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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


Foundation, Fresno Housing relationship goes beyond officemates - The Business Journal
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A ribbon cutting in Downtown Fresno Wednesday for Fresno Housing and the Central Valley Community Foundation marks the beginning of a...more

Tiny Valley community goes nearly 24 hours without water after its only well fails - KVPR
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This story is part of the Central Valley News Collaborative, which is supported by the Central Valley Community Foundation with technology...more

“The Big Tell” awards documentary filmmakers with $5,000 grants to tell local stories - KVPR
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The competition, which is now in its sixth year, is presented by the James B. McClatchy Foundation and the Central Valley Community...more

Rawhide Charitable Fund supports work with local families
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In partnership with the Central Valley Community Foundation, three grants of $10,000 each will be awarded to Boys & Girls Clubs of the...more

2021 State of the University Address Highlights UC Merced's Accomplishments | Newsroom
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... UC Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Central Valley Community Foundation, and a new experimental farm to be built adjacent to...more

Fresno Unified Trustee Moves Into Westlands Water District Gig - GV Wire - Explore. Explain. Expose
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Both are under the umbrella of the Central Valley Community Foundation. The district plans to announce the new Foundation for Fresno Unified Schools at...more

McGeary to head government, community relations at UCM - Merced County Times
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He serves on the Council of Business Sponsors of the Central Valley Community Foundation and the Board of Directors of Allied for Startups in...more

$300000 grant issued towards Fresno community initiative
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The Central Valley Community Foundation (CVCF)announced Tuesday that Bank of America recently made a hefty donation toward Career...more

'Big Tell' Short Films That Captured Valley Stories Win Big Awards
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Two of the short films produced last year for the Central Valley Community Foundation's annual The Big Tell project were recognized with...more

Sowing the Seeds of Community Engagement in the Central Valley
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Before her role with Wells Fargo, Yang-Johnson served as a program officer for the Central Valley Community Foundation. In 2018, she founded...more



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