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

Anchor of Hope Outreach Center


Alleviating hunger, unemployment and homelessness by providing food, clothing, education, transportation, workforce development, and social service referrals to those in need.



Envisioning a world in which all children and youth are loved and cared for, and all families have the resources to thrive.

Assistance League of Bakersfield


To serve the community through ongoing philanthropic programs.

Atheletes’ Advantage Academy


Athletes’ Advantage Academy is dedicated to the radical optimization of human health, physical fitness, and athletic performance.

Autism Society-Kern Autism Network


Provides support, awareness, information & education to families & public in Kern.

Baby Cafe


Providing breastfeeding support and peer networking for families with breastfeeding babies.



To be a voice for the foster youth whose inner struggles go unheard, thereby restoring their capacity to believe they have not been forgotten.

Bakersfield ARC


To build a stronger community by helping people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities achieve individual goals for a better life.

Bakersfield Art Association


Provide opportunity for study and improvement of art technique, encourage art in community, offer art scholarships, and exhibit members’ art locally.

Kern Community Foundation