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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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Abbotsford Community FoundationTo take a leadership role to enhance the quality of life in British Columbia, Canada
Adams County Community FoundationTo build partnerships between donors and community organizations to enrich and enhance the quality of life in Adams County, Indiana
Alaska Conservation FoundationTo protect Alaska’s natural environment and the diverse cultures and ways of life it sustains by promoting conservation philanthropy and by strategically directing resources to conservation leaders, organizations and initiatives
Albion Community FoundationTo strengthen the greater Albion area by cultivating community assets to enhance the community’s quality of life
Allegany County Area FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for both present and future generations in the Allegany County area by providing scholarships and grants to organizations in support of educational, social, cultural...
Amador Community FoundationTo support organizations that enhance the quality of life for the people of Amador County by: encouraging private giving for the public good by providing a flexible, cost-effective and tax-exempt...
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
Ann Arbor Area Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in our region through our knowledgeable leadership, engaged grantmaking and creative partnerships with donors to make philanthropic investments and build endowment
Arlington Community FoundationTo actively promote, protect and improve the quality of life for those who live or work in Arlington, providing philanthropic leadership and raising capital for grants and scholarships to address...
Armstrong County Community FoundationTo serve the people of Armstrong County and enhance the quality of life by: giving grants, scholarships and organizational support to address the changing needs of our community; building a...
Arusha Municipal Community FoundationTo mobilize resources, build and manage a permanent endowment fund, and provide grants to individuals and groups in Arusha City in order to improve their quality of life
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...
Athens FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for the people of the Athens region through building endowments, awarding grants and providing leadership on key community issues now and for generations to...
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.
Baikal Community FoundationTo make charity trendy and life better
Ballarat FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Ballarat and its surrounding communities in Victoria, Australia
Baltimore Community FoundationTo inspire donors to achieve their charitable goals from generation to generation and to improve the quality of life in the Baltimore region through grantmaking, enlightened civic leadership and strategic...
Baraga County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Baraga County, Michigan. The foundation shall serve as a resource developer, building permanent endowments and providing services to donors, nonprofit...
Barberton Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for Barberton residents
Barbour County Community FoundationTo build a better life for the citizens of Barbour County in work, play and retirement, providing grants in education, health services, arts, recreation and beautification
Barrington Area Community FoundationTo establish a permanent, long-term fund for the betterment of the Barrington Area community, using the annual proceeds to support initiatives that benefit the community and maintain local quality of...
Baton Rouge Area FoundationUniting human and financial resources to enhance the quality of life in Southern Louisiana
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,...
Beautiful Plains Community FoundationTo preserve and advance the quality of life in the community by developing permanent endowment funds, making responsible grants and acting as a catalyst for community philanthropy and leadership
Belvedere Community FoundationTo preserve and enhance the quality of life in Belvedere, form an endowment fund with contributions from all Belvedere’s citizens and provide grants to support projects and volunteers working to...
Berks County Community FoundationTo promote philanthropy and improve the quality of life for the residents of Berks County, Pennsylvania
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,...
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
Berrien Community FoundationTo promote philanthropy, to build a spirit of community, and to enhance the quality of life in Berrien County through stewardship of permanently endowed and other funds. The foundation shall...
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
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
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
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
Blue Torysa Community FoundationTo support local activities aimed at improving the quality of life for communities in the region, preserving our cultural heritage, improving public health and the environment, and supporting the development...
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...
Borkum-StiftungTo support elder care, education and training, student assistance, a democratic political system and historic preservation to make life in Borkum more attractive and safe
Brampton and Area Community FoundationTo enrich the long-term quality of life in Ontario, Canada
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....
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...
Bratislava Community FoundationTo encourage the citizens of Bratislava to develop a positive attitude toward the city and a sense of responsibility for its quality of life
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
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...
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
Bucks County FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for residents of the county by stimulating philanthropic opportunity and developing long-term financial assets to meet a wide range of the community’s charitable needs
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 AhlenTo financially support specific projects that enhance the common good and quality of life within Ahlen, Germany
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 GroßenlüderTo support sustainable projects that enhance the quality of life for many people in our region
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 HemmingenTo promote and thereby increase the quality of life in the city of Hemmingen by supporting a wide variety charitable activities
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 KressbronnTo promote quality of life for the citizens of Kressbronn through project development and support of nonprofit institutions
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 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
Cadillac Area Community FoundationTo develop a community-wide vehicle for permanent endowments to enhance the quality of life in the area and to establish and manage worthwhile endowed funds for the betterment of the...
Campbell River Community FoundationTo enrich life in Campbell River by developing a permanent endowment and responding to changing community needs
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...
Canton Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in Canton, Michigan, and surrounding areas by identifying and directing resources that address current and evolving community needs through grants from permanent endowments entrusted...
Cape Cod FoundationTo improve community life on Cape Cod through philanthropy and grantmaking. One of the ways this mission is accomplished is by developing permanent and flexible endowment funds to help nonprofit...
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 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...
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 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
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
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...
Charlotte Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in Charlotte County, Florida, advancing the common good by nurturing a giving community and connecting people who care with causes that matter
Charlottesville Area Community FoundationDedicated to improving the quality of life for the people of the City of Charlottesville and its seven surrounding counties. The foundation also assists Charlottesville-area donors with their philanthropic...
Chautauqua Region Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in the Chautauqua region
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
Chugiak-Eagle River FoundationDedicated to improving the quality of life and emerging needs of the community of Chugiak/Eagle River, Arkansas, through the establishment and growth of a permanent endowment
Clinton County FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Clinton County, Ohio
Cluj Community FoundationTo connect the needs and resources of Cluj, with the aim of improving the life of its inhabitants; to stimulate the involvement and the initiative of local-interest companies and of...
Coastal Bend Community FoundationTo help meet the charitable and educational needs and enhance and improve the quality of life in the Coastal Bend area of Texas through grants to charitable organizations; serve a...
Coffeyville Area Community FoundationTo endow funds to improve the quality of life for people of the Coffeyville area
Coldwell Community FoundationTo serve the residents of the Rural Municipality of Coldwell by maintaining a permanent endowment fund aimed at strengthening and improving the quality of life for today and into the...
Columbia Basin FoundationTo improve the quality of life and shape the future of the Columbia Basin through philanthropy
Columbia Valley Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for the communities in the Columbia Valley in British Columbia, Canada, from Canal Flats to Spillimacheen, including Fairmont, Windermere, Invermere, Radium, Edgewater, and Brisco
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...
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 Crawford CountyAs a catalyst, the foundation works to enhance the quality of life for all residents of this community by: offering a flexible mechanism that assures that donors’ charitable interests are...
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 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 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 San Benito CountyDedicated to building a stronger community and enhancing the quality of life in San Benito County through support of philanthropic activities
Community Foundation for Shropshire and TelfordTo enhance the quality of life for people in the communities of Shropshire and Telford, England
Community Foundation for Southeast MichiganTo enhance the quality of life in southeast Michigan and beyond
Community Foundation for Southwest WashingtonTo enrich the quality of life in southwestern Washington by supporting the needs of the local region and sustaining existing organizations through grants made in the areas of health and...
Community Foundation for Twin TiersTo continuously improve the present and future quality of life in the counties served by the foundation
Community Foundation Grey BruceTo enrich the quality of life of the people of the community by supporting nonprofit charitable, educational and cultural organizations
Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe CountyTo champion enduring and effective philanthropy that enhances the local quality of life. The foundation accomplishes this through: partnering with donors to build and steward permanent endowments; addressing community needs...
Community Foundation of Brazoria County, TexasTo significantly enhance the quality of life of the local community by providing outstanding service to donors, producing significant asset growth, strengthening community collaboration and managing an exemplary grants program
Community Foundation of BrevardTo provide a cost-effective bridge for all donors to the community’s changing needs, serve as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy, produce an expanding pool of permanent endowment funds...
Community Foundation of Carroll CountyTo maintain and enhance the quality of life in the community of Carroll County through philanthropic means by receiving, investing and distributing funds for charitable, cultural and educational purposes for...
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 East Central FloridaTo enhance the quality of life in our community by increasing perpetual giving, building community leadership and connecting donors with the causes they care about
Community Foundation of East Central IllinoisTo raise the quality of life throughout east central Illinois
Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger LakesThe foundation exists in perpetuity to enhance the quality of life in the community. Guided by a board of civic leaders, the foundation provides a continuing source of funding to...
Community Foundation of Frederick County, MDDedicated to connecting people who care with causes that matter to enrich the quality of life in Frederick County now and for future generations
Community Foundation of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks and RegionTo manage and develop diverse endowments that generate funding to address the quality of life in the Grand Forks, North Dakota, area
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 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 HuntsvilleTo enhance the quality of life in the Greater Huntsville community through philanthropy.
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 Greater PeterboroughTo serve as the vital link between caring community members and local causes that matter. We foster philanthropy by pooling endowed and special funds, while our grants to registered charities...
Community Foundation of Greater RochesterTo enhance the quality of life, the foundation is committed to act as the center for philanthropy and serve as the community’s endowment builder and grant maker by: attracting charitable...
Community Foundation of GreenvilleTo enhance the quality of life of citizens of Greater Greenville, South Carolina, by linking philanthropic leadership, charitable resources and civic influence with needs and opportunities in the community
Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and RockinghamTo enrich the quality of life in the Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Virginia, community by developing and managing permanent endowments to respond to changing community needs
Community Foundation of Henderson CountyTo enrich the quality of life in the greater Henderson County, North Carolina, area through building and increasing endowments in perpetuity
Community Foundation of Howard CountyTo inspire lifelong giving by connecting people, places and organizations to worthy causes across Howard County
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 Jackson CountyTo promote philanthropy in Jackson County. The foundation is a community-focused organization dedicated to: building visionary partnerships with donors and local service organizations; trustworthy stewardship of gifts; providing funds to...
Community Foundation of Middle TennesseeDedicated to enriching the quality of life in middle Tennessee. The foundation serves as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy, and strives to build a permanent endowment for the...
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 Monroe CountyTo enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Monroe County through permanent endowments
Community Foundation of Morgan CountyThe mission of the Community Foundation of Morgan County is to connect donors and their charitable giving with our evolving community needs in order to enhance the quality of life...
Community Foundation of Mount Vernon and Knox CountyTo improve the quality of life in Mount Vernon and Knox County through charitable giving
Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware CountyTo encourage philanthropy, assist donors in building an enduring source of charitable assets, and exercise leadership in directing resources to enhance the quality of life of the residents of Muncie...
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 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 Central WisconsinA nonprofit community corporation, created by and for the people of north central Wisconsin. The foundation devotes special emphasis to programs enriching life in five distinct areas: education, the arts,...
Community Foundation of North FloridaTo enhance the quality of life in north Florida through the promotion of philanthropy and the support of charitable organizations
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 Northwest GeorgiaTo enhance the quality of life in the northwest Georgia region for both present and future generations by: promoting philanthropy; building and maintaining permanent endowment funds to be used for...
Community Foundation of Orange CountyThe foundation, through effective use of its endowment, seeks to enhance the quality of life for those who live and work within Orange County by encouraging the growth of a...
Community Foundation of Orillia and AreaTo work with private donors, service clubs, businesses and charitable organizations to stimulate charitable giving, establish permanent endowment funds and support initiatives which make an ongoing difference and enhance the...
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 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 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 Lake CountyTo provide leadership to enhance the quality of life in South Lake County by identifying community needs and seeking philanthropic support as permanent funding to meet those needs
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 Southwest LouisianaTo enhance the quality of life in Southwest Louisiana by becoming a strong and effective catalyst for building philanthropy for present and future generations
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

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