Funds that support the mission, operations, and programs of The Community Foundation.

Community Needs Fund

This unrestricted endowment fund supports ongoing discretionary grantm.. Show moreking that responds to the most pressing issues facing people in our community. Show less

Disaster Support Fund

The Community Foundation has a Disaster Support Fund to assist communi.. Show moreies affected by natural disasters or pandemics. Donations to the fund will provide both immediate relief and support rebuilding and recovery efforts in the aftermath of the recent devastation. Grants from the fund will be distributed to nonprofit agencies and organizations directly assisting individuals to meet needs as they arise and to deploy resources where they are most needed. The Community Foundation has waived all administrative fees so 100% of donations will be used for grantmaking. In March 2020 the Fund was opened to support nonprofits serving populations impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Show less

Environmental Grant Fund

This fund provides grants to local organizations working towards the b.. Show moretterment of the environment or ecology of San Luis Obispo County Show less

Fire Relief Fund

The Fire Relief Fund will enable local donors to make gifts to support.. Show morethose impacted by the wildfires throughout California. The Foundation will redistribute funding to the closest community foundations near the disaster to direct to local agencies who are on the ground in their communities providing immediate support to those most in need. The Community Foundation has waived all administrative fees so 100% of donations will be used for grantmaking. Show less

Real Estate Foundation of San Luis Obispo County

Fund for Supporting Organization that receives and liquidates charitab.. Show moree gifts of real estate and distributes the proceeds as donors instruct Show less

The Community Foundation Building Preservation Fund

The preservation of 550 Dana Street will make us more sustainable, bet.. Show moreer serve nonprofits, and protect and maintain a historic resource. Show less

The Community Foundation Health Programs Fund

The Community Foundation Leadership Fund

The Community Foundation created the Leadership Fund to keep our opera.. Show moreions sustainable as we respond to ever increasing requests for services. This fund supports The Community Foundation's philanthropic leadership in San Luis Obispo County. Show less

The Community Foundation Operations Fund

Donors wanting to support the operations of The Community Foundation m.. Show morey do so by making a donation here. Show less

Women's Legacy Endowment Fund

This fund was established as a permanent endowment to support programs.. Show moreand projects of local organizations that address the issues and needs of women and girls. Show less

Women's Legacy Non-Endowed Fund

A fund that supports the operations and ongoing work of the Women's Le.. Show moreacy Fund and Advisory Committee. Show less

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Heidi H. McPherson Chief Executive Officer (805) 543-2323