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

Oildale Community Action Team


Restoring hope in Oildale and Greater Bakersfield through community activities and partnerships with local government and community agencies.

Olivia’s Heart Project


To increase awareness about sudden cardiac arrest in children and young adults. Working to Keep Young Hearts Beating!

Omni Family Health


Committed to improving the health of our communities by providing the highest quality healthcare to everyone.

Optimal Hospice Foundation


Ensure hospice and bereavement programs for patients and families facing a life-limiting illness: Programs include hospice funding and Kids Camp.

OTD (Order of the Dragon) Self-Defense Foundation


To offer low-cost self-defense classes to children, with an emphasis on discipline and respect, and to help them become better citizens.

Pacific Health Education Center


To empower individuals, organizations, and communities to move toward a more optimal state of high-level wellness.

Pacific Waterfowl Rescue


Dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating, and rehoming domestic ducks and geese, and sharing how special these birds truly are.

Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE)


To provide families with the knowledge and skills to partner with schools and communities to ensure their children achieve their full potential.

Partners in Care Foundation


Shaping healthcare by partnering with organizations and families in the work of changing healthcare systems, communities and lives.

Community Events

  1. Growing Up, What’s Next? Transition Conference

    September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  2. Candid FREE Webinar: Introducción a Foundation Directory Online

    September 29 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am