Community/Public Foundations

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Community and other public foundations are publicly supported organizations operated by, and for the benefit of, a specific community, population or geographic region.

Community and other public foundations are proliferating.  To support this fast-growing segment of organized philanthropy, MCF offers targeted programming, research, networks and resources.

Read about the many benefits MCF offers community/public foundations (PDF). Or view our Member Roster to see a listing of our community/public foundation members.

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Maria Salas, director of member services

Community foundation staff members and trustees looking for resources or wanting to connect with colleagues are invited to contact Maria.

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