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This alphabetical listing provides the names, locations and year of establishment for the 1,876 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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Żywiecka Fundacja RozwojuTo contribute to the social and economic development of Zywiec and the surrounding area
Zabielski FoundationOur mission is to make a progress on difficult social and developmental problems by creating solutions, inspiring and connecting people to change the world.
Wright Stuff Community FoundationTo promote, develop, advise, collaborate with and solicit financial support for rural and youth development and educational programs that benefit the residents of the Wright’s Mesa region of Colorado
Whitley County Community FoundationTo champion the spirit of philanthropy and grow permanent endowments. Utilizing collaborative leadership, the foundation will assess and address local needs and direct funding to best meet community aspirations. Funding...
Wells County FoundationTo enhance the quality of life of the Wells County, Indiana, community through the generation and prudent administration of entrusted donor funds to meet present and future changing community needs....
Wapakoneta Area Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the Wapakoneta area through organized philanthropy by: providing leadership and acting as a catalyst in identifying and addressing evolving community needs; distributing grants...
Via Vitae FoundationTo improve quality of life in Czech communities, promote responsible and sustainable development, and support the development of NGOs
UThungulu Community FoundationTo provide grants to community groups, NGOs and other local actors to support local initiatives such as health, HIV/AIDS education, neighborhood improvements, and environmental and local development within South Africa
Uluntu Community FoundationTo facilitate sustainable community development through partnerships in order to alleviate poverty and hunger in the targeted communities
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...
Tutrakan Community FoundationTo ensure sustainable community development through the promotion of charity and support the implementation of citizens’ initiatives, responsive to local needs and problems
The Gandjabasar Community Foundation (GCF)Provide direct aid to the poor people, involve people in their own development, helping them to realize their potential, promote the community planning and development; help people break the...
Tewa Women’s FundThrough funding and capacity development, Tewa supports women to organize, raise their voices collectively and transform discriminatory policies, systems, norms and practices.
Taos Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the communities served by encouraging permanent charitable giving for present and future generations, primarily in the areas of health and human services; education...
SurreyCares Community FoundationOur primary mandate is to support philanthropic giving to local causes throughout Surrey, BC. We’re a registered charity, and a member of Community Foundations of Canada. We’re non-political and non-partisan....
Sudbury Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life and sustainability of our community through fund development, grantmaking and leadership
Stowarzyszenie W.A.R.K.ATo promote local development by stimulating the activity of citizens and the promotion of the county of Grójec. In Polish, WARKA is an acronym for Active Vision Entertainment Culture Alternative.
Stowarzyszenie CzajniaComprehensive development of the local community with a special emphasis on youth
Stiftung CitoyenTo support education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, developmental cooperation, arts and culture, environment protection, nature and land conservation, international understanding and public welfare
Stiftung Bürger für LeipzigTo support education and training, student assistance, civic engagement, developmental cooperation, arts and culture, environment, nature and land conservation, international understanding and public welfare
Stark Community FoundationTo enhance the sound health and general welfare of Stark County, Ohio, citizens through support for civic improvement programs and educational institutions. Primary areas of interest include the arts, education,...
Stand Like Stone FoundationTo support charitable projects in the Limestone coast that focus on community health and well-being, community development, and environmental and cultural projects in Mount Gambier West, Australia
South Windsor Community FoundationThe South Windsor Community Foundation, Inc., seeks to improve the quality of life in South Windsor for all residents of all ages by furthering the development of community based programs...
Sokółka Community FoundationTo develop and promote initiatives, attitudes and actions encouraging community and economic development as well as enhancement of life quality in the Sokólski region
Sivil Toplum icin Destek VakfiSupport Foundation for Civil Society (Sivil Toplum icin Destek Vakfi) provides support to civil society development for a democratic society. It builds a bridge between donors and civil society.
Scranton Area FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all people in Lackawanna County through the development of organized philanthropy. The foundation strives to carry out this mission as a steward by...
Santa Barbara FoundationTo enrich the lives of the people of Santa Barbara County through philanthropy. To achieve this mission, the foundation will: serve as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy; strive...
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...
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
Rochester Area FoundationDedicated to using its resources to improve the quality of life, promote greater equality of opportunities, and develop effective methods to assist those in need in the greater Rochester area....
Rio Grande Valley Community FoundationTo provide continuing funding for the arts, education, economic development and scientific purposes that exist in McAllen and the surrounding areas
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...
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...
Raciborski Fundusz LokalnyTo promote community development in the southwestern part of the province of Silesia, Poland
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...
Pondong Batangan Community FoundationTo build funds by way of “small giving” and to support people and community development projects
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...
Pakistan Centre for PhilanthropyTo increase the volume and effectiveness of philanthropy for social development in Pakistan
Outer Banks Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the Outer Banks community by providing leadership and opportunities through the development and utilization of donor funds
Orange FoundationThe foundation’s grantmaking priorities include education, recreation and community development.
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.
Oklahoma City Community FoundationTo serve the charitable needs of the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, area through the development and administration of endowment funds with the goal of preserving capital and enhancing its value for...
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...
Northern Primorye Community FoundationTo increase the level of comfort in communities where the fund operates; protect the environment and wild nature; promote education, science, culture and art; and support the spiritual development of...
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...
Norfolk Community FoundationTo promote community development within Norfolk County, Canada
Nitra Community FoundationTo improve quality of life in the Nitra region based on development of philanthropy and volunteering activities
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...
Newmont Ahafo Development FoundationTo empower communities through grants, knowledge-sharing, partnership and capacity building to achieve sustainable development.
New Shamakhi Community Foundation The New Shamakhi Community Foundation was established in 2005. The idea of establishing a New Shamakhi Community Foundation was first considered in 2004 through. Provide direct aid to the...
Nelson Bays Community FoundationTo promote community development within New Zealand
Nebraska Community FoundationTo use the tools of philanthropy, community development and economic development to help communities help themselves. The foundation creates a path to greater prosperity for all by helping communities: envision...
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...
Naseej Foundation - Resources for Community Youth Development in the Arab Worldto support the creation of diverse and active communities, where people collectively and through equitable partnerships, play a positive and responsible role in the development process that ensures justice at...
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...
Mures Community FoundationDedicated to the development of local community by analyzing and solving the puzzle of local necessities. The foundation supports charity and initiative, pulling together with local community members to reach...
Mumbulla FoundationTo promote education and community development projects that will benefit the people in the Bega Valley Shire, Australia
Morogoro Municipal Community FoundationTo solicit resources and coordinate and disburse funds directed at promoting community-based self-help schemes for community development in Morogoro Municipality, Tanzania
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
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...
Midlands Community FoundationGiving primarily for arts and culture, human services, community and economic development, health care and education
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;...
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...
Mayerthorpe Area Community FoundationTo promote community development within Mayerthorpe, Canada
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...
Marshfield Area Community FoundationTo receive and accept property exclusively for educational, recreational, artistic/cultural, conservation, community development, charitable or benevolent purposes for the benefit and improvement of residents of the Marshfield, Wisconsin, area
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...
Local Development InstituteCivil society strengthening, community business development, environmental rehabilitation, social development, and community foundation strengthening
Livonia Community FoundationTo support the promotion and development of community resources, including historic edifices, public interest and support in the arts and culture, and charitable programs for the welfare of the community
Liptov Community FoundationTo systematically encourage the development of grant programs in the Liptov region, effectively manage our endowment assets and continuously reach new local partners, who enable us to create tools to...
Lincolnshire Community FoundationImproving people\'s lives and wellbeing through grants, loans and facilitating the development and sustainability of charities, volunteer-led groups and community business.
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...
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...
Life Share FoundationTo promote community development within South Korea
Liepaja Novada FondsTo promote community development and quality of life in Liepaja
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...
Leelanau Township Community FoundationTo support vital civic initiatives until the community becomes all that it’s been envisioned it can be. The foundation pledges to achieve this mission by: helping to meet the needs...
Kirovo-Chepetsk Community Foundationthe local community development of monotowns
Kinondoni Community FoundationTo supplement government development effort in Kinondoni municipality
Kenya Community Development FoundationTo promote sustainable development of communities for social justice through institution building, partnerships, resource mobilization and policy influencing
Kalamazoo Community FoundationDedicated to enhancing the spirit of the community and quality of life in the greater Kalamazoo area through stewardship of permanently endowed funds. Primary areas of giving include economic development,...
Jihomoravska komunitni nadaceTo support and strengthen the active public participation and contribute to the development of the civil society in the Czech Republic
Jewish Community Foundation of MontrealTo advance community/economic development and charitable giving for the Jewish community in Quebec, Canada
Instituto RioTo foment, strengthen and articulate initiatives that promote the community development of the Zona Oeste of Rio de Janeiro
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.
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
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,...
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...
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...
Hunter Community FoundationTo advance education, citizenship and community development
Heart of England Community FoundationTo promote community development within Coventry and Warwickshire, England
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...
Hana Maui TrustTo promote health, welfare, happiness and development for the people of the District of Hana, Hawaii
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...
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
Greater Saint John Community FoundationTo promote community development within Saint John, Canada
Greater Rustenburg Community FoundationTo create a stable and prosperous local society by efficiently unlocking and mobilizing resources in order to establish a permanent investment fund and to utilize these resources for sustainable development through prioritized...
Greater Edwardsville Area Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in the Greater Edwardsville area by: leading the development of collaboration and understanding among all members of the community; ascertaining community needs and opportunities;...
Greater Delaware County Community FoundationGiving for scholarships and community development
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...
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...
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,...
Grassroots JerusalemTo develop a culture of justice and human rights; to raise the local standard of knowledge and understanding of human rights as “rights”-not privileges-and to demand them constructively; to develop...
Global Forum For Development-GLOFORD UgandaMentoring youth and leaders, empowering communities, collaborating for global change and leading sustainable development.
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...
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
Fundación Social del Empresariado JaliscienseTo promote education, health and sustainable human development for vulnerable populations, and contribute to social equity in Jalisco
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...
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 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 LeónTo contribute to the achievement of a better Leon, supporting the civil society initiatives that promote the holistic development of the community
Fundación Internacional de la ComunidadTo help improve the quality of life in Baja, California communities, in pursuit of integral social development
Fundación Igualdad CiudadanaTo reduce inequalities in population groups with special difficulties, improving their quality of life and increasing the development and welfare of citizens
Fundación Galicia SustentableTo contribute to the self-development of Galicia’s people and organizations
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 del Empresariado en MéxicoTo promote education, the environment, and community and economic development within Mexico
Fundación Cuesta HolguínTo create wealth and opportunities for community development in the province of Tungurahua, Ecuador and to improve the living conditions of people who are in poverty or whose rights have...
Fundación Comunitaria QuerétaroTo strengthen social actors, construct alliances and mobilize resources to promote and follow up sustainable local development processes
Fundación Comunitaria Puebla IBPTo promote citizen engagement through guaranteed transparency in the procurement and professional distribution of philanthropic funding, resulting in the sustainable development of our community
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 CozumelTo contribute to social causes that promote development and improve quality of life for the community of Cozumel, Mexico
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...
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.
Fundació Ciutat de VallsTo promote initiatives to boost awareness and development of culture, art, local history, technology, conservation of artistic heritage, monuments and natural resources in relationship to the District Alt Camp in...
Fundação CEBITo support effective development of the community, especially its most vulnerable groups, through best practice service to improve their quality of life
Fredericton Community FoundationTo promote community development within Fredericton in New Brunswick, Canada, with particular emphasis on education, the disadvantaged, culture and science research
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...
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 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 Partnership and Civil Society DevelopmentTo promote community development and active citizenship by providing financial support, information, consulting and development of cross-sectoral cooperation and other forms of support to civil society organizations
Foundation BarossaTo enable donors to make tax-deductible donations which can be allocated towards community development projects that benefit the Barossa region and its people
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...
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
Fondo Acción SolidariaTo support Mexican grassroots organizations that work on socio-environmental projects that promote and build sustainable development in their communities
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....
Fondation communautaire Gaspesie-Les IlesTo promote the development of philanthropy and participate in activities of fund formation and subsidy for the entire community of Gaspe or the Magdalena Islands, Canada, especially for young people
Fondation communautaire du Saint-MauriceTo contribute to the development of the Saint Maurice region and to improve the quality of life of citizens in its territory
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...
FECHAC-Fundación del Empresariado ChihuahuenseTo achieve better opportunities for human and social development for the people of Chihuahua
Elkhart County Community FoundationTo maintain funding in the areas of arts and culture, community development, education, health and human services
Elk County Community FoundationTo strengthen our region through development, stewardship and grantmaking as donors achieve their philanthropic goals
Edina Community FoundationTo advance the community as a premier place for living, learning, raising families and nurturing leadership through the development of a strong program of philanthropy
Economic Stimulus Projects for Work and ActionTo help low-income Haitian individuals, families and communities to help themselves so that they can attain and maintain self-sufficiency and dignity. We fulfill our mission by supporting Haiti’s targeted reconstruction...
East London Community FoundationTo help the economically disadvantaged and promote community development by supporting grassroots organizations across East and Northeast London, England
East Liverpool Fawcett Community FoundationAreas of focus include youth services, health and community development
Dongjak Welfare FoundationTo promote community development within South Korea
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...
CREATE FoundationTo act as a catalyst for positive change by supporting projects that will improve the quality of life for all citizens of northeast Mississippi, and by helping individuals and groups...
Coshocton FoundationTo provide a community-controlled organization dedicated to the betterment and long-term development of Coshocton County’s natural, community and human resources
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...

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