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Dec 16, 2014, 12:00 ET

California Community Foundation Awards More Than $4 Million To Create Greater Equity, Opportunity And Prosperity Across L.A. County

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $4,080,000 in grants to...

Nov 23, 2014, 16:00 ET
Grameen America CEO Andrea Jung with Bertha, a baker in Los Angeles who is growing her business thanks to a microloan from Grameen America.

Groundbreaking Microfinance Model Aimed At Helping Women Who Live In Poverty Launches In Los Angeles

Bertha always had an entrepreneurial spirit. But with no credit history or collateral, she was unable to access a traditional bank loan that would...

Oct 29, 2014, 15:11 ET

California Community Foundation Awards $3.4 Million To Create Greater Equity, Opportunity And Prosperity Across L.A. County

California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $3,400,432 in grants to nonprofit organizations throughout Los Angeles County. CCF...

Aug 07, 2014, 13:30 ET

Group Of Los Angeles County Foundations And Mayor Eric Garcetti Announce Relief Fund To Help Address The Humanitarian Needs Of Unaccompanied Minors

In partnership with leading philanthropic organizations in the region, the California Community Foundation has created a relief fund to assist...

Jul 22, 2014, 13:00 ET
California Community Foundation's Fellowship for Visual Artists awards $415,000 in grants to 24 of the top emerging and mid-career visual artists living and working in Los Angeles. The Fellowship has supported more than 250 artists with more than $2.5 million in support since 1988. (PRNewsFoto/California Community Foundation)

California Community Foundation Awards A Record $415,000 For 24 Artist Fellowships

 California Community Foundation (CCF) announced the 24 recipients of its annual CCF Fellowship for Visual Artists – breaking the record...

Jun 19, 2014, 16:19 ET

California Community Foundation Awards $11,158,036 To Create Greater Equity, Opportunity And Prosperity In Los Angeles County

 California Community Foundation (CCF) awarded $11,158,036 in new grants to nonprofit organizations throughout Los Angeles County. CCF...

Apr 17, 2014, 15:30 ET

Pass It Along La Day 2014 Launched To Inspire Local Charitable Giving

The California Community Foundation (CCF) is proud to announce Pass It Along LA Day, an exciting online giving event that will inspire...

Apr 12, 2014, 22:24 ET

California Community Foundation establece un fondo de emergencia en beneficio del accidente de autobus

 California Community Foundation (Por sus siglas en ingles CCF) ha establecido un fondo de emergencia para beneficiar a las familias de los...

Apr 12, 2014, 22:00 ET

The California Community Foundation Establishes Bus Accident Emergency Relief Fund

The California Community Foundation (CCF) has established an emergency relief fund to benefit the families of the students who lost their...

Apr 03, 2014, 15:00 ET

California Community Foundation Awards $1,470,000 For Health Care, Arts, Education, Immigrant Integration, Civic Engagement, Housing And Economic Development In Los Angeles County

California Community Foundation (CCF) awarded $1,470,000 in new grants to nonprofit organizations throughout Los Angeles County. CCF supports...

Feb 25, 2014, 14:29 ET

National Funder Invests In Multi-Million Dollar Initiative To Improve College Success In Los Angeles

The Kresge Foundation has contributed $1 million to the California Community Foundation (CCF) to help low-income Los Angeles students get to and...

Dec 17, 2013, 11:00 ET

California Community Foundation Awards $3.5 Million For Arts, Civic Engagement, Education, Health Care, Housing, Transition-Aged Youth And Disaster Preparedness In L.A. County

California Community Foundation (CCF) finished off 2013 with the announcement of $3,512,600 in grants to nonprofit organizations throughout Los...

Oct 09, 2013, 23:00 ET

Acts Of Courage And Leadership Recognized By California Community Foundation

 From planting vegetable gardens in empty dirt lots for South LA residents to a young entrepreneur empowering East LA teenagers with solid...

Jul 17, 2013, 20:09 ET
The 2013 California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists recipients at a reception at The Getty Museum in their honor.  (PRNewsFoto/California Community Foundation)

Community Foundation Announces 23 L.A. Artist Fellowship Recipients

CCF Fellowship for Visual Artists invests in mid-career and emerging visual artists to build successful, sustainable careers in Los Angeles...

Jun 21, 2013, 12:45 ET

Community Foundation Announces $12.5 Million for Arts, Civic Engagement, Education, Health Care, Housing and Transition Aged Youth in L.A. County

 California Community Foundation (CCF) has announced $12,536,501 in new grants to nonprofit organizations throughout Los Angeles County. This...

May 07, 2013, 07:22 ET

Community Foundation Welcomes New Staff

California Community Foundation (CCF) has announced the addition of James Herr as program officer of arts. James Herr brings more than twelve...

Jan 09, 2013, 11:00 ET

Dr. Cynthia A. Telles Named Chair of the California Community Foundation Board of Directors

 California Community Foundation (CCF), the first foundation created to foster charitable giving in Los Angeles, announced that UCLA School of...

Jan 07, 2013, 11:35 ET

California Community Foundation Begins 2013 With $2.3 Million New Investment in Los Angeles Nonprofits

 California Community Foundation (CCF) announced 27 new grants totaling $2,315,000 to nonprofits throughout Greater Los Angeles based on sound...

Jan 04, 2013, 12:16 ET

Black Male Youth In Los Angeles Subject Of New Online Community

California Community Foundation launches IamBLOOM.com to improve job and education prospects for Black males 14-18 years old with probation...

Nov 27, 2012, 19:23 ET

California Community Foundation And Its Donors Contribute $133 Million To Needs And Nonprofits

Additional $94.5 million invested this year in Greater Los Angeles California Community Foundation (CCF) made $133 million in grants and...