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Foundation Directory

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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Alaska Community FoundationTo cultivate, celebrate and sustain all forms of philanthropy to strengthen Alaska’s communities forever. Together with our Affiliates, we connect people who care with causes that matter by encouraging and...
Amarillo Area FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the Texas Panhandle through effective philanthropic efforts, currently focused on four areas of particular priority: education, health, human services, and youth and families
Ann Arbor Area Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in our region through our knowledgeable leadership, engaged grantmaking and creative partnerships with donors to make philanthropic investments and build endowment
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...
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
Beautiful FoundationTo encourage a philanthropic culture by serving as an intermediary between corporations and individuals and those in need of financial assistance
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...
Brampton and Caledon Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in Brampton, Caledon and surrounding communities over the long term by attracting and effectively growing endowment funds by helping donors fulfill their philanthropic interests....
Brazos Community FoundationDedicated to improving the quality of life in the Brazos Valley through the development of philanthropic giving, responsible grantmaking, professional stewardship and collaborative leadership
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
Bürgerstiftung Unstrut-HainichTo serve as a new organizational form of philanthropic activity
Canterbury Community TrustTo distribute funds for charitable, cultural, philanthropic and recreational benefits in Canterbury, Nelson, Marlborough and the Chatham Islands, New Zealand
Capital Community FoundationTo fund charities, community groups and projects that improve the lives of London’s most disadvantaged people and the environment, bringing together donors, companies, local and regional government, and existing trusts...
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...
Charlottesville Area Community FoundationDedicated to improving the quality of life for the people of the City of Charlottesville and its seven surrounding counties. The foundation also assists Charlottesville-area donors with their philanthropic...
Chicago Community TrustTo lead and inspire philanthropic efforts that measurably improve the quality of life and the prosperity of the region. With new strategic focus, the trust seeks to advance four overarching...
Cluj Community FoundationTo connect the needs and resources of Cluj, with the aim of improving the life of its inhabitants; to stimulate the involvement and the initiative of local-interest companies and of...
Community Foundation for Bendigo and Central VictoriaTo unlock the philanthropic potential of the region
Community Foundation for San Benito CountyDedicated to building a stronger community and enhancing the quality of life in San Benito County through support of philanthropic activities
Community Foundation of Boone CountyTo serve as the central philanthropic vehicle to address the needs of the Boone County, Indiana, community
Community Foundation of Carroll CountyTo maintain and enhance the quality of life in the community of Carroll County through philanthropic means by receiving, investing and distributing funds for charitable, cultural and educational purposes for...
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 Dunn CountyTo actively serve the people of Dunn County, Wisconsin, by building permanent charitable capital, making philanthropic grants and providing services that contribute to the health and vitality of local communities
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 JacksonTo help charitable donors establish permanent giving funds that reflect individual philanthropic interests while also making a long-term, positive impact on the community through giving for the arts, education, health,...
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 Lethbridge and Southwestern AlbertaTo provide an effective, flexible method for philanthropic individuals of all means to connect to worthy causes in Southwestern Alberta
Community Foundation of Middlesex CountyTo improve the quality of life for the people of the county now and in the future by developing endowments, making grants that have impact and assisting donors in meeting...
Community Foundation of New JerseyTo promote and champion the betterment of New Jersey and the quality of life for its citizens by helping donors to fulfill their philanthropic goals
Community Foundation of Orange CountyThe foundation, through effective use of its endowment, seeks to enhance the quality of life for those who live and work within Orange County by encouraging the growth of a...
Community Foundation of South Central KentuckyTo encourage philanthropic giving for positive impact upon local communities for now and generations to come
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 Southwest KansasThe Mission of the Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas is to improve the quality of life in the Southwest Kansas area by providing ongoing philanthropic leadership and maintaining and enhancing...
Community Foundation of Teton ValleyTo improve the quality of life in Teton Valley by bringing people together through philanthropic leadership
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 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...
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...
DeKalb County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in DeKalb County by proactively addressing community needs and expanding, managing and distributing philanthropic resources
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...
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...
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...
Elk County Community FoundationTo strengthen our region through development, stewardship and grantmaking as donors achieve their philanthropic goals
Erie Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for all in our region by evaluating and addressing community issues, by building permanent charitable endowments and by promoting philanthropic and community leadership
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...
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...
Fondation de LilleSocial actions, charities, student grants, international solidarity, francophone short story contest, regional climatic fund, increasing public awareness of international solidarity, philanthropic gift
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 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...
Fremantle FoundationTo provide philanthropic advice and administration to individuals, families and businesses who are interested in giving back to the community
Fundación Comunitaria de la Frontera NorteTo promote the improvement of Ciudad Juárez through combined efforts and philanthropic resources
Fundación Comunitaria Puebla IBPTo promote citizen engagement through guaranteed transparency in the procurement and professional distribution of philanthropic funding, resulting in the sustainable development of our community
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
Greater Cincinnati FoundationThe Greater Cincinnati Foundation is a trusted philanthropic partner, inspiring current and future generations to invest in a more vibrant and prosperous Greater Cincinnati where everyone can thrive.
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
Hancock County Community FoundationTo provide philanthropic leadership to effectively manage and direct the resources of donors in ways which enrich and enhance the quality of life in Hancock County
Harrison County Community FoundationTo serve the philanthropic purposes of Harrison County, Indiana
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.
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...
Hinton Area FoundationTo encourage philanthropic giving and to provide a common source for contributions to benefit the local community. The foundation supports educational, health, human services, artistic, public recreation, beautification and other...
Homer FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for the residents of the greater Homer area by promoting philanthropic and charitable activities
Huntingburg FoundationTo promote and facilitate philanthropic endeavors; support the social, intellectual and moral development of youth; facilitate the growth of a socially cohesive and diverse community where families and institutions will...
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
Kenosha Community FoundationTo provide philanthropic leadership to address the changing needs of the people of Greater Kenosha in order to enhance their quality of life. The foundation is structured to receive charitable...
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,...
Lord Mayor’s Charitable FoundationLord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation has inspired philanthropy in Melbourne since 1923. Today we are a contemporary community foundation focused on the impact we can have in our community. We aim...
Madison County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Madison County, Indiana, by attracting charitable gifts, making philanthropic grants, and providing responsible financial stewardship and community leadership
Marin Community FoundationThe foundation’s mission is to encourage and apply philanthropic contributions to help improve the human condition, embrace diversity, promote a humane and democratic society, and enhance the community’s quality of...
Milbank Community FoundationTo provide the opportunity for philanthropic investment in the community, demonstrate leadership in the areas of education and social and economic development, and to promote the quality of life of...
Monteverde Community FundWe are a philanthropic organization that unites diverse resources, stakeholders and strategies to promote sustainability initiatives in the Monteverde region.
Morden Area FoundationA philanthropic organization, created and operated primarily as a permanent collection of endowed funds, the earnings of which are used for the long-term benefit of the community
Niagara Community FoundationDedicated to improving the quality of life in Niagara through building endowment funds, providing grants and enabling philanthropic partnerships
North Bay and Area Community FoundationTo be a philanthropic leader, catalyst and resource in enabling North Bay, Canada to develop
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
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
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...
Oakville Community FoundationTo be a hub for philanthropic leaders by promoting, connecting and stewarding legacy resources
Odorheiu Secuiesc Community FoundationsTo encourage philanthropic behavior and local initiatives which increase the quality of life in Odorhei Region
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...
Paulding County Area FoundationRecognized as the primary philanthropic organization for tax-deductible giving, at all levels, allowing individuals and groups to fund endowments providing grants for the benefit of Paulding County today and for...
Philadelphia FoundationThe foundation is in the business of “building community” through: building philanthropic resources, managing those resources well, and distributing those resources effectively. The foundation fulfills that mission by convening, leading...
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...
Rhode Island FoundationA proactive community and philanthropic leader dedicated to meeting the needs of the people of Rhode Island
Rural Communities Foundation of Nova ScotiaTo build on the strengths and assets of Nova Scotia’s coastal and rural communities by encouraging philanthropic giving, developing a permanent endowment and managing the granting of funds
Sacramento Region Community FoundationTo serve as a leader and trusted partner in expanding philanthropic activity and enhancing its impact for the betterment of the Sacramento region community
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...
Silicon Valley Community FoundationTo advance innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems, engaging donors to make our region and world a better place for all
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...
South Asia Women’s FundTo create a regional and national platform for South Asian women to ensure, address and advocate for women’s human rights by creating a sustainable philanthropic institution for, by and with...
Squamish Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in Squamish by providing philanthropic leadership in assessing and responding to community needs, providing donors with the opportunity for flexible gift giving, investing and...
St. Croix FoundationTo foster greater philanthropic activity, to marshal resources and to act as a catalyst to benefit the people of St. Croix and the Virgin Islands
St. Louis Community Foundation - - - - - -St. Louis, Missouri, United StatesTo facilitate philanthropic and community partnerships that inspire regional good
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...
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....
Tipton County FoundationTo build permanent, named component funds established by many separate donors to carry out their charitable intent. The foundation exists for the broad-based philanthropic interests of and community benefit of...
Triangle Community FoundationTo connect philanthropic resources with community needs, create opportunity for enlightened change, and encourage philanthropy as a way of life
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...
Unity Foundation of La Porte CountyTo strengthen LaPorte County now and forever by building permanent endowments, providing leadership, offering philanthropic vehicles for everyone, and being a catalyst for social and economic vitality
Vermont Community FoundationCommitted to building philanthropic resources that will sustain healthy and vital Vermont communities now and into the future
Wayne County FoundationTo foster and encourage private philanthropic giving, to enhance the spirit of community and to improve the quality of life in the Wayne County, Indiana, area now and for future...
Whanganui Community FoundationTo help community organizations carry out charitable, educational, cultural, philanthropic and recreation activities in the wider Whanganui area
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...
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...
Your Community FoundationTo enable people with philanthropic interests to easily and effectively support the issues they care about, immediately, or through their will

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