Kern Community Foundation helps people support the causes they care about most. We connect generous donors to energized community members and organizations; matching their charitable interests with our community's needs. Below are some of the funds you might consider giving to through the Foundation. If you have any questions, please contact us at (661) 325-5346 or email donorservices@kernfoundation.org.

Donate To Fund

Fund Name Description
Agency
Bakersfield ARC Foundation Endowment Fund Endowment to support Bakersfield ARC (BARC) Foundation
Bakersfield Christian High School Endowment Fund Endowment to support Bakersfield Christian High School
California Living Museum (CALM) Al Robbins Endowment Fund Endowment to support the California Living Museum (CALM)
Leaders in Life Endowment Fund Endowment to support the Leaders in Life Youth Conference
The Cat People Endowment Fund Endowment to support The Cat People organization
Heart Never Forgets Endowment Fund Endowment to support the Alzheimer's Disease Association of Kern County, Inc. (ADAKC)
Links for Life Legacy Endowment Fund Endowment to support Links for Life
Shafter Historical - Ohanneson Fund Endowment to support the Shafter Historical Society
The Green Hotel Restoration Fund Non-endowment to support restoration of the historic Green Hotel in Shafter, California
Designated
Noel E. Daniells Permanent Endowment Fund Endowment to support Kern Community Foundation operations
The Fox Theater Foundation Endowment Fund Endowment to support the Fox Theater Foundation
Kern County Earthquake Disaster Relief Fund Established to address the community's recovery needs in the aftermath of recent earthquake activity.
Donor Advised
Peter Anthony Catholic Education Fund Fund to provide tuition assistance for K-12 Catholic education.
Field of Interest
Kern River Valley Community Fund (Endowed) Endowment to support the Kern River Valley community
Tom Pryor PTSD Awareness Fund Endowment to help reduce the incidence of post traumatic stress disorder in law enforcement
Arthritis Association of Kern County Fund Endowment to support Kern County nonprofit organizations helping individuals with disabilities
Extreme Makeover Home Edition Kern County Fund To support costs associated with the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Kern County Project.
The Women's and Girls' Fund PHILANTHROPY MULTIPLIED! Through a generous 2-for-1 matching grant, every dollar you contribute becomes three! Help grow the endowment and transform the lives of women and girls in Kern County.
Scholarship
Kern Futures Scholarships Together Fund Endowment to provide strategic, need-based scholarships to Kern County students
Karin Enebo Memorial Violin Scholarship Fund Endowment to provide violin or viola lessons to deserving students in Kern County.
David Anderson Athletic Scholarship Fund Scholarship fund to provide academic support to deserving student athletes.
East Bakersfield High School Class of 1957 - Ron Robison Memorial Scholarship Fund Scholarship fund to provide academic support to graduates of East Bakersfield High School.
Eunice Sears Scholarship for Music Fund Endowment to provide academic support to graduates of Kern County high schools who wish to pursue further study in the field of music.
Sean E. Farley Memorial Scholarship Fund Endowment to provide scholarships to deserving students of Fruitvale Junior High School.
Unrestricted
Kern Community Foundation Operating Fund Fund to support Kern Community Foundation.
Other Funds