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


The Bee wins first-place awards for public service journalism, photography
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

... journalists outside the Valley. The Gruner awards are funded by the Central Valley Foundation and the Central Valley Community...more

Sun-Star reporter wins top public service honor in 2019 Gruner journalism awards
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

The Gruner awards are funded by the Central Valley Foundation and the Central Valley Community Foundation. Each public service category...more

Letter to the Editor: City of Hanford - Be Unconventional
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

... or business ventures will bring in new enterprises, aside from her leadership in the Fresno, CEO of the Central Valley Community...more

Support for Fresno parks tax lags in early returns, needs two-thirds to pass
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

... former Assemblymember Juan Arambula lead the charge, along with major backing and support from the Central Valley Community...more

Around the Valley | Fresno goes to one-day-a-week watering, heart walk raises $350K
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

Eight Fresno nonprofits were chosen Oct. 22 to receive a grant from the Central Valley Community Foundation to address community...more

Senior Focus Group Session
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

The event will be held Friday, September 21st at 10 AM at the Central Valley Community Foundation. Call Barbara to reserve your spot at...more

Crop Gifting: Turning unsold crop inventory into $$$ for charity
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Quincy Area, Kern Community Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

This is a service for the benefit of all that Kern Community Foundation is eager to implement locally, following the example of other...more

CVCF launches $1-million investment
Foundation: James Irvine Foundation , Irvine Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

Through the CORE Initiative, the Central Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) hopes to provide technical assistance and financial support...more

Community Foundations Move Millions to Support Community Investments
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, Philadelphia Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

More unusual, however, was the decision of the Fresno-based Central Valley Community Foundation to deposit $2.6 million, “making the...more

Moving Community Foundation Dollars from Wall Street to Main Street
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, Philadelphia Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

That same year, community foundations took in another $9.7 billion, and gave out $8.3 billion in grants. It's not uncommon for community...more

Geographic Focus

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

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