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Alaska Conservation Foundation 
Receives and awards grants throughout the Alaska to protect Alaska's ecosystems and promote sustainable livelihoods for Alaska communities and people.
http://www.akcf.org
Albuquerque Community Foundation 
Nonprofit philanthropic organization operating primarily as a permanent collection of endowed funds for the long-term benefit of the Albuquerque community.
http://www.swcp.com/~albcfdn/
An Uncommon Legacy 
Dedicated to the visibility, strength, and vitality of the lesbian community. Legacy invests in our future by awarding scholarships to "out" students with leadership potential, and by awarding grants to fund projects and organizations that
http://www.uncommonlegacy.org/
Appalachian Community Fund 
Provides grants to groups promoting progressive community change in the central region of Appalachia, including eastern Kentucky, southwest Virginia, east Tennessee and all of West Virginia.
http://www.appalachiancommunityfund.org/
Arizona Community Foundation 
Grantmaking activities aimed at Arizona communities to assist in developing projects in the arts, environment, economic development and the humanities. Includes basic grant information, guidelines and application.
http://www.azfoundation.com
ATR Foundation 
Supports community based organizations in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming. Includes grant resources, application, and contact information.
http://www.atrfoundation.org/
Aurora Foundation, The 
Publicly supported, Illinois community trust supporting projects in the foundation's service area. Includes donor, funding and financial information, grant making guidelines, and scholarship procedures.
http://www.aurorafdn.org/
Baltimore Community Foundation 
A collection of charitable funds benefiting the Greater Baltimore, Maryland, region
http://www.bcf.org/
Bread and Roses Community Fund 
A partnership of donors and activitists committed to supporting social change in the Delaware Valley.
http://www.breadrosesfund.org/
California Community Foundation 
Established in 1915, was Los Angeles's first grantmaking institution and is the country's second-oldest community foundation.
http://www.calfund.org/
Central Indiana Community Foundation 
A collaborative effort between community foundations serving Marion County and Hamilton County, Indiana. The founding partners are committed to a structure that sustains local engagement, leadership, and capacity, while supporting an expanded level o
http://www.cicf.org/
Claremont Community Foundation 
private nonprofit organization which accepts tax-deductible gifts from individuals, families, small businesses, corporations, and other organizations seeking to maximize their long-term philanthropic impact.
http://www.cyberg8t.com/clcomfdn/
Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country 
A nonprofit community corporation created by and for the people of the Texas Hill Country. Formerly the Kerrville Area Community Trust.
http://www.communityfoundation.net/
Community Foundation for Muskegon County 
Managing endowments and focuses on improving the quality of life in Muskegon County, Michigan. Covers benefits and plans for giving, grant application process and principles.
http://www.cffmc.org/
Community Foundation for Oak Park 
Supporting Agoura, California with volunteers and grants since 1979.
http://www.vcnet.com/~cffop/
Community Foundation for the National Capital Region 
Serves metro Washington, DC. Facilitates individual and organizational giving via charitable grantmaking funds, distributes grants to nonprofit organizations, and convenes meetings on current local issues.
http://www.cfncr.org/
Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga 
Invests in the community through grantmaking from its endowment. The foundation also assists concerned citizens, businesses and organizations with their charitable goals.
http://www.cfgc.org/
Community Foundation of Greater Flint 
Improving the quality of life in Genesee County, Michigan. Covers mission and principles, list of funds and their donors, and how to make a contribution.
http://www.cfgf.org/
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro 
Serving Greensboro, North Carolina for present and future generations. Covers donor services, grant guidelines, special programs and financial advisor information.
http://www.cfgg.org/
Community Foundation of Greater Kingston 
Investment income is distributed to a wide range of community organizations through grants.
http://www.cfgk.org/
Community Foundation of Greater Rochester 
Serving Rochester, Michigan. Contains an overview of operations, grant application procedure and methods of donating.
http://www.cfound.org/
Community Foundation of Howard County 
A catalyst for stimulating and funding initiatives that improve the quality of life for citizens of Howard, Clinton, and Carroll Counties in Indiana.
http://www.cfhoward.org/
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole 
Provides a permanent source of funding and other support for charitable organizations and scholarship recipients in the Jackson Hole, Wyoming area.
http://www.cfjacksonhole.org/
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore 
Strengthening communities in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties, Maryland. Includes information for donors, an overview of types of grants and application.
http://www.cfes.org/
Community Foundation of the Ozarks 
A collection of charitable funds that serves as the primary vehicle for philanthropy in SW Missouri.
http://www.cfozarks.org/
Community Foundation of Western North Carolina 
Creating a pool of charitable capital available for the eighteen western counties of the state. Information for advisors, donors, grants, and scholarships.
http://www.cfwnc.org/
Community Foundation Serving Coastal South Carolina 
A public foundation that fosters philanthropy throughout coastal South Carolina.
http://www.communityfoundationsc.org/
Community Foundation Silicon Valley 
An independent, public benefit (nonprofit) organization providing grants for various local needs. Also serves as a convener and catalyst, leveraging new funds and creating partnerships to enable residents to solve community problems.
http://www.cfsv.org/
Comox Valley Community Foundation 
A local charity whose goal is to enrich the quality of life in the Comox Valley using grants, funds and charitable donations.
http://www.cvcfoundation.org/
Dan Culver Follow Your Dream Foundation 
Private Foundation formed after climber Dan Culver died on K2 in 1993. Dedicated to promoting youth leadership and environmental stewardship.
http://www.island.net/~dcdreams
Delaware Community Foundation 
Connecting people who care with humanitarian, educational, health and cultural organizations in the state. Includes news, and how to start a fund or apply for a grant.
http://www.delcf.org/
Denver Foundation 
A community foundation for metropolitan Denver. Receives contributions and donations. Invests and manages endowment funds. Creates donor funds. Makes grants to nonprofit organizations.
http://www.denverfoundation.org/
East Bay Community Foundation 
A permanent endowment of charitable funds dedicated to improving the human condition in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, California
http://www.eastbaycf.org/
El Paso Community Foundation 
charitable vehicle which provides ways for donors to meet current and future community needs in accordance with their own philanthropic interests.
http://www.epcf.org/
Foundation For The Carolinas 
A philanthropic organization that manages charitable resources for individuals and groups in the Carolinas, identifies community needs, makes grants to nonprofits.
http://www.fftc.org/
Foundation for the Mid South 
makes grants "to build the capacity of communities, organizations, and individuals" throughout the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
http://www.fndmidsouth.org/
Glendale Community Foundation 
Serving Glendale, La Crescenta, La Caņada Flintridge, Montrose, and Verdugo City, California. Includes recent projects, list of board and staff members.
http://home.earthlink.net/~gcfndn/
Grand Island Community Foundation 
Functioning on a neutral basis orchestrating charitable activities in Hall County, Nebraska. Contains a list of current projects, wish lists, and scholarship application.
http://www.gicf.org/
Greater Des Moines (Iowa) Community Foundation 
A charitable public foundation, established by community stakeholders for the purpose of improving the quality of life in Greater Des Moines by initiating programs, coordinating resources and supporting organizations that enhance education, community
http://www.desmoinesfoundation.org/
Guide to SRI: Community Investment 
Socially Responsible Investment database of both grant making and low interest lenders.
http://www.socialinvest.org/Areas/SRIGuide/Community.htm
Gulf Coast Community Foundation (Mississippi) 
Contains information and instructions for donors and professional advisors regarding philanthropy. Also contains financial calculators, articles, community calendar, and community information.
http://www.gulfcoastfoundation.org/
Hilton Head Island Foundation 
A growing, community-supported, nonprofit endowment of resources for the betterment of the Hilton Head, SC community.
http://www.hhif.org/
Humboldt Area Foundation 
Working for social, economic and environmental prosperity for California's north coast. Covers grant programs, news and scholarship information.
http://www.hafoundation.org/
Lincoln Community Foundation 
Seeks to give every person and nonprofit organization in Lincoln the opportunity to become involved in long-term community betterment by supporting their favorite charities well beyond the next generation.
http://www.lcf.org/
Lubbock Area Foundation 
A community foundation that helps South Plains residents carry out their long term philanthropic goals.
http://www.lubbockareafoundation.org/
Macon County Community Foundation 
Information about this Franklin, NC grant-maker, its local family of charitable endowments, and its affiliation with the North Carolina Community Foundation.
http://www.maconweb.com/community/communityfoundation
Magic Johnson Foundation 
Promoting the health, social, and educational well-being of urban youth.
http://www.magicjohnson.org/
Maine Community Foundation 
Located in Ellsworth, Maine. Goal of the Foundation is to increase and encourage Philanthropy in Maine. Gives out grants, endowments, loans and scholarships to Maine people and organizations.
http://www.mainecf.org/
Marin Community Foundation 
Serving as a bridge between donors and institutions with a mission to improve quality of life. Contains background, resources, grants and programs, and how to donate.
http://www.marincf.org/
Montgomery County (Texas) Community Foundation 
Administers individual funds contributed or bequeathed to it by individuals, corporations, foundations, and other sources. The majority of these funds are held in a permanent fund used to enrich and enhance the quality of life in Montgomery County i
http://www.mccfoundation.org/
North Valley Community Foundation 
Facilitating philanthropy in Butte, Glenn, and Tehama counties in northern California. Covers services to nonprofits and donors, grant guidelines, and past grant recipients.
http://www.nvcf.org/
Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation 
Building endowments to benefit charitable needs in Chautauqua County, New York using contributions from a cross-section of the public. Covers types of grants, funds, and how to donate.
http://www.nccfoundation.org/
Orange County Community Foundation 
For people and organizations seeking a vehicle with which to support non-profit organizations in Orange County, California as well as a place for non-profits and individuals to find additional support.
http://www.oc-communityfoundation.org/
Parkersburg Area Community Foundation 
Charitable endowment created by the community for the good of the communities of Calhoun, Gilmer, Doddridge, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Wirt, and Wood Counties of West Virginia, and Washington County, Ohio.
http://pacf.wirefire.com/
Peninsula Community Foundation 
From South San Francisco through Silicon Valley, the Peninsula Community Foundation provides the tools concerned citizens need to accomplish their charitable giving goals. The Foundation works with local donors to make grants for community needs.
http://www.pcf.org/
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation 
Works with individuals, families, businesses and foundations, serving their philanthropic needs as well as initiating giving programs, anywhere in the world.
http://www.venturesfoundation.org/
Pinellas County Community Foundation 
Receiving donations, overseeing investments, and distributing the net to charitable organizations. Includes overview, current funds, past grants and scholarships.
http://fdncenter.org/grantmaker/pinellas/
Princeton Area Community Foundation 
Princeton, New Jersey non-profit community foundation that exists to oversee endowment funds set up by members of its community, and to make charitable grants to local people and organizations. They are pools of funds invested for the futures of thei
http://www.pacf.org/
Rahima Charitable and Educational Organization 
Established to serve the needy, the less fortunate, and those requiring assistance; to take care of their immediate needs; and then to help them get back on their feet and become productive members of society. Its main focus is in San Francisco Bay A
http://www.rahima.org/
Rochester Area Community Foundation 
A nonprofit institution that provides grants for a wide variety of arts, education, social service, and other civic purposes.
http://www.racf.org/
Rose Community Foundation 
Supports the health and well-being of the greater Denver, Colorado community. Grantmaking programs focus on aging, child and family development, education, health, and Jewish life.
http://www.rcfdenver.org/
Saginaw Community Foundation 
The Saginaw Community Foundation links donor interests and community needs through grants spanning the entire range of community concerns.
http://www.SaginawFoundation.org/
San Diego Foundation 
A community resource for charitable giving to support organizations within the San Diego, California region.
http://www.sdfoundation.org/
San Diego Foundation for Change 
Promotes change by funding and supporting small and/or emerging community-led grassroots organizations working for social, economic and environmental justice in San Diego County and the Tijuana, Mexico border region.
http://www.foundation4change.org/
Sonoma County Community Foundation 
Manages more than 180 different funds established by individual donors, community groups and nonprofit organizations. Santa Rosa, California.
http://www.sonomacf.org/
Sonora Area Foundation 
Enabling donors to invest in the communitys future in Tuolumne County, California. Includes donor information and advised funds, recent grant recipients and application guidelines.
http://www.sonora-area.org/
The Boston Foundation 
Committed to development of community in and around the City of Boston, Massachusetts.
http://www.tbf.org/
The Columbus Foundation 
community foundation serving donors and communities primarily in central Ohio as a charitable trust and nonprofit corporation.
http://www.columbusfoundation.com/
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven 
Provides local donors the opportunity to engage in philanthropy in a variety of ways. The Community Foundation engages in three principle activities: grantmaking, convening and capacity building.
http://www.cfgnh.org/
The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties 
serves Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Florida, with creative, visionary, and sensitive grants that address the rapidly evolving needs of an area which is experiencing dynamic growth and rapid social change.
http://www.cfpbmc.org/
The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham (Alabama) 
Makes grants to nonprofit organizations in the fields of arts, education, environment, health care, human services and public-society benefit, and assists donors in establishing funds for grantmaking.
http://www.foundationbirmingham.org/
The Community Foundation of Louisville 
Donors help worthy Kentucky causes through philanthropy or charitable funds created with the Community Foundation of Louisville.
http://www.cflouisville.org/
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee 
non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in Middle Tennessee.
http://www.cfmt.org/
The Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County 
Partners with donors to build endowed funds which support local nonprofit programs in humanities, health, human services, education, historic preservation, community development, and the environment.
http://www.cfscc.org/
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County (Florida) 
Encouraging permanent charitable endowment to meet local needs.
http://www.sarasota-foundation.org/
The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation 
Connects philanthropic donations to charitable funds that promote the greater Kansas City welfare.
http://www.gkccf.org/
The Greater Milwaukee Foundation 
Makes grants to Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington Counties in Wisconsin in the areas of health and human services, education, arts and culture, economic development, conservation, employment and training.
http://www.greatermilwaukeefoundation.org/
The Midland Foundation 
Established to support the charitable, cultural, educational, recreational and scientific needs of the Midland area with grants and scholarships.
http://www.midlandfoundation.com/
The Minneapolis Foundation 
A philanthropic center for Minnesota. Includes goals, donor fund information, and grant proposal guidelines.
http://www.mplsfoundation.org/
The Omaha Community Foundation 
A community foundation facilitating charitable giving in the greater Omaha area by creating permanent endowment funds with assets from donors who use the earned investment interest for grants and scholarships.
http://www.omahacf.org/
The Paul Hamlyn Foundation 
The Foundation has four priority areas of funding the arts, education, publishing and overseas projects, which are mainly concentrated in India.
http://www.phf.org.uk
The Rhode Island Foundation 
The Rhode Island Foundation is a testimony to the continuing generosity of Rhode Islanders. Since 1916 we have grown together an endowment, the income from which will provide support to Rhode Island institutions and initiatives today and in perpetuit
http://www.rifoundation.org/
The Rose Hills Foundation 
Makes grants to nonprofit agencies serving Southern California, particularly the San Gabriel Valley and East Los Angeles, in the areas of arts and culture, civic and community services, education, community-based health programs, and the advancement
http://www.rosehillsfoundation.org/
The Saint Paul Foundation 
Profiles service to the people of the greater Saint Paul area by building permanent charitable capital, making philanthropic grants, and providing services that contribute to the health and vitality of the community.
http://saintpaulfoundation.org/
The San Francisco Foundation 
A regional community foundation serving the Bay Area.
http://www.sff.org/
The Seattle Foundation 
Established in 1946 to create an endowment to improve the quality of life for the people of the Puget Sound region.
http://www.seattlefoundation.org/
Triangle Community Foundation 
A publicly-supported nonprofit organization serving Wake, Durham, Orange, and Chatham counties of North Carolina. Includes news and information for financial advisors, donors and grantees.
http://www.trianglecf.org/
Vermont Community Foundation 
Provides grants and training for nonprofit organizations based in, or serving, Vermont.
http://www.vermontcf.org/