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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Recent News from California Community Foundation


City of Santa Monica Seeking Applicants for New We Are Santa Monica Advisory Board
Foundation: California Community Foundation

... advised fund (DAF) managed by California Community Foundation (CCF). The Fund was established at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic...more

Funders Unite to Support Los Angeles Arts Nonprofits
Foundation: California Community Foundation, Ahmanson Foundation, Ahmanson Foundation, Ford Foundation, Ahmanson Foundation

The fund is administered by the California Community Foundation. In addition to financial resources, the fund will aid organizations' efforts in...more

With a compass as part of its logo, Nonprofit Empowerment Center guides local charities toward ...
Foundation: California Community Foundation, Community Foundation for Monterey County, Kern Community Foundation

That same spirit drives Kern Community Foundation's newest endeavor under its Nonprofit Strengthening Initiative: the introduction of an...more

The J. Paul Getty Trust Is Spearheading a Nearly $40 Million Initiative to Aid Small Los Angeles ...
Foundation: California Community Foundation, Ford Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust

... (prior to the pandemic) are eligible to apply for unrestricted grants, which will be administered by the California Community Foundation in the...more

15-Year Headquarters Search Pays Off for LA Nonprofit
Foundation: California Community Foundation

The California Community Foundation will use the building for its headquarters. Chris Runyen with NAI Capital Commercial's investment services...more

Greater Need for Food at Community Colleges
Foundation: California Community Foundation

A $275,000 grant from the California Community Foundation let Long Beach get refrigeration units to store perishable food and distribute grocery...more

Stepping up: UCLA Foundation gives $5 million for student financial aid
Foundation: California Community Foundation

Managed through the California Community Foundation, the scholarship has distributed more than $3.4 million to more than 700 Black...more

Day One's doCARES Program Provides Free Groceries and Meals to Over 2000 Families in Need
Foundation: California Community Foundation

Pasadena nonprofit Day One was selected by the California Community Foundation as a CARES ACT recipient to help alleviate local food...more

The Week in impact investing: Science
Foundation: California Community Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Stephanie Maier, ex- of HSBC Global Asset Management, joins GAM Investments as global head of sustainable and impact investment…...more

Homelessness And Health: Funders See The Connection
Foundation: California Community Foundation

The California Community Foundation and the United Way of Greater Los Angeles collaborated to award nearly $2.5 million to deliver lifesaving...more

Geographic Focus for California Community Foundation

Los Angeles County, CA

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