Kern Community Foundation‘s (KCF) Mission is powerfully simple: Growing Community. Growing Philanthropy. We are in the business of helping people support the causes they care about most. We connect generous donors – individuals, families, and businesses – to energized community members and organizations, matching their charitable interests with our community’s needs. The passion we share unites us, inspires us, and drives us toward a bold vision for the future – to make Kern County more vibrant, healthier, and stronger for all of its residents.

Why partner with Kern Community Foundation?

  • We provide highly personalized services tailored to your charitable and financial interests. We help you to invest in the causes you care about.
  • We are philanthropic experts with a broad base of knowledge regarding community issues and needs.
  • We accept a wide variety of assets and can facilitate even the most complex gifts.
  • We are a community leader, convening agencies and coordinating resources to create positive change.

How KCF Can Partner with You

  • Charitable Funds: Solutions to facilitate your philanthropic vision, including Donor Advised Funds for individuals, families, and businesses
  • Estate Planning: Leave a legacy through a planned gift
  • Private Foundation Services: Customized administrative and grantmaking support
  • Corporate Philanthropy Programs: Helping companies give back