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

Women's Legacy Fund

This fund was established to support programs of local organizations t
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This fund was established to support programs of local organizations t
This fund was established to support programs of local organizations that improve the lives of women and girls in SLO county. Donations may be made to one of the following:
  • The Endowment, a permanent fund which sustains grant making over many years.
  • Operations, to support the work of volunteers and staff in administration, education, and outreach for the current year.
  • Next year’s grants, which will be gifted in full to award recipients of the next annual grant cycle.
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The Community Foundation Health Programs Fund

Fire Relief Fund

The Fire Relief Fund will enable local donors to make gifts to support
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The Fire Relief Fund will enable local donors to make gifts to support
Green firetruck with firefighters standing on top looking at hillside covered in flames.

The Fire Relief Fund will enable local donors to make gifts to support those 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.

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Real Estate Foundation of San Luis Obispo County

Fund for Supporting Organization that receives and liquidates charitab
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Fund for Supporting Organization that receives and liquidates charitab
Fund for Supporting Organization that receives and liquidates charitable gifts of real estate and distributes the proceeds as donors instruct
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The Community Foundation Building Preservation Fund

The preservation of 550 Dana Street will make us more sustainable, bet
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The preservation of 550 Dana Street will make us more sustainable, bet
The preservation of 550 Dana Street will make us more sustainable, better serve nonprofits, and protect and maintain a historic resource.
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The Community Foundation Operations Fund

Donors wanting to support the operations of The Community Foundation m
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Donors wanting to support the operations of The Community Foundation m
Donors wanting to support the operations of The Community Foundation may do so by making a donation here.
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Community Needs Fund

This unrestricted endowment fund supports ongoing discretionary grantm
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This unrestricted endowment fund supports ongoing discretionary grantm
This unrestricted endowment fund supports ongoing discretionary grantmaking that responds to the most pressing issues facing people in our community.
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Disaster Support Fund

The Community Foundation has a Disaster Support Fund to assist communi
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The Community Foundation has a Disaster Support Fund to assist communi
The Community Foundation has a Disaster Support Fund to assist communities 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.
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Environmental Grant Fund

This fund provides grants to local organizations working towards the b
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This fund provides grants to local organizations working towards the b
This fund provides grants to local organizations working towards the betterment of the environment or ecology of San Luis Obispo County
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The Community Foundation Leadership Fund

The Community Foundation created the Leadership Fund to keep our opera
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The Community Foundation created the Leadership Fund to keep our opera
The Community Foundation created the Leadership Fund to keep our operations sustainable as we respond to ever increasing requests for services. This fund supports The Community Foundation's philanthropic leadership in San Luis Obispo County.
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Heidi H. McPherson Chief Executive Officer (805) 543-2323