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


Central Valley Community Foundation hires new philanthropy director
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

On Tuesday, the organization announced that Hannah Johnson McAbee would fill in the role, helping local donors accomplish their...more

Gov. Newsom Targets Fresno Needs With Big Bucks in Budget
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

Former Mayor Ashley Swearengin, who now heads the Central Valley Community Foundation, said she was encouraged that the governor...more

Bank of America makes half million dollars in donations
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

... funding for the Central Valley Community Foundation's Fresno DRIVE campaign. Beyond philanthropic dollars, local bank employees also...more

Commentary: Closing The Opportunity Gap In America's Cities
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

Ashley Swearengin, former mayor of Fresno, Calif, and head of the Central Valley Community Foundation, puts it this way: “Collaboration is...more

Fresno Bee Hopes Nonprofit Model and Education Focus will Boost Engagement
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

As key partners, the Fresno Bee looked to the Central Valley Community Foundation, Fresno State, and State Center Community College...more

Community Medical Centers/UCSF Fresno create welcoming atmosphere
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

Further sponsorships for HeaL include anthem Blue Cross, the Central Valley Community Foundation, Trans-e-motion and American...more

Fresno, Visalia Nonprofits Receive $200K from Bank of America
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

The other grant recipients are Central California Food Bank, Central Valley Community Foundation, Community Services & Employment...more

10 local films earn $5000 each
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

The Central Valley Community Foundation has been a trusted partner in philanthropy in the Central Valley for more than 50 years. Our mission is...more

Fresno mayor race deepens with addition of Balch
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

Elliott Balch, chief operating officer of the Central Valley Community Foundation and a former member of Fresno Mayor Ashley...more

This candidate was behind the scenes. Now he's stepping out and running for Fresno mayor
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

Elliott Balch, Chief Operating Officer for Central Valley Community Foundation, talks about his run for mayor of Fresno and what he'll bring to the...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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Tech Startup Prevents Human Trafficking

Chief executive Tim Ballard founded the Operation Underground Railroad, which seeks to save hundreds of children from human traffickers. Under his wing, Ballard has a software a child protection system (CPS) that he and his team had trained the Imperial County Sheriff’s office on how to use it


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