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.

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$1,242,402,000 - 2011-06-30
$1,314,579,000 - 2007-06-30


$108,063,000 - 2011-06-30
$245,487,000 - 2007-06-30

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Recent News from California Community Foundation

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation's Lack of Transparency Makes Him Vulnerable to Crazy Attacks ...
Foundation: California Community Foundation

It gets away with this because DiCaprio hides his foundation under the California Community Foundation. So all those b.s. announcements...more

Billionaires Steve Ballmer and James Dolan in Fight Over $1 Billion Arena
Foundation: California Community Foundation

Madison Square Garden said that it has donated to the California Community Foundation, which supports Uplift Inglewood, but that it isn't involved...more

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Awards More Than $16 Million in Grants in the Third Quarter Of 2019
Foundation: California Community Foundation, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

California Community Foundation was awarded $1.1 million to streamline the Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) pipeline and increase...more

The Affair Recap: Putting Out the Fires
Foundation: California Community Foundation

... here are a few local groups actively working to help those in need: Rebuild North Bay and California Community Foundation's Wildfire Relief...more

California community foundation has surpassed $100 million donation goal to support LGBTQ ...
Foundation: Horizons Foundation

Horizons, a community foundation that primarily serves the LGBTQ population in the nine counties of the San Francisco Bay area, made...more

CHIP receives grants for Camp Fire housing recovery efforts
Foundation: California Community Foundation, North Valley Community Foundation

“Words cannot express how grateful we are for the investment in our organization by North Valley Community Foundation,” said Seana...more

Woolsey Fire Needs Assessment Needs You!
Foundation: California Community Foundation

Partners include the Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, California Community Foundation, the Salvation Army and many more. Bring your...more

Cynthia Telles: Education and Wellness are Keys to Community Transformation in Los Angeles
Foundation: California Community Foundation, California Endowment

Additionally, she has chaired the boards of the California Endowment, and the California Community Foundation. For over three decades, Dr....more

Unmasked – How Money, Power and a Quest for Control is Working to Block Inglewood's ...
Foundation: California Community Foundation

NYDN reports MSG has admitted using the California Community Foundation as an intermediary in order to conceal the true source of funding for...more

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