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 Recreation Foundation


Furthering California community development and good citizenship through recreation.

California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.


To fight for justice and individual rights alongside the most exploited communities of our society.

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!

Community Events

  1. Matrix Entrepreneur Academy: Family Cash Flow Game Night

    August 3 @ 5:00 pm - August 11 @ 9:00 pm
  2. Ready- Set Back 2 School

    August 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am