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

Rising Star Riders


Dedicated to serving the needs of children and adults with physical and/or emotional challenges through therapeutic horseback riding and horse management lessons.

Rosamond Hills, Inc.


Providing affordable housing to low-to-moderate-income seniors and persons with qualifying disabilities.

Sand Creek Rescue


An all-breed horse rescue that gives hope to those that have no hope: horses that are the least likely to be saved.

Save a Life Today (S.A.L.T.)


To provide suicide education, prevention and postvention.

Self-Help Enterprises


To work together with low-income families to build and sustain healthy homes and communities.

Sequoia ForestKeeper


To protect and restore the ecosystems of the southern Sierra Nevada – including both the Sequoia National Forest and the Giant Sequoia.

Sequoia Riverlands Trust


To inspire love and lasting protection for important lands.

Shafter Historical Society (Shafter Depot Museum)


To research and publish local history and to collect and exhibit artifacts relating to the history of Shafter.

Shar-On Corporation


To nourish those in need through free daily meals, creative expression, kindness and individual empowerment.

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