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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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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...
Arkhangelsk Community Foundation “Garant”To promote social stability in the region by coordinating the efforts of various organizations, introducing innovative approaches to solving community problems, and creating favorable conditions for the development of nonprofit...
Ashland FoundationTo support social and economic impact in the local community
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
Bensberger BürgerstiftungTo encourage citizen participation through donations and to promote positive social development projects
Biłgoraj Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life among citizens of Biłgoraj and other adjacent territories through: assistance in realization of donors’ generous and philanthropic objectives; support in funding different initiatives, such...
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...
Bornheimer BürgerstiftungTo support projects for youth and social welfare and promote the responsibility of citizens and businesses to shape their communities
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
Brooklyn Community FoundationTo spark lasting social change, mobilizing people, capital and expertise for a fair and just Brooklyn.
Bürgerstiftung ArnsbergTo promote social and cultural issues that improve the quality of life in the city and the Arnsberg region
Bürgerstiftung Bad HonnefTo support the social sciences, science, culture, sport, environment and conservation, and to promote charitable volunteer work
Bürgerstiftung BerlinTo develop further the social competence of all citizens, overcome individuals’ loneliness and isolation, encourage mutual consideration and recognition of diversity, inspire creativity, encourage artistic activities and develop and deepen...
Bürgerstiftung BreckerfeldTo benefit charitable organizations in Breckerfield that focus on religious, cultural and social projects
Bürgerstiftung BurgriedenTo promote local projects in the fields of youth, culture, education and social issues, in coordination with area churches, municipalities, associations and other groups
Bürgerstiftung CloppenburgThe foundation purpose is to support culture, youth and social services, education, nature and environment or conservation.
Bürgerstiftung EngenTo help people, businesses and organizations fulfill their social responsibility in actively shaping the city’s future
Bürgerstiftung für Bergisch GladbachTo promote the social engagement and sense of community of the people of Bergisch Gladbach
Bürgerstiftung für den Landkreis FürstenfeldbruckTo fund projects pertaining to the cultural, social and environmental issues of Furstenfeldbruck
Bürgerstiftung für die Region MosbachTo promote social, charitable, cultural, educational and other worthy projects
Bürgerstiftung für die Stadt und den Landkreis KasselTo promote youth, sports, social and cultural needs, and protection of nature and the environment
Bürgerstiftung HannoverTo fund projects in the areas of youth, culture and social affairs in Hannover
Bürgerstiftung HoldorfTo support the community by helping disadvantaged children, young people, older individuals and self-help groups with issues such as education, sports and social work
Bürgerstiftung LandshutTo support families, social causes, arts and culture, and protection of nature and the environment
Bürgerstiftung Nürtingen und UmgebungTo promote social projects that are in the interest of the region and its citizens
Bürgerstiftung OvelgönneTo promote social responsibility, civic engagement and solidarity
Bürgerstiftung PlüderhausenTo promote social projects and encourage citizen participation to strengthen the community
Bürgerstiftung RheinhessenTo strengthen civic engagement to support existing social projects in our region and initiate new projects
Bürgerstiftung Rielasingen-WorblingenTo promote projects in the areas of education, family, youth and seniors, social issues, health and sport, arts and culture, home and preservation, nature and the environment, international understanding, charitable...
Bürgerstiftung RosdorfTo promote projects in the areas of education, family, youth and seniors, social issues, health and sport, arts and culture, home and preservation, nature and the environment, international understanding, charitable...
Bürgerstiftung Rosenheimer LandTo promote projects in the areas of education, family, youth and seniors, social issues, health and sport, arts and culture, home and preservation, nature and the environment, international understanding, charitable...
Bürgerstiftung SaarTo serve as a dynamic element in the economic, social and cultural space
Bürgerstiftung SalzgitterTo promote and initiate community projects in the areas of education, youth, culture, social affairs, sports and the environment
Bürgerstiftung Salzland-Region SchönebeckTo promote projects in the areas of education, family, youth and seniors, social issues, health and sport, arts and culture, home and preservation, nature and the environment, international understanding, democratic...
Bürgerstiftung SeelzeTo promote and support sustainable, future-oriented projects in the areas of education, arts and culture, health and social care, and environmental and nature protection
Bürgerstiftung SykeTo support charitable projects and activities in the areas of education, social affairs and culture in the town of Syke
Bürgerstiftung VorpommernTo raise funds to support youth and the elderly, education, a democratic state, arts and culture, environment and conservation, public health and social care, and sports
Bürgerstiftung WinnendenTo promote social projects that are in the interest of the city of Winnenden and its citizens in order to strengthen the sense of community and shared responsibility
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...
Community Development Foundation Western CapeTo improve the quality of life, strengthen the common good and address the most challenging social concerns of people living in the Western Cape. We do this by raising funds...
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 MerseysideTo advance community and economic development by providing charitable giving for strategic social investments in Liverpool, England
Community Foundation for Oak ParkTo improve and protect the social welfare of the residents of Oak Park, California, with special emphasis on the cultural, educational and recreational needs of the youth of the community
Community Foundation for Saint Vincent and GrenadinesTo make grants for social, educational, health, economic development and other charitable purposes in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
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 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 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 North Central WisconsinA nonprofit community corporation, created by and for the people of north central Wisconsin. The foundation devotes special emphasis to programs enriching life in five distinct areas: education, the arts,...
Community Foundation of North TexasThe foundation provides stewardship for many individual charitable funds. With its specialized services, the foundation gives donors efficient charitable fund administration. Support for community development, social services, education, youth, health,...
Community Foundation of Northern IllinoisTo serve the four-county area through philanthropy, to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs, and to be a responsible steward to donors of the endowment. Giving is primarily for social...
Community Foundation of Nova ScotiaA public foundation created by the people of Nova Scotia to enable effective philanthropy. We work with private donors, communities and charitable organizations to build the financial and social capital...
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 Virgin IslandsTo serve both donors and nonprofit organizations of the Virgin Islands that want to ensure the highest quality of life for both present and future generations. The foundation’s primary goal...
Community Foundation of West KentuckyTo support areas of art and culture, community development, education, environment, health and social needs
Community Foundation Slagalica Slagalica’s mission is to encourage local philanthropy, develop sustainable funds, provide financial supports and encourage corporate social responsibility.
Community Foundation “Center Dobrochyn”To assist in developing open democratic society by means of human rights protection and its realization in all spheres of social life; development of civil initiatives; assistance to Euro integration...
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...
Corporativa de FundacionesTo promote institutional strengthening of the civil society organizations engaged in community well-being, acting together with individuals, businesses and committed public and private agencies and so contributing to the community’s...
Dalit FoundationTo partner in the struggle to eliminate caste-based atrocities, with special focus on Dalit people, particularly women, so that they can live a life with dignity, equal opportunity and social...
Dearborn Community FoundationTo serve as a catalyst to connect people who care with causes that improve the quality of life in the community by advancing cultural, educational and social opportunities, while preserving...
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
eThekwini Community FoundationPathways out of poverty through social entrepreneurship and disruptive technologies; crime prevention through community-based mapping and socioeconomic upliftment
Fairfield Community FoundationTo award grants and scholarships for the educational, charitable, artistic, social and civic benefit of the community
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
FECHAC-Fundación del Empresariado ChihuahuenseTo achieve better opportunities for human and social development for the people of Chihuahua
Fondation de LilleSocial actions, charities, student grants, international solidarity, francophone short story contest, regional climatic fund, increasing public awareness of international solidarity, philanthropic gift
Fondazione Di Comunità Del Salento OnlusLocal Develop, Social Cohesion, Welfare, Assistance, Fundraising, Fund management, Microfinance
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
Fonds de Dotation Bordeaux SolidaireAnimation of governance; monitoring of funded projects and social impact; fundraising and communication
Forever Manchester - Community Foundation for Greater ManchesterTo promote any charitable purposes for the benefit of the community in the county of Greater Manchester, in particular the advancement of education; the protection of good health both mental...
Foundation BoroondaraTo build a stronger community that is committed to social inclusion in Hawthorn, Australia
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...
Foundation for the Mid SouthTo invest in people and strategies that build philanthropy and promote racial, social and economic equity in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Priority areas include health and wellness, education, wealth building...
Foundation of Greater MontrealTo help individuals, families and organizations establish funds for charity purposes in the areas of the environment, education, health and social development, arts and culture; to manage funds and guide...
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.
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
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...
Fundació Civica Oreneta del VallèsTo improve our community by identifying and implementing actions to improve the lives of older people, to fight against school failure and the digital divide, to facilitate the integration of...
Fundación Comunitaria CozumelTo contribute to social causes that promote development and improve quality of life for the community of Cozumel, Mexico
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 OaxacaTo promote social participation in and out of Oaxaca to improve the welfare and quality of life of vulnerable population groups and those marginalized in the Oaxacan community, through initiatives...
Fundación Comunitaria QuerétaroTo strengthen social actors, construct alliances and mobilize resources to promote and follow up sustainable local development processes
Fundación del Empresariado YucatecoStrengthen the organized civil society and the social responsibility of the business sector in the State of Yucatan to promote integral community development and violence and crime prevention through establishing...
Fundación Internacional de la ComunidadTo help improve the quality of life in Baja, California communities, in pursuit of integral social development
Fundación MaimonaTo promote comprehensive and innovative local development of Maimona as well as innovation, enterprise and social entrepreneurship, information society, research and development, new technologies and innovative philanthropy
Fundación Social del Empresariado JaliscienseTo promote education, health and sustainable human development for vulnerable populations, and contribute to social equity in Jalisco
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 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 Dukuduku Development Community FoundationTo address social, economic and enivronmental challenges facing citizens and businesses within Dukuduku and St. Lucia
Greenville Area Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the Greenville area. To do this the foundation will attract and hold permanent endowment funds from a wide range of donors; it will...
Gregory Shelekhov Community FoundationTo promote and support initiatives of citizens in solving social problems of the community
Haida Gwaii Community FoundationTo enhance environmentally sustainable social and economic benefits to Haida Gwaii, Canada, and to advocate and support an Islands community characterized by respect for cultural diversity, the environment and a...
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...
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...
Healthy City Community FoundationTo strengthen social capital, improve the quality of life in the Banska Bystrica, Zvolen, Sliac region, and support local giving and philanthropy
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
Huntingburg FoundationTo promote and facilitate philanthropic endeavors; support the social, intellectual and moral development of youth; facilitate the growth of a socially cohesive and diverse community where families and institutions will...
ICom - Instituto Comunitário Grande FlorianópolisTo promote community development by mobilizing, connecting and supporting donors and nonprofits and other social initiatives in Florianópolis and neighbor cities
Instituto BaixadaA social-purpose association created at a meeting of youth and adults in the lowlands and other invited organizations
Irkutsk Community FoundationTo provide support to citizens and local groups in solving local problems: social, economic, cultural-sport, educational, environmental and others
Irpin Community FoundationBuilding the capacity of the local community to solve its own social problems and needs through grantmaking and events for local nonprofit organizations. Our task is to monitor the problems...
Kalinigrad Community FoundationTo promote the ideas of philanthropy in society, target charitable support of socially significant initiatives on a competitive basis, monitor and implement the social climate of charitable projects and programs...
Kenya Community Development FoundationTo promote sustainable development of communities for social justice through institution building, partnerships, resource mobilization and policy influencing
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
Kimberley and District Community FoundationTo enhance the social welfare, health, education, the environment, the arts, culture and recreation in the community of Kimberley, Canada
Komunitni nadace Tri BranyTo encourage the creation of conditions for the full life of the people of the region regardless of their age, social status or health condition in the Czech Republic; areas...
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...
Laupheimer BürgerstiftungTo encourage businesses to actively participate in social tasks, to build self-confidence and hope for the future in our youth, promote cultural and social values, strengthen understanding and personal commitment...
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...
Limbazi Foundation The mission of Limbazi Foundation is to improve the quality of life by motivating people to be more self – reliant and to try to help indigent and socially unprotected...
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...
Local Development InstituteCivil society strengthening, community business development, environmental rehabilitation, social development, and community foundation strengthening
London Community FoundationOur vision is of a strong and generous London where residents, business, government and civil society are inspired to act for the benefit of all who live in their city,...
Lord Mayor’s Charitable FoundationLord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation has inspired philanthropy in Melbourne since 1923. Today we are a contemporary community foundation focused on the impact we can have in our community. We aim...
Lubbock Area FoundationA permanent charitable institution dedicated to the South Plains community, giving primarily for education, arts, environment, health, civic affairs and social services
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...
Maima Community Foundation “Perspektiva”Aggregation of all the available resources of the community to solve social problems of Mayma rural settlement
Management And Development Foundation (MDF)“Sustainable development that meets the needs of the present time without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Continually evolving concept based on the integration of...
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...
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;...
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...
Nakusp and Area Community FoundationTo maintain funds and apply the income to give grants to qualified donees in Nakusp, Burton, Fauquier, Edgewood and Trout Lake, Canada for projects which promote advancement in arts and...
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...
NGO "Foundation for Community Development"Our activities aim at improvement of quality of life for the population of the region through social partnership, development of philanthropy and leadership in communities, striving for humanistic, social and...
NirnayaTo invest in gender equity, by building the economic and social capacities of marginalized women, through fundraising and grantmaking imperatives
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 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...
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.
Pakistan Centre for PhilanthropyTo increase the volume and effectiveness of philanthropy for social development in Pakistan
Penza Community Foundation “Civil Unity”To promote the solution of socially significant problems of inhabitants of the Penza community and decrease social intensity through competitive financing for the best social projects of noncommercial organizations
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...
Plumas Community FoundationTo channel private charitable funding into community needs in order to improve the cultural, environmental and social well-being of the people of Plumas County
Port Moody FoundationTo gather the community to grow endowment funds and to give grants for social, cultural, ecological and recreational activities to benefit the citizens of Port Moody
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,...
Prince Rupert Regional Community FoundationTo provide sustainable opportunities for the Prince Rupert community through the areas of poverty relief, education, social welfare, health issues, programs for the aged, programs for the disabled, preservation and...
Puerto Rico Community FoundationTo develop the capacities of communities in Puerto Rico to accomplish their social transformation and economic self-sufficiency, stimulating investment in the communities and maximizing the yield of each contribution. The...
Regional 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...
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...
Ripley County Community FoundationTo assist donors to build an enduring source of charitable assets to benefit Ripley County; provide responsible stewardship of the gifts donated; promote leadership in addressing Ripley County’s issues; and...
San Gennaro Onlus Community FoundationWe believe that beauty can save the world, this is why we support bottom up initiatives that promote the cultural heritage of the district of Sanità and the city...
San Marcos Community FoundationTo assist San Marcos, California, charities and public service organizations enhance their service to meet the social needs of the community
Saratov Region Community FoundationTo work in the areas of social affairs and culture, organize an annual regional competition for projects from these areas, and finance projects of nonprofit organizations
Sibiu Community FoundationTo transform the city into a place where citizens, companies and local institutions work together to create a strong, powerful community; to encourage and speed the process of social change;...
Siouxland Community FoundationThe foundation awards grants to social service agencies that offer assistance with addiction, domestic violence and other issues. Giving also supports arts and culture, education, civic affairs and health.

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