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

California Recreation Foundation

Mission:

Furthering California community development and good citizenship through recreation.


California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.

Mission:

To fight for justice and individual rights alongside the most exploited communities of our society.


California Trout

Mission:

Working to ensure that resilient wild fish thrive in healthy waters for a better California.


California Veterans Assistance Foundation

Mission:

To serve homeless, at risk and low income veterans, and to restore and improve lives by alleviating homelessness through information and advocacy.


Camp KEEP Foundation

Mission:

To promote and support Camp KEEP (Kern Environmental Education Program) through various fundraising efforts.


Casa Esperanza Transitional Home for Women

Mission:

Innovative & holistic in approach, Casa Esperanza is a home for homeless women/children transitioning to independence.


CASA of Kern County

Mission:

To speak on behalf of abused and neglected children in the foster care process, through the use of highly trained volunteers.


Catholic Charities of Bakersfield

Mission:

Respecting the presence of God among us, we serve, advocate for and empower those in need.


Center for Land-Based Learning

Mission:

To inspire, educate and cultivate future generations of farmers, agricultural leaders, and natural resource stewards.