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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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Acorn FoundationTo inspire and enable generosity to benefit our local community, forever
Alba Community FoundationTo improve lives by mobilizing the people of White County and the allocation of resources for local development initiatives
Angarsk Community Foundation“New Angarsk”: Support and encourage public and private initiatives aimed at addressing issues of public importance and local development; promote the establishment and development of philanthropy in Angarsk
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
Ashland FoundationTo support social and economic impact in the local community
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...
Bardejov Community FoundationTo unite people in the name of solving common local issues, to convince Bardejov citizens that they have the power to address the issues in their community. The foundation strives...
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...
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,...
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...
Birmingham and Black Country Community FoundationTo work with the community, supporting local voluntary and community activity through constructive grantmaking in Birmingham and the Black Country, England
Blagoevgrad Community FoundationTo provide sustainable community development through the promotion of charity and to support the implementation of initiatives consistent with local needs
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...
Briloner BürgerstiftungTo provide a wide variety of charitable activities at the local level, serving the common good and mobilizing forces of innovation
Brockville and Area Community FoundationTo strengthen our community for the benefit of all by providing leadership on key local issues, supporting charitable initiatives and encouraging the establishment of endowment funds
Buckinghamshire Community FoundationTo encourage and enable more local giving and philanthropy
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...
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 AschebergTo promote education, arts and culture, sports, health care, nature conservation, environmental protection, youth work, care of the elderly, local history and historic preservation
Bürgerstiftung BurgriedenTo promote local projects in the fields of youth, culture, education and social issues, in coordination with area churches, municipalities, associations and other groups
Bürgerstiftung HanstedtTo work for the benefit of young families, support the elderly and disabled, and preserve our local village
Bürgerstiftung Unser LeohausTo strengthen civic engagement, support clubs, create local and regional networks and experience new community
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 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
Chatham Kent Community FoundationTo build endowments and other funds to provide lasting support for local priorities in Chatham Kent, Canada
Cheshire Community FoundationTo strengthen and enrich Cheshire communities by inspiring, managing and directing local philanthropy so that it has the most impact in areas of greatest need
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...
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...
Coalinga Community FoundationTo contribute to local area charities in the Coolenga, California, area and operate a community thrift shop
Community Foundation for Blanice and Otava River AreasTo support projects that benefit local residents and contribute to the development of the region
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 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 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 the Land of LincolnTo provide a service to other charities and philanthropists in the local community
Community Foundation for Wakefield DistrictThe purpose of the foundation is to provide grants to local community groups within Wakefield District, England.
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 AbileneTo provide charitable endowments to promote local philanthropy, and to address local challenges and opportunities
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 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 Dunn CountyTo actively serve the people of Dunn County, Wisconsin, by building permanent charitable capital, making philanthropic grants and providing services that contribute to the health and vitality of local communities
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 LafayetteTo inspire, nurture and practice philanthropy, stewardship and leadership in the local community
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 Harford CountyTo be the local resource for effective and efficient philanthropy in Harford County
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 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 Johnson CountyTo provide a means for citizens to make gifts to specific organizations, general areas of concern or the common good, to pool and manage endowment funds for local nonprofit organizations,...
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 Newfoundland and LabradorTo promote and sustain healthy communities across our province by providing grant funding to a wide range of community organizations. We combine our broad, province-wide reach with a grassroots focus...
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 Northern ColoradoTo provide a trusted, local platform that enables people to give more effectively and to think strategically and creatively about the future of our community
Community Foundation of San JoaquinTo facilitate and develop philanthropy by providing services to donors and their advisors and by making grants to benefit the local community
Community Foundation of South Central KentuckyTo encourage philanthropic giving for positive impact upon local communities for now and generations to come
Community Foundation of South GeorgiaTo be a catalyst for the establishment of charitable funds which benefit the community for generations to come; serve the varied interests and needs of donors; promote local philanthropy; serve...
Community Foundation of Warren CountyTo promote the well-being of local inhabitants. The use of the bulk of funds has been designated by the donors, with distributions for child welfare, church building maintenance, community funds,...
Community Foundation Santa Cruz CountyTo promote local philanthropy in Santa Cruz County, California, through grants and resources for nonprofits, donors and their professional advisors
Community Foundation Slagalica Slagalica’s mission is to encourage local philanthropy, develop sustainable funds, provide financial supports and encourage corporate social responsibility.
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...
Covasna Community FoundationTo make local people’s lives better by mobilizing and developing local resources in order to support local and regional initiatives of the community
Crown Point Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in Crown Point and Northwest Indiana, serving as a well-managed agent for giving and receiving to the local community
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...
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
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...
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
Devon Community FoundationConnecting the voluntary sector, donors and partners in a way that supports them to identify and tackle local issues together
Dickinson Area Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in local communities by meeting the changing needs with endowments for good and forever. To that end, the foundation makes grants in broad program...
El Paso Community FoundationTo establish permanent charitable endowments; to provide a vehicle for donors’ varied interests; to promote local philanthropy; to provide leadership and resources in addressing local challenges and opportunities. El Paso...
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.
Ferencváros Community FoundationTo increase the quality of life in the district of Ferencváros through promoting local philanthropy, supporting civic initiatives aiming to develop our community, and strengthening the sense of attachment and...
Fermanagh TrustTo support community and voluntary endeavor in County Fermanagh and provide support for donors to engage in local philanthropy
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,...
Fondazione Di Comunità Del Salento OnlusLocal Develop, Social Cohesion, Welfare, Assistance, Fundraising, Fund management, Microfinance
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 for Appalachian KentuckyTo support collaborative work in the local community around a common vision that enhances the lives of all citizens and to create a permanent endowment to serve as a catalyst...
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...
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...
FuldauerstichtingThe Fuldauerstichting financially supports activities of local organisations and groups whose aim it is to make Hengelo a better place to live.
Fundació Ciutat de VallsTo promote initiatives to boost awareness and development of culture, art, local history, technology, conservation of artistic heritage, monuments and natural resources in relationship to the District Alt Camp in...
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.
Fundación Comunitaria del BajíoTo encourage and promote local development with the participation of civil society, linking the various sectors and mobilizing resources for social welfare
Fundación Comunitaria QuerétaroTo strengthen social actors, construct alliances and mobilize resources to promote and follow up sustainable local development processes
Fundación MaimonaTo promote comprehensive and innovative local development of Maimona as well as innovation, enterprise and social entrepreneurship, information society, research and development, new technologies and innovative philanthropy
Gabrovo Community FoundationTo ensure sustainable community development through the promotion of charity and support the implementation of citizens’ initiatives, responsive to local needs and problems
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
Grassroots JerusalemTo develop a culture of justice and human rights; to raise the local standard of knowledge and understanding of human rights as “rights”-not privileges-and to demand them constructively; to develop...
Greater Rustenburg Community FoundationTo create a stable and prosperous local society by efficiently unlocking and mobilizing resources in order to establish a permanent investment fund and to utilize these resources for sustainable development through prioritized...
Greater Worcester Community FoundationTo increase philanthropy and build healthy and vibrant communities throughout Central Massachusetts. The foundation achieves its mission in four primary ways: works with donor on tailored giving programs; invests in...
Guilford FoundationTo foster a brighter future through charitable donations. The foundation ensures the enrichment of the local community by prudently awarding grants to start-ups and service organizations that will not only...
Hamilton Community FoundationTo meet local community needs for all manner of civic, charitable, educational, cultural, health, recreational and humanitarian purposes
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...
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
Hill Country Community FoundationThe foundation, by investing endowment money to earn income, provides funding for certain local benefits. Specifically, the foundation seeks to advance the following goals: grant multi-year scholarships to college freshman...
Hinton Area FoundationTo encourage philanthropic giving and to provide a common source for contributions to benefit the local community. The foundation supports educational, health, human services, artistic, public recreation, beautification and other...
Huntington County Community FoundationTo fund charitable projects that will make a positive impact on Huntington County, Indiana, and its people. The foundation is particularly interested in ideas that shed new light on local...
Huronia Community Foundation / La Fondation communautaire de la HuronieTo manage permanent income-earning endowment funds from charitable donations, and distribute the earnings to local charities based on the needs of the community in Huronia, Canada
Irkutsk Community FoundationTo provide support to citizens and local groups in solving local problems: social, economic, cultural-sport, educational, environmental and others
Irpin Community FoundationBuilding the capacity of the local community to solve its own social problems and needs through grantmaking and events for local nonprofit organizations. Our task is to monitor the problems...
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...
Kirovo-Chepetsk Community Foundationthe local community development of monotowns
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...
Laguna Beach Community FoundationTo strengthen the community by encouraging philanthropy. The foundation provides expertise and resources to assist local charities, connect donor passions with nonprofit needs, and work with local professional advisors in...
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...
Leicestershire and Rutland Community FoundationTo support private giving for all local needs within Leicestershire and Rutland, England
LIN Center for Community DevelopmentTo provide support services to local nonprofit organizations, skilled volunteers and donors who are committed to building strong communities
Liptov Community FoundationTo systematically encourage the development of grant programs in the Liptov region, effectively manage our endowment assets and continuously reach new local partners, who enable us to create tools to...
Los Altos Community FoundationLACF strengthens community by stimulating local philanthropy and civic engagement in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View
Madison Community FoundationMadison Community Foundation uses its local knowledge and assets to inspire giving, support meaningful initiatives and connect people for the common good.
Madison FoundationTo preserve and enhance a special quality of life for all Madison residents by promoting and enabling local philanthropy
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...
Midland Area Community FoundationTo strengthen the community by providing leadership, fostering collaboration on local needs and issues, and encouraging a legacy of giving through grants, scholarships and events
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.
Missoula Community FoundationTo provide leadership and promote long-term local philanthropy to ensure the present and future vitality of the Greater Missoula community
Montgomery County FoundationTo develop, receive, administer and manage, under community control, funds received from public and private sources and distribute them for charitable purposes, primarily to meet local needs
Mures Community FoundationDedicated to the development of local community by analyzing and solving the puzzle of local necessities. The foundation supports charity and initiative, pulling together with local community members to reach...
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...
Nicholas County Community FoundationTo connect charitable giving with a permanent source of funds to ease local needs while enriching the community for today and tomorrow
North Thompson Communities FoundationTo award grants through local charitable organizations generated from responsibly managed donations and legacies which promote community capacity building and unity throughout the North Thompson Valley
Northern New Jersey Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Northern New Jersey communities through work in the fields of education, public health and civic engagement. The foundation assists communities to meet their...
Northland Community FoundationTo provide a simple, effective and long-lasting way for people to give to local causes now and in the future, through a mix of endowment funds and carefully chosen projects
Odorheiu Secuiesc Community FoundationsTo encourage philanthropic behavior and local initiatives which increase the quality of life in Odorhei Region
Opotiki Community FoundationTo encourage people to consider leaving a gift in their will to benefit the local community forever
Oradea Community FoundationOradea Community Foundation is a non-guvernamental organization, apolitic and non-profit that has declared it’s main objectiv the improvement of the life quality for the Bihor County habitants by mobilizing and...
Pazardzhik Community FoundationTo mobilize local resources to solve societal problems in the Pazardjik region identified by the citizens themselves and to work to stimulate the citizens’ initiative and revive charitable traditions
Pembina-Manitou Area FoundationTo administer a perpetual fund designed to benefit the communities within the Rural Municipality of Pembina by identifying community priorities and assisting local charities and worthwhile projects.
Pinawa FoundationDedicated to improving the quality of life in the LGD of Pinawa through the creation and management of funds gifted in perpetuity and the distribution of earnings generated from these...
Powell County Community FoundationTo develop a long-term funding source to assist area nonprofits with their missions and meet unanticipated needs. We are building our endowment while making grants to local organizations.
Prahova Community FoundationTo improve the life of the people of Prahova County by raising and channeling local resources toward the needs of our community, as grants and scholarships
Prayatna FoundationLocal Ownership of Local Problems”: Residents of five villages, most of them Dalit and Muslim, contribute their time, food, money and other resources to successfully advocate for human rights, housing,...
Pulaski County Community FoundationTo encourage the establishment of endowed funds to serve and support the charitable interests of local citizens and communities
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...
Richmond Community FoundationTo enable others to enhance the quality of life in Richmond, in all its cultural and ethnic diversity, by the attraction and prudent stewardship of donated capital, distributing the income...
Salem FoundationThe foundation provides scholarships to local students and distributions for the benefit of the community.
Salt Spring Island FoundationTo enrich Canada’s Salt Spring Island’s quality of life by encouraging local philanthropy through endowment funds, supporting the network of charitable organizations through granting, and serving as a catalyst for...
Scott Community FoundationDedicated to preserving local wealth so the communities in and around Scott County will forever remain attractive places to live, work and raise a family
Sibiu Community FoundationTo transform the city into a place where citizens, companies and local institutions work together to create a strong, powerful community; to encourage and speed the process of social change;...
Somerset Community FoundationTo promote vibrant, inclusive communities in Somerset through developing a culture of local giving and enabling voluntary groups to combat disadvantage and isolation
South West Community FoundationTo strengthen the community of South West Victoria through the encouragement of local philanthropy. The Foundation will invest donations, endowments and bequests and use the income to provide grants...
St. Clair FoundationEstablished to help individuals improve the quality of life in Preble County through charitable donations with active stewardship toward local causes
Stara Zagora Community FoundationTo fund civic initiatives that satisfy community needs by uniting civic organizations, local authorities and businesses of Bulgaria’s Stara Zagora region
Stowarzyszenie CzajniaComprehensive development of the local community with a special emphasis on youth
Stowarzyszenie W.A.R.K.ATo promote local development by stimulating the activity of citizens and the promotion of the county of Grójec. In Polish, WARKA is an acronym for Active Vision Entertainment Culture Alternative.
Streekfonds West-VlaanderenTo connect local donors with local organizations to strengthen social engagement and to promote local philanthropy
Summit Area Public FoundationTo foster area-wide philanthropy by identifying local needs and offering donors flexible ways to make a difference in the lives of their neighbors

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