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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.

Recent News from Central Valley Community Foundation


The Big Tell is looking for local filmmakers to tell Central Valley stories
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

The Central Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) is now accepting applications for its fifth annual The Big Tell film contest featuring unique...more

Community Organizers Are Providing Support For Street Vendors, Following Killing Of Vendor
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

... Valley News Collaborative, which is supported by the Central Valley Community Foundation with technology and training support by Microsoft...more

A Call for Solidarity and Collective Action: Asian American Philanthropy Letter of Intention | AAPIP
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, Boston Foundation, California Community Foundation, Central Indiana Community Foundation, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Essex County Community Foundation, Initiative Foundation, Jacobs Family Foundation, Kalamazoo Community Foundation, Liberty Hill Foundation, Maine Community Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Nellie Mae Education Foundation, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Omaha Community Foundation, Public Welfare Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Rose Community Foundation, Sierra Health Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Southwest Initiative Foundation, Stanislaus Community Foundation, Surdna Foundation, California Endowment, Chicago Community Trust, Cleveland Foundation, Columbus Foundation, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Kentucky Foundation for Women, Minneapolis Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, San Diego Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, Vermont Community Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, William Penn Foundation, Washington Women's Foundation, Whatcom Community Foundation, William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, William T. Grant Foundation, Yakima Valley Community Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Open Society Foundations, California Wellness Foundation, Simons Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy. As Asian American philanthropic leaders, we are outraged and horrified by the racially...more

Ag partners unite to protect community
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

The Central Valley Community Foundation was also a part of the collaboration. For the last month, they've been finding and organizing employer...more

Tulare Mayor Jose Sigala gifts $100 to unsuspecting mask wearers
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

Tulare Mayor Jose Sigala gave Cernas a $100 gift card as part of the Central Valley Community Foundation's "Mask Up Central Valley"...more

Want to win a $100 gift card? Wear a mask
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

The Central Valley Community Foundation is teaming up with county health offices to encourage and incentivize mask-wearing in Fresno,...more

Farmworkers who test positive for COVID-19 to be offered hotel rooms so they can isolate safely
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

The program, organized by the Central Valley Community Foundation, will be rolled out over the next two weeks. The non-profit says it is a vital step...more

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



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