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

American Heart Association


To build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.

American Red Cross – Kern Chapter


Prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Region 181


Developing and delivering quality soccer programs, promoting a fun, family environment based on these philosophies: Everyone Plays; Balanced Teams; Open Registration; Positive Coaching; Good Sportmanship.

Aqua-Nut Divers: Veterans Empowered Through Scuba


To provide a transformative experience for disabled military veterans through scuba at no cost to them, providing a healthy outlet.

Arms of Hope


To combat homelessness and substance abuse and assist people to achieve wholeness and be overcomers

ASL Junction


ASL Junction strives to expand a community of signers, and empower all to communicate without limits.



Envisioning a world in which all children and youth are loved and cared for, and all families have the resources to thrive.

Assistance League of Bakersfield


To serve the community through ongoing philanthropic programs.

Atheletes’ Advantage Academy


Athletes’ Advantage Academy is dedicated to the radical optimization of human health, physical fitness, and athletic performance.

Community Events

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    August 3 @ 5:00 pm - August 11 @ 9:00 pm
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    August 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am