The California Community Foundation is pleased to consider applications from organizations whose work is consistent with our program goals and outcomes. Eligible organizations are:
Nonprofit agencies with evidence of tax-exempt status under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and not classified as a private foundation
Located within and primarily serving residents of Los Angeles County, except for regional, statewide or national public policy efforts that may benefit a substantial portion of the local population
Operated and organized so that they do not discriminate in the hiring of staff or in providing services on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or disability
Take the Eligibility Test below for more information.
In addition, each of our strategic areas has its own conditions for eligibility. Read more about these key requirements on each page to determine whether you are eligible to apply.
Below are questions to help you determine your eligibility for a competitive grant with the California Community Foundation. If you have questions, please refer to the competitive grants criteria and eligibility information.
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