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



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 3 Charity


Dedicated to providing safe communities by raising funds for crime prevention and the solving of
homicides and other crimes.

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.

Bakersfield Birth Network


Providing families with positive birth options through education and resources.

Bakersfield City Ballet


To be Bakersfield’s premier pre-professional ballet company by inspiring and enriching our community with performances and fostering a love for the arts in youth through dance.

Bakersfield City School District Education Foundation


Partnering with the community to provide resources that directly impact the lives of children through innovative educational programs.

Bakersfield College Foundation


Expanding access and opportunity for students of all ages.

Bakersfield Community Concert Association


To enhance the cultural, social and educational life of all people living in our communities.

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