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

The Plank Foundation


To provide emergency funds in the areas of health, hunger and humanity, as well as funds for cancer care and treatment, and the needs of hospice organizations in Kern County.

The Salvation Army Ridgecrest Corps


The Salvation Army Ridgecrest Corps is a Christ-centered people sharing His gospel, without discrimination, to meet both spiritual and physical needs.

The Wildlands Conservancy


To preserve the beauty and biodiversity of the earth and to provide programs so that children may know the wonder and joy of nature.

There is Hope for Me


We provide Healing, Opportunity, Purpose and Empowerment

Thumbs Up Cancer Down


To provide support and encouragement to people with cancer and those going through treatment.

Tigerfight Foundation


To provide financial assistance to Kern County families who are currently being treated for any form of pediatric blood cancer.

Transitional Youth Mobilizing for Change (TYM4Change)


To empower youth to realize their potential and become assets to their community through learning,
research, and action.

Tree Foundation of Kern


To inspire people to enhance their neighborhoods by planting and properly caring for trees.

Trinity Medical Transport Foundation


Providing low cost and free non emergency medical transport services to the uninsured and low income communities.

Kern Community Foundation