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

California Trout


Working to ensure that resilient wild fish thrive in healthy waters for a better California.

California Veterans Assistance Foundation


To serve homeless, at risk and low income veterans, and to restore and improve lives by alleviating homelessness through information and advocacy.

Camp KEEP Foundation


To promote and support Camp KEEP (Kern Environmental Education Program) through various fundraising efforts.

Casa Esperanza Transitional Home for Women


Innovative & holistic in approach, Casa Esperanza is a home for homeless women/children transitioning to independence.

CASA of Kern County


To speak on behalf of abused and neglected children in the foster care process, through the use of highly trained volunteers.

Catholic Charities of Bakersfield


Respecting the presence of God among us, we serve, advocate for and empower those in need.

Centennial High School Athletic Booster Club


A passionate group of parents, community members and fans who want to see CHS’s athletics be the best it can be!

Center for Land-Based Learning


To inspire, educate and cultivate future generations of farmers, agricultural leaders, and natural resource stewards.

Center of the World Festival, Inc.


Develop an interdependent and ecologically sensitive community through social theater of creative arts.

Community Events

  1. Stallion Springs Law Enforcement Torch Run

    October 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. California City Law Enforcement Torch Run

    November 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm