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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...
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...
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...
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
Aspen Community FoundationTo build philanthropy and support nonprofit organizations by connecting donors with community needs, building permanent charitable funds, and bringing people together to solve community problems
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...
Australian Communities FoundationA trusted and vibrant organization that generates and distributes philanthropic resources to match donor interests to emerging social issues and the needs of communities
Bacau Community FoundationTo link community needs with resources within organizations, initiative groups, individuals or companies and create a strong mechanism to move the community forward; to support community initiatives and foster active...
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...
Battlefords and District Community FoundationTo create endowment funds that will respond to the needs of the community
Beautiful FoundationTo encourage a philanthropic culture by serving as an intermediary between corporations and individuals and those in need of financial assistance
Beaver County FoundationTo create an atmosphere for and an understanding of philanthropy, the love of humankind, in order to preserve and encourage the development of organizations and programs that meet human needs....
Bedford Community FoundationTo administer funds from donors to build permanent endowments for the charitable needs of Bedford Township in the areas of health, the arts, the environment, education and youth activities
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...
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...
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
Blagoevgrad Community FoundationTo provide sustainable community development through the promotion of charity and to support the implementation of initiatives consistent with local needs
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...
Brownsville Community FoundationTHE BROWNSVILLE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ACTS AS A DRIVING FORCE TO PROMOTE PHILANTHROPY AND DEVELOP A PERMANENT ENDOWMENT TO RESPOND TO THE NEEDS IN OUR COMMUNITY.
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...
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
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...
Bürgerstiftung BräunlingenTo support services for needy citizens, youth and the elderly
Bürgerstiftung DinkelsbühlTo initiate community projects and encourage those who are in urgent need of help
Bürgerstiftung für die Stadt und den Landkreis KasselTo promote youth, sports, social and cultural needs, and protection of nature and the environment
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 Herdwangen-SchönachTo promote activities and charitable projects that serve to help those in need, bolster international understanding and integrate marginalized groups in the area
Bürgerstiftung IsernhagenTo promote and support charitable projects and activities in Isernhagen intended to help the needy and marginalized groups
Calgary FoundationTo nurture a great community that supports all people, where a strong charitable sector addresses community needs now and in the future.
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...
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 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 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...
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...
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
Chisholm Trail Communities FoundationTo grant funds for projects and programs that address community needs in the areas of community development and community services, education and training, arts and culture, health and human services
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
Cleveland FoundationTo enhance the lives of all residents of Greater Cleveland, now and for generations to come, by working together with our donors to build community endowment, address needs through grantmaking,...
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...
Communities Foundation of OklahomaTo support Oklahoma communities by meeting the needs of charitable organizations and donors statewide
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 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 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 Northern VirginiaAs the premier community foundation serving Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William Counties as well as the City of Alexandria, the foundation works to nurture philanthropy and strengthen our community...
Community Foundation for Oak ParkTo improve and protect the social welfare of the residents of Oak Park, California, with special emphasis on the cultural, educational and recreational needs of the youth of the community
Community Foundation for Ohio ValleyTo build a permanent endowment for the current and future needs of the Upper Ohio Valley
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 the Greater Capital RegionTo strengthen the community by attracting charitable endowments both large and small, maximizing benefits to donors, making effective grants and providing leadership to address community needs
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 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 Boone CountyTo serve as the central philanthropic vehicle to address the needs of the Boone County, Indiana, community
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 Central ConnecticutTo encourage the creation of endowments to serve the Meriden and Wallingford communities now and in the future and to address the charitable and humanitarian needs of our community by...
Community Foundation of Central IllinoisTo serve the Central Illinois area by providing an intelligent bridge between needs and resources through a growing endowment, entrepreneurial grantmaking service to the nonprofit sector and promotion of philanthropy....
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 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 Eastern ConnecticutTo put philanthropy into action to address the needs, rights and interests of our community in Eastern Connecticut while fulfilling the passions of our donors.
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 Florida KeysMaking Key West and the Florida Keys a better place to live now and in the future by encouraging philanthropy and matching these acts of caring to community needs
Community Foundation of Gaston CountyTo serve as the primary steward of philanthropic giving by connecting donors with community needs to enhance the lives of present and future generations
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 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 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 Greene CountyTo strengthen Greene County by building charitable endowments, maximizing benefits to donors, making effective grants and providing leadership to address community needs
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 Kankakee River ValleyTo promote visionary philanthropy to create and support vital and caring communities; build and preserve funds of many individuals and institutions; distribute to nonprofit organizations that serve members of the...
Community Foundation of 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 MississaugaTo create sustainable support for community needs in Mississauga by building partnerships with donors and stakeholders who establish endowed and other related funds, to maximize our community impact by ensuring...
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 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 AlabamaTo wisely assess needs and channel donor resources to maximize community well-being
Community Foundation of Northeast IndiaTo provide outreach regarding livelihood needs at the community level
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 Northwest FloridaTo service human needs in the area, with emphasis on serving children. As the foundation matures, it will reach out into other areas of public need to ensure that critical...
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 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 SingaporeTo inspire giving in Singapore through bridging donors with innovative grantmaking on community needs
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 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 Southern New MexicoTo serve as a charitable resource linking donors with community 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 the LowcountryTo strengthen community by connecting people, resources and needs
Community Foundation of the Texas Hill CountryTo respond to area needs by providing stewardship of donations and by funding worthwhile community projects
Community Foundation of West AlabamaTo connect people and resources to the real needs of the community. The foundation strives to help build partnerships between donors, nonprofit organizations and the community at large in order...
Community Foundation of West KentuckyTo support areas of art and culture, community development, education, environment, health and social needs
Community Foundation of Western MassachusettsTo enrich the quality of life in our community through encouraging philanthropy, developing permanent endowments, responding to emerging needs, serving as a resource and coordinator for charitable activities and promoting...
Community Foundation of Western Pennsylvania and Eastern OhioTo attract and invest permanent endowment resources, with the purpose of enhancing the quality of life for the residents of western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio, in accordance with the charitable...
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 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...
Community Foundation Serving the Counties of Riverside and San BernardinoTo strengthen the community by meeting the needs and enhancing the lives of individuals in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, California, in partnership with philanthropic individuals, community leaders and the...
Community Foundation Sonoma CountyTo connect people, ideas and resources to benefit the lives of those who live here. The foundation fulfills this mission by: making grants to respond to important needs in Sonoma...
Community Foundations of the Hudson ValleyTo strengthen the community by offering donors the means to establish charitable legacies, by making grants, and by providing leadership to address community needs
Crawford Heritage Community FoundationTo help nonprofit organizations meet the changing opportunities and needs in Crawford County, Pennsylvania
Cumbria Community FoundationWe exist to tackle poverty and disadvantage and improve the quality of community life for the people of Cumbria by raising money and making grants, responding quickly to emerging need,...
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...
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...
DeKalb County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in DeKalb County by proactively addressing community needs and expanding, managing and distributing philanthropic resources
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...
Donetsk City Charity Foundation “Dobrota”To provide financial assistance to institutions related to health, education, social welfare, prison systems and the most needy in the city of Donetsk, Ukraine
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...
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...
DuPage Community FoundationTo foster philanthropy, connect donors to area needs and build community partnerships.
East End Community FoundationTo guide philanthropy in order to improve opportunities for those living in need in the East End of London
Eau Claire Community FoundationTo strengthen the community by offering donors opportunities to establish charitable legacies, by making grants and by serving as a catalyst to address community needs
Edenton-Chowan Community FoundationTo provide support and funding for community needs
Elgin St. Thomas Community FoundationTo strengthen the community for the benefit of all by fostering the growth of community philanthropy; giving opportunities to benefactors to leave a lasting legacy for future generations; building and...
Essex Community FoundationTo inspire philanthropy and charitable giving-matching people, ideas, resources and needs-to make a lasting difference
Fairfield County Community FoundationTo promote the growth of philanthropy by helping donors achieve their philanthropic goals. The foundation serves as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy; creates and manages charitable funds; and...
Fargo-Moorhead Area FoundationTo enrich the quality of life of the people in the Clay County, Minnesota, and Cass County, North Dakota, area by encouraging philanthropy and developing permanent endowment, assessing and responding...
Fondazione Pro Valtellina OnlusTo improve the quality of community life by fostering a greater awareness of the needs and opportunities in our area
Forest Community FoundationTo effectively attract and manage funds, to provide leadership in identifying and funding community needs in the former Town of Forest, significant or otherwise, and to help donors fulfill their...
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...
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
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...
Fremont Area Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life by connecting donor interests with community needs. Grantmaking is primarily for social services, health and recreation, education, arts and culture, and civic purposes.
Fresno Regional FoundationTo provide unique opportunities for individual donors, families, businesses and other foundations to invest in programs that address a wide spectrum of economic, social, educational, cultural and environmental needs
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.
Fundacja ElblagTo develop Elblag civil society: proud of their city and region, sensitive to the needs of others, drawing strength from history and tradition
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
Golden and District Community FoundationTo attract and effectively grow permanent funds; provide leadership and administration that helps in addressing significant community needs; and help donors fulfill their philanthropic interests
Gorge Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the Columbia River Gorge by building permanent charitable endowments to help fund the long-term needs and opportunities in our communities
Grand FoundationServing all of Grand County, Colorado, the foundation seeks to improve the quality of life in the county by proactively addressing current and future needs in the areas of health...
Gratiot County Community FoundationTo enhance the lives of Gratiot County citizens by identifying and addressing needs within the county, building permanent endowments, and distributing grants in the fields of the arts, education, environment,...
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 Brewton FoundationTo raise and provide funds for the promotion of the health, welfare, culture, education, recreation, neighborhood improvement and social needs of the Greater Brewton, Alabama, area, which includes the city...
Greater Cedar Rapids Community FoundationTo connect donors to the priorities they care about and to the needs of the community, to increase charitable giving, and to provide leadership on important community issues. The foundation...
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;...
Greater Houston Community FoundationGrowing effective philanthropy by connecting donors to the causes they care about, providing excellent stewardship of assets entrusted to us, and convening resources to address important community needs
Greater Kansas City Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Greater Kansas City by increasing charitable giving, connecting donors to the needs in the community they care about, and providing leadership on critical...
Greater Lowell Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the greater Lowell, Massachusetts, area by attracting funds, distributing grants, making loans and striving as a catalyst and leader among funders, agencies and...
Greater Lynchburg Community TrustTo enhance the quality of life in the communities served by establishment of permanent endowments for the cities of Lynchburg and Bedford and the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and...
Greater Manhattan Community FoundationTo build relationships between donors and community needs
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,...

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