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


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

Region Rise Together Event in Bakersfield Makes the Point — We're Unique
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

... local co-hosts the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce, the Kern Community Foundation, The Kern Economic Development Corporation...more

Women's & girls' fund announces 2020 grant cycle with a request for letters of intent
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

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

Strength is Visibility: Be Finally Free
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

Be Finally Free visited 17 News at Sunrise as part of Strength is Visibility, a segment in partnership with the Kern Community Foundation to...more

Local nonprofits' fundraising efforts get a promising 'Jumpstart'
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

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
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

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
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

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
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

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
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

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
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

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

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Google+ and Mashable Holds First Charity Hangout-a-thon


Google+ and Mashable Holds First Charity Hangout-a-thon

Mashable  is teaming up with Google+ for its first-ever Hangout-a-thon on Dec. 3 for Giving Tuesday. The Hangout-a-thon is a phoneathon for the connected generation of the 21st century, which features 12 hours of captivating guests sharing updates on some of the most disruptive nonprofits working today.


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