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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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Alaska Community FoundationTo cultivate, celebrate and sustain all forms of philanthropy to strengthen Alaska’s communities forever. Together with our Affiliates, we connect people who care with causes that matter by encouraging and...
Albion Community FoundationTo strengthen the greater Albion area by cultivating community assets to enhance the community’s quality of life
Altmarkische Bürgerstiftung Hansestadt StendalTo strengthen the sustainability of the community and contribute to the conservation of the cultural and natural heritage of the Altmark
Anaheim Community FoundationTo encourage community participation, partnerships and collaboration that result in successful responses to community challenges and opportunities; strengthen community-based organizations that effectively address community needs, promote volunteerism and provide community...
BayTrustTo fund organizations and projects which build and strengthen Bay of Plenty communities in New Zealand
Beaver County FoundationTo create an atmosphere for and an understanding of philanthropy, the love of humankind, in order to preserve and encourage the development of organizations and programs that meet human needs....
Bowen Island Community FoundationTo strengthen and empower community capacity for the betterment of its island community by attracting and managing endowment funds
Brockville and Area Community FoundationTo strengthen our community for the benefit of all by providing leadership on key local issues, supporting charitable initiatives and encouraging the establishment of endowment funds
Buergerstiftung WieslochTo encourage civic engagement, strengthen the local community, activate innovative capacity within the community, enhance public participation for everyone, help people in acute situations of financial neediness, enhance cooperation among...
Bürgerstiftung Bad Aibling und MangfalltalTo promote and strengthen the sense of community and commitment of the citizens of the town of Bad Aibling and the Mangfalltal region
Bürgerstiftung EmscherLippe-LandTo improve the quality of life and strengthen the feelings of togetherness in the community
Bürgerstiftung FreisingTo strengthen the community by supporting or sponsoring elementary and middle schools, OWACHT, a music school, a family center and other charitable institutions
Bürgerstiftung Geislingen an der SteigeTo strengthen the sense of community and increase citizen responsibility in Geislingen
Bürgerstiftung Gemeinde EmstekTo strengthen the family, personal, cultural and economic structures of the Emstek community through successful projects and civic engagement
Bürgerstiftung HamburgTo serve the public interest, strengthen the community of Hamburg and be a sustainable and mobile force of innovation
Bürgerstiftung JenaTo encourage civic engagement and improve the quality of life in the region and to strengthen the community in a sustainable way, focusing on youth and senior citizens, environment and...
Bürgerstiftung LudwigshafenTo strengthen the self-reliance of our citizens by supporting people so that they can help themselves and others. We focus on quality of life, education, sciences, culture, youth and the...
Bürgerstiftung PlüderhausenTo promote social projects and encourage citizen participation to strengthen the community
Bürgerstiftung Rheda-WiedenbrückTo strengthen our community, especially in the fields of youth, families, education and inclusion
Bürgerstiftung RheingauTaunusTo protect the environment and historical monuments and to strengthen civic engagement
Bürgerstiftung RheinhessenTo strengthen civic engagement to support existing social projects in our region and initiate new projects
Bürgerstiftung Unser LeohausTo strengthen civic engagement, support clubs, create local and regional networks and experience new community
Bürgerstiftung WesselingTo encourage and strengthen the sense of community and commitment of the citizens of the city of Wesseling
Bürgerstiftung Westlicher BodenseeTo strengthen the community and provide more services
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
California Community FoundationTo strengthen Los Angeles communities through effective philanthropy and civic engagement. The foundation makes multi-year grants (usually two years) in these main areas: arts, education, health care, housing and neighborhoods,...
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
Cheshire Community FoundationTo strengthen and enrich Cheshire communities by inspiring, managing and directing local philanthropy so that it has the most impact in areas of greatest need
Coldwell Community FoundationTo serve the residents of the Rural Municipality of Coldwell by maintaining a permanent endowment fund aimed at strengthening and improving the quality of life for today and into the...
Columbus Foundation and Affiliated OrganizationsEntrusted with the responsibility to improve the community’s quality of life, the foundation embraces the following: to assist donors and others in strengthening and improving the community for the benefit...
Communities of Coastal Georgia FoundationStrengthening our Communities through Engaged Philanthropy
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 Greater AtlantaTo strengthen our region by providing quality services to donors and innovative leadership on community issues
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 National Capital RegionTo strengthen the Washington metropolitan region by encouraging and supporting effective giving and by providing leadership on critical issues in our community
Community Foundation for Northern VirginiaAs the premier community foundation serving Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William Counties as well as the City of Alexandria, the foundation works to nurture philanthropy and strengthen our community...
Community Foundation for Southern ArizonaTo work with charitably minded individuals and organizations to strengthen southern Arizona communities, now and for generations to come. The foundation also administers a variety of donor-initiated funds and conducts...
Community Foundation for the Fox Valley RegionTo strengthen our community for current and future generations by helping people make a difference in the lives of others
Community Foundation for the Greater Capital RegionTo strengthen the community by attracting charitable endowments both large and small, maximizing benefits to donors, making effective grants and providing leadership to address community needs
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 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 GreensboroDedicated to strengthening the community for both present and future generations by promoting philanthropy, building a collection of endowment funds, and serving as a leader in shaping effective responses to...
Community Foundation of Greater MemphisStrengthening our community through philanthropy
Community Foundation of Greene CountyTo strengthen Greene County by building charitable endowments, maximizing benefits to donors, making effective grants and providing leadership to address community needs
Community Foundation of Gunnison ValleyTo strengthen and enrich the community through engaged philanthropy, thoughtful grantmaking, strategic education and collaborative leadership
Community Foundation of Jackson HoleTo enhance philanthropy and strengthen the sense of community in the Jackson Hole, Wyoming, area by providing a permanent source of funding and other support for nonprofit organizations and scholarship...
Community Foundation of LouisvilleTo strengthen the region through inspired philanthropy and outstanding stewardship by: partnering with donors and others to ensure last impact; leveraging knowledge of communities; and offering constituents an unmatched level...
Community Foundation of Mendocino CountyTo help people give back in ways that matter to them and in ways that strengthen local communities
Community Foundation of North LouisianaTo strengthen the community through philanthropy
Community Foundation of Snohomish CountyThe foundation works in partnership with donors to strengthen communities in Snohomish County, Washington, by building permanent charitable funds, connecting donors to the causes they care about, making effective grants,...
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 the Eastern ShoreEncourage philanthropy and strengthen our communities.
Community Foundation of the LowcountryTo strengthen community by connecting people, resources and needs
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 NevadaTo strengthen our community through philanthropy and leadership by connecting people who care with causes that matter
Community Foundation Serving the Counties of Riverside and San BernardinoTo strengthen the community by meeting the needs and enhancing the lives of individuals in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, California, in partnership with philanthropic individuals, community leaders and the...
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and NorthumberlandOur purpose is to be the hub for community philanthropy in our area – inspiring and supporting giving that strengthens communities and enriches local life. To do this we: Enable effective...
Community Foundations of the Hudson ValleyTo strengthen the community by offering donors the means to establish charitable legacies, by making grants, and by providing leadership to address community needs
Community Trust FoundationTo strengthen the region by working in partnership with donors and community groups
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...
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...
Coweta Community FoundationTo strengthen the diverse community, for the present and future generations, by connecting people who care with causes that matter through philanthropy
Denver FoundationTo inspire people and mobilize resources to strengthen our community
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...
Eau Claire Community FoundationTo strengthen the community by offering donors opportunities to establish charitable legacies, by making grants and by serving as a catalyst to address community needs
El Dorado Community FoundationDedicated to strengthening the community both for now and for future generations
Elgin St. Thomas Community FoundationTo strengthen the community for the benefit of all by fostering the growth of community philanthropy; giving opportunities to benefactors to leave a lasting legacy for future generations; building and...
Elk County Community FoundationTo strengthen our region through development, stewardship and grantmaking as donors achieve their philanthropic goals
Essex County Community FoundationTo promote philanthropy and strengthen nonprofits for Essex County and the world beyond
Ferencváros Community FoundationTo increase the quality of life in the district of Ferencváros through promoting local philanthropy, supporting civic initiatives aiming to develop our community, and strengthening the sense of attachment and...
Findlay-Hancock County Community FoundationDedicated to improving the quality of life in the Hancock County area through collaborative leadership, responsible grantmaking and development of philanthropic giving. The foundation seeks to facilitate philanthropic efforts through...
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
Fundació Horta SudEducation participation and strengthening of associations
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 Merced QuerétaroTo generate capital with ethical values, and to promote the strengthening and impact of civil society and the integral development of individuals and communities to tackle the structural causes of...
Fundación Punta de MitaImprove the quality of life of the communities in the region of Punta de Mita and Bay of Banderas, in a sustainable way by strengthening the civic sector in areas...
Grand Rapids Community FoundationOur mission is to build and manage our community’s permanent endowment and lead the community to strengthen the lives of its people.
Greater Green Bay Community FoundationTo inspire and encourage charitable giving in northeastern Wisconsin by connecting caring people with solutions that strengthen our community
Greater Milwaukee FoundationTo inspire philanthropy, serve donors, strengthen communities now and for future generations
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...
Greene County FoundationTo work with charitably minded individuals and organizations to strengthen Greene County now and for future generations to come
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
High Point Community FoundationDedicated to strengthening a diverse, healthy and productive community for both present and future generations. The foundation promotes philanthropy, builds and maintains a permanent collection of endowment funds, and serves...
Hillingdon Community TrustTo enhance the quality of life and opportunities available to communities in the six southern wards of the London Borough of Hillingdon, by strengthening the voluntary sector and contributing to...
Humboldt Area FoundationHumboldt Area Foundation promotes and encourages generosity, leadership and inclusion to strengthen our communities.
Instituto RioTo foment, strengthen and articulate initiatives that promote the community development of the Zona Oeste of Rio de Janeiro
Jihomoravska komunitni nadaceTo support and strengthen the active public participation and contribute to the development of the civil society in the Czech Republic
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...
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...
Lexington Community FoundationTo encourage and strengthen philanthropy in order to provide a permanent source of funding for opportunities to improve the quality of life, strengthen the sense of community, and benefit future...
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...
Local Development InstituteCivil society strengthening, community business development, environmental rehabilitation, social development, and community foundation strengthening
Los Altos Community FoundationLACF strengthens community by stimulating local philanthropy and civic engagement in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View
Midland Area Community FoundationTo strengthen the community by providing leadership, fostering collaboration on local needs and issues, and encouraging a legacy of giving through grants, scholarships and events
New Albany Community FoundationTo assist donors and others in strengthening and improving New Albany, Ohio, for the benefit of all of its residents. The scope of the foundation’s charitable grantmaking includes both capital...
New Hampshire Charitable FoundationTo strengthen communities and inspire greater giving by investing in charitable assets for today and tomorrow; connecting donors with effective organizations, ideas and people; and leading and collaborating on important...
North End Community FoundationTo work toward strengthening the North End of the St. Paul, Minnesota, community
Northern Piedmont Community FoundationTo build philanthropic capital to enhance and preserve the quality of life in Culpepper, Fauquier, Rappahannock and Madison counties, and to strengthen the region’s nonprofit organizations
Oshkosh Area Community FoundationTo strengthen our communities through: leadership and funding to address current and emerging needs; collaboration and partnership with donors or others to ensure lasting impact; and outstanding stewardship and inspired...
Park City Community FoundationTo strengthen and unite us by identifying needs, giving, supporting and connecting our community
Permanent Endowment Fund for Martha’s VineyardTo give those who love the Vineyard an opportunity to make tax-deductible gifts to build an endowment designated to strengthen the quality of Vineyard life
Placer Community FoundationTo grow philanthropy to strengthen our community
Putnam County Community FoundationThe foundation partners with those who give to enrich life and strengthen community for current and future generations.
Red Deer and District Community FoundationTo be a community catalyst committed to growing a legacy which strengthens the quality of life in Red Deer and the surrounding area
Sainik FoundationTo undertake rural development and capacity building of rural communities to promote and strengthen self-reliance; to seed, promote and consolidate community foundation structures at the village level
Scott County Community FoundationGrowing and preserving charitable gifts to strengthen Scott County by looking forward and giving back
South West Community FoundationTo strengthen the community of South West Victoria through the encouragement of local philanthropy. The Foundation will invest donations, endowments and bequests and use the income to provide grants...
Springfield FoundationTo raise, strengthen and distribute permanent charitable funds to benefit Clark County
Stiftung Bürger für MünsterTo strengthen self-responsibility by motivating students to make commitments to seniors and by granting citizenship awards
Streekfonds West-VlaanderenTo connect local donors with local organizations to strengthen social engagement and to promote local philanthropy
Telluride FoundationCommitted to preserving and enriching the quality of life of the residents, visitors and workforce of the Telluride region. The foundation does this by providing leadership in philanthropy, strengthening community...
The Minneapolis FoundationOur mission is to strengthen our community for the benefit of all citizens, especially those who are disadvantaged. We are committed to being an effective resource developer and a responsible...
The Sanaburi FoundationTo encourage and strengthen relief and reconstruction efforts that measurably improve the quality of life and the prosperity of the Tohoku region, which was severely affected by the earthquake, tsunami...
Three Rivers Community FoundationTo strengthen and improve the quality of life in the Three Rivers community by supporting and enhancing philanthropy and charitable activities
Unity Foundation of La Porte CountyTo strengthen LaPorte County now and forever by building permanent endowments, providing leadership, offering philanthropic vehicles for everyone, and being a catalyst for social and economic vitality
Ventura County Community FoundationTo enrich and enhance the quality of life in Ventura County and to provide leadership to residents and nonprofit organizations in building an enduring source of funds and strengthening community...
Victoria FoundationTo provide leadership by inspiring giving, thoughtfully caring for the assets entrusted to us, and investing in people, ideas and activities that strengthen our communities
Wabash Valley Community FoundationTo engage people, build resources and strengthen community in the Wabash Valley
Waco FoundationWaco Foundation promotes solutions to community challenges, strengthens local nonprofits, engages philanthropists and manages charitable assets in order to improve quality of life in McLennan County.
Washington County Community FoundationTo engage people, build resources and strengthen our community.
West Central InitiativeTo improve the region’s economic and social viability by expanding quality employment opportunities, addressing shortages of skilled labor, strengthening families, addressing critical regional needs and developing leadership capacity within local...
Whatcom Community FoundationMission: To enhance philanthropy to strengthen Whatcom County by linking people who care with causes that matter. Vision: A community working together, giving generously and moving forward. Core Values: Operate...
Winnipeg FoundationTo be a catalyst for strengthening community well-being, now and for future generations, by promoting philanthropy, creating partnerships and supporting diverse charitable organizations
York Community FoundationTo utilize charitable funds to strengthen and improve the community for the benefit of all its citizens

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