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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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Youngstown FoundationTo support local charitable and educational agencies for the betterment of the community. Grants are made for capital purposes, with emphasis on aid to crippled children, community funds, youth agencies,...
Yellowknife Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Yellowknife and the surrounding area by identifying and addressing current and anticipated community needs; and raising, managing and distributing investment...
Wyoming Community FoundationTo foster the community and enhance the quality of life for Wyoming residents through asset building, grantmaking and increased civic engagement, participation and leadership. Current statewide areas of need from...
Winona Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the Winona area by: educating the public about the practice of philanthropy and its benefits both to donors and to the community; connecting...
Windsor Essex Community FoundationTo build a better Windsor-Essex County community by attracting and managing legacy funds, making grants to support community programs, and bringing community partners together
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....
Waukesha County Community FoundationThe foundation is a pool of permanent endowment and project funds created primarily by and for the people of Waukesha County to provide grant support to charitable organizations.
Warren County Community FoundationTo unite friends of Warren County in serving donors, awarding grants and providing leadership to create lasting legacies
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...
Walker Area Community FoundationTo serve as a nonprofit dedicated to the nurture and advancement of the community through forming and preserving charitable capital and using the proceeds of that capital to better the...
Waccamaw Community FoundationThe foundation uses distributions from various funds to award grants to many of the humanitarian, educational and cultural organizations in the community.
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
Union County FoundationTo improve life in Union County, Indiana, by awarding scholarships and community grants
Tyumen Community FoundationImproving the quality of life of residents through grant support of social initiatives of citizens/nonprofit organizations and joint efforts of various social forces to solve social problems
Trinidad Community FoundationTo enhance and develop the quality of life in Trinidad and Las Animas County by building a culture of giving, and by providing grants in the areas of education, health...
Three Rivers Area Community FoundationServing Three Rivers and surrounding townships, the foundation is dedicated to the growth and stewardship of donor funds, while improving the quality of life in the community through pro-active problem...
The Winston-Salem FoundationTo invest in the community by making philanthropy and its benefits available to all. The foundation accomplishes this by assisting individuals and organizations with their charitable giving, making grants to...
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...
Sussex Community FoundationSussex Community Foundation raises funds for and makes grants to local charities and community groups across East and West Sussex and Brighton & Hove.
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...
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....
Sunshine Coast Community FoundationTo contribute to the quality of life on the Sunshine Coast by building endowments, making strategic grants and inspiring community leadership
Suffolk FoundationThe foundation is an organization of individuals committed to the following: engage in charitable grantmaking; take other actions for a broad range of charitable needs to benefit the people of...
Sudbury Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life and sustainability of our community through fund development, grantmaking and leadership
Stratford and Perth County Community FoundationTo enrich the lives of people in Perth County, Canada by providing support to charitable organizations through grants made possible by responsible stewardship of endowment funds
Stiftung Bürger für MünsterTo strengthen self-responsibility by motivating students to make commitments to seniors and by granting citizenship awards
Sterling Heights Community FoundationTo initiate and coordinate functions and activities within Sterling Heights, Michigan, to enhance the quality of life of its citizens; award grants and/or support projects that are in accordance with...
Squamish Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in Squamish by providing philanthropic leadership in assessing and responding to community needs, providing donors with the opportunity for flexible gift giving, investing and...
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...
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...
Sonora Area FoundationThe foundation assists donors, makes grants and provides community leadership. Primary areas of interest include human services, education, arts, culture and humanities, health, public and society benefit, and environment and...
Solano Community FoundationSolano Community Foundation is dedicated to building a stronger community and enhancing the quality of life in Solano County through the support of philanthropic activities that make a deep and...
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.
Shuswap Community FoundationTo support community causes and charitable organizations by providing granting that will enrich life in Shuswap, Canada
Selkirk and District Community FoundationDedicated to improving the quality of life in the City of Selkirk, the RM of St. Andrews and the RM of St. Clements through endowment building, grantmaking for charitable purposes...
Sebring-West Branch Area Community FoundationThe foundation grants educational awards, scholarships and/or loans to students, and confers benefits upon political divisions and other nonprofit organizations established for religious, charitable and educational purposes
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...
Schuylkill Area Community FoundationThe foundation’s grant program provides a means for Schuylkill County nonprofit charitable organizations to apply for financial assistance to fund projects and programs that will enhance the quality of life...
Saskatoon Community FoundationTo contribute to quality of life by building endowments, strategic grantmaking and community leadership within Saskatoon, Canada
Sarnia Community FoundationGranting to community charitable causes by creating endowments , managing funds and facilitating community dialogue that will make a difference forever
San Luis Obispo County Community FoundationA public trust established to assist donors in building an enduring source of charitable funds to meet the changing needs and interests of the community. The foundation offers grants for...
San Juan Island Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life on San Juan Island, Washington, by encouraging philanthropy, growing an endowment for purposeful grants to community charitable organizations, and building partnerships that effectively connect...
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...
Salem Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Salem, Ohio, and the immediate area. The foundation, through special grants, supports charitable, educational, scientific, literary, artistic and civic efforts, as well as...
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...
Rural Communities Foundation of Nova ScotiaTo build on the strengths and assets of Nova Scotia’s coastal and rural communities by encouraging philanthropic giving, developing a permanent endowment and managing the granting of funds
Roscommon County Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for all present and future residents of Roscommon County by: providing stewardship and leadership; attracting and holding permanent endowment funds from a wide range...
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....
Rivers and Area Community FoundationTo advance the quality of life in the community of Rivers, Canada by developing permanent endowment funds and making grants to the community
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...
Richmond Community FoundationTo enable others to enhance the quality of life in Richmond, in all its cultural and ethnic diversity, by the attraction and prudent stewardship of donated capital, distributing the income...
Richfield FoundationTo provide grants for community needs
Rancho Santa Fe FoundationTo connect donors with regional and global needs through visionary community leadership, personalized service and effective grantmaking
Quesnel Community FoundationTo promote the well-being of our community by providing grants to charitable organizations
Quartet Community FoundationTo help people who are most disadvantaged and isolated, encourage people to get involved in improving their own community, give people opportunities others take for granted, and respond to the...
Prince Edward County Community FoundationTo build a strong Prince Edward County, Canada by encouraging community-oriented philanthropy, providing collaborative leadership to assess and address community needs, raising and managing funds, and making grants
Prahova Community FoundationTo improve the life of the people of Prahova County by raising and channeling local resources toward the needs of our community, as grants and scholarships
Powell County Community FoundationTo develop a long-term funding source to assist area nonprofits with their missions and meet unanticipated needs. We are building our endowment while making grants to local organizations.
Portland FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for the people of Jay County, Indiana, now and for generations to come, by building community endowment, effecting significant impact through grantmaking, and providing...
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
Porirua FoundationTo promote arts, culture and heritage, fundraising, sport and recreation within New Zealand. The foundation provides buildings, facilities and open space; makes grants to organizations, including schools or other charities;...
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...
Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for all people in Emmet County by: connecting donors with community needs; building a permanent source of charitable funds to serve our area; addressing...
Paulding County Area FoundationRecognized as the primary philanthropic organization for tax-deductible giving, at all levels, allowing individuals and groups to fund endowments providing grants for the benefit of Paulding County today and for...
Parksville-Qualicum FoundationTo support grantmaking in the communities of Parksville to Qualicum Beach in British Columbia, Canada
Otsego County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all citizens of the Otsego County, Michigan, area now and for future generations by building community endowment, awarding grants to address community needs,...
Osprey Community FoundationTo distribute grants to charitable organizations in the Nelson area of Canada, which help feed the hungry, support the arts, improve the health and safety of citizens, and enhance youth...
Orange FoundationThe foundation’s grantmaking priorities include education, recreation and community development.
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...
Oak Park/River Forest Community FoundationTo serve the community by: stimulating and facilitating individual philanthropy; being accountable and prudent managers of donor funds; making responsive and informed grants; and convening resources to address community priorities...
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...
Northern Neighbours Community FoundationTo provide the Canadian citizens of Cranberry Portage, Denare Beach, Flin Flon, Sherridon and Snow Lake with the opportunity to invest in their community, via income generated from the capital...
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...
North Thompson Communities FoundationTo award grants through local charitable organizations generated from responsibly managed donations and legacies which promote community capacity building and unity throughout the North Thompson Valley
North Norfolk-MacGregor FoundationTo manage an endowment fund and the income generated from the fund to grant to projects within North Norfolk-MacGregor, Canada
Noble County Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Noble County by serving as a catalyst for positive change, enabling donors to carry out their charitable intent, and making grants
NirnayaTo invest in gender equity, by building the economic and social capacities of marginalized women, through fundraising and grantmaking imperatives
Niagara Community FoundationDedicated to improving the quality of life in Niagara through building endowment funds, providing grants and enabling philanthropic partnerships
Newmont Ahafo Development FoundationTo empower communities through grants, knowledge-sharing, partnership and capacity building to achieve sustainable development.
New York Community TrustTo help New Yorkers achieve their charitable goals and make grants that respond to the needs of our city
New Braunfels Area Community FoundationThe New Braunfels Area Community Foundation connects people who care with causes that matter for the enduring benefit of our community. The foundation does this by: — Creating a culture of charitable...
New 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...
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...
Mt. Pleasant Area Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Isabella County, both current and future generations, by holding and attracting permanent, endowed funds from a wide range of donors,...
Morton Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for Morton area residents, now and for generations to come, by: building community endowment; investing in our community through strategic grantmaking; turning donors’ charitable...
Montgomery County Community FoundationTo provide grants and scholarships to the Montgomery County community
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
Minnesota Philanthropy PartnersTo assist individuals, organizations and communities statewide in developing local charitable trusts. Grants are made from these funds according to the recommendations and interests of donors and advisory boards.
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
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...
Marshall County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in Marshall County by providing funds through a grantmaking process for humanitarian, cultural, educational, recreational and environmental activities. The general policy of the foundation...
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...
Mankato Area FoundationTo encourage and support projects which enrich the quality of life in the Mankato area. Primary areas of grantmaking include education, arts and culture, recreation, aesthetics and civic affairs.
Main Street Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for both present and future generations in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott. We accomplish our mission by encouraging and promoting: Gift Planning;...
Madison County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Madison County, Indiana, by attracting charitable gifts, making philanthropic grants, and providing responsible financial stewardship and community leadership
Luzerne FoundationTo cultivate measurable community improvement by: serving as a leader, catalyst and resource for charitable activities; building and administering a permanent reserve of charitable capital for the community’s present needs...
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...
Long Beach Community FoundationTo initiate positive change for Long Beach through charitable giving, stewardship and strategic grantmaking
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,...
Lom Community FoundationTo serve as a source of grants and ensure funding for other NGOs or community groups to accomplish their missions or projects
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...
Limestone Area Community FoundationThe foundation uses funds to award grants to projects which benefit a broad segment of the population, serve citizens whose needs are not met by existing services, address community issues,...
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...
Legacy FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Lake County, Indiana, now and for generations to come. The mission is achieved by building a community endowment, addressing needs...
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...
Lapeer County Community FoundationThe foundation builds and manages permanent endowment funds from a wide variety of donors to provide grants that enhance the quality of life in Lapeer County, now and for future...
Kosciusko County Community FoundationBy bringing caring people and charitable endeavors together, the foundation serves as the vehicle for donors’ charitable dreams, awards grants to charitable projects and organizations, and addresses community needs as...
Kitsap Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Kitsap County through endowment-funded grants
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
Keweenaw Community FoundationTo promote philanthropy, develop and manage permanent endowments from a broad range of donors, and award charitable grants that enhance quality of life in the Keweenaw area
Kent Community FoundationTo generate and channel support for education and the cultural arts in the greater Kent and Covington communities. The foundation achieves this mission by educating the community regarding opportunities to...
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,...
Johnson County Community FoundationTo encourage local philanthropy and to improve the quality of life in the Johnson County, Indiana, community through leadership and grant support to local nonprofit organizations. Scholarships are awarded to...
Jennings County Community FoundationTo serve philanthropic and charitable needs in Jennings County, Indiana, by offering endowment services, grantmaking, scholarships, donor estate and planned gift services to individuals and qualified organizations serving the community
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...
Interlake Community FoundationTo pool gifts in a capital fund that remains in perpetuity, providing citizens with a means of permanently endowing their region and helping to shape its future by distributing income...
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...
Howard County Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life in Howard County, Missouri, through grants supporting human services, education and humanities
Hill Country Community FoundationThe foundation, by investing endowment money to earn income, provides funding for certain local benefits. Specifically, the foundation seeks to advance the following goals: grant multi-year scholarships to college freshman...
Hendricks County Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in Hendricks County by: helping donors match their passions with community needs; awarding grants to nonprofit organizations and projects; and collaborating to address community...
Heartland Community FoundationTo meet charitable community needs through leadership, grants and donor services
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...
Harrison Foundation KentTo administer grants made from income generated from the investment of funds which help with projects throughout Agassiz (in the district of Kent) and Harrison Hot Springs, Canada
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...
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...
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...
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...
Greater Salina Community FoundationTo enhance quality of life, both today and in the future, by enabling donors to fulfill their charitable desires, building a permanent endowment, facilitating prudent management and care of funds,...
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 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...
Greater Lowell Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the greater Lowell, Massachusetts, area by attracting funds, distributing grants, making loans and striving as a catalyst and leader among funders, agencies and...
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;...
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,...
Grand Haven Area Community FoundationTo care for our community with competitive grants, to assist donors with their giving and to be part of community conversations for the good of our community
Grand Bend Community FoundationTo hold permanent endowment funds, make annual grants to eligible organizations and provide community leadership within Grand Bend, Canada
Gloucestershire Community FoundationTo manage charitable funds for Gloucestershire and make grants to charities and communities within Gloucestershire, England
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...
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.
Fundy Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life for the Canadian people of Charlotte County, New Brunswick, through developing permanent endowment funds, making responsible grants and inspiring community leadership
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...
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.
Foundation for the Tri-State CommunityTo make grants for charitable, cultural, educational and scientific purposes and to respond to a wide variety of needs in the community
Fondation de LilleSocial actions, charities, student grants, international solidarity, francophone short story contest, regional climatic fund, increasing public awareness of international solidarity, philanthropic gift
Fondation communautaire du Grand QuébecTo promote philanthropy through the creation of endowment funds and grants to our community, today and forever
Fond du Lac Area FoundationTo create a better community by promoting philanthropy, awarding effective grants and providing leadership on important community issues . . . today and forever
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

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