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Foundation Directory

This alphabetical listing provides the names, locations and year of establishment for the 1,864 community foundations that have been identified to date. Use the filters to see the names of all the foundations in a geographic region or country of particular interest. Click on the column headlines to sort results, and click on the organization’s name to see its profile page.
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Akuapem Community FoundationTo marshal resources to build an endowment fund for grantmaking, execution of our programs and covering operational costs. The foundation also aims to offer leadership and coordination of efforts where...
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...
Ashland County Community FoundationTo advance philanthropy and improve the quality of life in Ashland County by supporting charitable activities in the community, providing and administering a variety of planned giving programs, and serving...
Atchison Community Educational FoundationTo assist at-risk youth in the community, positioning young people to become vital contributors in the community’s growth and development, and providing help through educational and mentoring programs that develop...
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...
Battle Creek Community FoundationTo promote giving, build endowment and provide leadership to improve quality of life. Grantmaking for programming in the Battle Creek, Michigan, area serves the citizens of the community through education,...
Bay Harbor FoundationEstablished to provide a structure for receiving donations and distributing grants in northern, lower Michigan for programs in the arts, education, the environment, and health and human services
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....
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...
Boissevain and Morton FoundationTo manage donated funds in Boissevain, Canada and support programs that deal with health, human services, arts and culture, environment, community development and service, education and training, and recreation
Brown County FoundationTo fund grants for community improvements, programs and scholarships
Bürgerstiftung Tecklenburger LandTo help individuals by providing integration programs for at-risk youth, preserving and promoting independent living for senior citizens, integrating assistance for disabled persons, and assisting in housing supply and procurement...
Cambridge Community FoundationTo promote the mental, moral and physical welfare of the inhabitants of Cambridge, Massachusetts (or elsewhere, if specified by the donor), through grants to community agencies, generally for: social services-child...
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...
Carleton North Community FoundationTo promote community development within Canada’s Carleton North area, with preference to programs involving arts and culture, education, economic development, recreation, health care and the environment
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...
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
Community Foundation of Brazoria County, TexasTo significantly enhance the quality of life of the local community by providing outstanding service to donors, producing significant asset growth, strengthening community collaboration and managing an exemplary grants program
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 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 Herkimer and Oneida CountiesTo provide support for programs and projects that: offer the greatest opportunity for positive and significant change in the community; identify and enhance local strengths to address and provide creative...
Community Foundation of North Central WisconsinA nonprofit community corporation, created by and for the people of north central Wisconsin. The foundation devotes special emphasis to programs enriching life in five distinct areas: education, the arts,...
Community Foundation of North TexasThe foundation provides stewardship for many individual charitable funds. With its specialized services, the foundation gives donors efficient charitable fund administration. Support for community development, social services, education, youth, health,...
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 Southeastern MassachusettsTo support programs that improve the quality of life for residents of the 41 towns and cities in Southeastern Massachusetts
Community Foundation of Tampa BayTo encourage the residents and nonprofits of the Tampa Bay area to take advantage of the foundation’s flexibility in developing and implementing their charitable giving through programs that will make...
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 VirginiasTo promote and support the betterment of the greater Bluefield area and surrounding communities by receiving financial contributions, providing responsible management for a growing endowment, and distributing grants to effective...
Coral Gables Community FoundationTo promote programs and initiatives that enhance the quality of life for people living and working in Coral Gables, Florida
Corte Madera Community FoundationTo promote events, facilities, programs and services that build community spirit and enhance Corte Madera’s small-town character
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...
Del Mar FoundationTo promote civic pride and cohesiveness, acquire and preserve open space, improve beaches and parkland, raise and grant funds, and sponsor diverse cultural programs and community events in Del Mar,...
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...
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...
Eastern Carolina Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in this area of South Carolina through inspired philanthropy and innovative community programs
Eastern West Virginia Community FoundationTo build and sustain endowment growth in West Virginia’s Eastern panhandle to benefit charitable programs and activities
Edina Community FoundationTo advance the community as a premier place for living, learning, raising families and nurturing leadership through the development of a strong program of philanthropy
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...
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...
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
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 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...
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,...
Kalamazoo Community FoundationDedicated to enhancing the spirit of the community and quality of life in the greater Kalamazoo area through stewardship of permanently endowed funds. Primary areas of giving include economic development,...
Kalinigrad Community FoundationTo promote the ideas of philanthropy in society, target charitable support of socially significant initiatives on a competitive basis, monitor and implement the social climate of charitable projects and programs...
Kent Community FoundationTo generate and channel support for education and the cultural arts in the greater Kent and Covington communities. The foundation achieves this mission by educating the community regarding opportunities to...
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
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...
Lafayette Community FoundationTo invest in programs and projects that promote and enhance the civic, cultural, educational and environmental health of Lafayette and beyond
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...
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...
LeRoi Community FoundationTo support charitable endeavors in the Greater Trail area of Canada through funds donated to be held in perpetuity, with program focus on arts and culture, education, environment, health and...
Liptov Community FoundationTo systematically encourage the development of grant programs in the Liptov region, effectively manage our endowment assets and continuously reach new local partners, who enable us to create tools to...
Livonia Community FoundationTo support the promotion and development of community resources, including historic edifices, public interest and support in the arts and culture, and charitable programs for the welfare of the community
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...
Marquette County Community FoundationTo support organizations involved with the arts, education, health, human services and other projects and programs that enhance life
Marshall Community FoundationTo help make the Marshall area an even better place to live, work and raise a family. This is done by attracting permanently endowed funds from a wide range of...
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...
New Albany Community FoundationTo assist donors and others in strengthening and improving New Albany, Ohio, for the benefit of all of its residents. The scope of the foundation’s charitable grantmaking includes both capital...
North Dakota Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for North Dakota’s citizens through charitable giving and promoting philanthropy. Unrestricted funds are used largely for aid to the elderly and disadvantaged; support is...
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...
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.
Omaha Community FoundationTo build enduring charitable partnerships that make the community better. Support is primarily for cultural programs, education, neighborhood development, civic affairs, health and social services, and programs for women.
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...
Perm Community Foundation To develop social programs that affect the quality of life in rural areas and help to expand the range of social services for rural residents
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...
Prince Rupert Regional Community FoundationTo provide sustainable opportunities for the Prince Rupert community through the areas of poverty relief, education, social welfare, health issues, programs for the aged, programs for the disabled, preservation and...
Puerto Rico Community FoundationTo develop the capacities of communities in Puerto Rico to accomplish their social transformation and economic self-sufficiency, stimulating investment in the communities and maximizing the yield of each contribution. The...
Regional Information-Resource FundTo bring together the efforts and resources of people and organizations toward the development of civil society, philanthropy and volunteerism in Ulyanovsk and the Ulyanovsk region; to organize projects, programs...
Salem Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Salem, Ohio, and the immediate area. The foundation, through special grants, supports charitable, educational, scientific, literary, artistic and civic efforts, as well as...
Schuylkill Area Community FoundationThe foundation’s grant program provides a means for Schuylkill County nonprofit charitable organizations to apply for financial assistance to fund projects and programs that will enhance the quality of life...
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...
Skagit Community FoundationTo enhance the social, cultural, educational and health programs for residents of the greater Skagit community
South Dakota Community FoundationTo promote philanthropy, receive and administer charitable gifts, and invest in a wide range of programs promoting the social and economic well-being of the people of South Dakota
South Windsor Community FoundationThe South Windsor Community Foundation, Inc., seeks to improve the quality of life in South Windsor for all residents of all ages by furthering the development of community based programs...
Southfield Community FoundationDdedicated to enhancing the lives of those who live, work and play in the cities of Southfield and Lathrup Village. The foundation encourages philanthropy by providing services to donors, program...
St. Albert Community FoundationTo support charitable organizations working in the St. Albert community in Alberta, Canada, with emphasis on programs that support youth, human services, seniors, arts and culture, and recreation
Stark Community FoundationTo enhance the sound health and general welfare of Stark County, Ohio, citizens through support for civic improvement programs and educational institutions. Primary areas of interest include the arts, education,...
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....
Tiger Hills Community FoundationTo support health, education, youth programs and recreation in the local area
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
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...
West Point Community FoundationTo invest in programs and projects which enhance the cultural, aesthetic and historical components of the community
Windsor Essex Community FoundationTo build a better Windsor-Essex County community by attracting and managing legacy funds, making grants to support community programs, and bringing community partners together
Wright Stuff Community FoundationTo promote, develop, advise, collaborate with and solicit financial support for rural and youth development and educational programs that benefit the residents of the Wright’s Mesa region of Colorado
Yampa Valley Community FoundationThe foundation provides leadership in raising funds, in partnership with community members, to support innovative programs benefiting the Yampa Valley community. Giving is primarily to arts and culture, education, environment,...
Youngstown FoundationTo support local charitable and educational agencies for the betterment of the community. Grants are made for capital purposes, with emphasis on aid to crippled children, community funds, youth agencies,...

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