ASSETS, CONTRIBUTIONS & GRANTS
The continued generous contributions from our donors and foundation partners has led to an over $99 million increase in assets from June 30, 2020, reaching an all-time high of $1.91 billion. Our asset portfolio is divided into four categories that reflect the many types of partnerships between the California Community Foundation and our donors: Permanent Discretionary Funds, Donor Advised Funds, Permanent Restricted Funds and Other Funds.
OVERVIEW OF ASSETS
Charts represent fiscal years ended June 30
Permanent Discretionary Funds
are permanent gifts entrusted to CCF by individuals, families and organizations who understand the flexibility offered by unrestricted gifts. They allow CCF to adapt grantmaking to the evolving needs of Los Angeles for generations to come. These assets represented $541 million, 30 percent of our total assets.
Donor Advised Funds
are donor-directed charitable funds or foundations started by donors who choose CCF to help them realize their philanthropic visions and goals. These funds accounted for $857 million, 44 percent of our total assets.
Permanent Restricted Funds
are donor-designated funds for use at a specific organization through a legacy or a bequest. These assets made up $148 million, 7 percent of our total assets.
include private foundation alternatives, regional affiliates, trusts, community benefit funds and charitable gift annuities, among others, and constituted $366 million, 19 percent of our total assets.
OVERVIEW OF CONTRIBUTIONS
$403 MILLION IN CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS This year, the passion and generosity of CCF’s donors and partners led to $403 million in charitable contributions. Donor Advised Fund contributions saw a nearly 60 percent increase over the previous year.
OVERVIEW OF GRANTS
$313 MILLION IN GRANTS This year, CCF made more than 8,610 grants totaling over $300 million, a 35 percent increase from the previous year. Permanent Discretionary grants rose by 22 percent to more than $31 million, while the Foundation’s COVID Response, Census 2020 and Youth Empowerment Initiatives (reflected in “Other”) totaled $72 million and resulted in a significant 210 percent increase. Grants to Los Angeles County nonprofits increased to $173 million representing 55 percent of total grants.
Grant totals include adjustments to grants approved in prior years and grants made between funds at CCF.