This moment in time has proven that when Angelenos work together, we are able to make a difference. I am inspired by our donors, partners and staff who have risen to the unprecedented challenges of this past year. They have demonstrated resilience and a dedication to the communities we serve.
Antonia Hernández President & Chief Executive Officer
COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND
“These essential workers don’t have the privilege of working from home…
they are required to be out in the community.”
— Aquilina Soriano Versoza,
Executive Director of Pilipino Workers Center
BLACK EMPOWERMENT FUND
“Philanthropy is the vehicle that launches, supports and allows community driven and co-designed solutions to actually be birthed…”
— Kim Watson,
Founder & Executive Director of Project Joy Inc.
“We couldn’t have done this without our partnership with CCF. CCF has been critical in this family journey, and in helping us by providing the infrastructure for our Fund.
It has been amazing.”
— Robert Lovelace
“I’m big on collaboration and my ideal vision is for community members from across LA to come together…”
— Dakota Ortiz,
Director of Social Impact, Endeavor
WILDFIRE RECOVERY FUND
“In times of crisis it’s essential to engage and collaborate with local partners on the ground to address the
needs of the community.”
— Lindsie Bear,
Vice President of Strategy, Program, and Community Solutions, Humboldt Area Foundation