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.

Recent News from Kern Community Foundation


Community Voices: Give Big Kern: The magic of nonprofit strengthening starts now
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

Hosted by Kern Community Foundation, Give Big Kern is our county's own online day of giving that sets aside the first Tuesday in May as "One day...more

Local film brings awareness to Kern River ecology
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

The financing for the film came from a grant through the Kern Community Foundation (KCF) whose website boasts their mission...more

Preparing philanthropically for future disasters: Lessons beyond the east Kern earthquakes and ...
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

Foresight philanthropy. Disaster resilience. The local philanthropic sector was abuzz with these terms throughout 2019. The concepts they...more

Strength is Visibility: Valley Fever Americas Foundation
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

... News at Sunrise as part of Strength is Visibility, a segment in partnership with the Kern Community Foundation to highlight local nonprofit...more

'Give Big Kern' gearing up for nonprofit fundraising efforts
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

For the fifth year in a row, Kern Community Foundation is hosting Give Big Kern, Kern's own official online Day of Giving that takes place on the...more

Kern Community Foundation invites nonprofits to join Give Big Kern
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

Nonprofits in Kern County can sign up for free, need to be registered with "Kern Community Foundation and have a silver or higher transparency...more

COMMUNITY VOICES: Participate in the census because you count
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

... KCCC, which is spearheaded by the County Administrative Office and involves many partners, including my employer, Kern Community...more

LAST WORD: Looking back on a record-breaking year of giving
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

We remain committed to “Growing Community, Growing Philanthropy” – supporting local philanthropists with their community giving...more

Kern Community Foundation awards $114000 in East Kern Earthquake Disaster Relief Grants
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

Kern Community Foundation has awarded $114,875 to eight nonprofit agencies for earthquake relief, according to a news release from the...more

Women's & Girls' Fund announces upcoming grant cycle
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

The Women's & Girls' Fund (WGF), a leadership initiative of Kern Community Foundation, announces up to $50,000 in grant allocations in its...more



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