We are dedicated to our community & effecting positive change for Long Beach.

Year End Giving Deadlines!


The Long Beach Community Foundation is here to support your charitable activities all year-round, but we know December can be a busy time! Please keep in mind the  time-sensitive deadlines found on this page so your charitable goals are met in 2022.


Interested in establishing a Donor Advised Fund (DAF)?

DAFs, sometimes called charitable checking accounts, give donors an immediate, full tax deduction for their contribution and allows them to issue grants over time. Learn about a donor advised fund.

Our Mission

The Long Beach Community Foundation initiates positive change for Long Beach through charitable giving, stewardship, and strategic grantmaking.

Our Vision

We strive to be the preeminent steward of endowments serving the needs of Long Beach in perpetuity.

Our Focus

  • Encourage charitable giving
  • Help individuals and families manage their philanthropic giving
  • Establish endowment funds to benefit local nonprofits
  • Make strategic grants to Long Beach nonprofits