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28 Jan, 2015, 12:00 ET California Community Foundation Names Efrain Escobedo as Vice President of Civic Engagement and Public Policy

The California Community Foundation (CCF) announces a significant addition to its management team with the hiring of Efrain Escobedo as Vice...


16 Dec, 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...


23 Nov, 2014, 16:00 ET 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...


29 Oct, 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...


07 Aug, 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...


22 Jul, 2014, 13:00 ET 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...


17 Dec, 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...


09 Oct, 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...


17 Jul, 2013, 20:09 ET 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...


21 Jun, 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...


07 May, 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...


09 Jan, 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...


07 Jan, 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...


04 Jan, 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...


27 Nov, 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...


25 Jul, 2012, 18:11 ET Community Foundation Announces 20 L.A. Artists To Receive Unique Fellowships

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


20 Jul, 2012, 17:01 ET Community Foundation Announces $1.7 Million Investment in Los Angeles Public Schools

Ford Foundation will contribute bulk with $1.5 million for extended learning opportunities for low-income high school students...


26 Jun, 2012, 14:35 ET Community Foundation Issues Statement On U.S. Supreme Court Decision On Arizona v. United States

California Community Foundation (CCF) in Los Angeles today released this statement on the Supreme Court of the United States' ruling on the...


21 Jun, 2012, 16:37 ET Community Foundation Raising Funds For Summer Activities For Low-Income L.A. Youth

Programs Funded by the Summer Youth Fund Reduce Gang-Related Crimes Nearly all of LAUSD's 664,000 students will be out of school this...


20 Jun, 2012, 21:17 ET Community Foundation Announces $2.6 Million In Grants From Centinela Medical Funds

California Community Foundation (CCF) has announced $2,615,000 in two-year grants to six nonprofit hospitals and community-based organizations...


19 Jun, 2012, 21:00 ET Community Foundation Announces $5.1 Million for Arts, Civic Engagement, Education, Health Care, Housing and Human Development in L.A. County

Management support organizations included among recipients  California Community Foundation (CCF) has announced $5,135,500 in new...


03 May, 2012, 11:26 ET Los Angeles' Community Foundation Announces Bold, New Initiative For Black Male Youth

BLOOM takes root in South L.A. as a partnership of community-based nonprofits, private and public foundations, and community members...


24 Apr, 2012, 08:00 ET Community Foundation Invites The Public To "Saving Our Sons: A Community Conversation"

20 years after the civil unrest, Black male youth are more at risk than ever  California Community Foundation (CCF) invites parents,...


22 Mar, 2012, 16:18 ET Community Foundation Announces $1.6 Million in Aid for Children, Youth and Parents in Los Angeles County

Affordable housing, medical and mental health top areas of support  California Community Foundation (CCF) has announced nearly...


27 Feb, 2012, 10:00 ET Community Foundation Produces Unique New Fundraising Tool For Local Nonprofits

CCF Also Offers Seminars to Help Nonprofits and Donors with Planned Charitable Gifts  California Community Foundation (CCF), one of the...