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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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Allegan County Community FoundationTo provide the means for donors to make a lasting impact on Allegan County through the establishment and growth of endowed funds, giving primarily for education, health and human services
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...
Aorakia FoundationTo provide a simple, effective and long-lasting way for individuals and families to leave legacies to local causes, and to ensure these gifts will achieve maximum benefit into the future
Arusha Municipal Community FoundationTo mobilize resources, build and manage a permanent endowment fund, and provide grants to individuals and groups in Arusha City in order to improve their quality of life
Ashburton Community FoundationTo provide a simple, effective and long-lasting way for individuals and families to help charitable causes in the Ashburton District
Athens Area Community FoundationTo promote and facilitate strategic philanthropy by connecting donors with what they care about through charitable giving and by serving as a well-informed and effective grantmaker to meet needs and...
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
Barwon Health FoundationTo provide healthcare services to all age groups
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
Belvedere Community FoundationTo preserve and enhance the quality of life in Belvedere, form an endowment fund with contributions from all Belvedere’s citizens and provide grants to support projects and volunteers working to...
Big Spring Area Community FoundationTo receive gifts, bequests and donations to be held as endowments that will provide charitable, cultural and educational benefits to Big Spring and the Howard County area
Blagoevgrad Community FoundationTo provide sustainable community development through the promotion of charity and to support the implementation of initiatives consistent with local needs
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...
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....
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
Bratenahl Community FoundationTo provide support for community improvement
Bridge Builders Community FoundationsTo facilitate and grow community foundations that serve Clarion, Forest, Venango and other adjacent counties. We will: focus staff and other resources on increasing the capacity of our community foundations;...
Briloner BürgerstiftungTo provide a wide variety of charitable activities at the local level, serving the common good and mobilizing forces of innovation
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
Broomfield Community FoundationTo accept contributions and provide support through grants in the areas of civic projects, human services, arts, humanities, seniors and education which benefit Broomfield citizens; to manage an endowment whose...
Bürgerstiftung Bad TölzTo provide help for acute problems by bringing together people who are willing and motivated to change something in their city
Bürgerstiftung RheinstettenTo promote education, arts and culture, and the environment and to provide support for youth, the elderly, families and people with disabilities
Bürgerstiftung Varel und Friesische WehdeTo provide help to children in the community
Bürgerstiftung Westlicher BodenseeTo strengthen the community and provide more services
Bürgerstiftung WestmünsterlandTo provide aid in education, youth and elderly care, culture, arts and heritage, environment and home care
Cambridge and North Dumfries Community FoundationTo develop resources to allocate grants, and provide leadership in support of the community, now and forever
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...
Campbellford/Seymour Community FoundationTo act as good stewards of the funds realized from the sale of the public utility and further bequests that may follow; to provide leadership in identifying community needs and...
Capital Community FoundationTo provide donors of all means with a way to maximize their charitable objectives while taking advantage of immediate income-tax benefits
Carlsbad FoundationTo improve the quality of life for the people of Carlsbad and South Eddy County, New Mexico. The foundation provides leadership for local charitable organizations by building and preserving permanent...
Central Okanagan FoundationTo provide an ongoing contribution to the quality of life in our community through the stewardship of entrusted funds, broad and effective grantmaking and community leadership
Central Pennsylvania Community FoundationTo provide a permanent trust that will help the local community in the future by providing a perpetual fund to aid civic and charitable projects
Chatham Kent Community FoundationTo build endowments and other funds to provide lasting support for local priorities in Chatham Kent, Canada
Chesapeake CharitiesTo provide innovative leadership and quality services that encourage charitable giving, build community resources and enable donors to achieve their charitable purposes, making lasting investments in the Chesapeake Bay region
Clarinda FoundationTo provide prospective donors an effective way to invest in the future of Clarinda, Iowa, and to maximize tax savings to the donors and their estates
Cleveland FoundationTo enhance the lives of all residents of Greater Cleveland, now and for generations to come, by working together with our donors to build community endowment, address needs through grantmaking,...
Cluj Community FoundationTo connect the needs and resources of Cluj, with the aim of improving the life of its inhabitants; to stimulate the involvement and the initiative of local-interest companies and of...
Coastal Bend Community FoundationTo help meet the charitable and educational needs and enhance and improve the quality of life in the Coastal Bend area of Texas through grants to charitable organizations; serve a...
Community Foundation AllianceTo provide leadership and support for member community foundations as they promote philanthropy and build endowments to serve their communities
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 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 Muskegon CountyTo build community endowment, effect positive change through grantmaking, and provide leadership on key community issues, all to serve donors’ desires to enhance the quality of life for the people...
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 for the Land of LincolnTo provide a service to other charities and philanthropists in the local community
Community Foundation for Wakefield DistrictThe purpose of the foundation is to provide grants to local community groups within Wakefield District, England.
Community Foundation for Western Region of ZimbabweTo provide for the well-being of the economically disadvantaged communities in the western region of Zimbabwe by supporting and mobilizing resources for development initiatives coming from the communities themselves
Community Foundation for Wiltshire and SwindonTo improve the lives of disadvantaged people in Wiltshire and Swindon by funding voluntary groups and charities who work to: reduce isolation; improve access to skills development; provide access to...
Community Foundation of AbileneTo provide charitable endowments to promote local philanthropy, and to address local challenges and opportunities
Community Foundation of BrevardTo provide a cost-effective bridge for all donors to the community’s changing needs, serve as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy, produce an expanding pool of permanent endowment funds...
Community Foundation of BrowardTo provide leadership on community solutions and foster philanthropy that connects people who care with causes that matter
Community Foundation of East MississippiTo establish permanent charitable endowments; promote philanthropy throughout East Mississippi; provide a vehicle for donors’ charitable interests; and provide leadership and resources in addressing ever-changing challenges and opportunities
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 Greater MuscatineTo improve the quality of life in Muscatine County through philanthropy by: building a substantial endowment to provide for community needs for generations to come; serving donors’ needs by providing...
Community Foundation of Greater RochesterTo enhance the quality of life, the foundation is committed to act as the center for philanthropy and serve as the community’s endowment builder and grant maker by: attracting charitable...
Community Foundation of 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 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 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 Madison and Jefferson CountyTo build a strong, vibrant community by helping donors provide perpetual funding for the people, projects and passions of Jefferson County, Indiana
Community Foundation of North Central MassachusettsTo provide a means for donors to permanently endow charitable gifts, to increase and stabilize available funding to meet needs and improve the quality of life
Community Foundation of 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 Northeast IndiaTo provide outreach regarding livelihood needs at the community level
Community Foundation of Northern ColoradoTo provide a trusted, local platform that enables people to give more effectively and to think strategically and creatively about the future of our community
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 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 South GeorgiaTo be a catalyst for the establishment of charitable funds which benefit the community for generations to come; serve the varied interests and needs of donors; promote local philanthropy; serve...
Community Foundation of South Lake CountyTo provide leadership to enhance the quality of life in South Lake County by identifying community needs and seeking philanthropic support as permanent funding to meet those needs
Community Foundation of the Upper PeninsulaTo enhance the quality of life in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The foundation provides its own UP-wide philanthropy and that of its geographic affiliate members through growth of permanent...
Community Foundation of Union CountyTo enhance the quality of life for all the citizens of Union County, and to provide a vehicle whereby gifts of any size might be invested and used in perpetuity...
Community Foundation of West Chester/LibertyTo encourage, support and facilitate philanthropy and improve the quality of life in the West Chester/Liberty area. The foundation provides support for civic affairs and community development, education (including scholarships),...
Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld CountyTo promote philanthropy to build resources, develop partnerships and provide leadership that will be of lasting benefit to our communities
Community Foundation Slagalica Slagalica’s mission is to encourage local philanthropy, develop sustainable funds, provide financial supports and encourage corporate social responsibility.
Community Trust of Mid and South CanterburyTo provide charitable, cultural, philantropic and recreational benefits to the community
Community Trust of SouthlandTo provide grants for improvement projects beneficial to the Southland community in New Zealand
Comox Valley Community FoundationTo provide an opportunity for people to contribute to a permanent endowment fund which is used to enrich the quality of life in Canada’s Comox Valley through initiatives focusing on...
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
Coshocton FoundationTo provide a community-controlled organization dedicated to the betterment and long-term development of Coshocton County’s natural, community and human resources
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...
Decatur County Community FoundationTo provide a general depository for charitable contributions that will service Decatur County. The foundation supports the following areas of interest: civic and community, education, health and human services, arts...
Delaware County FoundationTo provide for various charitable, cultural, educational and community purposes in Delaware County, Ohio. The foundation also provides scholarships to college students.
Donetsk City Charity Foundation “Dobrota”To provide financial assistance to institutions related to health, education, social welfare, prison systems and the most needy in the city of Donetsk, Ukraine
Durham Community FoundationTo help the community and to provide services for people with disabilities, youth, historic preservation and charitable giving in Ontario, Canada
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...
Edenton-Chowan Community FoundationTo provide support and funding for community needs
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
Fairfield County FoundationTo receive and administer charitable gifts that will provide long-term, continuing benefits to Fairfield County and its residents by supporting educational, scientific, cultural, social, environmental, medical and other charitable purposes
Family and Friends Community FoundationTo provide annual grants to charitable causes to promote the vitality and the well-being of the Saskatchewan community in Canada
Fayette County Charitable FoundationTo provide acts of charity for Fayette County residents
Fermanagh TrustTo support community and voluntary endeavor in County Fermanagh and provide support for donors to engage in local philanthropy
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...
Fondazione Di Comunità Del CanaveseProvide equal opportunities for vulnerable members of our community.
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...
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...
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
Fremantle FoundationTo provide philanthropic advice and administration to individuals, families and businesses who are interested in giving back to the community
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
Geyser Community FoundationTo provide a simple and effective way for individuals, families and businesses to support the communities and causes that are important to them
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
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
Greater Brewton FoundationTo raise and provide funds for the promotion of the health, welfare, culture, education, recreation, neighborhood improvement and social needs of the Greater Brewton, Alabama, area, which includes the city...
Greater Cedar Rapids Community FoundationTo connect donors to the priorities they care about and to the needs of the community, to increase charitable giving, and to provide leadership on important community issues. The foundation...
Greater Fostoria Community FoundationTo provide funds for public charitable, benevolent and educational uses and purposes in the greater Fostoria, Ohio, area
Greene County Community FoundationTo promote philanthropy and provide stewardship and leadership to enhance the use of regional resources to meet charitable 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...
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
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...
Heritage Fund-Community Foundation of Bartholomew CountyTo provide responsible stewardship of gifts donated for broad charitable purposes, promote leadership to address community issues, serve as a catalyst for positive change in partnership with others, and promote...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
Irkutsk Community FoundationTo provide support to citizens and local groups in solving local problems: social, economic, cultural-sport, educational, environmental and others
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...
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 Greater Kenosha in order to enhance their quality of life. The foundation is structured to receive charitable...
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...
Lapeer County Community FoundationThe foundation builds and manages permanent endowment funds from a wide variety of donors to provide grants that enhance the quality of life in Lapeer County, now and for future...
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...
Lexington Community FoundationTo encourage and strengthen philanthropy in order to provide a permanent source of funding for opportunities to improve the quality of life, strengthen the sense of community, and benefit future...
LIN Center for Community DevelopmentTo provide support services to local nonprofit organizations, skilled volunteers and donors who are committed to building strong communities
Lingener BürgerstiftungTo provide aid in areas where the public sector or other organizations are not sufficiently active
Lohner BürgerstiftungTo provide aid in the areas of education and training, integration and intercultural relations, youth, family and the elderly, culture and heritage, charitable projects, sports, animal welfare and understanding
LUCRF Community Partnership TrustTo provide consistently competitive returns and excellent service at minimal cost to members, and to help others become good corporate citizens
Maple Ridge Community FoundationTo provide ways to connect donors with causes that matter in the community of Maple Ridge, Canada by facilitating individual, corporate and foundation philanthropy
Matagorda County Community FoundationThe foundation provides funds to nonprofit agencies in Matagorda County, Texas.
McPherson County Community FoundationTo serve the common good for the county’s residents, building strong communities by engaging people in philanthropy and developing a permanent endowment to provide resources, now and for generations to...
Metamora Community FoundationThe foundation provides support for community welfare.
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;...
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...
Missoula Community FoundationTo provide leadership and promote long-term local philanthropy to ensure the present and future vitality of the Greater Missoula community
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
Montgomery County Community FoundationTo provide grants and scholarships to the Montgomery County community
Morris Community FoundationTo provide vision for Morris County and the surrounding area in order to preserve and enhance quality of life
Napa Valley Community FoundationThe foundation mobilizes resources, inspires giving, builds knowledge and provides leadership on vital community issues to improve the quality of life for all in Napa County.
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...
Northern Neighbours Community FoundationTo provide the Canadian citizens of Cranberry Portage, Denare Beach, Flin Flon, Sherridon and Snow Lake with the opportunity to invest in their community, via income generated from the capital...
Northland Community FoundationTo provide a simple, effective and long-lasting way for people to give to local causes now and in the future, through a mix of endowment funds and carefully chosen projects
One Community FoundationTo provide independent funding for voluntary community action through Kirklees
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’...
Perth and District Community FoundationTo work within the greater community in order to build a permanent fund to enrich the quality of life throughout the western half of Lanark County. The foundation encourages philanthropy...
Phelps County Community FoundationTo encourage and provide opportunities for charitable giving, to manage and distribute the funds in a responsible manner and to enhance the quality of life for the people of Phelps...
Piqua Community FoundationTo encourage charitable giving that benefits residents of Piqua, Ohio, and to provide a variety of ways to help them meet their charitable giving goals
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...
Porirua FoundationTo promote arts, culture and heritage, fundraising, sport and recreation within New Zealand. The foundation provides buildings, facilities and open space; makes grants to organizations, including schools or other charities;...

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