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

Bakersfield Community Theatre


To produce a series of plays annually for the cultural enrichment of the community.

Bakersfield East Rotary Foundation


Supporting education, and healt locally and internationally through Rotary’s Avenues of Service

Bakersfield Firefighters Historical Society


To restore, preserve and share the valuable history and timeless artifacts of the Bakersfield Fire Department.

Bakersfield High School Endowment Fund


To support the arts, athletics, activities and clubs at BHS, in pursuit of a full and enriching academic
experience for every student.

Bakersfield Homeless Center


Provides support and resources to families and individuals in crisis while helping them to achieve their highest level of self-sufficiency.

Bakersfield Ivy Legacy Foundation


To collaborate with local agencies to secure and manage resources for educational, leadership and philanthropic programs of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Bakersfield.

Bakersfield Jazz Workshop


To promote Jazz education and performance throughout Kern County in a supportive environment.

Bakersfield Master Chorale, Inc.


Provides a venue for the appreciation and awareness of choral music and choral arts education.

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Foundation


Contributing to the quality of life in our community by funding healthcare technology and services at Memorial Hospital.

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