Give To Donor Funds (all funds)

Abdi Towfigh Fund To Fight Leukemia

Over the last 16 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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American AgCredit CAREs Fund

(Crisis And Recovery for Employees) Environmental disasters and personal hardship can strike at any time — and if they do, American AgCredit takes care of its employees. To help with the process of regrouping after an environmental disaster, American AgCredit established the CAREs fund as a way for employees to support each other in a […]

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Amgen Staff Disaster Relief Fund

The Amgen Employee Disaster Relief Fund provides financial assistance for shelter, loss of livelihood, medical attention and other relief to the victims of qualified disasters. The fund seeks to address severe and extraordinary needs not covered by other programs or insurance and is intended to help victims of a catastrophic event to continue working and contributing to the rebuilding of the community.

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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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Australia Wildfire Relief

Since July 1st, 2019 large parts of Australia have been devastated by wildfires that have burned millions of acres of land across the country killing people, destroying homes and compromising the rich biodiversity of the continent. The record-breaking temperatures combined with months of drought make these fires dangerous and very hard to contain. The recovery process will be long and difficult in communities throughout the region. The organizations below provide immediate and long-term relief to affected residents. This list will be updated as more information and resources are available.

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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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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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Cal Poly Black Student Scholarship Fund

Cal Poly has prioritized the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body. One of the most effective ways to achieve this goal is to offer scholarships to specific student groups.

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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 Disaster Fund

California Disaster Fund supports disaster preparedness efforts and resiliency planning. Our experience responding to devastating wildfires through the Wildfire Relief Fund has taught us the importance of being prepared. We are a region susceptible to a variety of natural disasters thus promoting and supporting the safety and resiliency of all residents is a leading priority […]

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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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Cathryn Gorospe Education Assistance Foundation

Cathryn Gorospe was a K-3 teacher who loved life, her friends and family, the outdoors and hiking the Grand Canyon, and her best friend and rescue dog Sunshine. She was energetic, upbeat, and charismatic. Her very presence and sense of humor would light up the room. Known for her desire to rescue, on October 6, […]

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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 High School Theatre Legacy Fund

The Claremont High School Theatre program was started by Don F. Fruechte and followed by his student and professional educator, Krista Carson Elhai, has been fortunate to have two dynamic leaders who have grown the scope of offerings over five decades. The program found a home in the newly renovated Don F. Fruechte Theatre for […]

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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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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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COVID-19 LA County Response Fund Grants $1.7 Million to Address the Immediate Needs of the Most Vulnerable

California Community Foundation’s First Round of 70 Grants Focuses on the Needs of Youth, Homeless, Immigrants, Uninsured and Under Insured. LOS ANGELES – The California Community Foundation’s (CCF) COVID-19 LA County Response Fund grants $1.7 million to respond to the immediate and emerging needs of our region’s most vulnerable residents. CCF continues to monitor the […]

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Croeni Foundation

Croeni Foundation was established in early 2015 by serial entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist Jan Croeni, after sales and IPO of his companies. Our vision is a truly harmonic, compassionate and livable world, in which biodiversity is appreciated and protected, and in which all humans and animals enjoy well-being and health throughout their whole lives.

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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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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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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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Dylan Shaffer Memorial Fund

Final Update The Dylan Shaffer Memorial Fund California Community Fund is now closed. Thank you for your generosity and support. All donations in support of the Shaffer Family and Dylan may now be made directly to Stanford via their Dylan Shaffer Memorial Fund Page, which raises money for Stanford’s Rare Sarcoma Program. We are very […]

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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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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

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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Gaingels Scholarship

The Gaingels Scholarship is designed to give $5,000 block grants to LGBT students on a need basis to attend the school of their choice. This is the first year of the scholarship, intended as a pilot for 20 students. The scholarship program is also tied to an optional pilot internship involving opportunities for students at […]

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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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HARNESS

Harness, founded by America Ferrera, Wilmer Valderrama and Ryan Piers Williams in the wake of the 2016 election, activates a community of high influence artists, activists, and entertainment industry leaders to use the power of storytelling to imagine and co-create a more equitable world. We educate, inspire, and activate our intersectional community to shift culture […]

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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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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, more than 60,000 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 seeks to combat 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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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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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 Dorian Relief

Dorian made landfall as a Category 5 hurricane on September 1, 2019 then lingered, pummeling the northern islands of the Bahamian archipelago for more than three days. The majority of homes on Abaco Islands have been destroyed. More causalities are expected as flooding continues in the region. There is deep concern for the Abaco Islands, […]

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In Memory of Julia

Julia Cukier Siegler was struck and killed on February 26, 2010, while crossing the street to board her school bus at the corner of Sunset and Cliffwood in Los Angeles. That school bus stop and many like it are now gone. A community consumed by grief and confusion rallied behind a deeply meaningful Slow Down […]

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Indonesian Earthquake Relief

On September 28, 2018, a magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. The force of the quake devastated the region around the provincial capital of Palu and spawned a tsunami, which slammed into the island mere minutes after the quake. The two disasters have already killed nearly 850 and left tens of thousands […]

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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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Jean Roth Driskel Scholarship

Established in 1971 to honor the first woman Chapter President, the JRD scholarships are awarded annually to two students: one a Community College student and one a University student, in recognition of their dedication, enthusiasm, and ability in the field of architecture

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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 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 and Sarah Kobara Family Foundation

Our fund supports nonprofit organizations and causes that empower people to lift themselves over life’s obstacles. We focus on the challenges of residents in LA County who have historically and intentionally been marginalized.

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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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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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Korean American Foundation

We, as Korean Americans living in this great nation, have been enormously blessed. Because of our core values and principles, we desire to give back to our community to help the most vulnerable and marginalized members of our society. While our philanthropic interest is inclusive of all peoples, we have a particular interest in the […]

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L.A. For All

UPDATE: More than 2,300 immigrant children have been separated from their parents through the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. The heavy impact of this tragedy has been felt in cities throughout the country, particularly Los Angeles. All donations to L.A. for All will go to organizations engaged in protecting immigrant families affected by this crisis. These […]

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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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LA Arts COVID-19 Relief Fund

The J. Paul Getty Trust has initiated a relief fund to support Los Angeles-based non-profit museums and visual arts organizations in response to the coronavirus crisis.

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LA County Summer Learning Initiative

California Community Foundation (CCF), in partnership with the LA County Office of Education and the Greater LA Education Foundation (Greater LA), seeks proposals from schools, districts/LEAs, and nonprofit organizations in L.A. County to support extended learning opportunities for low-income and vulnerable K-12 populations in summer 2020.

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LA Students Most In Need

Support LAUSD students who no longer have the benefit of being in school every day.

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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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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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Mexican American Bar Association Federal Judicial Externship Program Scholarship

Founded in 2012, the Mexican American Bar Association of Los Angeles County’s Federal Judicial Externship Program promotes and ensures federal judicial externships for Latino law students and gives invaluable judicial exposure to future federal criminal and civil litigators.

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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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Northern California Wildfire Relief

After a cool, wet spring, the 2019 Wildfire Season Northern California has kicked into high gear, with more than 100 wildfires scorching more than 40,000 acres. The largest fire so is Modoc County’s Tucker Fire, which burned more than 14,000 acres. This year follows the worst wildfire season in Northern California history, burning close to […]

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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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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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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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Philippines Volcano Relief

The Taal Volcano—located on an island in the middle of a lake just 40 miles south of the capital, Manila, in Batangas province—has spewed ash, dust and noxious sulfur dioxide fumes, forcing tens of thousands of people to abandon their homes. The recovery process will be long and difficult in communities throughout the region. The organizations below provide immediate and long-term relief to affected residents. This list will be updated as more information and resources are available.

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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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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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Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief

Since the beginning of 2020, Puerto Rico has been trembling for over a week and it hasn’t stopped. The recovery process will be long and difficult in communities throughout the region. The organizations below provide immediate and long-term relief to affected residents. This list will be updated as more information and resources are available.

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Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

In 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, in what is now recognized as one of the most destructive natural disasters in U.S. history. The official death toll was just under 3,000, with damages estimated at up to $95 billion. Find out how you can help.

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Racing to End Alzheimer’s

A CALL TO ACTION The race against Alzheimer’s is a race we can win! Join Legistics, the BimmerWorld racing team and families across America as we drive that message home in a moving tribute. Our #80 BMW M4 GT4 is a blazing fast racecar piloted by fearless competitors — 2016 and 2018 IMSA Continental Tire […]

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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

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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Reading Is The Way Up Fund

The Reading is The Way Up Fund was established by City National Bank at the California Community Foundation in 2004 to create a funding resource to purchase books to enhance school and classroom libraries, as well as support creative literacy projects for K-12 teachers in the communities where we work and live. Research confirms that […]

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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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Relief Fund for L.A. County Visual Artists

The J. Paul Getty Trust has initiated a relief fund to support Los Angeles-based non-profit museums and visual arts organizations in response to the coronavirus crisis.

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Reuniting & Keeping Families Together

Families belong together. The harm cased by separating children is irreparable. Join with us to protect and reunite immigrant families.

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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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Southern California Wildfire Relief

The immediate needs of those affected by the wildfires are great, and the recovery process will be long and difficult in communities throughout the state. The list below contains links to information and local resources for those affected as well as to organizations providing immediate and long-term relief. It will be updated as more information […]

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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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Stop Student Homelessness and Hunger Fund

The state of student homelessness and food insecurity—a nationwide problem—has reached shocking proportions in Los Angeles. Through the Stop Student Homelessness and Hunger Fund, CCF is matching gifts to support two innovative organizations ensuring UCLA students have the food and shelter they need to thrive.

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sweetgreen Family Fund

As the saying goes, mama said there’ll be days like this. And on those days, we wanted to make sure everyone that needs help has somewhere to turn, and everyone that wants to help has a way to do it…that’s why we came up with the Family Fund. The Family Fund was created in 2017 […]

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Tag You’re It! Foundation

Billboard Comedian of the Year Sebastian Maniscalco and his wife Lana Gomez established the Tag You’re It! Foundation in 2016 as a way to directly support causes important to them. The fund, set up with CCF, currently supports U.S. veterans, Alzheimer’s disease and children’s education. Through the foundation the couple have two goals, to make […]

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The Ann and Kevin’s Grace Fund

In immense gratitude to God for His generous grace in our lives through Jesus Christ, we have established this fund to make a positive, impactful, and sustainable difference for the needy and suffering. The fund will be focused in the areas of community education and faith-based transformation.

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The Armenian Fund

Established in 2016, The Armenian Fund is dedicated to supporting Armenian and non-Armenian causes in Los Angeles, across the country, and internationally. In honor of Frederick Mesropi, Deputy District Attorney for Los Angeles County who passed away on October 13th, 2019, donations to the fund will support Crohn’s Foundation and other causes near and dear […]

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The Claypool Family Charitable Foundation

Bill Claypool has always had a heart for children; a heart of generosity, compassion and kindness. Bill and his wife of 29 years, Lisa, share a passion for children’s well-being. While raising their own five children (including their adopted son, Jonathan), over the years Bill and Lisa have participated in local church children’s programs, hosted […]

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The Gillie Foundation

We believe dogs are precious gifts who deserve our love and protection – The Gillie Foundation will serve dogs as loyally and lovingly as our canine best friends serve us. We intend to make grants to organizations that promote the wellbeing of dogs, running the gamut from big to small, traditional dog rescue to super […]

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The Greater LA Education Foundation

The Greater LA Education Foundation (Greater LA) is the philanthropic arm of the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE). Greater LA was formed in 2019 to increase collective problem-solving and innovative solutions for today’s complex learning environments. Our mission advances a deeper collaboration between schools and communities to disrupt inequity and meet the needs […]

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Toyota Emergency Relief Program

The Toyota Emergency Relief Program (TERP) was created to offer financial support to eligible Toyota team members in times of urgent and dire need. Its goal is to ease the financial burdens associated with the aftermath of a sudden and unexpected catastrophic event.

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Trader Joe’s Crew Member Disaster Relief Fund

The Trader Joe’s Crew Member Disaster Relief Fund was created to support our area Crew Members who sustained significant personal loss during emergencies and natural disasters. Trader Joe’s Crew Member Disaster Relief Fund is funded by Trader Joe’s Crew Members’ donations and Trader Joe’s Company. Trader Joe’s Company will pay for all administration costs charged […]

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Tropical Cyclone Idai Relief

On March 15, Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall near Beira, Mozambique. Tens of thousands of homes have been destroyed or damaged, hundreds of thousands of residents are without power and local officials estimate the death toll at more than 1,000 people. Storm surges caused by the cyclone led to catastrophic flooding in four countries, with […]

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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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We are Santa Monica (Santa Monica COVID-19 Relief Fund)

The Santa Monica COVID-19 Relief Fund will provide critically needed funds to organizations to help them obtain necessary sanitation and medical supplies, provide food to those experiencing food insecurity, and support volunteer relief efforts.

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WedbushCares Fund

Throughout the history of Wedbush Securities, we have been dedicated to serving clients and the community. We pride ourselves on being involved in community events and philanthropy fundraisers in the areas that surround our over 100 offices nationwide.

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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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Whitney Family Foundation

The Whitney Family Foundation was started by film producer Steve Whitney after his successful double transplant surgery at Stanford University in October 2015. Grants from the Whitney Family Foundation will support nonprofit organizations that provide organ donor registration services and conduct medical research to advance the knowledge and application of organ transplantation procedures. Some selected […]

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Wildfire Relief Fund

The California Community Foundation’s Wildfire Relief Fund supports immediate, mid- and long-term recovery efforts for major California wildfires, as well as support for animals affected by wildfires. Since the Wildfire Relief Fund opened in 2003, we have granted more than $24 million to support relief and recovery efforts in the aftermath of devastating California wildfires. […]

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William E. Nakano UCLA School of Law Memorial Scholarship Fund

In the fall of 1979, William E. Nakano, a native Los Angeleno and Sansei, entered his First Year at UCLA’s School of Law.  Bill’s life was tragically cut short on June 4, 1981 when he was killed in a car accident near Lone Pine, California, the summer before his Third Year.   Bill was twenty-three years […]

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With You Foundation

Founded in 2019, the With You Foundation (WYF) is the passion project of Ebrahim (Ebi) and Mahshid Hamedi. For more than 50 years, Ebi has been the outspoken voice of a nation, inspiring millions of fans through his music. As Ebi and his oeuvre are banned from Iran (like countless other exiled Iranians and artforms), […]

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WTS Los Angeles Scholarship Program

WTS-LA is a leader in supporting and mentoring the next generation of transportation professionals in Southern California. For over 35 years, we have awarded scholarships to deserving women entering the transportation field. In just the past 10 years, our chapter has awarded more than 100 scholarships worth nearly half a million dollars. In 2019, the […]

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