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

The Cat People

Mission:

To end the needless suffering of felines in Kern County through rescue, rehabilitation, adoption, community education, and low-income assistance programs.


The Center for Sexuality & Gender Diversity

Mission:

Providing a safe, supportive space and services to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, and a bridge to the greater community.


The Contreras Foundation

Mission:

To promote family unity through public fundraising events for Kern County education and community benefit.


The Earth Organization

Mission:

Science-based, we work to find and implement rational solutions that recreate a healthy, thriving planet for all life.


The Fox Theater Foundation

Mission:

Enhancing the quality of life in Kern County through the effective operation of the Historic Fox Theater as a premier cultural and community event center.


The Green Hotel Restoration Foundation

Mission:

To preserve the Hotel and historic oak as part of Shafter and Kern history, and provide access to the community.


The Hope Center Inc

Mission:

To assist low-income & help them move toward wholeness – physically, emotionally & spiritually.


The Hub of Bakersfield

Mission:

We are a nonprofit committed to redefining + revitalizing Bakersfield, California’s urban core.


The Mission at Kern County

Mission:

To provide an environment conducive to the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of the people we serve.