Give To Donor Funds (all funds)

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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Abdi Towfigh Fund To Fight Leukemia

Over the last 12 years we have helped raise awareness and organized many Bone Marrow drives in partnership with City of Hope and the National Marrow Donor Program to improve the chances of finding a match for any child anywhere in the world. The cure for blood cancer lies in the hands of ordinary people. […]

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Anelise Foundation

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 Anelise Foundation. Checks should be mailed to: California Community Foundation221 S. Figueroa St., Suite 400Los Angeles, CA 90012 Donate Now

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Angelrock Project Foundation

The Angelrock Project Foundation supports global programs for women and underserved youth from low socio-economic backgrounds in the U.S. and abroad, with a particular focus in South Africa. In particular, the foundation sponsors Journey for Change: Empowering Youth Through Global Service, a volunteer and educational program for youth from Brooklyn, N.Y. that begins with a […]

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Annemarie Pellerito Memorial Foundation

Annemarie Pellerito suffered from neurofibromatosis, a debilitating genetic disorder. When she passed away just weeks before her 30th birthday, her family and friends established this fund to honor her memory and her passion for living life to the fullest. The Annemarie Pellerito Memorial Foundation was established at the California Community Foundation in 2003 to enrich […]

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Annette Funicello Research Fund For Neurological Diseases

OUR MISSION The Annette Funicello Research Fund for Neurological Diseases is dedicated to funding research into the cause, treatment, and cure of Multiple Sclerosis  and other neurological diseases. OUR HISTORY Annette first noticed her MS symptoms in 1987 when she was making the movie “Back to the Beach”, a friendly spoof of her early sand-and-surf films […]

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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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Betty & Daniel Bloomfield Fund

San Fernando Valley community and business leader Charles “Chuck” Bloomfield passed away of pancreatic cancer on March 1, 2004, at home. The Betty and Daniel Bloomfield Fund, named for his parents, honors their memory as well as his. This fund supports individuals involved with the Cato Institute and the Ayn Rand Institute, and provides music […]

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Blue Shield CA Employee Disaster Relief Fund

At Blue Shield of California, our employees can support each other by donating to our Employee Disaster Relief Fund, a charitable fund at the California Community Foundation.  Funded by employee donations and an initial corporate contribution from Blue Shield, our Employee Disaster Relief Fund provides short-term, immediate financial relief to employees who’ve suffered significant hardship […]

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BNI Foundation

The BNI Foundation supports children and education with our Business VoicesTM initiative, pairing chapters and members with schools and other educational organizations who need our help. Learn more about Business Voices at www.BNIFoundation.org. To make a secure, tax-deductible donation online, click on the button below. You may also send checks payable to the California Community […]

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Brenda Berman Family Foundation

Brenda Berman was a mother, philanthropist and selfless friend to many around the world. Whether living in New Zealand, Australia, Silicon Valley or Southern California, her life was dedicated to helping others – no matter their age, creed or culture. Mission Brenda had several interests throughout her dynamic life: Her concern for the environmental protection […]

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Brian C. Porter Memorial Scholarship Charitable Fund

Brian Porter was a man of character, nonjudgmental by nature, and provided unselfish counsel to many. He gave lovingly and generously. He was a self-sacrificing and devoted son and brother, as well as a trusted friend. His passing is a tremendous loss. He will be missed but not forgotten. He leaves with us all his […]

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California ABLE Fund

The California ABLE Fund is a forward thinking partnership between the California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE), Californians Together, with the California Community Foundation (CCF) serving as fiscal sponsor. The California ABLE Fund addresses the needs of California’s over 1.3 million K-12 students who are English Language Learners.  The mission of the California ABLE Fund […]

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California Association Of REALTORS® Disaster Relief Fund

The California Association of REALTORS® established the C.A.R. Disaster Relief Fund in the wake of the devastating 2003 California wildfires. Grants provided by the fund were used to help members of the REALTORS® family — REALTORS®, their staff, and association members and their staff — who incurred substantial losses due to the wildfires. The fund […]

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California Youth Connection

California Youth Connection (CYC) builds foster youth’s leadership and advocacy skills to improve California’s foster care system by promoting opportunities for foster youth to speak with policymakers and engaging youth in policy development. As the the only organization in California to engage foster youth in the policy-making process, CYC is now a national model. Every […]

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Camille P. Toomey Scholarship Foundation

Camille Prezioso Toomey passed away Sept. 5, 2003. Born in New York City, she was a graduate of St. John’s University in New York. Camille held management positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, The Navy Exchange, TRW, Burndy, Xerox and IDC. She made time to serve as the president of the Rolling […]

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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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Courtney M. Mullin Fund

The Courtney M. Mullin Fund honors the life and passions of Courtney Margaret Mullin, beloved daughter, sister, aunt and friend. The fund supports the issues and causes closest to her heart, including art, gardens and the environment. Born in Santa Monica, Courtney was a woman who contained multitudes: superior intelligence, a poet’s soul and a […]

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Darin “Koncreet” McClintock Memorial Fund

Darin “Koncreet” McClintock – a healthy and loyal son, brother, husband and friend – unexpectedly passed away in August 2011 from Oxycontin use. The Darin McClintock Foundation was created in his honor shortly thereafter to combat the unknown yet lethal side effects of Oxycontin and other narcotic pain medication. Since its inception, the foundation’s two […]

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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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Dr. Barbara Sugland Foundation

The Dr. Barbara Sugland Foundation (DRBSF) reflects a collective vision for ensuring a better life for young people and women, especially those who are most marginalized. The foundation supports innovative solutions that connect young people, address their families, their communities, youth service organizations, and disparities in women’s health care. The foundation looks forward to the […]

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Dr. Irving Rappaport Memorial Fund

The Dr. Irving Rappaport Memorial Fund intends to support the Dr. Irving Rappaport Endowed Chair in Head & Neck Surgery at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine in order to honor Dr. Rappaport’s commitment to the medical community. Irving Rappaport passed away peacefully at home, at the age of 90, on Saturday, January 10, 2015, […]

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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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Eva Longoria Fund

The Eva Longoria Fund (ELF) was established at CCF in 2010 by actress, activist and philanthropist Eva Longoria. This fund has been established primarily for, but not limited to, two charitable causes: children and the Latino community. First, ELF strives to support and foster awareness for children of all ethnic and racial backgrounds suffering from […]

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Evan Ashcraft Memorial Fund

Army Sgt. Evan Asa Ashcraft , 24, an infantryman with the 101st Airborne Division, was one of three soldiers killed in Iraq on July 24, 2003 when the convoy in which he was traveling was attacked by gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades. Ashcraft’s Division was the first to enter Iraq. For his exemplary military service and […]

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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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Funcionarios Electos, Organizaciones Pro-Inmigrantes, y Medios Hispanos Lanzan Sitio Web ¡Protégete!…¡Empodérate Ya!

Centro de información bilingüe provee a la comunidad inmigrante de Los Ángeles los recursos que necesitan para protegerse y empoderarse LOS ANGELES, CA – Una coalición intersectorial se ha reunido para atender las preocupaciones de las comunidades inmigrantes en Los Ángeles acerca de las nuevas acciones y órdenes ejecutivas de inmigración. La coalición, compuesta del […]

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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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Gibson International Charitable Foundation

About Gibson International Charitable Foundation “The Gibson International Charitable Foundation strives to make the communities we serve into better places to live through active involvement and financial support for local organizations in need.” This is our mission statement and all of the agents at Gibson International have opened their hearts and embraced its message. Throughout […]

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Harrison Bate Memorial Neuroblastoma Research Fund

Harrison Bate was a courageous, charismatic, vibrant and heroic four-year-old boy who battled Stage 4 Neuroblastoma for over two years. In his very short life he touched so many with his beaming smile that could light up any room. His voice and strength will resonate forever with his adorning family and friends who loved him. NEUROBLASTOMA […]

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HELP Fund

The HELP Fund was created in 2007 so our staff members can help each other in times of need. Since inception, we have granted tens of thousands of dollars in assistance to our staff members. With your continued support we can truly HELP make a positive impact in the lives of our”Cheesecake Family” experiencing a […]

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Help Syrians Displaced by Civil War

Since the brutal conflict in Syria began more than five years ago, more than 300,000 lives have been lost. At least 13.5 million people have been affected by the conflict, including 6.1 million people internally displaced from their homes. Recent attacks in Aleppo have left millions fleeing for their lives and UNICEF estimates at least […]

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Helpguide Online Mental Health Education & Support Fund

www.Helpguide.org is dedicated to our daughter, Morgan Segal. We believe her tragic suicide could have been avoided if she had access to professional self-help information on the Internet that gave her hope. We wanted to create an online experience that empowers people to help themselves create better mental, emotional and physical health. We kept polishing and expanding […]

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Hernández-Stern Scholarship Fund

The Hernández-Stern Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Nicolasa Hernández. 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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Home L.A. Fund: Ending Homelessness in Los Angeles

Every night, nearly 50,000 Angelenos go to sleep homeless. They are families evicted due to job loss, veterans suffering from trauma, former foster youth, mothers and fathers, daughters and sons. The Home L.A. Fund combats homelessness by tripling the annual production of affordable permanent supportive housing units that provide needed services to the homeless in Los Angeles.

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Hot Topic Foundation

We are PASSIONATE about music, fashion and creativity! Because of that, the Hot Topic Foundation’s mission is to support organizations which promote, encourage and educate teens and young people in the areas of music, fashion, arts and individual expression. The Hot Topic Foundation was founded at the California Community Foundation in 2004 and has granted […]

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Hugh O’Brian Legacy Fund

Nearly 60 years ago, after an inspirational nine day visit with Dr. Albert Schweitzer, legendary actor Hugh O’Brian created HOBY.  Hugh dedicated his life to the vision of a world in which young leaders make a difference in the lives of others through leadership, service and innovation.  As of summer of 2014, Hugh and HOBY […]

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Hurricane Matthew Relief

Hurricane Matthew has left hundreds dead across Haiti, the Dominican Republic, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the United States, and hundreds of thousands more are displaced. It’s the strongest storm to hit the region in nearly a decade. Haiti, still recovering from the catastrophic 2010 earthquake, was hit the hardest. The United Nations has described the aftermath of the […]

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In Memory of Julia

Julia Cukier Siegler was struck and killed on February 26, 2010, while crossing the corner at Sunset Blvd. and Cliffwood on her way to catch a school bus. A community captured in grief and confusion was ably led by the kindness and commitment of fellow classmates. A Slow Down For Julia bracelet campaign begun by […]

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Jack & Denny Smith Memorial Fund for Literacy

Los Angeles Times columnist Jack Smith and his wife Denise (Denny) were married for more than 50 years. In 1996, this fund was established at the California Community Foundation in their memories. To make a secure, tax-deductible donation online, click on the button below. You may also send checks payable to the California Community Foundation, […]

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Jack Benny Family Foundation for Music Education

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 Jack Benny Family Foundation for Music Education. Checks should be mailed to: California Community Foundation221 S. Figueroa St., Suite 400Los Angeles, CA 90012 Donate Now

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Jamie Foxx Foundation

Mission The Jamie Foxx Foundation provides for the health, education, and welfare of children throughout the world, including housing, and HIV/AIDS issues in Africa and Haiti. Purpose To facilitate literacy and adoption programs as well as exposure to music, comedy, and the arts for children of all ages. The Jamie Foxx Foundation is administered by […]

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Jason Mraz Foundation

The Jason Mraz Foundation helps sustain organizations aligned with Jason’s pillars of service: HUMAN EQUALITY  Free The Slaves: Liberating slaves around the world, helping them rebuild their lives, and researching real world solutions to eradicate slavery forever. True Colors Fund: Seeks to inspire and engage everyone, particularly the straight community, to become active participants in the […]

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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 Beltran Lopez Colibri Scholarship Fund

The Jennifer Beltran Lopez Colibri Scholarship Fund supports underprivileged youth who wish to continue their education through high school and college. Help us raise $40,000 to award annual scholarships. Jenny Beltran Lopez was a middle school teacher and an activist who believed in helping underprivileged children. A Stanford graduate, Jenny became inspired to teach in […]

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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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Joseph A. Cristina HIV/AIDS Children’s Fund

Mattel and the Mattel Children’s Foundation created the Joseph Cristina Children’s HIV/AIDS Fund to make a difference in the lives of children affected by HIV/AIDS in the United States by helping to meet their diverse needs, educating and advocating on their behalf, and bringing joy and fun into their lives. Exclusively endowed by the Mattel Children’s […]

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Joyce Jane Cammilleri Family Fund

Joyce Jane Cammilleri lived a full and accomplished life as daughter, sister, wife, mother, teacher, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.   Her philanthropy, however, was one of the aspects of her life of which she was most proud. During her lifetime, she took great joy in helping those in need.   After the sale of her company, JOICO Laboratories, […]

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Keith Family Fund

Fund Background Recognizing the exorbitant cost to families of taking care of an adult loved one with a brain injury, The Keith Family Fund was established by Sharon Keith, a mother who experienced first-hand that resources were limited if the injured one was over the age of 18. The Keith Family Fund  plans to subsidize […]

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Kid Fund

ABOUT THE FUND All donations received are directed towards research and treatment of young people suffering from mental illness such as depression, anxiety disorder, stress, issues of self-worth and self-harm psychosis and behaviour problems. Dr. Anthony Kidman strived to help treat and integrate those suffering from mental illness within their families and society; and to […]

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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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Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Founded in 1998, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (“LDF”) works to protect the Earth’s last wild places by implementing solutions that restore balance to threatened ecosystems, and ensuring the long-term health and wellbeing of all its inhabitants. LDF, through partnerships and direct grant commitments, brings attention and needed funding to three areas: protecting biodiversity, ocean & […]

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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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Louisiana Flood Relief

On August 11, 2016, Louisiana was hit by torrential storms, with some parishes seeing more than two feet of rain in a 15 hour period. Within days, more than ten rivers had exceeded their banks, leading to catastrophic flooding that killed 13 people and led to the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents. The […]

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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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MAJOR Fund

The Muslim and Jewish Organized Relief (MAJOR) Fund believes that now, more than ever, bridges need to be built not only between the Muslim and Jewish communities in the United States, but among all communities of faith. Under no circumstances should decisions regarding immigration or any rights and privileges granted to citizens of or visitors […]

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Mama Sarah Obama Foundation (MSOF)

Grandparents raising orphans has become common place in many sub-Saharan communities.  Seeing the extraordinary barriers these orphaned children faced, Mama Sarah Obama decided to roll up her sleeves and do whatever she could for orphans in her community.  She started with feeding programs, then adopted several orphans and eventually established the Mama Sarah Obama Foundation. […]

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Manadoob Foundation

News stories recount the tragic effects of bullying.  Childhood obesity is becoming a national epidemic.  Children are often separated from parents due to divorce or death. In many cases, they are left to deal with emotional issues like these on their own.  Self-esteem can be described as the degree to which children feel accepted and […]

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Mark Bingham Leadership Fund

Mark Bingham was a strapping 220-pound, 6-foot-5 rugby player who fought off muggers on the street and ran with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain before taking on terrorists who hijacked United Flight 93 on Sept. 11, 2001. One of the heroes to emerge from America’s biggest tragedy, Bingham has become a symbol of hope to […]

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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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Misner Family Foundation

The Misner Family – Ivan, Beth, Ashley, San and Trey – are committed to humanitarian and philanthropic work around the world. The Misner’s support 501c3 charities with a focus on university education, youth leadership, nutritional science research and human rights. As a family, the review deserving organizations and award grants together. Some of the organizations that have received […]

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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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Noya Fields Family Fund

The Noya Fields Family Fund provides grants and works to build partnerships with organizations to produce tangible results. Established by Ken Fields and Nikki Noya Fields to compliment and support a wide range of philanthropic endeavors, the fund is focused, but by no means exclusively, around two of the most pressing issues of today, the […]

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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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Paul Boland Memorial Fund

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 Paul Boland Memorial Fund. Checks should be mailed to: California Community Foundation221 S. Figueroa St., Suite 400Los Angeles, CA 90012 Donate Now

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Pi Alpha Phi Alumni Scholarship Fund

Established at the California Community Foundation in 2007, the Pi Alpha Phi Alumni Scholarship Fund supports undergraduate members’ academic, personal and leadership development. By investing in the Pi Alpha Phi, individuals invest in the future of men’s leadership in the community and across the country. Learn more about the alumni group. To make a secure […]

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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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Raymond L. Telles Scholarship Foundation

Ambassador Raymond L. Telles, Jr., the first Hispanic mayor of a major American city, the first Hispanic U.S. Ambassador, a decorated U.S. Air Force Colonel, and presidential advisor passed away on March 8, 2013 at his daughter’s home in Sherman Oaks, California. Telles was born September 5, 1915, and was educated at Texas Western College, […]

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Raytheon Employee Disaster Relief Fund

Established in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, the Raytheon Employee Disaster Relief Fund provides a means by which Raytheon employees can respond to natural and man-made disasters, and help to address and ease the suffering of those personally affected. Established with a seed grant from Raytheon Company, the fund operates as a general charitable […]

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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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Reading Is The Way Up Fund

The Reading is the Way Up was established by City National Bank at the California Community Foundation in 2004 to create a funding resource to purchase books for school libraries in the communities where we work and live. In addition to buying books, this City National Bank community initiative includes book drives, encouraging volunteers to […]

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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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Sherry Jackson Foundation

Sherry Gordy, the daughter of Motown founder, Berry Gordy, created the Sherry Jackson Foundation in 2004 to assist underprivileged youth and young adults. Gordy, the mother of two sons, grew up in Southern California and is a businesswoman in the mortgage and real estate industries. She turned her energies and life experiences toward the exploration […]

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Special Needs Fund

There are about 50,000 children in the foster care system in Los Angeles, most of whom have few, if any, financial resources. These children are eligible for financial assistance for special needs through the Special Needs Fund. This fund was established in 2000 at the California Community Foundation to meet “special needs” — vital components […]

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Support Earthquake Relief in Japan and Ecuador

The number of people killed or injured from two recent earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador continues to climb, while hundreds of thousands have been displaced or evacuated out of fear of aftershocks. The 7.8-magnitude quake on April 16 was Ecuador’s largest since 1979; and on the island of Kyushu, Japan, two earthquakes struck on April […]

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Tag You’re It! Foundation

Just For Laughs’ Stand Up Comedian of the Year Sebastian Maniscalco and his wife Lana Gomez set up the Tag You’re It! Foundation as a way to directly support the causes close to their heart. The fund, set up with CCF in 2016, supports U.S. veterans, Alzheimer’s disease and children’s education on a local and […]

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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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Welk Associate Hardship and Disaster Relief Fund

Established in the aftermath of Hurricane Odile, the Welk Associate Hardship and Disaster Relief Fund provides a means by which Welk associates can respond to natural and man-made disasters, emergency situations or catastrophes, and help to address and ease the suffering of those personally affected. The fund operates as a general charitable fund and resource […]

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WhatKindOfWorldDoYouWant.com

John Ondrasik of the band Five For Fighting launched a charity-driven Web site in 2007, whatkindofworlddoyouwant.com, the first music video community site that raises money for charitable organizations. Visitors to the site can contribute by making and posting a video for the Five For Fighting song, “World,” or by watching videos on the site. The […]

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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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