California Fires

Our thoughts are with all of our Northern and Southern California neighbors as they endure the devastating effects of the fires. If you are looking to support folks affected by the Camp Fire in Butte County and the Woolsey & Hill Fires in Ventura County, the following organizations are providing relief through partners on the ground:

North Valley Community Foundation: Camp Fire Evacuation Relief Fund

Ventura County Community Foundation: The Hill Fire and Woolsey Fire Sudden & Urgent Needs Fund

Red Cross

Red Cross Los Angeles

Giving is personal.

Perhaps there’s a cause or an organization that’s special to you. Perhaps giving is a family tradition. Or maybe you want to start a family tradition. Whatever the reason, you want to partner with someone who understands you and your goals and can make your experience easy, effective and joyful.

Welcome to MCF.

We're here to provide access to the people, resources and issue-area expertise to transform your philanthropic ambitions into reality.

At A Glance

About the Marin Community Foundation

1 Established in 1987

2 Distributes more than $80 million in grants annually

3 Distribution trustee for the Buck Family Fund

4 Makes grants to charitable organizations locally, nationally and internationally

5 10th largest community foundation in the country

6 Partners with over 400 individuals & families in their giving

7 Oversees $2 billion in philanthropic assets

8 Has granted more than $1.5 billion over the past 30 years


The answer is simple: individualized service. Tell us the type of experience you want and we’ll deliver it. You’d like to meet with your personal advisor quarterly? Done. Interested in designing a family giving strategy? We’ll facilitate it. Thinking about international grantmaking opportunities? We’ll do the research.

Tailored. Focused. Personal. It’s all about you.

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