California Community Foundation (CA)



The California Community Foundation is a community foundation based in Los Angeles. It has been an advocate in the region since 1915.


The community foundation envisions a Los Angeles County made up of safe, thriving, and diverse community. Their mission is to strengthen Los Angeles communities through effective philanthropy and civic engagement.


The foundation is committed to increasing donor engagement and philanthropic dollars; strengthening the nonprofit sectors in LA; contributing to positive social change; and demonstrating operational efficiency.

Recent News from California Community Foundation


MacKenzie Scott's philanthropy is post-pandemic boost for LA arts
Foundation: California Community Foundation

For instance, the California Community Foundation (CCF), itself a philanthropic organisation, has already used the $20m from Scott to found the...more

Santa Fe Community Foundation Hires New CEO Chris Goett
Foundation: California Community Foundation, Santa Fe Community Foundation

Goett is a value-oriented leader with over 20 years of experience in community-based philanthropy. He currently ... Goett joins the Foundation following a year of record-breaking grantmaking and...more

Santa Fe Community Foundation Hires New CEO Chris Goett
Foundation: California Community Foundation, Santa Fe Community Foundation

Goett is a value-oriented leader with over 20 years of experience in community-based philanthropy. He currently ... Goett joins the Foundation following a year of record-breaking grantmaking and...more

El Monte City schools clinch $100000 grant for transitional kindergarten
Foundation: California Community Foundation

To help it launch later this summer, the philanthropic nonprofit California Community Foundation awarded the district $100,000 grant. The money...more

MacKenzie Scott endowment fund a 'beacon of hope' for LA arts nonprofits
Foundation: California Community Foundation

LOS ANGELES — When the pandemic closed the doors of creative spaces in Los Angeles, DSTL Arts developed an innovative solution: a roving...more

Santa Monica Announces the Inaugural Members of the New We Are Santa Monica Fund Advisory ...
Foundation: California Community Foundation

... Monica Fund, a donor advised fund (DAF) managed by California Community Foundation (CCF). The City Manager appointed members...more

Amazon Stakeholder MacKenzie Scott Distributes $2.7B to 286 Arts Organizations
Foundation: California Community Foundation

One of the biggest donations went to the California Community Foundation, which received $20 million to support small and mid-size...more

President Biden Announces His Intent to Nominate Nine More Individuals to Serve as Ambassadors
Foundation: California Community Foundation

Her numerous philanthropic partnerships included service as the Chair of the California Community Foundation and as a member, Vice-Chair,...more

Environmental, Custodial and Maintenance Leader Servicon Teams with LA Works for Community ...
Foundation: California Community Foundation

... communities and proud to partner with L.A. Works and the California Community Foundation,” said Laurie Sewell, President & CEO of...more



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