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

Strength of Shadow Dog Rescue, Inc.

Mission:

Believing that “Dogs are medicine,” our goal is rescuing dogs and saving people at the same time.


Sweet Adelines International

Mission:

Committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through opportunities in education, performance and competition.


Taft College Foundation

Mission:

Dedicated to supporting student success through fund raising and development of community relationships.


Teen Success, Inc.

Mission:

To transform the lives of underserved teen mothers and their children by helping them become educated, self-sufficient, valued members of society.


Tejon Ranch Conservancy

Mission:

Protecting, restoring & enhancing the native biodiversity & ecosystem values of the Tejon Ranch & Tehachapi range to benefit future generations.


The Agape Love Connection, Inc.

Mission:

Providing quality educational opportunities for children in Liberia West Africa.


The Arts Council of Kern

Mission:

To provide support, and promote arts access, advocacy, and education for all Kern County residents and visitors.


The Cat People

Mission:

To end the needless suffering of felines in Kern County through rescue, rehabilitation, adoption, community education, and low-income assistance programs.


The Center for Sexuality & Gender Diversity (formerly Gay & Lesbian Center of Bakersfield)

Mission:

Providing a safe, supportive space and services to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, and a bridge to the greater community.