IECF Celebrates Black Philanthropy Month

August is Black Philanthropy Month, a global celebration and campaign to elevate Black philanthropists and the impact of Black-led organizations working to strengthen Inland Empire communities. We’re proud to celebrate this important month, and when it comes to giving...

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Women Helping Women in Times of Need

On May 28, 2020, members of the Women’s Giving Fund held a virtual event to announce grants to two local nonprofits who focus on helping women. The desire was to provide additional support to local organizations who need a little extra to provide needed...

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In Memoriam: William DeWolfe

On April 16, 2020, William DeWolfe (Bill), a former Board Member at IECF, passed away in Riverside, CA. Bill was a highly respected and distinguished civil litigator. After 53 years with Best Best Krieger, Bill retired in December 2014, becoming an Emeritus Partner of...

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Black Equity Fund Puts Focus on Black-led Orgs in the IE

On July 14, the Inland Empire Funders Alliance and the Black Equity Initiative of the Inland Empire announced the newly formed IE Black Equity Fund. The fund will raise $5 million for Black-led organizations in the Inland Empire over the next two years and is seeded...

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Planned Giving Takes Front and Center

In May IECF launched a new website,, to tell our story and to highlight the many donors and partners who generously give to support our efforts, support the nonprofit sector, and help build resilient communities. Additionally, IECF made a decision to...

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New Aid Available for Riverside County Nonprofits

Great news! On June 9, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved $5 million in financial support to the nonprofit community. Funds will be dispersed through the Riverside County Nonprofit Assistance Fund that will be administered by IECF, in partnership with...

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IECF Launches New Website – Explore it Today!

So much has changed since you received our last e-newsletter, and one of those changes is the Inland Empire Community Foundation’s brand new website ( that we invite you to explore! Along with rebranding the organization, we made it a priority to create a...

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IE COVID-19 Resilience Fund

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