Measure of Our Mission

In 2013 Kern Community Foundation made over $1.5 million in grants. Visit our Facebook to see our mission of growing community and growing philanthropy in action.

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2013 Charity Giving Guide

The 2013 Charity Giving Guide is a resource to help you, your family and your business to learn and practice the habit of giving on Giving Day (December 3) and every day.

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Kern Community Foundation Live!

See our powerfully simple mission of growing community and growing philanthropy LIVE! We are proud to recognize these local charitable organizations for their transparency, accountability and overall good work helping to make Kern County a better place to live, to work and to visit.

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Give the Gift of Giving

A charitable Giving Card is the perfect gift for anyone. They are easy to purchase and can be redeemed to benefit any 501(c)(3) public charity in the United States. Customized Giving Cards are also a great way to thank customers or reward valued employees.

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Women’s and Girls’ Fund Leads, Many Follow, and Hundreds of Lives Are Changed

Each day thousands of women and girls across Kern County are hard at work giving time, talent and treasure in support of charitable causes they care about. Since 2004, more than 400 hundred of them have embraced the bold mission of a one-of-a-kind leadership initiative of Kern Community Foundation in an effort to improve the lives of women and girls in our community.

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A United Front, Couple Gives Back to Community Now and Forever

He’s in a t-shirt and shorts; she’s in pumps and pearls. He loves hunting and motorcycles; and she loves, well, not hunting or motorcycles. And while they say opposites attract, Rob and Judi McCarthy have spent years together, committing themselves to one common goal: giving back to the Kern County community.

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Sound Advice from Trusted Advisors

Attorneys Stephen Boyle and Nancy Oehler have combined more than 50 years of experience, each focusing their practice on estate planning, tax planning and trust administration. Both have provided Kern County clients with the guidance and professional expertise one would expect when making plans for the future. And together, they serve as dedicated board members at Kern Community Foundation.

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