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.

Recent News from Central Valley Community Foundation


2021 State of the University Address Highlights UC Merced's Accomplishments | Newsroom
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

... UC Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Central Valley Community Foundation, and a new experimental farm to be built adjacent to...more

Fresno Unified Trustee Moves Into Westlands Water District Gig - GV Wire - Explore. Explain. Expose
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

Both are under the umbrella of the Central Valley Community Foundation. The district plans to announce the new Foundation for Fresno Unified Schools at...more

McGeary to head government, community relations at UCM - Merced County Times
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

He serves on the Council of Business Sponsors of the Central Valley Community Foundation and the Board of Directors of Allied for Startups in...more

$300000 grant issued towards Fresno community initiative
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

The Central Valley Community Foundation (CVCF)announced Tuesday that Bank of America recently made a hefty donation toward Career...more

'Big Tell' Short Films That Captured Valley Stories Win Big Awards
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

Two of the short films produced last year for the Central Valley Community Foundation's annual The Big Tell project were recognized with...more

Sowing the Seeds of Community Engagement in the Central Valley
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

Before her role with Wells Fargo, Yang-Johnson served as a program officer for the Central Valley Community Foundation. In 2018, she founded...more

The Big Tell is looking for local filmmakers to tell Central Valley stories
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

The Central Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) is now accepting applications for its fifth annual The Big Tell film contest featuring unique...more

Community Organizers Are Providing Support For Street Vendors, Following Killing Of Vendor
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

... Valley News Collaborative, which is supported by the Central Valley Community Foundation with technology and training support by Microsoft...more

A Call for Solidarity and Collective Action: Asian American Philanthropy Letter of Intention | AAPIP
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, Boston Foundation, California Community Foundation, Central Indiana Community Foundation, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Essex County Community Foundation, Initiative Foundation, Jacobs Family Foundation, Kalamazoo Community Foundation, Liberty Hill Foundation, Maine Community Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Nellie Mae Education Foundation, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Omaha Community Foundation, Public Welfare Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Rose Community Foundation, Sierra Health Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Southwest Initiative Foundation, Stanislaus Community Foundation, Surdna Foundation, California Endowment, Chicago Community Trust, Cleveland Foundation, Columbus Foundation, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Kentucky Foundation for Women, Minneapolis Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, San Diego Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, Vermont Community Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, William Penn Foundation, Washington Women's Foundation, Whatcom Community Foundation, William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, William T. Grant Foundation, Yakima Valley Community Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Open Society Foundations, California Wellness Foundation, Simons Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy. As Asian American philanthropic leaders, we are outraged and horrified by the racially...more

Ag partners unite to protect community
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

The Central Valley Community Foundation was also a part of the collaboration. For the last month, they've been finding and organizing employer...more



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