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Foundation Directory

This alphabetical listing provides the names, locations and year of establishment for the 1,876 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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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
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...
Gulf Coast Community FoundationDedicated to the progressive development of worthy causes, providing donor services and promoting and providing leadership in response to changing community needs
Hamilton Community FoundationEntrusted with the responsibility to improve quality of life, the foundation has a four-part mission: to serve as a leader, catalyst, and resource for philanthropy; to build and permanently hold...
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...
Heartland Community FoundationTo meet charitable community needs through leadership, grants and donor services
Henderson Community FoundationThe foundation partners with donors, volunteers, nonprofit organizations and the community to connect philanthropic interests with community needs and build a legacy of giving.
Hendricks County Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Hendricks County by: helping donors match their passions with community needs; awarding grants to nonprofit organizations and projects; and collaborating to address community...
Henry County Community FoundationTo help where the needs are greatest, and the benefits to the community and its citizens are most substantial. The foundation seeks to provide public-spirited donors a vehicle for using...
High Point Community FoundationDedicated to strengthening a diverse, healthy and productive community for both present and future generations. The foundation promotes philanthropy, builds and maintains a permanent collection of endowment funds, and serves...
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...
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
Hutchinson Community FoundationThe foundation connects donors to community needs and opportunities, increases philanthropy and provides community leadership. Giving is primarily for arts, education, health care, mental health/crisis services, health associations, housing/shelter development,...
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...
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...
Jennings County Community FoundationTo serve philanthropic and charitable needs in Jennings County, Indiana, by offering endowment services, grantmaking, scholarships, donor estate and planned gift services to individuals and qualified organizations serving the community
Juneau Community FoundationTo promote philanthropy and effectively respond to the needs of the community to create a healthy, safe and culturally rich environment
Kansas Rural Communities FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in all Kansas communities, build statewide awareness of community needs and opportunities, provide a vehicle by which individuals, families, businesses and organizations can financially...
Kenosha Community FoundationTo provide philanthropic leadership to address the changing needs of the people of Kenosha County in order to enhance their quality of life. The foundation is structured to receive charitable...
Killarney FoundationTo awards grants to support Killarney’s needs and interests, which include the arts, cultural activities, heritage programs, health, education, scholarships, seniors’ services, social programs and youth activities in Canada
Kosciusko County Community FoundationBy bringing caring people and charitable endeavors together, the foundation serves as the vehicle for donors’ charitable dreams, awards grants to charitable projects and organizations, and addresses community needs as...
La Vista Community FoundationTo provide leadership in funding community needs through caring, broad-based efforts that assist people, groups and businesses in contributing to the betterment of the La Vista community
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...
Laredo Area Community FoundationTo act as a driving force to develop a permanent endowment, to assess and to respond to emerging and changing community needs, to provide a vehicle and service donors with...
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...
Legacy FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Lake County, Indiana, now and for generations to come. The mission is achieved by building a community endowment, addressing needs...
Leicestershire and Rutland Community FoundationTo support private giving for all local needs within Leicestershire and Rutland, England
Lenawee Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Lenawee County, Michigan by: identifying and addressing current and anticipated community needs; and raising, managing and distributing funds for charitable...
Limestone Area Community FoundationThe foundation uses funds to award grants to projects which benefit a broad segment of the population, serve citizens whose needs are not met by existing services, address community issues,...
Lincoln Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in the greater Lincoln, Nebraska, area by responding to emerging and changing needs and sustaining existing organizations and institutions through grants for education, arts...
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,...
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...
Luzerne FoundationTo cultivate measurable community improvement by: serving as a leader, catalyst and resource for charitable activities; building and administering a permanent reserve of charitable capital for the community’s present 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...
Marietta Community FoundationCommitted to building a strong foundation for the community and making life better for all citizens of Washington County, Ohio, and the surrounding communities. The foundation seeks to respond to...
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...
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...
Mid-Shore Community FoundationTo connect private resources with public needs to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties, Maryland
Middletown Community FoundationThe mission of the foundation is to: serve as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy; serve as a permanent and growing endowment for the community’s changing needs and opportunities;...
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
Montgomery County Community FoundationTo match community resources with community needs
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
Morton Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for Morton area residents, now and for generations to come, by: building community endowment; investing in our community through strategic grantmaking; turning donors’ charitable...
Mt. Pleasant Area Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Isabella County, both current and future generations, by holding and attracting permanent, endowed funds from a wide range of donors,...
Muskingum County Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life and to serve the charitable needs of the community by attracting and administering charitable funds
Muskoka Community FoundationTo champion the power of giving and its enduring impact, and connect philanthropy to community needs and opportunities in Muskoka
National Community FoundationTo support a wide range of charitable activities that creatively address emerging and changing community needs in such fields as education, arts and culture, health, social services, community development, environment...
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...
Nevada Community FoundationCommitted to improving the lives of southern Nevadans today and for future generations by matching acts of caring to the many needs in the community
New Braunfels Area Community FoundationThe New Braunfels Area Community Foundation connects people who care with causes that matter for the enduring benefit of our community. The foundation does this by: — Creating a culture of charitable...
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...
New York Community TrustTo help New Yorkers achieve their charitable goals and make grants that respond to the needs of our city
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
Norman Community FoundationTo offer the promise of enlightened leadership, faithful administration and constant striving toward the common objective of enriching lives in Norman, Oklahoma. The foundation is gathering an endowment consisting of...
North Shore Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life on the North Shore for all residents by accepting donations, responsibly administering assets and disbursing investment yields to support areas of need in the...
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...
Northwest Connecticut Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for the citizens of its service area by: identifying community needs and opportunities with a focus on the arts, education, the environment, health and...
Oklahoma City Community FoundationTo serve the charitable needs of the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, area through the development and administration of endowment funds with the goal of preserving capital and enhancing its value for...
Oshkosh Area Community FoundationTo strengthen our communities through: leadership and funding to address current and emerging needs; collaboration and partnership with donors or others to ensure lasting impact; and outstanding stewardship and inspired...
Otsego County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all citizens of the Otsego County, Michigan, area now and for future generations by building community endowment, awarding grants to address community needs,...
Oxford Community FoundationTo serve Oxford and the surrounding community by providing leadership in enhancing the quality of life; by supporting natural, community and human resources; by acting as a catalyst in identifying...
Palo Alto Community FundTo build and sustain a philanthropic endowment that responds to the goals and needs of the Palo Alto, California, community by supporting new or existing programs sponsored by a broad...
Park City Community FoundationTo strengthen and unite us by identifying needs, giving, supporting and connecting our community
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
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’...
Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for all people in Emmet County by: connecting donors with community needs; building a permanent source of charitable funds to serve our area; addressing...
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...
Plumas Community FoundationTo channel private charitable funding into community needs in order to improve the cultural, environmental and social well-being of the people of Plumas County
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.
Powell River Community FoundationTo foster a spirit of giving to build a capital fund as a permanent legacy and distribute its earnings wisely in response to needs within the community
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
Prince Edward County Community FoundationTo build a strong Prince Edward County, Canada by encouraging community-oriented philanthropy, providing collaborative leadership to assess and address community needs, raising and managing funds, and making grants
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...
Rancho Santa Fe FoundationTo connect donors with regional and global needs through visionary community leadership, personalized service and effective grantmaking
Rhode Island FoundationA proactive community and philanthropic leader dedicated to meeting the needs of the people of Rhode Island
Richfield FoundationTo provide grants for community needs
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...
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....
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 Angelo Area FoundationThe mission of the San Angelo Area Foundation is to build a legacy of philanthropy by attracting and prudently managing endowment funds that match donor interest with community needs.
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
Sandusky/Erie County Community FoundationTo develop a permanent endowment to identify and respond to community needs, and to facilitate charitable giving
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...
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...
Shasta Regional Community FoundationTo build resources to meet needs in Shasta and Siskiyou communities through philanthropy, education and information
Shelby Community FoundationTo support projects which offer innovative and practical approaches to community needs. The foundation’s major goals are to promote activities and programs that provide residents of the township with the...
Shiawassee Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in Shiawassee County by building permanently endowed funds from a wide range of donors to fund emerging community needs
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...
Southwest Florida Community FoundationTo connect people and resources to emerging community needs to create sustainable solutions for our region
Spartanburg County FoundationCommitted to improving the lives of Spartanburg County residents by promoting philanthropy, encouraging community engagement and responding to community needs.
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...
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...
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
Steuben County Community FoundationTo preserve and enhance the lifestyle and assets of Steuben County, Indiana, for all current and future generations by providing ongoing assessment and financial support of identified needs through philanthropic...
Suffolk FoundationThe foundation is an organization of individuals committed to the following: engage in charitable grantmaking; take other actions for a broad range of charitable needs to benefit the people of...
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 Area Community FoundationTo respond to challenges and provide opportunities to communities of the greater Sussex Area to live, learn, work and play by encouraging endowment funds, promoting community leadership and fulfilling needs...
The Community Foundation for IrelandWe respond to Ireland’s complex needs by building deep relationships with non-profit organisations working at the coal face. We build platforms with local communities and collaborate with the public sector....
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...
The Guelph Community FoundationTo work with donors and help plan their philanthropic goals, matching their interests and concerns with community needs and organizations within Guelph, Canada
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...
The Valley Community FoundationThe foundation seeks to promote increased philanthropy and serve the charitable needs of the Lower Naugatuck Valley.
Toledo Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan by providing financial support to initiate programs that address the changing needs of our region
Topeka Community FoundationTo connect donors with their interests and community needs, increasing charitable giving in our community, providing leadership on key community issues and ensuring stewardship and accountability for effective community investment...
Toronto FoundationTo connect philanthropy to community needs and opportunities
Triangle Community FoundationTo connect philanthropic resources with community needs, create opportunity for enlightened change, and encourage philanthropy as a way of life
Tucker Community FoundationTo build a permanent pool of endowed funds to serve the broad charitable needs of the community, to manage these funds responsibly, and to use them efficiently in responding to...
Tulsa Community FoundationTo be the recognized, community owned-organization that initiates, teaches and encourages personal and corporate charitable giving today to ensure that the philanthropic needs of Oklahomans can be met for all...
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...
Tustin Community FoundationTo promote and advance philanthropy in the greater Tustin area. By partnering with its donors, the foundation supports nonprofit organizations and public institutions that effectively address community needs.
Tutrakan Community FoundationTo ensure sustainable community development through the promotion of charity and support the implementation of citizens’ initiatives, responsive to local needs and problems
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...
Virden Area FoundationTo provide care for the needy, sick, aged, destitute and helpless; to promote educational advancement; to promote conservation of human, natural and heritage resources; and to provide for such other...
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
Washington County Community FoundationTo foster philanthropy by offering charitable gifting opportunities to donors. The foundation’s purpose includes helping donors accomplish their goals by professionally managing funds entrusted to it for today and for...
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...
West Central InitiativeTo improve the region’s economic and social viability by expanding quality employment opportunities, addressing shortages of skilled labor, strengthening families, addressing critical regional needs and developing leadership capacity within local...
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...
Winona Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the Winona area by: educating the public about the practice of philanthropy and its benefits both to donors and to the community; connecting...
Worcestershire Community FoundationTo support projects designed by local people that meet local people’s needs
Wyndham Community FoundationTo identify and address social and environmental needs within Australia’s Wyndham community
Wyoming Community FoundationTo foster the community and enhance the quality of life for Wyoming residents through asset building, grantmaking and increased civic engagement, participation and leadership. Current statewide areas of need from...
Yakima Valley Community FoundationTo improve the cultural, economic, social, health and educational quality of life for residents of Yakima County, Washington, with special attention to unmet needs, and to help donors achieve their...
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...
York Region Community FoundationTo connect donors with opportunities to support causes and charities they care about, and to identify and respond to the changing needs of York, Canada

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