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.
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
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
... 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
... 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
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