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

Autism Society-Kern Autism Network


Provides support, awareness, information & education to families & public in Kern.

Baby Café Bakersfield


Baby Café Bakersfield provides access to breastfeeding care and education for families in Kern County.

Bags of Love Foundation


To provide hope to children affected by cancer and their families.



To be a voice for foster youth whose inner struggles go unheard, thereby restoring their capacity to believe they have not been forgotten.

Bakersfield 3 Charity


Dedicated to providing safe communities by raising funds for crime prevention and the solving of homicides and other crimes.

Bakersfield Angels


Wrapping community around children and families in the foster care system through intentional giving, relationship building, and mentor-ship.

Bakersfield ARC


To build a stronger community by helping people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities achieve individual goals for a better life.

Bakersfield Art Association


Provide opportunity for study and improvement of art technique, encourage art in community, offer art scholarships, and exhibit members’ art locally.

Bakersfield City Ballet


To be Bakersfield’s premier pre-professional ballet company by inspiring and enriching our community with performances and fostering a love for the arts in youth through dance.

Community Events

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