Meet the Winners of Lift Up Local

With enthusiastic support from the community, IECF awarded $15,000 to three nonprofits through its Lift Up Local program. From November 27-December 31 the community was invited to support their favorite charities for a chance to win a $5,000 grant. At the end of the...

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IECF Names First African American Board Chair

Inland Empire Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Dr. Paulette Brown-Hinds has been named the first African American Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Directors. Dr. Brown-Hinds will succeed outgoing Chair, J. Sergio Bohon. The Foundation also appointed...

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New CA COVID Relief Grant Program Includes Nonprofits

The California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program opens today, providing grants up of to $25,000 to small businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19. Eligible nonprofits in all fields of work are encouraged to apply by the deadline on January 8. Last...

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Ways You Can Give Now and in 2021

We are near the end of 2020 and getting ready for 2021 – hopefully a new and better year for all who call the Inland Empire home! What remains important is the continuing support of the nonprofit organizations serving our communities. COVID-19 has had devastating...

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Offices Closed

Inland Empire Community Foundation’s offices are temporarily closed and our staff is working remotely. As we continue to adapt to our new work environment, we are committed to serving our donors and the community. All office lines are being forwarded to staff and you can continue to reach us via email. While we are not officially open to the public, we will have a staff person in the Riverside office M-F on a limited schedule. Please call before visiting the office, and for any questions, call us at 951-241-7777 or email us at