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

Almost Eden Rescue


Saving at-risk domestic animals and promoting spay & neuter, shots, and microchipping.

Alpha Canine Sanctuary


To provide a no-kill haven for abused, abandoned and disabled dogs through programs of rescue, care of life, adoption and spay/neuter assistance.

ALPHA House: A Place for New Beginnings


To provide a safe and nurturing environment for battered and homeless women and their children while presenting them with options for a healthy lifestyle.

Alternatives to Violence Project


To empower people to lead nonviolent lives through affirmation, respect for all, community building, cooperation and trust.

Alzheimer’s Disease Association of Kern County, Inc. (ADAKC)


Improving the lives of those in Kern County affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.

Alzheimer’s Association


To eliminate Alzheimer’s through research; provide support for all affected; and to reduce dementia through brain health.

American Cancer Society


To save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

American Heart Association


The AHA’s mission is to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.

American Lung Association in California


The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.

Community Events

  1. KAN Steering Committee Meeting

    June 11 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
  2. Autism on Run- 2k/5k Event

    November 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm