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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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Akron Community FoundationThe foundation embraces and enhances the work of charitable people and organizations, who make a permanent commitment for the good of the community.
Allegan County Community FoundationTo provide the means for donors to make a lasting impact on Allegan County through the establishment and growth of endowed funds, giving primarily for education, health and human services
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...
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
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...
Baikal Community FoundationTo make charity trendy and life better
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...
Barry Community FoundationTo develop and manage endowed funds for helping and involving the people of Barry County, Michigan, to make a positive difference in their lives
Bartlesville Community FoundationTo help donors create funds for the continued success of Bartlesville nonprofits and their projects, and to make grants in areas determined by the board of directors from its unrestricted...
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,...
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
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
Bridge Builders Community FoundationsTo facilitate and grow community foundations that serve Clarion, Forest, Venango and other adjacent counties. We will: focus staff and other resources on increasing the capacity of our community foundations;...
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
Bürgerstiftung HavixbeckTo make the community culturally diverse and active by providing forums for those who want to adopt Havixbeck as their home
California Community FoundationTo strengthen Los Angeles communities through effective philanthropy and civic engagement. The foundation makes multi-year grants (usually two years) in these main areas: arts, education, health care, housing and neighborhoods,...
Carman Area FoundationTo make grants to charitable organizations within the rural municipalities of Roland, Dufferin, Grey, Carman and the Sperling area, Canada
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 Lakes TrustTo make grants for the benefit of the Central Lakes Trust region, New Zealand
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...
Chester County Community FoundationConnecting people who care with causes that matter, so their legacies make a difference now and forever
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 Saint Vincent and GrenadinesTo make grants for social, educational, health, economic development and other charitable purposes in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
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 Fox Valley RegionTo strengthen our community for current and future generations by helping people make a difference in the lives of others
Community Foundation of Central WisconsinTo help make the Portage County community a better place to grow, work, play and retire by helping people, enhancing education, enriching arts and culture, contributing to wellness and improving...
Community Foundation of Fayette CountyTo help define charitable needs, connect donors with causes that matters to them, support nonprofit organizations and invest charitable assets to make the community a better place to live
Community Foundation of Greater 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 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 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 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 Nova ScotiaA public foundation created by the people of Nova Scotia to enable effective philanthropy. We work with private donors, communities and charitable organizations to build the financial and social capital...
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 OttawaOur Vision: Inspired by our donors, grantees and partners, we make a vital difference in our community and our world. The Community Foundation of Ottawa is a powerful force to...
Community Foundation of Sarasota CountyPartnering to make charitable giving work in our community
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 Tampa BayTo encourage the residents and nonprofits of the Tampa Bay area to take advantage of the foundation’s flexibility in developing and implementing their charitable giving through programs that will make...
Community Foundation of WhistlerA catalyst for improving the quality of community life by: providing philanthropic leadership by responding to changing community needs and challenges; serving as a vehicle for generous citizens and corporations...
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
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
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...
Dubois County Community FoundationThe foundation believes every Dubois County citizen now and in future generations deserves a community that is vibrant, healthy and sustainable. It facilitates this belief by connecting people with the...
Essex Community FoundationTo inspire philanthropy and charitable giving-matching people, ideas, resources and needs-to make a lasting difference
First Community Foundation Partnership of PennsylvaniaTo serve Central and Northcentral Pennsylvania by helping donors make a difference in the community and making grants to nonprofit organizations in support of their charitable work
Foundation BarossaTo enable donors to make tax-deductible donations which can be allocated towards community development projects that benefit the Barossa region and its people
Foundation for the Tri-State CommunityTo make grants for charitable, cultural, educational and scientific purposes and to respond to a wide variety of needs in the community
Foundation ScotlandTo make an impact and create lasting change in the communities of Scotland
FuldauerstichtingThe Fuldauerstichting financially supports activities of local organisations and groups whose aim it is to make Hengelo a better place to live.
Fundação ADFP - Assistência, Desenvolvimento e Formação ProfissionalADFP is a nonprofit social institution, with recognition of Public Utility, founded in 1987. It has about 2800 “friends”, about 3400 regular users and integrates approximately 390 residents with different...
Geelong Community FoundationTo make a lasting difference for the people of Geelong by supporting education, training and research, aging services, family, health, youth development, arts and community well-being
Gloucestershire Community FoundationTo manage charitable funds for Gloucestershire and make grants to charities and communities within Gloucestershire, England
Grand Bend Community FoundationTo hold permanent endowment funds, make annual grants to eligible organizations and provide community leadership within Grand Bend, Canada
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 Edwardsville Area Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the Greater Edwardsville area by: leading the development of collaboration and understanding among all members of the community; ascertaining community needs and opportunities;...
Greenville Area Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the Greenville area. To do this the foundation will attract and hold permanent endowment funds from a wide range of donors; it will...
Hawaii Community FoundationTo help people make a difference by inspiring the spirit of giving and by investing in people and solutions to benefit every island community
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...
London Community FoundationOur vision is of a strong and generous London where residents, business, government and civil society are inspired to act for the benefit of all who live in their city,...
Main Street Community FoundationCommitted to assisting donors who wish to build charitable endowments to support the communities of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott, Connecticut, helping to make each town a better...
Marshall Community FoundationTo help make the Marshall area an even better place to live, work and raise a family. This is done by attracting permanently endowed funds from a wide range of...
Marshall County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in Marshall County by providing funds through a grantmaking process for humanitarian, cultural, educational, recreational and environmental activities. The general policy of the foundation...
New York Community TrustTo help New Yorkers achieve their charitable goals and make grants that respond to the needs of our city
North Carolina Community FoundationTo inspire North Carolinians to make lasting and meaningful contributions to their communities
North Star FundFor 35 years, North Star Fund has helped make democracy happen in New York City—we've built a diverse network of donor activists to support the grassroots leaders that move New...
Northwest Minnesota FoundationThe foundation invests resources, creates opportunities and promotes philanthropy to make the region a better place to live and work.
Ohio County Community FoundationTo assist donors with building, managing and distributing a lasting source of charitable resources for Ohio County, Indiana. The foundation makes grants in the fields of community development, education, human...
Omaha Community FoundationTo build enduring charitable partnerships that make the community better. Support is primarily for cultural programs, education, neighborhood development, civic affairs, health and social services, and programs for women.
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
Permanent Endowment Fund for Martha’s VineyardTo give those who love the Vineyard an opportunity to make tax-deductible gifts to build an endowment designated to strengthen the quality of Vineyard life
Permian Basin Area FoundationTo provide a vehicle through which donors may make gifts for charitable, religious, scientific and educational uses. The ultimate goals are to improve the quality of life of the communities’...
Perth and District Community FoundationTo work within the greater community in order to build a permanent fund to enrich the quality of life throughout the western half of Lanark County. The foundation encourages philanthropy...
Pittsburgh FoundationTo promote and champion the betterment of the greater Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, community and the quality of life for all its citizens by helping a wide variety of donors fulfill their...
Porirua FoundationTo promote arts, culture and heritage, fundraising, sport and recreation within New Zealand. The foundation provides buildings, facilities and open space; makes grants to organizations, including schools or other charities;...
Porter County Community FoundationThe foundation provides resources and ideas by which donors can make lasting contributions to humanitarian, cultural, educational, recreational and environmental causes in Porter County, Indiana, and provides asset management which...
Prince George Community FoundationTo provide the opportunity to make a lasting charitable donation to enhance our community, forever
Richmond Community FoundationRCF harnesses the power of philanthropy to build healthy, sustainable communities throughout Richmond and Contra Cost County. We provide the leadership to effectively engage those who wish to create...
Ripley County Community FoundationTo assist donors to build an enduring source of charitable assets to benefit Ripley County; provide responsible stewardship of the gifts donated; promote leadership in addressing Ripley County’s issues; and...
Rochester Area FoundationDedicated to using its resources to improve the quality of life, promote greater equality of opportunities, and develop effective methods to assist those in need in the greater Rochester area....
Sarnia Community FoundationGranting to community charitable causes by creating endowments , managing funds and facilitating community dialogue that will make a difference forever
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...
Silicon Valley Community FoundationTo advance innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems, engaging donors to make our region and world a better place for all
Social Trust FundTo make philanthropy work for a better world for humanity
Solano Community FoundationSolano Community Foundation is dedicated to building a stronger community and enhancing the quality of life in Solano County through the support of philanthropic activities that make a deep and...
Sonora Area FoundationThe foundation assists donors, makes grants and provides community leadership. Primary areas of interest include human services, education, arts, culture and humanities, health, public and society benefit, and environment and...
Stiftung Bürger für MünsterTo strengthen self-responsibility by motivating students to make commitments to seniors and by granting citizenship awards
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
SurreyCares Community FoundationOur primary mandate is to support philanthropic giving to local causes throughout Surrey, BC. We’re a registered charity, and a member of Community Foundations of Canada. We’re non-political and non-partisan....
Sussex Community FoundationSussex Community Foundation raises funds for and makes grants to local charities and community groups across East and West Sussex and Brighton & Hove.
The Minneapolis FoundationOur mission is to strengthen our community for the benefit of all citizens, especially those who are disadvantaged. We are committed to being an effective resource developer and a responsible...
Tuscola County Community FoundationTo make Tuscola County a better place to live by maintaining a permanent philanthropic endowment base which will assist and fund a variety of efforts, turning needs and dreams into...
Vancouver FoundationTo harness the gifts of energy, ideas, time and money to make meaningful and lasting impacts in communities
Viroqua Area FoundationTo provide a mechanism for people of goodwill interested in the Viroqua area to make donations for the improvement of quality of life within the area for present and future...
Warren County FoundationTo make it easy for people to be charitable and to build an endowment to meet changing community needs over time

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