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

Watch Them Rise


Empowering at-risk girls to be leaders in their communities by teaching them skills through our rescue horse program.

We’re Here Nonprofit


Helping clients with the provision of basic needs, utility and transportation assistance and emergency transitional and long term housing referrals.

Weill Child Guidance Foundation


To secure donations and engage in fundraising activities to provide financial support for the Henrietta Weill Memorial Child Guidance Clinic.

Wendale Davis Foundation


To provide resources that will help historically marginalized groups to become productive members in their communities.

Westchester Kiwanis Foundation


Providing services to benefit underprivileged children and veterans in Kern County.

Whiskers, Paws, Hooves and Claws Animals Advocacy


Dedicated to horse rescue and rehabilitation, specializing in livestock and equine fostering, emergency response, and community service.

White Wolf Wellness Foundation


Enhancing community wellness, arts, mindfulness and culture through compassion, access and expertise.

Wits’ End


To serve the Pacific Crest Trail through hikers and the community by coordinating needed services (rides, rooms, food, etc) with local volunteer providers.

Women’s Center-High Desert, Inc.


Providing a network of prevention, education, and direct client services relating to domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse for Eastern Kern and surrounding counties.

Community Events

  1. Matrix Entrepreneur Academy: Family Cash Flow Game Night

    August 3 @ 5:00 pm - August 11 @ 9:00 pm
  2. Ready- Set Back 2 School

    August 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am