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Community Partners

The innovative nonprofit organization provides resources as well as administrative and structural support for civic and social entrepreneurs in Southern California.

Assembling a Network for Nonprofit Solutions

Community Partners

With $250,000 in investments, Community Partners was established in 1992 as a way to work with smaller organizations. Today, Community Partners manages more than $42 million and its financial portfolio includes 170-plus projects and initiatives spearheaded by innovative leaders across Southern California.

Community Partners offers administrative support and structure in three forms: fiscal sponsorship, intermediary work, and knowledge sharing. Through the fiscal sponsorship program, sponsored projects operate under Community Partners' tax-exempt status, allowing project leaders to focus on fulfilling the organization's mission instead of complex administrative processes. Each project leader works closely with a Community Partners staff liaison. Community Partners' intermediary work helps nonprofits, foundations, corporations, and government agencies build initiatives, organize events, and establish partnerships. Through its knowledge-sharing network, Community Partners disseminates reports and publications, offers educational workshops, and serves on conference panels.

GRoW Support

2021

General Operating Support 

2019

General Operating Support

2000

General Operating Support