Donor Tools & Resources

At the California Community Foundation, one of our goals is to empower you as a donor. Our Donor Relations team can provide customized research and advice that is designed to enhance your effectiveness. We also have special grantmaking tools and resources to help you evaluate nonprofit organizations and research the organizations that best fit your giving goals.

  • Review an organization’s tax return (990) or financials on Guidestar. Learn valuable tips on effectively evaluating nonprofits through this article from Forbes magazine.
  • Compare nonprofits or learn more about their internal workings with Charity Navigator.
  • Consult the IRS for nonprofit addresses and up to date standings using the IRS Charity Database.
  • Search for tax forms and other legal filings for California nonprofits through the State of California Office of the Attorney General’s Registry of Charitable Trusts.
  • Give from your fund with our Grant Recommendation Form.