California Community Foundation (CA)

The California Community Foundation is a community foundation based in Los Angeles. It has been an advocate in the region since 1915.

The community foundation envisions a Los Angeles County made up of safe, thriving, and diverse community. Their mission is to strengthen Los Angeles communities through effective philanthropy and civic engagement.

The foundation is committed to increasing donor engagement and philanthropic dollars; strengthening the nonprofit sectors in LA; contributing to positive social change; and demonstrating operational efficiency.

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$1,242,402,000 - 2011-06-30
$1,314,579,000 - 2007-06-30


$108,063,000 - 2011-06-30
$245,487,000 - 2007-06-30

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Recent News from California Community Foundation

Where to Find Financial Help During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Foundation: California Community Foundation

Program name: COVID-19 Financial Support; Type of assistance: Grant ... Program name: Boston Artist Relief Fund; Type of assistance: Grants...more

Clippers' Steve Ballmer, Wife Connie's Foundation to Donate $1M Amid Coronavirus
Foundation: California Community Foundation

... in Los Angeles in the wake of the coronavirus and $150,000 to the California Community Foundation to support low-income and low-wage...more

Ballmer Group to donate $1 million to negate impact of coronavirus
Foundation: California Community Foundation

A philanthropic group founded by Clippers owner Steve Ballmer and his wife, Connie, will donate a total of $1 million to community groups in...more

SCE Responds to COVID-19 Emergency, Suspends Service Disconnections
Foundation: California Community Foundation

... million in donations to community-based organizations, starting with a donation of $150,000 to the California Community Foundation's COVID-19...more

2020 Census Kicks Off Today Despite Pandemic
Foundation: California Community Foundation

... census,” said Efrain Escobedo, vice president of California Community Foundation, which offers funding and outreach support to local...more

Creative Strategist-Artist in Residence Program
Foundation: California Community Foundation

Place artists, arts administrators, or other creative workers in LA County ... positions as creative strategists to develop innovative solutions to social challenges. ... Now in its second year, the...more

6 Northern NV schools get piece of City National's $82500 in literacy grants in 2019
Foundation: California Community Foundation

... is the Way Up” fund is a 501(c)3 administered by the California Community Foundation. For information, visit...more

Long-Term Fire Relief Grants Awarded from Governor's "California Rises" Concert
Foundation: California Community Foundation, North Valley Community Foundation, Shasta Regional Community Foundation

North Valley Community Foundation, supporting direct assistance for Camp Fire survivors and funding locally-based assistance;; Butte County...more

City National Awards Literacy Grants to Educators in Five States Totaling $82500
Foundation: California Community Foundation

The grants provide educators up to $1,000 and will help augment or expand literacy projects that were judged to be creative and engaging, and...more

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation's Lack of Transparency Makes Him Vulnerable to Crazy Attacks ...
Foundation: California Community Foundation

It gets away with this because DiCaprio hides his foundation under the California Community Foundation. So all those b.s. announcements...more

Geographic Focus

Los Angeles County, CA

Community Vital Signs for Los Angeles, CA

Social Enterprise Network Sites

Social Entrepreneurship

How is Philanthropy Getting Nerdier?

How is Philanthropy Getting Nerdier?

SiMPACT ponders on the importance of data in philanthropy after an  episode of the This American Life (#503 – I was Just Trying to Help), an episode which portrays an organization with a not-so conventional idea about charity.

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