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Foundation Directory

This alphabetical listing provides the names, locations and year of establishment for the 1,864 community foundations that have been identified to date. Use the filters to see the names of all the foundations in a geographic region or country of particular interest. Click on the column headlines to sort results, and click on the organization’s name to see its profile page.
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Akron Community FoundationThe foundation embraces and enhances the work of charitable people and organizations, who make a permanent commitment for the good of the community.
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...
Arlington Community FoundationTo actively promote, protect and improve the quality of life for those who live or work in Arlington, providing philanthropic leadership and raising capital for grants and scholarships to address...
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
Belvedere Community FoundationTo preserve and enhance the quality of life in Belvedere, form an endowment fund with contributions from all Belvedere’s citizens and provide grants to support projects and volunteers working to...
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,...
Bexley Community FoundationTo sustain and enhance Bexley as a special place to live, learn, work and play
Birmingham and Black Country Community FoundationTo work with the community, supporting local voluntary and community activity through constructive grantmaking in Birmingham and the Black Country, England
Black River Falls Area FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the Black River Falls area, working to realize that goal with the support of individuals, families, businesses and organizations that share this commitment
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...
Bü.NE-Bürgerstiftung NeussTo make the city more livable by linking generations to establish networks, secure the future of children and improve the quality of life
Bürgerstiftung AlbbruckTo motivate citizens to work for the common good of the community
Bürgerstiftung AschebergTo promote education, arts and culture, sports, health care, nature conservation, environmental protection, youth work, care of the elderly, local history and historic preservation
Bürgerstiftung Bad EmsTo promote volunteer work and initiate community projects and initiatives in city history, science and research, education, sports, arts and culture, international understanding, environmental, animal and nature protection, land management...
Bürgerstiftung Bad HonnefTo support the social sciences, science, culture, sport, environment and conservation, and to promote charitable volunteer work
Bürgerstiftung GemptTo promote art and culture, education and sport, youth work and traditional customs
Bürgerstiftung HanstedtTo work for the benefit of young families, support the elderly and disabled, and preserve our local village
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 Unser LeohausTo strengthen civic engagement, support clubs, create local and regional networks and experience new community
Campbellford/Seymour Community FoundationTo act as good stewards of the funds realized from the sale of the public utility and further bequests that may follow; to provide leadership in identifying community needs and...
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...
Central New York Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for those who live and work within the community by: encouraging the growth of a permanent charitable endowment to meet the community’s changing opportunities...
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
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...
Clayoquot Biosphere TrustA regional community organization that works with all communities in the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Region. We help build local capacity in education, sustainable development, ecosystem science and cultural...
Cleveland FoundationTo enhance the lives of all residents of Greater Cleveland, now and for generations to come, by working together with our donors to build community endowment, address needs through grantmaking,...
Community Development Centre“CDC actively supports and works towards a just and sustainable society by creating conditions for meaningful and disciplined involvement of all people and their organizations, in the development process which...
Community Foundation for Crawford CountyAs a catalyst, the foundation works to enhance the quality of life for all residents of this community by: offering a flexible mechanism that assures that donors’ charitable interests are...
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 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 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 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 in WalesTo meet the needs of local communities across Wales, by brokering more support through working with clients to help them direct their funds effectively within the Community Foundation in Wales
Community Foundation of Central WisconsinTo help make the Portage County community a better place to grow, work, play and retire by helping people, enhancing education, enriching arts and culture, contributing to wellness and improving...
Community Foundation of Greater BirminghamThe foundation leverages gifts and bequests from many people to drive positive change, bring people together to address community issues, build on opportunities and achieve measurable results, and work in...
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 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 Orange CountyThe foundation, through effective use of its endowment, seeks to enhance the quality of life for those who live and work within Orange County by encouraging the growth of a...
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 OttawaOur Vision: Inspired by our donors, grantees and partners, we make a vital difference in our community and our world. The Community Foundation of Ottawa is a powerful force to...
Community Foundation of Sarasota CountyPartnering to make charitable giving work in our community
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 the Holland/Zeeland AreaThe mission of the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area is to create lasting positive change. We work to build a permanent community endowment that supports high impact charitable...
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...
Community Trust FoundationTo strengthen the region by working in partnership with donors and community groups
Coral Gables Community FoundationTo promote programs and initiatives that enhance the quality of life for people living and working in Coral Gables, Florida
Cumbria Community FoundationWe exist to tackle poverty and disadvantage and improve the quality of community life for the people of Cumbria by raising money and making grants, responding quickly to emerging need,...
Dauphin and District Community FoundationTo manage a permanent endowment fund whose income earned is used to make grants to local registered charities working to improve the quality of life in Dauphin, Canada
Derbyshire Community FoundationTo support or promote any charitable purposes for the relief of poverty, the advancement of education (including training for employment or work), the advancement of religion or any other exclusively...
DOCKDA Rural Development AgencyBuild transformational women’s leadership and networks of community organizations to change the lives of women and men in rural areas
Dorset Community FoundationTo work with individual donors and corporate donors to help create charitable foundation funds that reflect their personal values and interests within Dorset, England
First Community Foundation Partnership of PennsylvaniaTo serve Central and Northcentral Pennsylvania by helping donors make a difference in the community and making grants to nonprofit organizations in support of their charitable work
Fondazione della Comunità Bergamasca OnlusTo improve the quality of life for those living and working in the province of Bergamo, Italy
Fondazione Di Comunità Del Centro Storico Di Napolireconstruct the networks of solidarity in the community
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 Acción SolidariaTo support Mexican grassroots organizations that work on socio-environmental projects that promote and build sustainable development in their communities
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...
Fundació Cívica NovessendesWe work with citizens to find solutions to community needs and improve the quality of life for people locally, contributing to human and economic development of our country.
Fundacja Fundusz Lokalny Ziemi Płockiej “Młodzi Razem”Located in the historic capital of Mazovia in Plock, the fund works in the district of Plock and neighboring municipalities.
Generations FoundationTo support youth and other NGOs through education and cultural activities, projects, grant and scholarship funds, and consulting. We also work on behalf of civic society.
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...
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 Worcester Community FoundationTo increase philanthropy and build healthy and vibrant communities throughout Central Massachusetts. The foundation achieves its mission in four primary ways: works with donor on tailored giving programs; invests in...
Greene County FoundationTo work with charitably minded individuals and organizations to strengthen Greene County now and for future generations to come
Greenwood County Community FoundationTo work collaboratively with all individuals and organizations that are interested in improving the quality of life in Greenwood County
Guelph Community FoundationTo work with donors and help plan their philanthropic goals, matching their interests and concerns with community needs and organizations within Guelph, Canada
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...
Incourage Community FoundationBuilding a community that works well for all people
Kilimani Project FoundationThe Project is driven by the vision of all who work, live and pass through Kilimani-Nairobi having the experience of community as being vibrantly alive and the responsibility of all.
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...
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...
Main Street Community FoundationCommitted to assisting donors who wish to build charitable endowments to support the communities of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott, Connecticut, helping to make each town a better...
Maine Community FoundationTo work with donors and other partners to improve the quality of life for all Maine people
Marshall Community FoundationTo help make the Marshall area an even better place to live, work and raise a family. This is done by attracting permanently endowed funds from a wide range of...
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...
North End Community FoundationTo work toward strengthening the North End of the St. Paul, Minnesota, community
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...
Northern New Jersey Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Northern New Jersey communities through work in the fields of education, public health and civic engagement. The foundation assists communities to meet their...
Northwest Minnesota FoundationThe foundation invests resources, creates opportunities and promotes philanthropy to make the region a better place to live and work.
Ottawa County Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for those who live and work in the Ottawa County, Ohio area.
Owen County Community FoundationTo help our Owen County communities become better places to live, grow and work
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
Perth and District Community FoundationTo work within the greater community in order to build a permanent fund to enrich the quality of life throughout the western half of Lanark County. The foundation encourages philanthropy...
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...
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...
Saint Paul FoundationThe foundation actively serves the people of St. Paul, Minnesota, and the surrounding communities by building permanent charitable capital, making philanthropic grants and providing services that contribute to the health...
Salt Spring Island FoundationTo enrich Canada’s Salt Spring Island’s quality of life by encouraging local philanthropy through endowment funds, supporting the network of charitable organizations through granting, and serving as a catalyst for...
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
Schenectady FoundationTo assist and promote the welfare of Schenectady County, New York, and the people who live and/or work there. The foundation provides support for general charitable purposes and awards scholarships...
Scott Community FoundationDedicated to preserving local wealth so the communities in and around Scott County will forever remain attractive places to live, work and raise a family
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;...
Social Trust FundTo make philanthropy work for a better world for humanity
Southfield Community FoundationDdedicated to enhancing the lives of those who live, work and play in the cities of Southfield and Lathrup Village. The foundation encourages philanthropy by providing services to donors, program...
St. Albert Community FoundationTo support charitable organizations working in the St. Albert community in Alberta, Canada, with emphasis on programs that support youth, human services, seniors, arts and culture, and recreation
Stanislaus Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life of all Stanislaus County residents by transforming community resources into community good, in order to encourage philanthropy, provide services to donors and assist those...
Stanwood-Camano Area FoundationTo help build a vibrant, caring, “hometown” community where people can be proud to live, work and play
Sussex Area Community FoundationTo respond to challenges and provide opportunities to communities of the greater Sussex Area to live, learn, work and play by encouraging endowment funds, promoting community leadership and fulfilling needs...
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...
Three Rivers Community FoundationTo fund and encourage activism among community-based organizations in underserved areas of Southwestern Pennsylvania. The foundation supports groups challenging attitudes, policies or institutions as they work to promote social, economic...
Tuzla Community FoundationTo support the participation of citizens in the democratic development of their communities through networking and partnership, involvement and empowerment of youth, and co-financing of citizens’ initiatives and projects for...
Ústecká komunitní nadaceNon-governmental and non-profit organisation, which works towards an open community and improved living conditions in the Euroregion Labe
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...

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