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

Bakersfield City School District Education Foundation


Partnering with the community to provide resources that directly impact the lives of children through innovative educational programs.

Bakersfield College Foundation


Expanding access and opportunity for students of all ages.

Bakersfield Community Theatre


To produce a series of plays annually for the cultural enrichment of the community.

Bakersfield East Rotary Foundation


Supporting education, and healt locally and internationally through Rotary’s Avenues of Service

Bakersfield Firefighters Historical Society


To restore, preserve and share the valuable history and timeless artifacts of the Bakersfield Fire Department.

Bakersfield Foundation


Serving as an avenue for the public to donate to projects and beautification efforts which benefit the community.

Bakersfield High School Endowment Fund


To support the arts, athletics, activities and clubs at BHS, in pursuit of a full and enriching academic experience for every student.

Bakersfield Homeless Center


Provides support and resources to families and individuals in crisis while helping them to achieve their highest level of self-sufficiency.

Bakersfield Ivy Legacy Foundation


To collaborate with local agencies to secure and manage resources for educational, leadership and philanthropic programs of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Bakersfield.

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