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

Kern Athletic Fencing Foundation


Implementing “Smart Fencing for Kern County,” at-risk students by improving their academic, social, and physical well-being through individual sport participation, health education, and tutoring.

Kern Audubon Society


To educate all age groups about the importance of birds and wildlife through outreach, field trips and citizen science.

Kern Bridges Youth Homes


Committed to providing for the physical, emotional, social, and mental health needs of abused and neglected children.

Kern Community Foundation


Growing community. Growing philanthropy.

Kern Community Tennis Association (KCTA)


To provide equipment necessary for student athletes to access the physical and social benefits earned by being a part of their school’s athletic program.

Kern County 4-H Clubs


Engaging youth in reaching their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development.

Kern County Historical Society


A countywide membership organization founded in 1931, for persons interested in Kern County history.

Kern County Museum Foundation


Celebrating the culture and history of Kern County.

Kern County Network for Children


To protect and enrich the lives of Kern County children.

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