Imperial Valley Community Foundation (El Centro, CA)


Organization Address

  • Organization Name:Imperial Valley Community Foundation
  • Address:PO Box 2739
    El Centro, CA 92244
    United States

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  • Mission:
  • Our mission is to champion local philanthropy to benefit the Imperial Valley community by helping donors fulfill their philanthropic goals while preserving enduring charitable assets forever.

  • Overview:
  • The Imperial Valley Community Foundation is proud to be Imperial Valley's leading philanthropic organization and facilitator of charitable giving and community needs. We encourage, support and facilitate meaningful dialogue on issues affecting each of our communities, and work with philanthropists to develop creative solutions to meet critical community needs.

    Since our inception, the Imperial Valley Community Foundation has helped public-spirited citizens find ways to address community problems. We now manage nearly thirty funds. Through them, our donors support numerous organizations and serve a variety of extraordinary causes. Our donors and funds all share a common purpose: to make Imperial Valley a better place to live, work and play.

  • History:
  • In 1987, a group of concerned Imperial Valley residents first formed the Imperial Valley Community Foundation, creating a permanent endowment for the people of the region. Initial gifts were made by Dr. and Mrs. Fred Heald and Mrs. Jean King.
    Governed by Board of Directors of Valley residents, IVCF raised assets to meet local charitable needs. IVCF enjoys the charitable support of The San Diego Foundation.

  • Year established:1987


  • Organization type:Community Foundation
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)

IRS Business Master File Information

  • EIN:330681176
  • Sort (Secondary) Name:
  • Care Of Name:% ROBERT BROCK
  • Organization Address:PO BOX 2739
  • Organization City:EL CENTRO
  • Organization State:CA
  • Organization Zip:92244-2739
  • Group Exemption Number:0000
  • Subsection Code:03
  • Classification Code(s):1
  • Subsection/Classification Desc.:Charitable Organization
  • Affiliation Code:3
  • Ruling Date:April, 1996
  • Deductibility Code:1
  • Foundation Code:15
  • Foundation Code Desc.:Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
  • Activity Code(s):994, 088
  • Activity Code Desc.(s):Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code, Community theatrical group
  • Organization Code:1 (Corporation)
  • Exempt Org. Status Code:01 (Unconditional Exemption)
  • Tax Period:June, 2017
  • Filing Requirement Category:01 (990 (all other) or 990EZ return)
  • Accounting Period:June
  • NTEE Code:T99
  • Asset Amount:$2,845,762
  • Asset Code:6 ($1,000,000 - $4,999,999)
  • Income Amount:$385,629
  • Income Code:4 ($100,000 - $499,999)
  • 990 Revenue Amount:$272,177
  • Last Updated:3/25/2019 12:43:13 am

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Name Summary
Ocotillo Wind Education Fund Description:

The Imperial Valley Community Foundation (IVCF) is requesting proposals for a competitive grant opportunity made possible and offered through its Ocotillo Wind Education Fund (OWEF) to support and develop new and existing programs benefiting education and educational activities in the Imperial Valley.

Grants from this RFP will enhance education in Imperial Valley by leveraging community resources, building partnerships and increasing regional collaboration to ensure that efforts to improve and better education are sustainable, meaningful, and measurable.

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Grant Cycle Dates:

Cycle October 1 November 16
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Ocotillo Wind Imperial Valley Fund Description:

The Ocotillo Wind Imperial Valley Fund will support new and existing programs that improve the quality of life of Imperial Valley residents and communities. Some of the fund’s grant awards may be used to leverage other community resources and build partnerships which provide sustainable, meaningful and measurable outcomes. Priorities of the fund include, but are not limited to:

• Civic Engagement
• Economic Workforce & Development
• Youth Education, Recreation & Safety
• Disaster Recovery & Emergency Preparedness
• Health & Wellness

Program Type:


Grant Cycle Dates:

Cycle December 3 January 18

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IVCF_Tri_Fold_Brochure.pdf Brochure about the Imperial Valley Community Foundation
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