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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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Akuapem Community FoundationTo marshal resources to build an endowment fund for grantmaking, execution of our programs and covering operational costs. The foundation also aims to offer leadership and coordination of efforts where...
Asociacion Coordinadora Del Voluntariado Del GuayasTo generate capacity to meet the needs of the community in the areas of childhood and adolescence, health, seniors, education, and disabilities and rehabilitation
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...
Auckland Communities FoundationTo build a permanent resource to meet the new and emerging needs of the communities in Auckland. This resource will, through an evidence-based approach, build the social capital of those...
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....
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
Border TrustTo create a strong, sustainable financial base that will enable us to meet community needs; to build on existing and new develop new relationships; to position Border Trust as the...
Bowling Green Community FoundationTo accumulate the assets needed to fund creative community plans, and to meet the ever-changing needs of the citizens. The foundation enhances the health, welfare and vitality of the Bowling...
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;...
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
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...
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...
Communities Foundation of OklahomaTo support Oklahoma communities by meeting the needs of charitable organizations and donors statewide
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 Chippewa CountyTo enable donors to achieve their philanthropic goals, to meet changing community needs, and thereby to benefit the communities, people and other nonprofit organizations of Chippewa County
Community Foundation of Greater New BritainTo meet the needs of the greater New Britain, Connecticut, community through support of programs dedicated to health and human services, education, community and economic development, the environment, arts and...
Community Foundation of Merced CountyTo partner with donors to ensure a permanent source of charitable funds to meet the changing needs and dreams of the Merced County communities
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 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 Northeast IowaTo respond to the current and future charitable needs of Northeast Iowa; secure and serve as the custodian of endowment funds contributed by many donors; create other mechanisms which will...
Community Foundation of Northern IllinoisTo serve the four-county area through philanthropy, to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs, and to be a responsible steward to donors of the endowment. Giving is primarily for social...
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 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 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 the Central Blue RidgeTo enhance the quality of life by meeting needs and inspiring philanthropy in the community
Community Foundation of the Dan River RegionTo help donors meet community needs through endowment funds
Community Foundation of the Great River BendTo enhance the quality of life in the communities served by encouraging permanent charitable giving to meet the needs of present and future generations. Giving is primarily for cultural activities,...
Community Foundation of Western Virginia, Inc.To foster positive change on behalf of the community by: enabling donors to carry out their charitable intent through prudently administered permanent endowment funds; offering a comprehensive array of services...
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...
Crawford Heritage Community FoundationTo help nonprofit organizations meet the changing opportunities and needs in Crawford County, Pennsylvania
Custer County Foundation, Inc.To seek out, receive and administer funds to meet the present and future needs of the residents of Custer County.
Cypress River and Area FoundationA philanthropic organization focused on building endowments in order to tackle long-term community challenges and meet immediate needs. It will maintain a broad grants program providing funding to many different...
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...
Douglas County Community FoundationTo promote the highest quality of community life by developing philanthropic resources to meet the needs of the Douglas County community. The foundation serves as a responsible steward for permanent...
East Tennessee FoundationGiving to organizations which strengthen the capacity of existing institutions to reach a broader segment of the community, encourage cooperation, decrease duplication of services, and develop partnerships that can have...
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...
Greater Poweshiek Community FoundationTo strengthen the community by building charitable endowments, assisting donors, making effective grants and providing for county needs. The foundation’s directors look for projects that: increase citizens’ commitment to meet...
Greater Salina Community FoundationTo enhance quality of life, both today and in the future, by enabling donors to fulfill their charitable desires, building a permanent endowment, facilitating prudent management and care of funds,...
Greene County Community FoundationTo promote philanthropy and provide stewardship and leadership to enhance the use of regional resources to meet charitable needs
Hamilton Community FoundationTo meet local community needs for all manner of civic, charitable, educational, cultural, health, recreational and humanitarian purposes
Heartland Community FoundationTo meet charitable community needs through leadership, grants and donor services
Highland Area Community FoundationTo be a builder of permanent charitable assets to use on behalf of the Highland area community, act as good stewards for those funds, and serve as a resource in...
Highland Park Community FoundationTo meet the unmet social service, cultural, educational and environmental needs of Highland Park and Highwood, and to promote philanthropy in the community
Hillsdale County Community FoundationThe foundation receives and administers funds for artistic, charitable, educational and scientific purposes in a manner that both promotes the spirit of philanthropy and meets the needs of the people...
Instituto BaixadaA social-purpose association created at a meeting of youth and adults in the lowlands and other invited organizations
Jasper and Newton County Community FoundationTo provide a vehicle for our donors to create a source of assets that will meet the ongoing and changing charitable needs and interests of the people living in our...
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...
Lower Flathead Valley Community FoundationTo bring tribal and non-tribal members together to work on projects preserving and conserving the cultural, natural and human resources of the region, with special emphasis on meeting the needs...
M&M Area Community FoundationTo receive and administer funds and property in the form of permanent endowments from a wide range of donors for educational, environmental, cultural, recreational and charitable purposes in a manner...
Management And Development Foundation (MDF)“Sustainable development that meets the needs of the present time without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Continually evolving concept based on the integration of...
Miami FoundationTo encourage philanthropy and charitable giving by developing a permanent endowment to meet current and future emerging charitable needs. Grants are made in broad program areas including education, health, human...
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
New Richmond Area Community FoundationTo serve as the center point for service-based philanthropy, creating collaborative partnerships that identify needs in the communities the foundation serves. It develops strategies to provide citizens in these communities...
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...
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...
Parasol Tahoe Community FoundationThe foundation envisions a region known for engaged community. As Tahoe’s largest community foundation, it is committed to improving the quality of life throughout the Lake Tahoe basin and empowering...
Parke County Community FoundationTo assist donors in meeting charitable need in Parke County and to build community capacity, thereby enhancing the quality of life in Parke County
Pinellas County Community FoundationTo receive donations from people and organizations interested in helping their community and to oversee the investment of those funds by monitoring the work of the trustees, and then to...
Piqua Community FoundationTo encourage charitable giving that benefits residents of Piqua, Ohio, and to provide a variety of ways to help them meet their charitable giving goals
Pottawattamie County Community FoundationA partnership of rural and urban citizens dedicated to improving the lives of all residents of the county’s communities by: serving as an effective catalyst for responses to community issues;...
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.
Rhode Island FoundationA proactive community and philanthropic leader dedicated to meeting the needs of the people of Rhode Island
Saint Paul FoundationThe foundation actively serves the people of St. Paul, Minnesota, and the surrounding communities by building permanent charitable capital, making philanthropic grants and providing services that contribute to the health...
San Luis Obispo County Community FoundationA public trust established to assist donors in building an enduring source of charitable funds to meet the changing needs and interests of the community. The foundation offers grants for...
San Marcos Community FoundationTo assist San Marcos, California, charities and public service organizations enhance their service to meet the social needs of the community
Santa Barbara FoundationTo enrich the lives of the people of Santa Barbara County through philanthropy. To achieve this mission, the foundation will: serve as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy; strive...
Shasta Regional Community FoundationTo build resources to meet needs in Shasta and Siskiyou communities through philanthropy, education and information
Squamish Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in Squamish by providing philanthropic leadership in assessing and responding to community needs, providing donors with the opportunity for flexible gift giving, investing and...
St. Marys Community FoundationThe foundation distributes funds to help the community meet religious, scientific, literary, education, recreational and charitable goals.
Stanislaus Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life of all Stanislaus County residents by transforming community resources into community good, in order to encourage philanthropy, provide services to donors and assist those...
The Foundation for Enhancing CommunitiesTo stimulate philanthropy and enhance the quality of life in the community through accumulating, managing and disbursing financial assets, and to serve as a catalyst and neutral convener to meet...
Ventura County Community FoundationTo enrich and enhance the quality of life in Ventura County and to provide leadership to residents and nonprofit organizations in building an enduring source of funds and strengthening community...
Wapakoneta Area Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the Wapakoneta area through organized philanthropy by: providing leadership and acting as a catalyst in identifying and addressing evolving community needs; distributing grants...
Warren County FoundationTo make it easy for people to be charitable and to build an endowment to meet changing community needs over time
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...
Wells County FoundationTo enhance the quality of life of the Wells County, Indiana, community through the generation and prudent administration of entrusted donor funds to meet present and future changing community needs....
West Bengal Community FoundationTo re-establish philanthropy as a way of life in Indian society; to promote a philanthropy movement in the country which encourages organized, informed, effective and regular giving of time, talent...
Whitley County Community FoundationTo champion the spirit of philanthropy and grow permanent endowments. Utilizing collaborative leadership, the foundation will assess and address local needs and direct funding to best meet community aspirations. Funding...
Worcestershire Community FoundationTo support projects designed by local people that meet local people’s needs
Yellowknife Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Yellowknife and the surrounding area by identifying and addressing current and anticipated community needs; and raising, managing and distributing investment...

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