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ABC7 & Firefighters Spark Of Love Toy Drive Fund

ABC7 and Southern California Firefighters are celebrating the 24th year of the “Spark of Love Toy Drive.” Over the past two decades, the “Spark of Love Toy Drive” has successfully collected more than 9 million toys for underserved children and teens. The “Spark of Love Toy Drive” takes place in November and December every year. […]

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Avenue 50 Studio

Avenue 50 Studio is an arts presentation organization grounded in Latino culture and visual art, located in northeast Los Angeles. It seek to bridge cultures through artistic expression, using content-driven art to educate and stimulate intercultural understanding among the diversity of Los Angeles. Its vision is to be widely recognized as an innovative leader in […]

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Belkin Charitable Donation Fund

The Belkin Charitable Donation Fund supports local organizations providing essential services to youth and families in greater Los Angeles. This includes organizations such as: CFY LA (formerly Computers for Youth) provides low income students, their families and their schools with computers, training in using digital tools to expand learning time, and a powerful online learning […]

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CCF Fellowship For Visual Artists

Support Individual Artists Behind the beauty, emotion or social commentary of any work of art is an artist. With the CCF Fellowship for Visual Artists, the California Community Foundation has proudly supported Los Angeles artists since 1988. We invite you to support the Fellowship and help keep great artists producing great work in L.A. Why […]

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Claremont Community Foundation

The Claremont Community Foundation (CCF) was founded in 1989 at the urging of the Claremont city council. At that time, the council was unable to support all the worthy organizations that approached it for funding. Therefore, the council along with the City Manager, decided to work with other concerned citizens to form an organization that […]

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Coalition For Responsible Community Development

Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD) is a youth-centered community development corporation serving South LA’s low-income Vernon-Central neighborhood. CRCD’s mission is to better sustain, coordinate, and improve local planning, development, and community services that address the needs of low-income residents and small businesses in South L.A. CRCD has a focus on youth aged 16-24 – […]

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COFEM

COFEM (Consejo de Federaciones Mexicanas en Norteamérica) was established in 2005 to give hometown associations a unified voice to improve educational, health, social, and political conditions for Latino immigrants in their local communities and communities of origin. COFEM’s organizational priorities are aimed at addressing some of the underlining issues faced by the membership and immigrant […]

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District Attorney’s Victim Assistance Fund

The office of the Los Angeles District Attorney has established the District Attorney’s Victim’s Assistance Fund to benefit victims of crime and their families by providing holiday gifts, meals and other methods of support. A popular program of the fund is the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office annual Holiday Giving Drive, which provides holiday meals and gifts, including […]

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Douglas Ring Memorial Fund For Los Angeles

Douglas Ring, lawyer, real estate developer and philanthropist, was an active contributor to Los Angeles throughout his life. He contributed to affordable housing efforts, the rebuilding of the Los Angeles Central Library after the fire and the Museum of Contemporary Art where he was a trustee. This fund will honor Mr. Ring’s commitment to Los […]

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Eric’s Kids

About Us – What We Do: Eric’s Kids provides scholarships, mentoring and grief support to at risk children who have lost a parent and are in financial need. We ensure underserved kids affected by loss are provided a quality education and grief support so they will have an equal opportunity to succeed. The fund works […]

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Ernest Lieblich Foundation

Ernest Lieblich was an avid supporter of children and the arts for many decades. His contributions over the years supported diverse organizations dedicated to providing children with the tools of self-expression through music and art. Continue Ernest’s support of organizations providing much-needed services to those in need by contributing to his fund. About Ernest Lieblich […]

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Friends of the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse

The Friends of the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse Fund was established in 2015, to provide the opportunity for donors to directly support the restoration efforts, and creative vision of the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse. The San Gabriel Mission Playhouse was built in 1927 to present John Steven McGroarty’s famed Mission Play, a grand pageant chronicling […]

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Future of L.A. Fund

The needs of Los Angeles County are complex and constantly evolving. Future generations will face problems that can’t possibly be anticipated today, and issues that now seem insurmountable may no longer affect L.A. residents. Built over a century by visionary donors who understand that community needs change over time, the Future of L.A. Fund allows […]

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Hernàndez-Stern Scholarship Fund

The Hernàndez-Stern Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Nicolasa Hernàndez. Born in rural Mexico, she and her family settled in East Los Angeles in 1956. A self-taught reader with little formal schooling, Nicolasa believed passionately in the power of education to transform lives. She took the greatest pride in getting her sons and daughters […]

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Jean Kim Cortés Scholarship Foundation

 The Jean Kim Cortés Scholarship Foundation supports the love and passion that Jean had for the arts by supporting students in the Los Angeles Unified School District in continuing their study of music beyond high school. Jean’s hope was that that one day they, too, could play on the stages of the Music Center, the […]

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Jennifer Taylor Honick Foundation for Humanity

  The Jennifer Taylor Honick Foundation was established by Gigi Michaels in 2000 through The California Community Foundation (CCF), as a continued celebration of her daughter Jenny’s life and many accomplishments. The mission of the foundation is to enhance the quality of life for disabled and at-risk youth through educational and social experiences, enriching their […]

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L.A. Justice Fund

In Los Angeles County more than two-thirds of people appearing in immigration court face a judge and federal prosecutor without any legal representation. In some cases, this even includes children as young as 3 years old. The L.A. Justice Fund aims to promote due process and justice for all by increasing access to legal representation […]

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Lacey E. Wyatt, M.D., Legacy Medical Student Scholarship

To combat the negative impact Proposition 209 has had, for nearly two decades, on the recruitment of underrepresented minority medical students, the UCLA/Charles Drew University Chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) at the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) has partnered with the UCLA Black Alumni Association (UBAA) and engaged the Dean’s office, […]

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Latino Theater Company

The Latino Theater Company (LTC) is committed to creating and producing passionate, truthful and professional world-class theater with artists of all cultures. LTC’s mission is to create a multicultural art center for those pursing artistic excellence; a laboratory where both tradition and innovation are honored and honed; a space where the convergence of people, cultures […]

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Law Faculty Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund was established by UCLA School of Law faculty to demonstrate their commitment to maintaining the law school’s historic role as a leader in diversifying the bar. A small committee of distinguished UCLA law school faculty with a commitment to enrolling talented underrepresented racial minority students selects recipients from among eligible applicants admitted […]

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Les Shaw Junior Memorial Fund For Literacy

The Les Shaw Junior Memorial Fund supports a deserving college-bound student at View Park Preparatory Academy. Les Nelson Shaw Junior was a lifelong resident of the Crenshaw neighborhood in Los Angeles who passed away on February 3, 2011 after a four-year battle with cancer. Les was the son of noted civic leaders Ann Shaw and […]

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Los Angeles Asian American & Pacific Islander Giving Circle

To make a secure, tax-deductible donation online, click on the button below. You may also send checks payable to the California Community Foundation, noting that the donation is for the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Islander Giving Circle Fund. Checks should be mailed to: California Community Foundation221 S. Figueroa St., Suite 400Los Angeles, CA 90012 Donate […]

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Los Angeles Housing Partnership, Inc.

Los Angeles Housing Partnership, Inc. (LAHP) was established in 1989 to produce and preserve affordable housing for low-income individuals and families in Los Angeles County. LAHP has an extensive real estate development track record that includes new construction of rental housing, substantial rehabilitation, historic preservation, mixed-use development, community facilities development, commercial/retail development and single-family residences […]

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Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund

An investment in the Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund (LASIF) is a commitment to not only L.A. County students, but to the entire region. By empowering our students to succeed, we improve the quality of life throughout Los Angeles. LASIF goes beyond scholarships to get results. Our nonprofit partners provide the wrap-around services needed to […]

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Lula Washington Dance Theatre

The Lula Washington Dance Theatre is focused on ensuring that the joy and structure of dance is available to all children. It is created to offer the inner city youth in South Los Angeles an opportunity to dance, if they so desire, whether they can afford to pay for dance classes or not. The Lula Washington Dance Theatre – […]

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LVUSD Beacon For The Arts Fund

In response to the steady decline of state funding for public education, The Las Virgenes Unified School District created The LVUSD Beacon for the Arts Fund as a testament to the belief that the arts are an integral part of life-long learning for students and the community. The purpose of the fund is two-fold – […]

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Mini Lai Scholarship Fund

The Mini Lai Scholarship Fund honors the memory of Mini Lai by helping illustration students at the Art Center College of Design (ACCD) achieve their dreams. Mini was a proud alumna of ACCD, majoring in illustration. This fund is made possible by generous donations from her family and friends. The Mini Lai Scholarship Fund encourages […]

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New Americans Opportunity Fund

There are more than 755,000 immigrants in L.A. County who are eligible to transform their lives and communities by becoming U.S. citizens. Not only does a naturalized citizen gain the right to vote, they also see an 8-11 percent increase in their income. They enjoy the freedom to travel abroad without restrictions, are protected from […]

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Our Children Relief Fund

Fleeing a life of violence, thousands of children from Central America are seeking refuge in the United States. Home to the largest concentration of Hondurans, Salvadorans and Guatemalans in the U.S., Los Angeles County is the primary region receiving unaccompanied minors in California. All children deserve to be protected from violence, illness and injury.  Emergency relief […]

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Pass It Along Fund

One act of kindness, when it’s needed most The Pass It Along Fund was established at CCF in Los Angeles by anonymous donors in the true spirit of philanthropy: to help people at a moment of critical need without expecting anything in return. The original donors required that 100 percent of the money go directly […]

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Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center

The Rancho Los Amigos Community Fund supports the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, a 207-bed facility specializing in rehabilitation and the acute care needs of individuals with chronic diseases, particularly those with brain and spinal cord injuries Established in 1888, Rancho is a unique resource. It is nationally recognized as a leader in its […]

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Reach Out & Read Los Angeles

Reach Out and Read Los Angeles (ROR) promotes early childhood education by providing advice to parents on reading aloud and giving children (from six months to five years old) a culturally and developmentally appropriate book to take home at each pediatric visit. In Los Angeles County, there are 119 ROR locations. Annually, more than 166,500 […]

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Reading By 9 Fund

The Los Angeles Times Reading by 9 program has worked to address the child literacy crisis in Southern California since 1998. Each year, The Times publishes its bilingual Parent Reading Guide aimed at helping K-3 students read at the appropriate level by age 9, a crucial indicator of future success. This valuable learning tool is […]

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Robey Theatre Company

Robey Theatre Company explores and develops provocative and innovative plays written about the Black experience and reinterprets established works. The theatre company promotes an environment of understanding and support in which multicultural theatre artists are compelled to take risks in the search for artistic fulfillment. Through its playwrights lab, advanced scene workshop, and educational outreach […]

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SAM Initiative (Sustainability, Accountability, Movement)

The mission of the SAM Initiative is to inspire and serve as a catalyst to improve the lives of women, children and families in Los Angeles through expanded, engaged philanthropy. The goal is to increase the pool of donors in Los Angeles who contribute to Sustainable and Accountable organizations, growing the Movement for social change. […]

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Secure Seniors Fund

With a successful, decades-long television career, Jay Sandrich could retire at any time — not that he’s planning on it. But should he decide to, he and his wife Linda are assured a comfortable, secure future. Together they noticed that each month they receive a social security check which they don’t need. And they know […]

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UCLA Black Alumni Association Winston C. Doby Legacy Scholarship

On Wednesday, March 28, 2007, the California Community Foundation announced the opening and establishment of a $1.75 million scholarship fund to support 100 renewable scholarships for African American freshmen admitted to the University of California, Los Angeles. The UCLA Black Alumni Association Winston C. Doby Legacy Scholarship includes funds to cover loan and work study costs […]

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UCLA School Of Law Marco Firebaugh Dream Fund

The UCLA School of Law Marco Firebaugh Dream Fund (the “Dream Fund”) is a component scholarship fund of the California Community Foundation named in honor of Marco Antonio Firebaugh who served in the California State Assembly from 1998 to 2004. During his tenure in the Assembly, Firebaugh was recognized for an impressive legislative and advocacy […]

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Warren Christopher Scholarship Fund

The Warren Christopher Scholarship Fund was established in 1992 with a gift by the partners of O’Melveny & Myers LLP to honor Warren Christopher, its former chairman and senior partner, when he was appointed U.S. Secretary of State. Secretary Christopher passed away on March 18, 2011, at the age of 85, but his willingness to […]

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Wildfire Relief Fund

The California Community Foundation’s Southern California Wildfire Relief Fund supports intermediate and long-term recovery efforts for major wildfires, as well as preparedness efforts. We focus on nonprofits serving low-income residents in L.A. County. Through the generosity of donors and Los Angeles residents, CCF has been able to respond quickly and effectively when disaster strikes. For […]

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