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About VCCF

Established in 1987, VCCF invests the charitable capital that drives the philanthropic engines of Ventura County. Its portfolio performance ranks in the top 11 of all community foundations in the United States for long-term growth. It owns the VCCF Nonprofit Center in Camarillo - a place where nonprofits and the community can come together to work together.

Mission Statement

To promote and enable philanthropy to improve our community.

For Good. For Ever.

Mission Goals

  • Stewarding legacies through careful management of the charitable capital entrusted to us and protecting donor intent in perpetuity
  • Investing in the future through scholarships, grantmaking and collaborative partnerships
  • Strengthening nonprofit leadership through our Center for Nonprofit Leadership

VCCF Organizational Values

Philanthropic Impact

VCCF builds philanthropy in our region and values giving generously for the wellbeing of all in Ventura County. We respond effectively to the needs of Ventura County through a commitment to excellence, service and respect for donor’s intent and the community.


Leadership comes from working together to develop, inspire and achieve a shared vision.


We are committed to a long term perspective for Ventura County. We honor donor intent by protecting endowments for ever by connecting philanthropic resources with community needs for the benefit of all.

Relationships and Community

We believe that Ventura County is better when we build relationships and community, from both within and between. Respect, inclusion and diversity are fundamental. Our work is grounded in service, teamwork and flourishes in a healthy workplace.

Integrity and Trust

We exercise sound judgment, transparency and follow through in our work. We are accountable to each other, to our donors, and to the community. We commit to the highest levels of ethics and professionalism.

Innovation and a Culture of Learning

VCCF seeks ways to connect resources and needs, test new ideas, explore innovations and evaluate results. Through grants, programs, technology and cultivating non-profit leadership, we seek to be increasingly effective, creating opportunities to learn and teach, strengthening the social fabric throughout Ventura County.

Our Charitable Tax I.D. Number is 77-0165029.
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Investing Together. For Good. For Ever.