Valley Nonprofit Resources

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Local Foundations

A number of local foundations provide support for nonprofit capacity building. Only those that may provide funding in the San Fernando Valley are listed here. More information on each foundation listed is in the Resource Directory for Nonprofit Capacity Building in Los Angeles County, Tenth Edition, May 2013.

California Community Foundation
www.calfund.org
Areas of support: jobs, child care, early education, primary health care.

The California Endowment
www.calendow.org
Areas of support: policy advocacy, systems change, capacity building, core operating support, community empowerment and mobilization in health care.

The California Wellness Foundation
www.tcwf.org
Areas of support: health promotion, wellness education, disease prevention.

Cathay Bank Foundation
www.cathaybank.org
Areas of support: community & economic development, education, civic & community, and health & welfare.

Community Foundation of the Verdugos
www.cfverdugos.org
Areas of support: hard asset acquisitions and programming for nonprofits.

Joseph Drown Foundation
www.jdrown.org
Areas of support: education, health and social services.

The Durfee Foundation
www.durfee.org
Areas of support: grassroots response to urgent community needs; new and emerging nonprofits.

David Geffen Foundation
ddishman@dreamworks.com
Areas of support: HIV/AIDS, culture, civil rights/civil liberties, Jewish issues, special community projects.

The Getty Foundation
www.getty.edu/grants
Areas of support: visual arts, conservation of cultural heritages.

The Josephine S. Gumbiner Foundation
http://jsgf.gumbiner.com
Areas of support: women and children’s issues, day care, education, housing, recreation, the arts and health care.

The James Irvine Foundation
www.irvine.org
Areas of support: youth services, arts, increasing capabilities of nonprofits.

Jewish Community Foundation
www.jewishfoundationla.org
Areas of support: new and innovative projects, capital improvements, community-wide initiatives.

LEF Foundation
www.lef-foundation.org
Areas of support: Architecture & Restoration, Film, Performing Arts & Visual Art, and Environment & Community Needs

Liberty Hill Foundation
www.libertyhill.org
Areas of support: social and racial equality, environmental sustainability, economic justice and shared social responsibility.

Los Angeles United Methodist Urban Foundation
www.urbanfoundation.org
Areas of support: capacity building for faith-based and community organizations.

Maddie's Fund
www.maddiesfund.org
Areas of support: animal welfare

The Riordan Foundation
www.riordanfoundation.org
Areas of support: computer technology, literacy and education.

Dwight Stuart Youth Fund
www.dsyf.org
Areas of support: youth-serving nonprofit organizations.

UniHealth Foundation
www.unihealthfoundation.org
Areas of support: community and individual health.

Washington Mutual Community Relations
www.wamu.com/about/community/grantsguidelines/default.htm
Areas of support: affordable housing, education, capacity building.

Weingart Foundation
www.weingartfnd.org
Areas of support: focused on core operating support for nonprofits in the Los Angeles area.