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This alphabetical listing provides the names, locations and year of establishment for the 1,863 community foundations that have been identified to date. Use the filters to see the names of all the foundations in a geographic region or country of particular interest. Click on the column headlines to sort results, and click on the organization’s name to see its profile page.
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Adams County Community FoundationTo build partnerships between donors and community organizations to enrich and enhance the quality of life in Adams County, Indiana
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.
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...
Alaska Conservation FoundationTo protect Alaska’s natural environment and the diverse cultures and ways of life it sustains by promoting conservation philanthropy and by strategically directing resources to conservation leaders, organizations and initiatives
Allegany County Area FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for both present and future generations in the Allegany County area by providing scholarships and grants to organizations in support of educational, social, cultural...
Amador Community FoundationTo support organizations that enhance the quality of life for the people of Amador County by: encouraging private giving for the public good by providing a flexible, cost-effective and tax-exempt...
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...
Arkhangelsk Community Foundation “Garant”To promote social stability in the region by coordinating the efforts of various organizations, introducing innovative approaches to solving community problems, and creating favorable conditions for the development of nonprofit...
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
Aylmer Area Community FoundationTo distribute grants to organizations which provide a wide range of cultural, educational, health, environmental, recreational, heritage and community services in Aylmer, Canada
B.C. Interior Community FoundationTo manage a collection of permanently endowed funds created by individuals, companies, other foundations, and by charitable organizations for the long-term benefit of the Thompson, Nicola and South Cariboo area...
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...
BayTrustTo fund organizations and projects which build and strengthen Bay of Plenty communities in New Zealand
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....
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,...
Black River Falls Area FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the Black River Falls area, working to realize that goal with the support of individuals, families, businesses and organizations that share this commitment
Blowing Rock Community FoundationTo raise and award charitable contributions to nonprofit organizations and scholarships that benefit the Blowing Rock, North Carolina, community
Blue Mountain Community FoundationTo promote effective philanthropy by fostering private charitable giving, providing management of funds, and financially supporting students and charitable organizations to improve the quality of life in the community
Bolu Community FoundationTo improve the quality of urban life; support individuals, initiatives and civil society organizations which target the pressing local issues; provide not only grants but increase capacity of and collaboration...
Boston FoundationThe foundation devotes its resources to building and sustaining a vital, prosperous city and region, where justice and opportunity are extended to everone. It fulfills this mission in three principal...
Brant Community FoundationTo attract and manage permanent funds from donors of all means, and provide grants to charitable organizations in Brantford and Brant County, Canada
Brokenhead River Community FoundationTo provide funds to charitable organizations in our community and to support deserving students with bursaries and scholarships to post-secondary educational institutions
Buergerstiftung WieslochTo encourage civic engagement, strengthen the local community, activate innovative capacity within the community, enhance public participation for everyone, help people in acute situations of financial neediness, enhance cooperation among...
Bulkley Valley Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in our communities by awarding local organizations grants generated through responsible managed donations and legacies
Bürgerstiftung BreckerfeldTo benefit charitable organizations in Breckerfield that focus on religious, cultural and social projects
Bürgerstiftung EngenTo help people, businesses and organizations fulfill their social responsibility in actively shaping the city’s future
Bürgerstiftung für die Region RathenowTo support elder care, education and training, student assistance, historic preservation, religion, crime prevention, arts and culture, sports, animal welfare, environment, land conservation, consumer advice organizations, international understanding, science and...
Cambridgeshire Community FoundationTo provide a comprehensive service to individuals and organizations that wish to give, to help them give creatively and efficiently, thus maximizing the benefits of their donations, within the United...
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...
Carman Area FoundationTo make grants to charitable organizations within the rural municipalities of Roland, Dufferin, Grey, Carman and the Sperling area, Canada
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...
Centre Wellington Community FoundationTo strengthen the Centre Wellington community by helping donors to achieve their giving goals, and by helping local nonprofit organizations find resources to support their important work
Chilliwack FoundationThe foundation relies entirely upon donations, gifts and legacies for its funds in order to carry out its role in the community. All organizations receiving grants are thus requested to...
Ciudad VivaTo work for integral solutions in city planning and citizen involvement, based on transport for equality, inclusive recycling and other urban services, respect for heritage and identities, democratization of urban...
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 Centre“CDC actively supports and works towards a just and sustainable society by creating conditions for meaningful and disciplined involvement of all people and their organizations, in the development process which...
Community Foundation for AllegheniesTo obtain permanent endowments to provide benefits to individuals and organizations located in Bedford, Cambria, Indiana and Somerset counties of Pennsylvania
Community Foundation for CalderdaleTo promote philanthropy, attract donations and funding and redistribute to individuals and voluntary/charitable organizations to tackle poverty and disadvantage and generally improve the quality of life for the people of...
Community Foundation for LancashireTo serve individuals and organizations who want to give to local causes, and to provide grants and support to local groups and individuals to help them build a stronger Lancashire...
Community Foundation for Monterey CountyTo improve the quality of life in Monterey County by raising, managing and distributing charitable funds to worthy organizations and by creating positive connections between donors and their interests. Primary...
Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin CountiesTo devote its resources to building and sustaining vital, prosperous communities region-wide through the power of charitable giving. The foundation fulfills this mission in three principal ways: working in partnership...
Community Foundation for Southern ArizonaTo work with charitably minded individuals and organizations to strengthen southern Arizona communities, now and for generations to come. The foundation also administers a variety of donor-initiated funds and conducts...
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 Central Savannah River AreaTo encourage and promote philanthropy through education, responsible management of charitable contributions and the distribution of these funds, and to provide the structure for this to be accomplished by individuals,...
Community Foundation Grey BruceTo enrich the quality of life of the people of the community by supporting nonprofit charitable, educational and cultural organizations
Community Foundation of Carroll CountyTo improve the quality of life in Carroll County and the surrounding area by initiating programs, coordinating resources and supporting organizations that enhance and advance the civic, social, cultural, recreational...
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 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 Elmira-Corning and the Finger LakesThe foundation exists in perpetuity to enhance the quality of life in the community. Guided by a board of civic leaders, the foundation provides a continuing source of funding to...
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 DecaturTo support charitable organizations and specific projects that help to improve the quality of life for the residents in the Decatur, Alabama, area
Community Foundation of Howard CountyTo inspire lifelong giving by connecting people, places and organizations to worthy causes across Howard County
Community Foundation of Jackson CountyTo promote philanthropy in Jackson County. The foundation is a community-focused organization dedicated to: building visionary partnerships with donors and local service organizations; trustworthy stewardship of gifts; providing funds to...
Community Foundation of Jackson HoleTo enhance philanthropy and strengthen the sense of community in the Jackson Hole, Wyoming, area by providing a permanent source of funding and other support for nonprofit organizations and scholarship...
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 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 Newfoundland and LabradorTo promote and sustain healthy communities across our province by providing grant funding to a wide range of community organizations. We combine our broad, province-wide reach with a grassroots focus...
Community Foundation of North FloridaTo enhance the quality of life in north Florida through the promotion of philanthropy and the support of charitable 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 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 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 Prince Edward IslandTo provide individuals, organizations and groups with opportunities to enhance the quality of life in Canada’s Prince Edward Island communities through the creation of endowment funds
Community Foundation of Southern IndianaTo build enduring charitable resources used to positively impact our community by: Serving as a partner and resource for donors, their advisors, and not-for-profit organizations Making it simple for donors to fulfill...
Community Foundation of the Virgin IslandsTo serve both donors and nonprofit organizations of the Virgin Islands that want to ensure the highest quality of life for both present and future generations. The foundation’s primary goal...
Community Foundation of Unadilla, New YorkTo serve the community of Unadilla, New York, by contributing to charitable organizations and charitable causes
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 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...
Comunidar FoundationTo provide opportunities for individuals and organizations interested in the development of Monterrey to improve the quality of life for present and future generations
Corporativa de FundacionesTo promote institutional strengthening of the civil society organizations engaged in community well-being, acting together with individuals, businesses and committed public and private agencies and so contributing to the community’s...
Crawford Heritage Community FoundationTo help nonprofit organizations meet the changing opportunities and needs in Crawford County, Pennsylvania
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...
Delaware Community FoundationDedicated to inspiring and helping people of all backgrounds and means create lasting legacies to benefit the people of Delaware. The foundation enables people with philanthropic interests to easily and...
Delta Community FoundationTo support charitable organizations providing service and support to the residents of Delta, Canada, and award scholarships and bursaries to graduating Delta students
Devils Lake Area FoundationTo raise funds in the Devils Lake area and distribute the earnings thereon to worthwhile charitable organizations in the Devils Lake area
DOCKDA Rural Development AgencyBuild transformational women’s leadership and networks of community organizations to change the lives of women and men in rural areas
East London Community FoundationTo help the economically disadvantaged and promote community development by supporting grassroots organizations across East and Northeast London, England
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...
Eastern and Central Community TrustTo fund community organizations for projects relating to Poverty Bay, Hawke’s Bay, Tararua, Wairarapa, Manawatu and Horowhenua, New Zealand
Economic Stimulus Projects for Work and ActionTo help low-income Haitian individuals, families and communities to help themselves so that they can attain and maintain self-sufficiency and dignity. We fulfill our mission by supporting Haiti’s targeted reconstruction...
Edgerton Area FoundationTo support charitable organizations in the Edgerton, Ohio, area, funding educational, religious, scientific and other charitable purposes
El Paso Community FoundationTo establish permanent charitable endowments; to provide a vehicle for donors’ varied interests; to promote local philanthropy; to provide leadership and resources in addressing local challenges and opportunities. El Paso...
Essex Community FundTo help fund charitable organizations that provide services to the villages of Essex, Centerbrook and Ivoryton
Evanston Community FoundationHelping Evanston thrive now and forever as a vibrant, inclusive and just community, the foundation builds, connects and distributes resources and knowledge through local organizations for the common good.
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...
Findlay-Hancock County Community FoundationDedicated to improving the quality of life in the Hancock County area through collaborative leadership, responsible grantmaking and development of philanthropic giving. The foundation seeks to facilitate philanthropic efforts through...
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
Fondation communautaire de Hearst Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life and sustainability of the Hearst community in Canada by distributing the revenue generated by the fund’s management to a wide range of community organizations,...
Fondation communautaire de la Péninsule AcadienneTo create endowment funds whose revenue subsidizes the community’s charitable organizations to help them achieve their goals
Fondo Acción SolidariaTo support Mexican grassroots organizations that work on socio-environmental projects that promote and build sustainable development in their communities
Fondo Región ColoniaTo mobilize and manage resources efficiently in order to promote social participation in strengthening development projects and organizations in Cologne and the region
Fort Dodge Community FoundationTo serve as an advocate and a catalyst for charitable giving-developing charitable resources to support important community programs, services, initiatives and nonprofit organizations that advance the public good, foster economic...
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 Partnership and Civil Society DevelopmentTo promote community development and active citizenship by providing financial support, information, consulting and development of cross-sectoral cooperation and other forms of support to civil society organizations
Foundation of Greater MontrealTo help individuals, families and organizations establish funds for charity purposes in the areas of the environment, education, health and social development, arts and culture; to manage funds and guide...
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...
Four Way Community FoundationTo support charitable organizations benefiting the residents of Josephine and Western Jackson counties in Oregon
Frankenmuth Community FoundationTo support the public, educational, recreational, charitable and benevolent organizations of the greater Frankenmuth, Michigan, community
Freeport Community FoundationTo help provide for the well-being of the citizens of Northwest Illinois by accumulating assets in the form of permanent funds and prudently distributing from those funds to charitable organizations
Fundación Galicia SustentableTo contribute to the self-development of Galicia’s people and organizations
Golden Belt Community FoundationTo provide nonprofit organizations in central Kansas with a permanent source of support and to serve as a vehicle for charitable giving for donors. The foundation serves the counties of...
Grand Bend Community FoundationTo hold permanent endowment funds, make annual grants to eligible organizations and provide community leadership within Grand Bend, Canada
Grand Rapids Area Community FoundationTo inspire individuals and organizations to invest in Community to improve the quality of life
Granville FoundationTo solicit tax-deductible charitable gifts to support nonprofit organizations and individuals dedicated to making Granville, Ohio, a stronger and better community
Grassroots JerusalemTo develop a culture of justice and human rights; to raise the local standard of knowledge and understanding of human rights as “rights”-not privileges-and to demand them constructively; to develop...
Greater 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 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 Worcester Community FoundationTo increase philanthropy and build healthy and vibrant communities throughout Central Massachusetts. The foundation achieves its mission in four primary ways: works with donor on tailored giving programs; invests in...
Greene County FoundationTo work with charitably minded individuals and organizations to strengthen Greene County now and for future generations to come
Greenwood County Community FoundationTo work collaboratively with all individuals and organizations that are interested in improving the quality of life in Greenwood County
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
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...
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...
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...
Hill Country Community FoundationThe foundation, by investing endowment money to earn income, provides funding for certain local benefits. Specifically, the foundation seeks to advance the following goals: grant multi-year scholarships to college freshman...
Holland and Area Community FoundationTo support charitable organizations
Instituto BaixadaA social-purpose association created at a meeting of youth and adults in the lowlands and other invited organizations
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...
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
Johnson County Community FoundationTo encourage local philanthropy and to improve the quality of life in the Johnson County, Indiana, community through leadership and grant support to local nonprofit organizations. Scholarships are awarded to...
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...
Kitimat Community FoundationTo support charitable organizations
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...
Krasnokamsk Community Foundation “Territory of Success”To create conditions for the effective activity of nonprofit organizations and initiative groups in the Krasnokamsk district of Perm Krai
La Crosse Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in the greater La Crosse area by: attracting charitable gifts promoting community philanthropy; serving as a steward for entrusted funds and using these precious...
Lehigh Valley Community FoundationTo enable donors, including individuals, families, businesses, private foundations and nonprofit agencies, to establish funds which will serve their charitable intentions temporarily or in perpetuity by providing grants to nonprofit...
LIN Center for Community DevelopmentTo provide support services to local nonprofit organizations, skilled volunteers and donors who are committed to building strong communities
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...
Lingener BürgerstiftungTo provide aid in areas where the public sector or other organizations are not sufficiently active
Marquette County Community FoundationTo support organizations involved with the arts, education, health, human services and other projects and programs that enhance life
Minnesota Philanthropy PartnersTo assist individuals, organizations and communities statewide in developing local charitable trusts. Grants are made from these funds according to the recommendations and interests of donors and advisory boards.
Moline FoundationTo provide grants to health, human services, education, community development, the arts and other charitable organizations which benefit the citizens of Moline and the Quad Cities, Illinois, region
Mount Dora Community TrustTo support organizations benefiting the Mount Dora, Florida, area community
New Hampshire Charitable FoundationTo strengthen communities and inspire greater giving by investing in charitable assets for today and tomorrow; connecting donors with effective organizations, ideas and people; and leading and collaborating on important...
North Georgia Community FoundationTo support nonprofit organizations and donors by building, distributing and preserving philanthropic assets to enhance the spirit of community and the quality of life of the region
North Thompson Communities FoundationTo award grants through local charitable organizations generated from responsibly managed donations and legacies which promote community capacity building and unity throughout the North Thompson Valley
North Woodward Community FoundationDedicated to investing in and enhancing the quality of life in Troy and the surrounding communities by awarding grants to support outstanding organizations and projects. Giving is primarily in the...
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...
Northern Piedmont Community FoundationTo build philanthropic capital to enhance and preserve the quality of life in Culpepper, Fauquier, Rappahannock and Madison counties, and to strengthen the region’s nonprofit organizations
Northville Community FoundationTo enhance and enrich life in the Northville community. The foundation supports nonprofit organizations, educational programs, health-related issues for youth and seniors, historic preservation and the arts.
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...
Oak Lake and Area FoundationTo support charitable organizations
Osprey Community FoundationTo distribute grants to charitable organizations in the Nelson area of Canada, which help feed the hungry, support the arts, improve the health and safety of citizens, and enhance youth...
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...
Pella Community FoundationTo preserve the heritage and enhance the quality of life for the people of Pella by facilitating the transfer of funds from the hands of people who wish to help...

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