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


Kern Community Foundation offers scholarship for Catholic schools
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

Kern Community Foundation recently received a thank-you card and photo from the Prieto family, whose children, Aurelio, Lily, Claudia and...more

Give Big Kern: Synching generous hearts and clicks for the greater good
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

Philanthropy and technology. ... of giving that took place May 1 is yet another highly visible example of the wedding of technology and...more

High school graduates awarded scholarships from Kern Community Foundation Awards
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Nearly 100 students walked home with scholarships from the Kern Community Foundation Awards, including seven...more

Philanthropy Matters: The difference between students beginning college and students actually ...
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

We all want to build a thriving economy, safe neighborhoods and a vibrant culture. And we recognize that our success depends on preparing...more

Philanthropy Matters: The difference between students beginning college and students actually ...
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

At Kern Community Foundation, we believe these students represent the future of our community and have designed a unique program to bring...more

Kern Community Foundation Awards Upwards of $200000 in Scholarships to Graduating Kern ...
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Kern Community Foundation, a leader in improving educational attainment throughout Kern County, is proud to announce that its Kern...more

Donors' generosity took Give Big Kern over the $225K mark
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The dollar amount climbed up to $231,187.15 after the Kern Community Foundation awarded cash prizes to some of the nonprofits. Marley's Mutts earned an additional $1,500 for Donor Engagement;...more

Record year for Give Big Kern
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

By 3:30 p.m., Give Big Kern had blown past the $150,000 raised during last year's event, racking up an impressive $162,202.37 for 114 nonprofits in Kern County. And that number continued to grow...more

Give Big Kern Day to help local nonprofits on Tuesday
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Give Big Kern Day is happening this week, giving people in Kern County the chance to give back. The event is organized by the Kern Community Foundation and is designed to raise...more

Philanthropy Matters: A chance to showcase the giving spirit of Kern County
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

Give Big Kern has transformed the way we think about, talk about and participate in philanthropy in our own backyard, offering an opportunity to see ... to break fundraising records, engage an even...more

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Kern County, CA

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