The California Community Foundation (CCF) is dedicated to helping donors make the most of their philanthropic dreams. Our personalized services, from planned giving to donor-advised funds, provide donors with the flexibility and range of solutions they need to make a lasting impact. We also offer competitive grants to strengthen the local non-profit sector and create systemic change on important issues. At CCF, we understand that real change requires more than money.
That's why we use effective and innovative approaches designed to empower communities, build partnerships and expand the capacity of organizations to create real and lasting change. Our “head and heart” approach combines experience, knowledge of the local landscape, compassion and service to ensure that our donors can maximize the impact of their donations. We also have a variety of types of funding available to help meet specific donor objectives. Our development team can provide advice, assistance and accessible materials to help advisors and their clients understand their options, from financing vehicle assets and structures to investment portfolios and grantmaking.
We accept a wide range of asset types, including those that many commercial brokerage firms cannot offer. Our donor relations team can provide personalized research and advice designed to improve your effectiveness. We also have special grant-making tools and resources to help you evaluate nonprofit organizations and research the organizations that best fit your donation objectives. The Asia-Pacific Community Fund (APCF) is a network of 29 community organizations that serve more than 250,000 people a year in a total of 27 Asian languages, in addition to English and Spanish.
The Charity Navigator gift basket allows you to support several non-profit organizations in a single purchase and, at the same time, control the amount of information you share with each organization. United Way of Greater Los Angeles “Creates pathways out of poverty by helping the homeless find housing, supporting children to succeed in school, and helping families achieve financial stability.” United Latinx Fund (ULF) is Los Angeles' leading philanthropic foundation and resource created for and by Latinos that transforms, elevates and improves the quality of life of Los Angeles residents. The Brotherhood Crusade has improved the quality of life of families and young people in Los Angeles and surrounding communities for 44 years. At CCF, we are committed to helping donors unlock the potential of their donations to non-profit organizations in Los Angeles County. Our competitive grants seek to strengthen the local non-profit sector and create systemic change on important issues to improve the lives of residents across Los Angeles County. Our open grant portal connects organizations to current funding opportunities in all of our priority areas, providing specific information on eligibility, deadlines, and application requirements.
If you have general questions about eligibility, see our information on how to apply. We also strive to ensure that the process itself is rewarding for donors. Our approach is based on establishing a personal partnership with our donors and developing a personalized giving plan that maximizes the impact of their charitable initiatives. We have a variety of types of funding available to help meet specific donor objectives. At CCF, we are committed to helping donors unlock the potential of their donations to non-profit organizations in Los Angeles County. Our open grant portal connects organizations to current funding opportunities in all of our priority areas, providing specific information on eligibility, deadlines, and application requirements.