Los Angeles

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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California COVID-19 Community Health Project

Together with the California Department of Social Services, the California Community Foundation has partnered with 50 community partners to increase community awareness and access to information and resources to help combat the disparate impacts of the COVID 19 pandemic on vulnerable communities. The partnership is part of a statewide effort supporting 160 organizations. The initiative […]

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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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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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County Fund for Los Angeles

The County of Los Angeles is committed to supporting the community during the health and economic crisis created by COVID-19. To meet this growing need, the Board of Supervisors, led by Chair Supervisor Kathryn Barger, created the County Fund for Los Angeles to enable individuals and private entities to donate funds to support residents and […]

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COVID-19 LA County Response Fund

California Community Foundation (CCF) launched the COVID-19 LA County Response Fund to address the immediate and emerging needs of our region’s most vulnerable residents—from hardship relief to long-term recovery. This fund will support community needs identified by our partners in health, housing, education and immigration, and will aid impacted individuals through our Pass it Along […]

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Destination Crenshaw

Destination Crenshaw is a 1.3-mile-long outdoor art and culture experience dedicated to Black Los Angeles under development along Crenshaw Boulevard. This community-inspired project will use the iconic street as a canvas and anchor for public art and streetscape design. Destination Crenshaw will culturally stamp sidewalks, business facades, and public structures with more than 100 unique […]

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District Attorney’s Victim’s 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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Emergency Support for LA County’s Homeless Neighbors

Living on the street poses constant threats to the health and well-being of our most vulnerable homeless neighbors, especially during times of inclement weather, natural disasters, and other emergency situations.  At the California Community Foundation (CCF), we believe that achieving lasting systemic change requires true collaboration. We are grateful for our partners at the Los […]

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Eric’s Kids

About Us – What We Do: Eric’s Kids provides scholarships and grief support to at-risk children who have experienced the death of a parent. 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 primarily with the Catholic […]

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Friends of the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse

Located in the heart of the Mission District, the historic San Gabriel Mission Playhouse hosts classic film screenings and some of the best local music, dance, and theater productions since opening in 1927. The theater was originally constructed for John Steven McGroarty’s Mission Play, which told the story of Father Serra and the founding of the California Missions. […]

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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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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. Loan Fund: Investing in a Solution to Chronic Homelessness

Every night, nearly 60,000 Angelenos go to sleep homeless, enough to fill Dodger Stadium. CCF is working with partners to build 10,000 housing units over ten years for our neighbors in need. We invite donors who are passionate about homelessness to become charter investors in the Home L.A. Loan Fund, a one-of-a-kind, risk-free charitable investment option.

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Immigrants Are Los Angeles

Immigrants are part of the fabric of Los Angeles and their economic, social and cultural contributions make our city the dynamic and vibrant metropolis it is today. Immigrant Angelenos make up 35 percent of the County’s total population of over 10 million individuals. The immigrant community in the Los Angeles metro area is a significant […]

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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 as a celebration of 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 hearts, minds, bodies and souls.

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John W. Mack Memorial Fund

The John W. Mack Fund was created to honor the memory of civil rights pioneer John W. Mack and his lifetime of dedicated service to the community.

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L.A. Justice Fund

The L.A. Justice Fund seeks to increase access to legal representation for individuals & families facing deportation & removal proceedings in Los Angeles County.

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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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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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Pass It Along Fund

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

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Pomona Community Foundation

YES! I WOULD LIKE TO SUPPORT POMONA! As with all community foundations, the Pomona Community Foundation is a public charity that raises funds and makes grants to support local issues and causes, with one central goal: To continue improving the quality of life for its community’s residents Partners in Fundraising To accomplish this goal, the […]

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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

Los Angeles Times Reading by 9 has worked to address the child literacy crisis in Southern California since 1998. By providing parents and educators with the necessary tools, it helps students in kindergarten through third grade read at the appropriate level by age 9, a crucial indicator of future academic success. Each year, The Times […]

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Relief from Urgent Student Hardship (RUSH) Fund

Life happens, but college can’t wait. A college diploma is one of the single most effective tools in creating opportunity and economic mobility. But rising housing prices, tuition and other costs of living are putting higher education out of reach for many low-income students and families. One unexpected expense – a medical bill, family crisis […]

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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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The Armenian Fund

The Armenian Fund was set up to help various non-profits who help and serve in our communities and across the globe with causes near and dear to our hearts. If you would like to support the Armenian communities please make a contribution to the Armenian Fund. To make a secure, tax-deductible donation online, click on […]

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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 Recovery Fund

The California Community Foundation’s wildfire recovery fund supports intermediate and long-term recovery efforts for major California wildfires, as well as preparedness efforts. Since 2003, the fund has granted more than $30 million to support relief and recovery efforts in the aftermath of devastating California wildfires. Grants from the Wildfire Recovery Fund have supported those who […]

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Wildfire Recovery Fund

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Wildfire Relief Fund 2020 Impact

The 2020 wildfire season was a record-setting year for wildfires in California. At the end of the year, nearly 10,000 fires had burned over 4.2 million acres, more than 4% of the state’s roughly 100 million acres of land.* Tens of thousands were forced to flee their communities with many destined to never see their […]

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Wildfire Relief Fund 2020 Impact

The 2020 wildfire season was a record-setting year for wildfires in California. At the end of the year, nearly 10,000 fires had burned over 4.2 million acres, more than 4% of the state’s roughly 100 million acres of land.* Tens of thousands were forced to flee their communities with many destined to never see their […]

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