California Community Foundation (CA)

The California Community Foundation is a community foundation based in Los Angeles. It has been an advocate in the region since 1915.

The community foundation envisions a Los Angeles County made up of safe, thriving, and diverse community. Their mission is to strengthen Los Angeles communities through effective philanthropy and civic engagement.

The foundation is committed to increasing donor engagement and philanthropic dollars; strengthening the nonprofit sectors in LA; contributing to positive social change; and demonstrating operational efficiency.

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$1,242,402,000 - 2011-06-30
$1,314,579,000 - 2007-06-30


$108,063,000 - 2011-06-30
$245,487,000 - 2007-06-30

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Recent News from California Community Foundation

Dylan Shaffer Memorial Fund
Foundation: California Community Foundation

Dylan Shaffer Memorial Fund. Dylan Patrick Shaffer In loving memory of. Dylan Patrick Shaffer. Thank you so much for your love and...more

How the Boys' Club of Redlands changed in the 1970s
Foundation: California Community Foundation

In 1975, the Club installed a weight machine paid for with a California Community Foundation grant and donations from service clubs and...more

LA Justice Fund Fact Sheet
Foundation: California Community Foundation, Weingart Foundation

L.A. Justice Fund Fact Sheet. The Los Angeles Justice Fund (LAJF) seeks to ensure that Angelenos, regardless of legal status, have the right to...more

Erin Grimes
Foundation: California Community Foundation

Erin Grimes. Grants Manager. egrimes [@] calfund [.] org | Ext. 213. Erin A. Grimes supports the grants team in conducting general fund...more

Emily A. Zietlow
Foundation: California Community Foundation

Emily Zietlow has been with the California Community Foundation since 2008. She oversees all components of foundation grantmaking,...more

Child & Family Center and Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita Valley to Join Forces as a ...
Foundation: California Community Foundation

The Domestic Violence Center will become a new department of Child ... While the domestic violence program will be under Child & Family Center's ... Many private grant-making foundations are...more

In a Fearful Moment, This Growing Fund Channels Muslim American Philanthropy
Foundation: California Community Foundation, General Service Foundation, Proteus Fund, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Bush Foundation, Unbound Philanthropy, Unbound Philanthropy

A veteran of Chicago's philanthropic sector with previous stints at the ... in working with national funders like Unbound Philanthropy and nonprofits...more

The Community Foundations National Standards Board Announces Its New Members
Foundation: California Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Central Georgia, Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County

The CFNSB is a collegial group of professionals from across the U.S. seeking to advance the community foundation field through governing a...more

Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita Valley, Child & Family Center announce merger
Foundation: California Community Foundation

The two agencies came to the decision with the help and support of the California Community Foundation Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative,...more

Another jolt for LA schools as civic group seeks a role in fixing school district
Foundation: California Community Foundation, California Endowment

The panel has raised $400,000 so far, made up of equal contributions from the California Community Foundation, the California Endowment,...more

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