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

Alliance Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault


To stop domestic violence and sexual assault in Kern County and assist survivors in reclaiming their lives.

Almost Eden Rescue


Saving at-risk domestic animals and promoting spay & neuter, shots, and microchipping.

Alpha Canine Sanctuary


To provide a no-kill haven for abused, abandoned and disabled dogs through programs of rescue, care of life, adoption and spay/neuter assistance.

ALPHA House: A Place for New Beginnings


To provide a safe and nurturing environment for battered and homeless women and their children while presenting them with options for a healthy lifestyle.

ALS Association Golden West Chapter


To discover treatments and cures for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest

Alzheimer’s Disease Association of Kern County, Inc. (ADAKC)


Improving the lives of those in Kern County affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.

Alzheimer’s Association


To eliminate Alzheimer’s through research; provide support for all affected; and to reduce dementia through brain health.

American Cancer Society


To save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

American Heart Association


To build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.

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