote volunteerism and provide community...
Aorakia FoundationTo provide a simple, effective and long-lasting way for individuals and families to leave legacies to local causes, and to ensure these gifts will achieve maximum benefit into the future
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
Ashburton Community FoundationTo provide a simple, effective and long-lasting way for individuals and families to help charitable causes in the Ashburton District
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...
B.C. Interior Community FoundationTo manage a collection of permanently endowed funds created by individuals, companies, other foundations, and by charitable organizations for the long-term benefit of the Thompson, Nicola and South Cariboo area...
Bacau Community FoundationTo link community needs with resources within organizations, initiative groups, individuals or companies and create a strong mechanism to move the community forward; to support community initiatives and foster active...
Beautiful FoundationTo encourage a philanthropic culture by serving as an intermediary between corporations and individuals and those in need of financial assistance
Beaver County FoundationTo create an atmosphere for and an understanding of philanthropy, the love of humankind, in order to preserve and encourage the development of organizations and programs that meet human needs....
Black River Falls Area FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the Black River Falls area, working to realize that goal with the support of individuals, families, businesses and organizations that share this commitment
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...
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
Bürgerstiftung BerlinTo develop further the social competence of all citizens, overcome individuals’ loneliness and isolation, encourage mutual consideration and recognition of diversity, inspire creativity, encourage artistic activities and develop and deepen...
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 MutterstadtTo offer everyone-individuals, associations, institutions and companies-the opportunity to participate in and promote the common good permanently and effectively
Bürgerstiftung Region NeumarktTo offer everyone-individuals, associations, institutions and companies-the opportunity to participate in and promote the common good permanently and effectively
Bürgerstiftung 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 SeelscheidTo offer everyone-individuals, associations, institutions and companies-the opportunity to participate in and promote the common good permanently and effectively
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...
Burlington Community FoundationTo collaborate with individuals and corporations to build endowments, give grants and connect community leadership within Burlington, Canada
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...
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 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...
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...
Community Foundation for AllegheniesTo obtain permanent endowments to provide benefits to individuals and organizations located in Bedford, Cambria, Indiana and Somerset counties of Pennsylvania
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 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 Northern IrelandTo inspire and facilitate philanthropy for public good, maximizing opportunities for individuals and communities in need to realize their potential and to contribute to, and enjoy, a more peaceful and...
Community Foundation for South Central New YorkTo offer caring individuals an effective way to endow their community in a manner that is responsible, responsive and lasting
Community Foundation for 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 the Central Savannah River AreaTo encourage and promote philanthropy through education, responsible management of charitable contributions and the distribution of these funds, and to provide the structure for this to be accomplished by individuals,...
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 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 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 Kankakee River ValleyTo promote visionary philanthropy to create and support vital and caring communities; build and preserve funds of many individuals and institutions; distribute to nonprofit organizations that serve members of the...
Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern AlbertaTo provide an effective, flexible method for philanthropic individuals of all means to connect to worthy causes in Southwestern Alberta
Community Foundation of 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 Prince Edward IslandTo provide individuals, organizations and groups with opportunities to enhance the quality of life in Canada’s Prince Edward Island communities through the creation of endowment funds
Community Foundation of Southern IndianaTo build enduring charitable resources used to positively impact our community by: Serving as a partner and resource for donors, their advisors, and not-for-profit organizations Making it simple for donors to fulfill...
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 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 Tyne & Wear and NorthumberlandOur purpose is to be the hub for community philanthropy in our area – inspiring and supporting giving that strengthens communities and enriches local life. To do this we: Enable effective...
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
Corporativa de FundacionesTo promote institutional strengthening of the civil society organizations engaged in community well-being, acting together with individuals, businesses and committed public and private agencies and so contributing to the community’s...
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...
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
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...
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...
Fondation Passions AlsaceTo nourish the vitality of the Alsace region by supporting multiple projects of interest by associations which are the wealth of the country. The foundation serves as a gateway between...
Fondazione Di Comunità Di Messina OnlusThe Messina Community Foundation was launched in 2010 to promote human development in Messina, a city in Southern Italy, which has been caught in the poverty threshold trap for years....
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...
Four County Community FoundationTo serve the current and emerging needs of the local community, continuing the tradition of philanthropy begun generations ago. The foundation is dedicated to bringing together human and financial resources...
Fremantle FoundationTo provide philanthropic advice and administration to individuals, families and businesses who are interested in giving back to the community
Fresno Regional FoundationTo provide unique opportunities for individual donors, families, businesses and other foundations to invest in programs that address a wide spectrum of economic, social, educational, cultural and environmental needs
Fundación Merced QuerétaroTo generate capital with ethical values, and to promote the strengthening and impact of civil society and the integral development of individuals and communities to tackle the structural causes of...
Geyser Community FoundationTo provide a simple and effective way for individuals, families and businesses to support the communities and causes that are important to them
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 Rapids Area Community FoundationTo inspire individuals and organizations to invest in Community to improve the quality of life
Granville FoundationTo solicit tax-deductible charitable gifts to support nonprofit organizations and individuals dedicated to making Granville, Ohio, a stronger and better community
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...
Greene County FoundationTo work with charitably minded individuals and organizations to strengthen Greene County now and for future generations to come
Greenwood County Community FoundationTo work collaboratively with all individuals and organizations that are interested in improving the quality of life in Greenwood County
Hastings Community FoundationTo perpetuate and enrich the quality of life in Hastings and the surrounding area through the prudent investment and management of philanthropic donations. The foundation does this by: receiving and...
iPartner IndiaTo give a voice to grassroots NGOs and inspire individuals and businesses to join efforts in creating a better India
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
Kalamazoo Community FoundationDedicated to enhancing the spirit of the community and quality of life in the greater Kalamazoo area through stewardship of permanently endowed funds. Primary areas of giving include economic development,...
Kansas Rural Communities FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in all Kansas communities, build statewide awareness of community needs and opportunities, provide a vehicle by which individuals, families, businesses and organizations can financially...
Lehigh Valley Community FoundationTo enable donors, including individuals, families, businesses, private foundations and nonprofit agencies, to establish funds which will serve their charitable intentions temporarily or in perpetuity by providing grants to nonprofit...
Maple Ridge Community FoundationTo provide ways to connect donors with causes that matter in the community of Maple Ridge, Canada by facilitating individual, corporate and foundation philanthropy
Minnesota Philanthropy PartnersTo assist individuals, organizations and communities statewide in developing local charitable trusts. Grants are made from these funds according to the recommendations and interests of donors and advisory boards.
Northern New York Community FoundationThe foundation raises, manages and administers an endowment and collection of funds for the benefit of the community, built and added to by gifts from individuals and organizations committed to...
Oak Park/River Forest Community FoundationTo serve the community by: stimulating and facilitating individual philanthropy; being accountable and prudent managers of donor funds; making responsive and informed grants; and convening resources to address community priorities...
Oxford Community FoundationTo serve Oxford and the surrounding community by providing leadership in enhancing the quality of life; by supporting natural, community and human resources; by acting as a catalyst in identifying...
Paulding County Area FoundationRecognized as the primary philanthropic organization for tax-deductible giving, at all levels, allowing individuals and groups to fund endowments providing grants for the benefit of Paulding County today and for...
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
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...
Renton Community FoundationTo manage a group of individual charitable funds for a broad array of community services such as the arts, health care, pet care, education, emergency services and more
Sanilac County Community FoundationThe foundation holds a collection of endowed funds, contributed by many individuals, corporations, private foundations and government agencies to benefit the Sanilac County, Michigan, area.
Scranton Area FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all people in Lackawanna County through the development of organized philanthropy. The foundation strives to carry out this mission as a steward by...
South Saskatchewan Community FoundationTo advance community well-being by supporting and assisting charities, companies and individuals to achieve their charitable goals and dreams
St. Clair FoundationEstablished to help individuals improve the quality of life in Preble County through charitable donations with active stewardship toward local causes
Stiftung-Bürger für WarendorfTo create a platform that is open to all associations, institutions, groups or individuals to solve pending financial or organizational problems
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...
Tees Valley Community FoundationTo promote any charitable purpose for the benefit of the community in the area of benefit, in particular the advancement of education, art and science, the protection of good health...
The Winston-Salem FoundationTo invest in the community by making philanthropy and its benefits available to all. The foundation accomplishes this by assisting individuals and organizations with their charitable giving, making grants to...
Union County Community FoundationTo provide a charitable vehicle that accepts, invests and distributes resources according to the donors’ wishes. Scholarships are also awarded to individuals.
Wayne County Community FoundationTo encourage individuals who have prospered in Wayne County to leave part of their estates for the good of the community in which they lived; assist community nonprofit organizations in...
West Point Community FoundationTo raise and hold funds for the benefit of West Point, Nebraska, and surrounding communities. The foundation also awards scholarships to qualified individuals who have graduated from area high schools.
Western Indiana Community FoundationTo support, encourage and maintain core Christian values leading to a community which recognizes the benefits of individual commitment to honesty, integrity, reliability, marriage, respect for others, church and traditional...
Westshore Community FoundationTo build a permanent capital fund which supports Canadian local registered charities and individuals

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