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This alphabetical listing provides the names, locations and year of establishment for the 1,863 community foundations that have been identified to date. Use the filters to see the names of all the foundations in a geographic region or country of particular interest. Click on the column headlines to sort results, and click on the organization’s name to see its profile page.
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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
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
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
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...
Barbour County Community FoundationTo build a better life for the citizens of Barbour County in work, play and retirement, providing grants in education, health services, arts, recreation and beautification
Bardejov Community FoundationTo unite people in the name of solving common local issues, to convince Bardejov citizens that they have the power to address the issues in their community. The foundation strives...
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
Beckley Area FoundationGrantmaking on the arts, health and human services, public recreation, education and civic beautification in specific geographic areas of southern West Virginia
Berkshire Taconic Community FoundationTo build stronger, more vibrant communities and improve the quality of life for all residents, providing support primarily for education, the arts, the environment, and health and human services
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
Bradford West Gwillimbury and District Community FoundationTo promote a wide variety of interests including arts and culture, health, education, sports and recreation, social services and the environment in Ontario, Canada
Brandon Area Community FoundationTo help individuals and groups in Brandon and Southwestern Manitoba, Canada make an ongoing difference in their community by endowment building and donor service, grantmaking and community services
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...
Brown County Community FoundationTo receive, hold and distribute funds for charity, with primary areas of focus including arts and humanities, education, the environment, health care, human services and community development
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...
Bürgerstiftung Bispinghof NordwaldeTo raise funds for other charities or public bodies to ensure support for youth, families, seniors and people with disabilities, and for home care services, education and the environment
Bürgerstiftung BräunlingenTo support services for needy citizens, youth and the elderly
Bürgerstiftung BürenTo create a vibrant community by focusing on education, international understanding, arts and culture, science, research, youth services, elder care, environment and nature preservation
Bürgerstiftung CloppenburgThe foundation purpose is to support culture, youth and social services, education, nature and environment or conservation.
Bürgerstiftung EhrenfeldTo support the community through projects on education, youth services, and arts and culture
Bürgerstiftung Westlicher BodenseeTo strengthen the community and provide more services
BürgerStiftungLohmarTo support education, arts and culture, traditional customs and the idea of home, understanding, sports, the environment and nature, animal welfare, conservation, youth services, the elderly and welfare
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...
Cambridgeshire Community FoundationTo provide a comprehensive service to individuals and organizations that wish to give, to help them give creatively and efficiently, thus maximizing the benefits of their donations, within the United...
Cape Cod FoundationTo improve community life on Cape Cod through philanthropy and grantmaking. One of the ways this mission is accomplished is by developing permanent and flexible endowment funds to help nonprofit...
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...
Cattaraugus Region Community FoundationThe foundation receives and administers funds for charitable purposes primarily in the Cattaraugus County (New York) region, but also has funds for support in McKean County (Pennyslvania) and some other...
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 Indiana Community FoundationTo inspire, support and practice philanthropy, leadership and service in the community
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
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
Ciudad VivaTo work for integral solutions in city planning and citizen involvement, based on transport for equality, inclusive recycling and other urban services, respect for heritage and identities, democratization of urban...
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 Community Foundation of South CarolinaTo foster philanthropy for the lasting good of the community, giving primarily for education and human services
Cobb Community FoundationTo invest in solutions to solve Cobb County’s civic, educational, health, human service and cultural challenges
Communities Foundation of TexasTo stimulate creative solutions to key challenges in our community. We thoughtfully and effectively support our diverse donors and grantees by providing exemplary service and by demonstrating accountability. We improve...
Community Foundation for Greater AtlantaTo strengthen our region by providing quality services to donors and innovative leadership on community issues
Community Foundation for Monterey CountyTo improve the quality of life in Monterey County by raising, managing and distributing charitable funds to worthy organizations and by creating positive connections between donors and their interests. Primary...
Community Foundation for 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 Northeast FloridaStimulating Philanthropy to Build a Better Community: In support of our mission, the foundation is committed to grantmaking that is fair and thoughtful; management that trusts and respects the intent...
Community Foundation for Southwest WashingtonTo enrich the quality of life in southwestern Washington by supporting the needs of the local region and sustaining existing organizations through grants made in the areas of health and...
Community Foundation for the Land of LincolnTo provide a service to other charities and philanthropists in the local community
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 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 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 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 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 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 Howard CountyTo improve the quality of life in the community through the accumulation and stewardship of enduring charitable gifts. Primary areas of interest include health and medical, social services, education, cultural...
Community Foundation of Jackson CountyTo promote philanthropy in Jackson County. The foundation is a community-focused organization dedicated to: building visionary partnerships with donors and local service organizations; trustworthy stewardship of gifts; providing funds to...
Community Foundation of New River ValleyTo enrich our community by providing professional management services to donors for their charitable causes, awarding visionary grants and scholarships and nurturing collaborations in our community
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 OkanaganTo improve the quality of life in the North Okanagan region of Canada by distributing the earnings from a pool of funds and using the earnings to make grants to...
Community Foundation of 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 IowaTo respond to the current and future charitable needs of Northeast Iowa; secure and serve as the custodian of endowment funds contributed by many donors; create other mechanisms which will...
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 Northwest FloridaTo service human needs in the area, with emphasis on serving children. As the foundation matures, it will reach out into other areas of public need to ensure that critical...
Community Foundation of Orillia and AreaTo work with private donors, service clubs, businesses and charitable organizations to stimulate charitable giving, establish permanent endowment funds and support initiatives which make an ongoing difference and enhance the...
Community Foundation of Portage and DistrictTo enhance and enrich the quality of life in Portage la Prairie and District by supporting and promoting philanthropy through endowment building, donor services, grantmaking and community leadership
Community Foundation of San JoaquinTo facilitate and develop philanthropy by providing services to donors and their advisors and by making grants to benefit the local community
Community Foundation of Southern WisconsinTo support the arts, the environment, education, health, human services and historic preservation in Crawford, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Rock, Sauk, Vernon and Walworth counties, Wisconsin
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 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 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 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 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 Western Virginia, Inc.To foster positive change on behalf of the community by: enabling donors to carry out their charitable intent through prudently administered permanent endowment funds; offering a comprehensive array of services...
Community Foundation PartnershipTo enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Lawrence and Martin Counties, Indiana, in the areas of education, health and human services, civic and historical affairs, the arts...
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...
Corte Madera Community FoundationTo promote events, facilities, programs and services that build community spirit and enhance Corte Madera’s small-town character
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 Community FoundationDedicated to inspiring and helping people of all backgrounds and means create lasting legacies to benefit the people of Delaware. The foundation enables people with philanthropic interests to easily and...
Delta Community FoundationTo support charitable organizations providing service and support to the residents of Delta, Canada, and award scholarships and bursaries to graduating Delta students
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...
Durham Community FoundationTo help the community and to provide services for people with disabilities, youth, historic preservation and charitable giving in Ontario, Canada
East Liverpool Fawcett Community FoundationAreas of focus include youth services, health and community development
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...
East Texas Communities FoundationTo support philanthropy by offering simple ways for donors to achieve their long-term charitable goals. The foundation does this by: serving as a flexible and cost-effective vehicle for donors to...
Elkhart County Community FoundationTo maintain funding in the areas of arts and culture, community development, education, health and human services
Essex Community FundTo help fund charitable organizations that provide services to the villages of Essex, Centerbrook and Ivoryton
Foothills Community FoundationTo retain and nurture the charitable wealth of the community for the perpetual benefit of all in the foundation’s service area
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...
Fremont Area Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life by connecting donor interests with community needs. Grantmaking is primarily for social services, health and recreation, education, arts and culture, and civic purposes.
Fundação ADFP - Assistência, Desenvolvimento e Formação ProfissionalADFP is a nonprofit social institution, with recognition of Public Utility, founded in 1987. It has about 2800 “friends”, about 3400 regular users and integrates approximately 390 residents with different...
Fundação CEBITo support effective development of the community, especially its most vulnerable groups, through best practice service to improve their quality of life
Fundación NobisTo contribute to the advancement of Ecuadorian society and improved quality of life, by providing services in education, health and family welfare
Geelong Community FoundationTo make a lasting difference for the people of Geelong by supporting education, training and research, aging services, family, health, youth development, arts and community well-being
Grand FoundationServing all of Grand County, Colorado, the foundation seeks to improve the quality of life in the county by proactively addressing current and future needs in the areas of health...
Gratiot County Community FoundationTo enhance the lives of Gratiot County citizens by identifying and addressing needs within the county, building permanent endowments, and distributing grants in the fields of the arts, education, environment,...
Grays Harbor Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in communities throughout Grays Harbor County by: promoting philanthropy at all levels of giving; seeking permanent endowment funds and other contributions from a diverse...
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 Lynchburg Community TrustTo enhance the quality of life in the communities served by establishment of permanent endowments for the cities of Lynchburg and Bedford and the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and...
Greater Poweshiek Community FoundationTo strengthen the community by building charitable endowments, assisting donors, making effective grants and providing for county needs. The foundation’s directors look for projects that: increase citizens’ commitment to meet...
Guilford FoundationTo foster a brighter future through charitable donations. The foundation ensures the enrichment of the local community by prudently awarding grants to start-ups and service organizations that will not only...
Gulf Coast Community FoundationDedicated to the progressive development of worthy causes, providing donor services and promoting and providing leadership in response to changing community 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...
Hardin County Community FoundationGiving for community services in Hardin County, Ohio, including the fields of arts, health, education, recreation and beautification
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...
Heartland Community FoundationTo meet charitable community needs through leadership, grants and donor services
Highland Park Community FoundationTo meet the unmet social service, cultural, educational and environmental needs of Highland Park and Highwood, and to promote philanthropy in the community
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...
Howard County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in Howard County, Missouri, through grants supporting human services, education and humanities
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,...
Inland Northwest Community FoundationTo foster vibrant and sustainable communities in the Inland Northwest. Primary areas of interest include the arts, humanities, education, community development and human services.
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
JungBu FoundationOur mission is to support parents by providing quality Christian education from the people of Bayanan, Bacoor City, Cavite as well as the key cities of Metro Manilaand Calabarzon Area,...
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...
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...
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...
Lenawee Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Lenawee County, Michigan by: identifying and addressing current and anticipated community needs; and raising, managing and distributing funds for charitable...
Licking County FoundationTo improve the quality of life for the citizens of Licking County, Ohio. Giving is primarily for arts, education, health care, recreation, human services, and children and youth services.
Limestone Area Community FoundationThe foundation uses funds to award grants to projects which benefit a broad segment of the population, serve citizens whose needs are not met by existing services, address community issues,...
LIN Center for Community DevelopmentTo provide support services to local nonprofit organizations, skilled volunteers and donors who are committed to building strong communities
Lincoln Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in the greater Lincoln, Nebraska, area by responding to emerging and changing needs and sustaining existing organizations and institutions through grants for education, arts...
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...
Lubbock Area FoundationA permanent charitable institution dedicated to the South Plains community, giving primarily for education, arts, environment, health, civic affairs and social services
LUCRF Community Partnership TrustTo provide consistently competitive returns and excellent service at minimal cost to members, and to help others become good corporate citizens
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...
Mackinac Island Community FoundationRecognizing the dignity and beauty of Mackinac Island, the foundation serves the general well-being of Island residents and visitors. The foundation is most interested in projects that focus on arts...
Mainzer BürgerstiftungTo support historical preservation, youth and the elderly, health and welfare services, arts and culture, science and research, and education
Marquette County Community FoundationTo support organizations involved with the arts, education, health, human services and other projects and programs that enhance life
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...
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;...
Midlands Community FoundationGiving primarily for arts and culture, human services, community and economic development, health care and education
Moline FoundationTo provide grants to health, human services, education, community development, the arts and other charitable organizations which benefit the citizens of Moline and the Quad Cities, Illinois, region
Mount Angel Community FoundationGiving to supplement and enhance community support and involvement in Mt. Angel, Oregon. Scholarship awards are based on community service, academic achievement and citizenship.
National Community FoundationTo support a wide range of charitable activities that creatively address emerging and changing community needs in such fields as education, arts and culture, health, social services, community development, environment...
New Braunfels Area Community FoundationThe New Braunfels Area Community Foundation connects people who care with causes that matter for the enduring benefit of our community. The foundation does this by: — Creating a culture of charitable...
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 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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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
Phoenix Foundation of the Boundary CommunitiesTo ensure a healthy supportive environment in which children and youth of the Boundary can flourish; to support community health services from infants to seniors; to support social services; to...
Pinellas County Community FoundationTo receive donations from people and organizations interested in helping their community and to oversee the investment of those funds by monitoring the work of the trustees, and then to...
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...
Queensland Community FoundationTo support charitable organizations that provide outreach and support services to disadvantaged and homeless youth in Queensland, Australia
Rancho Santa Fe FoundationTo connect donors with regional and global needs through visionary community leadership, personalized service and effective grantmaking
Regional Foundation For Local Development ZAMAHZamah mission is promotion of philanthropy values through development of new knowledge, and skills in communities, thus work on positive changes and development of new values; knowledge transfer and the...

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