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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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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
Alba Community FoundationTo improve lives by mobilizing the people of White County and the allocation of resources for local development 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...
Arkansas Community FoundationTo engage people, connect resources and inspire solutions to build communities
Armstrong County Community FoundationTo serve the people of Armstrong County and enhance the quality of life by: giving grants, scholarships and organizational support to address the changing needs of our community; building a...
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
Auckland Communities FoundationTo build a permanent resource to meet the new and emerging needs of the communities in Auckland. This resource will, through an evidence-based approach, build the social capital of those...
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
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...
Baton Rouge Area FoundationUniting human and financial resources to enhance the quality of life in Southern Louisiana
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,...
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...
Border TrustTo create a strong, sustainable financial base that will enable us to meet community needs; to build on existing and new develop new relationships; to position Border Trust as the...
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...
Branch County Community FoundationTo serve the community by promoting charitable giving, building permanent endowments, and connecting community resources
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;...
Bryan Area FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all citizens of the Bryan, Ohio, area, now and for generations to come by building community endowment, addressing needs through grantmaking, and serving...
Caledonia Community FoundationTo foster ideas and connect people, initiatives and resources that will have a meaningful and lasting impact in Caledonia and the area
Cambridge and North Dumfries Community FoundationTo develop resources to allocate grants, and provide leadership in support of the community, now and forever
Canton Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in Canton, Michigan, and surrounding areas by identifying and directing resources that address current and evolving community needs through grants from permanent endowments entrusted...
Central Minnesota Community FoundationTo engage people, connect resources and build community. The foundation fulfills this mission by making grants to support key issues in Central Minnesota by: encouraging individuals, families and businesses to...
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
Cherokee Strip Community FoundationTo distribute resources to the community, particularly in the areas of arts and culture, health and human services, recreation and neighborhoods, economic development, and education and the environment
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
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 Greater BuffaloConnecting people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York
Community Foundation for Kingston & AreaTo strengthen our community by making strategic and effective grants, growing and managing a lasting endowment, and serving our community as a resource and partner
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 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 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 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 ConnecticutTo encourage the creation of endowments to serve the Meriden and Wallingford communities now and in the future and to address the charitable and humanitarian needs of our community by...
Community Foundation of Central IllinoisTo serve the Central Illinois area by providing an intelligent bridge between needs and resources through a growing endowment, entrepreneurial grantmaking service to the nonprofit sector and promotion of philanthropy....
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 Greater Fort WayneTo encourage requests that are developed in consultation with other agencies and planning groups, increase coordination and cooperation among agencies, and reduce unnecessary duplication of services. Preference is given to...
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 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 Harford CountyTo be the local resource for effective and efficient philanthropy in Harford County
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 Middle TennesseeDedicated to enriching the quality of life in middle Tennessee. The foundation serves as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy, and strives to build a permanent endowment for the...
Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware CountyTo encourage philanthropy, assist donors in building an enduring source of charitable assets, and exercise leadership in directing resources to enhance the quality of life of the residents of Muncie...
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 Northeast AlabamaTo wisely assess needs and channel donor resources to maximize community well-being
Community Foundation of Randolph CountyTo bring people and resources together to enrich the lives of Randolph County residents
Community Foundation of South AlabamaTo improve the quality of life in South Alabama by promoting philanthropy. Through wise investments, the foundation helps build the financial resources necessary to make effective grants that positively impact...
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 Puget SoundTo encourage the growth and responsible distribution of charitable resources to build stronger communities
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 Southern New MexicoTo serve as a charitable resource linking donors with community 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 the LowcountryTo strengthen community by connecting people, resources and needs
Community Foundation of the Mahoning ValleyTo attract and invest permanent resources, with the purpose of enhancing the quality of life for the residents of the Mahoning Valley and future generations, in accordance with the charitable...
Community Foundation of UtahOur mission is to harness Utah’s entrepreneurial spirit in service to the common good through smart philanthropy. We are focused on the people, places, causes and resources of Utah....
Community Foundation of VerdugosTo build enduring resources for the benefit of people in the Verdugo area . . . for good, forever
Community Foundation of Wabash CountyTo serve the citizens of Wabash County by implementing their charitable aspirations, making grants, investing and safeguarding charitable assets, providing information regarding charitable endeavors, and convening citizens and linking resources...
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 of Western MassachusettsTo enrich the quality of life in our community through encouraging philanthropy, developing permanent endowments, responding to emerging needs, serving as a resource and coordinator for charitable activities and promoting...
Community Foundation of Western North CarolinaTo inspire philanthropy and mobilize resources to enrich lives and communities in Western North Carolina
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 Santa Cruz CountyTo promote local philanthropy in Santa Cruz County, California, through grants and resources for nonprofits, donors and their professional advisors
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 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...
Comunidad A.C.The mission is to join local capacities and resources of diverse groups and individuals in sustainable community initiatives, to strengthen the capacity of local self-development, and improve the quality of...
Coshocton FoundationTo provide a community-controlled organization dedicated to the betterment and long-term development of Coshocton County’s natural, community and human resources
Covasna Community FoundationTo make local people’s lives better by mobilizing and developing local resources in order to support local and regional initiatives of the community
Dalia AssociationTo mobilize and properly utilize resources necessary to empower a vibrant, independent and accountable civil society
Dallas FoundationTo serve as a resource, leader and catalyst for philanthropy by providing donors with flexible means of making gifts to charitable causes that enhance the community
DeKalb County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in DeKalb County by proactively addressing community needs and expanding, managing and distributing philanthropic resources
Denver FoundationTo inspire people and mobilize resources to strengthen our community
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...
Endeavor FoundationTo impact Northwest Arkansas by identifying community issues, engaging key stakeholders, making grants and leveraging resources to address the issues
Essex Community FoundationTo inspire philanthropy and charitable giving-matching people, ideas, resources and needs-to make a lasting difference
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.
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...
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...
Fondazione Di Comunità Di Messina OnlusThe Messina Community Foundation was launched in 2010 to promote human development in Messina, a city in Southern Italy, which has been caught in the poverty threshold trap for years....
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 Appalachian KentuckyTo support collaborative work in the local community around a common vision that enhances the lives of all citizens and to create a permanent endowment to serve as a catalyst...
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 Social Transformation: Enabling North East IndiaTo invest in, support and promote the region’s abundant human, natural, cultural and creative resources; to enable communities of the region to be owners of development processes; to promote and...
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...
Fundació Ciutat de VallsTo promote initiatives to boost awareness and development of culture, art, local history, technology, conservation of artistic heritage, monuments and natural resources in relationship to the District Alt Camp in...
Fundación Comunitaria de la Frontera NorteTo promote the improvement of Ciudad Juárez through combined efforts and philanthropic resources
Fundación Comunitaria de MatamorosTo generate cultural change by joining assets from our community with resources from social investors to improve the quality of life within Tamaulipas, Mexico
Fundación Comunitaria del BajíoTo encourage and promote local development with the participation of civil society, linking the various sectors and mobilizing resources for social welfare
Fundación Comunitaria QuerétaroTo strengthen social actors, construct alliances and mobilize resources to promote and follow up sustainable local development processes
Global Alliance for Development FoundationTo promote community building, effective partnerships, social and economic networking, youth opportunities and participation, and education and advocacy on natural resources and environmental sustainability. GADeF’s Youth Community Development Foundation supports...
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 Houston Community FoundationGrowing effective philanthropy by connecting donors to the causes they care about, providing excellent stewardship of assets entrusted to us, and convening resources to address important community needs
Greater Rustenburg Community FoundationTo create a stable and prosperous local society by efficiently unlocking and mobilizing resources in order to establish a permanent investment fund and to utilize these resources for sustainable development through prioritized...
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...
Hamilton Community FoundationTo drive positive change by connecting people, ideas and resources
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
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...
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...
Kenya Community Development FoundationTo promote sustainable development of communities for social justice through institution building, partnerships, resource mobilization and policy influencing
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...
Laguna Beach Community FoundationTo strengthen the community by encouraging philanthropy. The foundation provides expertise and resources to assist local charities, connect donor passions with nonprofit needs, and work with local professional advisors in...
Laredo Area Community FoundationTo act as a driving force to develop a permanent endowment, to assess and to respond to emerging and changing community needs, to provide a vehicle and service donors with...
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
Lower Flathead Valley Community FoundationTo bring tribal and non-tribal members together to work on projects preserving and conserving the cultural, natural and human resources of the region, with special emphasis on meeting the needs...
Luzerne FoundationTo cultivate measurable community improvement by: serving as a leader, catalyst and resource for charitable activities; building and administering a permanent reserve of charitable capital for the community’s present needs...
Maima Community Foundation “Perspektiva”Aggregation of all the available resources of the community to solve social problems of Mayma rural settlement
Masindi Community FoundationTo mobilize and endow resources for the promotion and facilitation of asset based development so as to enable local citizens establish and manage sustainable social enterprises capable of improving their...
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...
Mercer County Civic FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in Mercer County, Ohio, by cultivating, managing, and disbursing charitable resources
Mid-Shore Community FoundationTo connect private resources with public needs to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties, Maryland
Middletown Community FoundationThe mission of the foundation is to: serve as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy; serve as a permanent and growing endowment for the community’s changing needs and opportunities;...
Milton Keynes Community FoundationTo connect people with resources, skills and ideas to enrich lives and create positive growth for Milton Keynes
Mongolian Women's Fund (MONES)Mongolian Women's Fund was established with the sole focus of mobilising resources to advance women's status and protet their rights.
Monteverde Community FundWe are a philanthropic organization that unites diverse resources, stakeholders and strategies to promote sustainability initiatives in the Monteverde region.
Montgomery County Community FoundationTo match community resources with community needs
Morogoro Municipal Community FoundationTo solicit resources and coordinate and disburse funds directed at promoting community-based self-help schemes for community development in Morogoro Municipality, Tanzania
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.
Nebraska Community FoundationTo use the tools of philanthropy, community development and economic development to help communities help themselves. The foundation creates a path to greater prosperity for all by helping communities: envision...
Neelan Tiruchelvam TrustVision: The establishment and protection of a just, equitable and peaceful society Mission: To collectively promote peace, reconciliation and human rights, sharing responsibility, resources and risks through strategic partnerships with civil...
New Mexico Community FoundationGiving primarily to build community resources and relationships, with special emphasis on rural communities and issues important to communities, such as water, kids, health, families, elderly, education, hardship and livelihoods
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...
North Bay and Area Community FoundationTo be a philanthropic leader, catalyst and resource in enabling North Bay, Canada to develop
North Star FundFor 35 years, North Star Fund has helped make democracy happen in New York City—we've built a diverse network of donor activists to support the grassroots leaders that move New...
Northwest Minnesota FoundationThe foundation invests resources, creates opportunities and promotes philanthropy to make the region a better place to live and work.
Oak Park/River Forest Community FoundationTo serve the community by: stimulating and facilitating individual philanthropy; being accountable and prudent managers of donor funds; making responsive and informed grants; and convening resources to address community priorities...
Oakville Community FoundationTo be a hub for philanthropic leaders by promoting, connecting and stewarding legacy resources
Ohio County Community FoundationTo assist donors with building, managing and distributing a lasting source of charitable resources for Ohio County, Indiana. The foundation makes grants in the fields of community development, education, human...
Oradea Community FoundationOradea Community Foundation is a non-guvernamental organization, apolitic and non-profit that has declared it’s main objectiv the improvement of the life quality for the Bihor County habitants by mobilizing and...
Oxford Community FoundationTo serve Oxford and the surrounding community by providing leadership in enhancing the quality of life; by supporting natural, community and human resources; by acting as a catalyst in identifying...
Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Regional AffiliatesTo serve the people of our region by providing leadership and inspiring them to build permanent resources for the betterment of their communities through the foundation
Pazardzhik Community FoundationTo mobilize local resources to solve societal problems in the Pazardjik region identified by the citizens themselves and to work to stimulate the citizens’ initiative and revive charitable traditions
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...
Piedmont Community FoundationTo connect people who care with causes that matter in Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties and surrounding areas. Your vision and our stewardship build permanent investment resources to benefit our...
Porter County Community FoundationThe foundation provides resources and ideas by which donors can make lasting contributions to humanitarian, cultural, educational, recreational and environmental causes in Porter County, Indiana, and provides asset management which...
Pottawattamie County Community FoundationA partnership of rural and urban citizens dedicated to improving the lives of all residents of the county’s communities by: serving as an effective catalyst for responses to community issues;...
Prahova Community FoundationTo improve the life of the people of Prahova County by raising and channeling local resources toward the needs of our community, as grants and scholarships
Prayatna Foundation“Local Ownership of Local Problems”: Residents of five villages, most of them Dalit and Muslim, contribute their time, food, money and other resources to successfully advocate for human rights, housing,...
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...
Rochester Area FoundationDedicated to using its resources to improve the quality of life, promote greater equality of opportunities, and develop effective methods to assist those in need in the greater Rochester area....
Rose Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the greater Denver community through leadership, resources, tradition and values
Rubtsovsk Community FoundationTo promote improvement of the quality of community life in Rubtsovsk by combining the resources of business, government and the nonprofit sector
San Francisco FoundationTo mobilize resources and act as a catalyst for change to build strong communities, foster civic leadership and promote philanthropy
Santa Barbara FoundationTo enrich the lives of the people of Santa Barbara County through philanthropy. To achieve this mission, the foundation will: serve as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy; strive...
Scranton Area FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all people in Lackawanna County through the development of organized philanthropy. The foundation strives to carry out this mission as a steward by...
Shasta Regional Community FoundationTo build resources to meet needs in Shasta and Siskiyou communities through philanthropy, education and information
Southern Colorado Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life and promote philanthropy through leadership, resources and traditions
Southwest Florida Community FoundationTo connect people and resources to emerging community needs to create sustainable solutions for our region

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