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 Master Chorale, Inc.


Provides a venue for the appreciation and awareness of choral music and choral arts education.

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Foundation


Contributing to the quality of life in our community by funding healthcare technology and services at Memorial Hospital.

Bakersfield Museum of Art (BMOA)


To inspire and engage diverse audiences by providing creative visual art experiences through exhibition, education, community outreach and special events.

Bakersfield Music Theatre & Stars Theatre Restaurant


To produce quality musical theatre and theatre education in Kern County.

Bakersfield North Rotary Foundation


As a charitable arm of Bakersfield North Rotary Club, we support charities in the Greater Bakersfield area, particularly those serving children and youth.

Bakersfield Parent Nursery


To encourage and promote education through parent, child and family involvement in our school and community.

Bakersfield Pet Food Pantry


Helping our community by providing temporary assistance of emergency pet food to families suffering financial hardships, low income seniors, disabled, and homeless individuals.

Bakersfield Play Center


Since 1952, our focus is enhancing the development of the whole child.

Bakersfield Police Activities League


Guiding at-risk youth through quality educational and athletic after-school programs to healthy alternatives to drugs,alcohol, gangs, and violence.

Community Events

  1. Tehachapi Philanthropy

    October 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Running with the Angels 5K Run/ Walk

    October 8 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am