Kern Community Foundation

Kern Community Foundation is a nonprofit public charity created by and for the people of Kern County. We work to enhance the quality of life for all the people of Kern County by encouraging philanthropy, providing services to donors and assisting those who work to meet community needs.

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Recent News from Kern Community Foundation

Local nonprofits' fundraising efforts get a promising 'Jumpstart'
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Last September, Kern Community Foundation, in a public-private ... management and monitoring through the Foundation's online grants...more

Property damaged in earthquakes can be reassessed in order to pay lower taxes
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Also Thursday, The Community Foundation asked for donations that can be forwarded to charities supporting recovery efforts. The...more

'By the grace of God,' no fatalities, only minor injuries following earthquake in Ridgecrest
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The Kern Community Foundation is also accepting donations to assist those affected. The foundation is asking for donations in the following way...more

In its 20th year, Kern Community Foundation receives record donation
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The McCarthys, who now live in Austin, Texas, gifted $2.5 million to the Kern Community Foundation, which matches donors with community...more

$2.5M Gift from Philanthropy Power Couple Energizes Kern Community Foundation
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She is also the namesake of the Judi McCarthy Women's Philanthropy ... and helped to generate capital that provides philanthropic solutions to...more

Tacos La Villa donates $5000 to Kern Community Foundation
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A local Mexican grill served up a bit of generosity Tuesday, presenting a $5,000 check to the Kern Community Foundation. The president of Tacos...more

2019 Beautiful Bakersfield Awards winners
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Give Big Kern: Hosted by the Kern Community Foundation on the first Tuesday in May, Give Big Kern helps local nonprofits raise money...more

COMMUNITY VOCES: Let Give Big Kern harness your giving spirit today
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This online crowdfunding campaign organized by Kern Community Foundation is without a doubt the biggest part of my job. I devote about half of...more

Give Big Kern givers invited to rise and shine — and give — early
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... nonprofit partners to join them at 5 a.m. Tuesday at the Liberty Bell in downtown Bakersfield, Kern Community Foundation said in a news...more

BAKERSFIELD MATTERS: Local charity having an impact on nonprofit scene
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According to Kristen Beall, president and CEO of Kern Community Foundation, there are approximately 800 true nonprofits in Kern, though not all...more

Geographic Focus

Kern County, CA

Community Vital Signs for Kern, CA

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Social Entrepreneurship

5 Lessons Gleaned at the 1st Annual 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Conference

5 Lessons Gleaned at the 1st Annual 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Conference

The 1st annual 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Conference was a collaboration between the Maricopa Small Business Development Center, SEED SPOT, Wells Fargo, the SBA, and the Maricopa Community Colleges.

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