Central Valley Community Foundation



For more than fifty years the Central Valley Community Foundation has been a trusted partner in philanthropy in Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Tulare and Kings Counties.

Founded in 1966, it provides giving options for individuals, families, businesses and other foundations to invest in programs that address social and environmental needs.

The foundation works with donors and nonprofits to advance effective philanthropy and build stronger communities with a staff possessing in-depth knowledge of the needs of the region and the agencies and organizations that are working to find solutions.

Web Address

www.centralvalleycf.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @AshleyCVCF

Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Central Valley Community Foundation


Fresno parks advocates launch tax initiative aimed at November ballot
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

In 2016 and '17, the Central Valley Community Foundation commissioned two polls by The Trust for Public Land that showed support of more than 70 percent of likely Fresno voters for the proposal. The...more

Irvine Foundation Awards $14.2 Million in March Grants
Foundation: Community Foundation for Monterey County, James Irvine Foundation , Irvine Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

The James Irvine Foundation has announced eleven grants totaling more than $14.2 million to organizations working to expand opportunity for all Californians. The foundation's March grants include...more

Downtown Fresno swoons as college district buys landmark to be new HQ
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

"This is such an exciting announcement to see such a significant public institution choose downtown Fresno," said former Mayor Ashley Swearengin, CEO of the Central Valley Community...more

Sun-Star reporters take top journalism honors at Fresno State's Gruner Awards
Foundation: Valley Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

... sponsored by The Fresno Bee and the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism at Fresno State. The judging is done by a group of professional journalists outside the Valley. The Gruner...more

Bee's teen pregnancy series honored with Gruner Public Service award
Foundation: Valley Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

... the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism at Fresno State. The judging is done by a group of professional journalists outside the Valley. The Gruner awards are funded by the Central...more

The Board Room for Feb. 19
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

The partnership will allow FHCN to operate existing clinics on Community's downtown Community Regional Medical Center campus at the Deran Koligian Ambulatory Care Center. ▫ The Central Valley...more

UC Riverside Launches Research Center to Drive Inland Empire Innovation
Foundation: James Irvine Foundation , Weingart Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

Nearly 150 state and local leaders attended the center's launch event, including James Irvine Foundation President and CEO Don Howard, Weingart Foundation President and CEO Fred Ali, Central Valley...more

Law enforcement experts say Central Valley has become active hub to human trafficking
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

Tuesday afternoon the Central Valley Community Foundation gave a $10,000 grant to pledge to stop human trafficking. The coalition will help out 10 local organizations with the money including...more

Human trafficking plagues the Valley. People raised thousands of dollars to fight it
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

On Thursday, former Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, now the president of the Central Valley Community Foundation, presented the coalition with a check for $10,000. The check was part of the...more

Fresno puts sex traffickers on notice
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

On Thursday at noon, the Central Valley Community Foundation, led by former Mayor Ashley Swearengin, will announce that it is joining seven area nonprofits and local law enforcement leaders...more

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Fresno County, CA
Kings County, CA
Madera County, CA
Mariposa County, CA
Merced County, CA
Tulare County, CA

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