About the Foundation


Who We Are

For over a decade, Stanislaus Community Foundation has been a catalyst to transform local resources into common good. Our Board of Directors are engaged business and civic leaders who work with staff to impact the region through smart, strategic philanthropy.

What We Do

Philanthropic Expertise We help individuals and families achieve their charitable goals by offering tools and resources that make giving easy, flexible and effective. Our knowledge of local issues and needs makes your giving as impactful as possible.

Grantmaking We actively foster generosity throughout Stanislaus County and

support high impact opportunities. Working in partnership with local agencies, we bring funding and resources to the community in the form of grants and scholarships.

Community Leadership Recognizing that no single organization can achieve large-scale outcomes alone, we convene and engage a cross-section of organizations and individuals to benefit the common good.

Quick Facts

  • Stanislaus Community Foundation is an independent, 501(c)3 public charity.
  • Since its inception in 2002, Stanislaus Community Foundation has granted more than $11 million in charitable funds to nonprofits and scholarship recipients in Stanislaus County. 
  • Stanislaus Community Foundation has more than 100 funds and more than $19 million in total assets. 
  • Stanislaus Community Foundation has consistently ranked in the top 5% among peer community foundation for rate of return on investments.