Everyone can be a philanthropist. At Kern Community Foundation, we’re committed to making it easy to find, learn about and give to the causes you care about most. Discover the impact local nonprofits have on our community with our comprehensive nonprofit database. Search for your organization of choice and find information to help you make the most of your charitable gift.

All Nonprofit Organizations

A Dream Shared


To provide a place for people with disabilities a chance to learn, grow, and excel in life.

ACLU Foundation of Southern California


Defending the fundamental rights outlined in the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

Advanced Center for Eyecare


To provide high quality eyecare services to the underserved and uninsured population of Kern County.

Adventist Health Bakersfield Foundation


Living God’s love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope.

African American Network of Kern County


Through unity, promote responsible and meaningful programs that are designed to educate, achieve economic parity and create job opportunities.

African Children’s Schools


Building schools for rural children in Africa in areas where there is no public education available.

AHH (A Helping Hand)


Helping people to help themselves.

All Seated in a Barn


Rescuing horses and donkeys that would otherwise be shipped across the border to be slaughtered for
human consumption.

Alliance Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault


To stop domestic violence and sexual assault in Kern County and assist survivors in reclaiming their lives.

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