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

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Recent News from Central Valley Community Foundation


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

Calling All Filmmakers: Grants Available To Tell Your Story
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

FRESNO – Central Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) is excited to announce the second year of its regional film making competition...more

Fresno parks advocates launch tax initiative aimed at November ballot
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

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

Irvine Foundation Awards $14.2 Million in March Grants
Foundation: Community Foundation for Monterey County, James Irvine Foundation , Irvine Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

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

Downtown Fresno swoons as college district buys landmark to be new HQ
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

"This is such an exciting announcement to see such a significant public institution choose downtown Fresno," said former Mayor Ashley Swearengin, CEO of the Central Valley Community...more

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

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