Our mission is to (i) improve the lives of the most vulnerable and marginalized members of our community with a particular focus on Korean Americans, (ii) promote philanthropy and be an effective and diligent steward of charitable funds, and (iii) collaborate with community-based organizations (“CBOs”) to build their capacity to increase their effectiveness and ensure their sustainability.
WHO WE ARE
Our vision is to see a Korean American community that is engaged in a culture of giving that draws on rich philanthropic traditions from both Korean and American roots to uplift the vulnerable and make lasting generational impact.
The Korean American Foundation has partnered with the California Community Foundation a publicly supported 501(c)(3) charity (EIN# 95-3510055). With an extensive legacy of giving within Los Angeles area and beyond, the California Community Foundation is the careful steward of more than $1.8 billion in assets and more than 1,700 funds. The California Community Foundation provides a tried-and-true structure for our fund and grant management. All donations to California Community Foundation are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Contributions to the California Community Foundation represent irrevocable gifts subject to the legal and fiduciary control of the foundation’s board of directors.