Meaningful Giving. Inspired Change.
The International Community Foundation is the nonprofit foundation of choice for U.S. donors who are passionate about protecting the environment and improving the quality of life in the Baja/Sea of Cortez region.
Making an Impact
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ICF supports environmental, education, health and human services initiatives that change lives for the better.
Total $ amount granted
Since 1990 ICF has granted over $69 million to support important work in the Baja/Sea of Cortez Region and elsewhere.
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ICF’s environmental efforts have protected hundreds of islands and inlets, miles of beaches and thousands of rare species.
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In the News
Caras-Mexico, February 2017. Profile of Pablo Sáinz Villegas, a globally renowned classical guitarist and founder of The Music Without Borders Legacy (MWBL) Fund whose mision is to bring music and art to at-risk children and youth for their personal and emotional development. So far, MWBL has brought classical music to more than 9,000 children and has funded six different music programs in schools in Tijuana, Mexico.read more
Tijuana Press, January 2017. Médicos de Tijuana trabajan con un invento, que adherido a un teléfono celular podría convertirse en una útil herramienta en el combate al cáncer cervicouterino en poblaciones con difícil acceso a los servicios de salud. Doctors in Tijuana are using a mobile device to combat cervical cancer in Tijuana.read more
Article published October 6, 2016, The San Diego Union Tribune by Sandra Dibble. “The National City-based International Community Foundation is raising funds to provide food and shelter to Haitians who have come to Tijuana in hopes of entering the United States. The foundation aims to raise about $300,000 to help meet their needs. About $25,000 to $30,000 of the funds would be used to expand the capacity of Desayunador Salesiano Padre Chava, a center near the U.S. border that has sheltered and fed many Haitians in recent months. Another $270,000 would feed 300 people for 90 days.”read more
Updates and Inspiration from the Field
“The International Community Foundation (ICF) is saddened to announce the passing of our founding President Lucy Killea. Lucy was a champion of the cross-border region and the International Community Foundation right up until her death on January 18th, 2017. She will be sorely missed by the thriving binational community that she led and inspired for nearly 50 years. “read more
“On behalf of the ICF Team thank you for your support of the international communities that ICF has invested in this year! Together we are producing inspired change in these regions. Here is a snapshot of how we did…”read more
Together We Can Make a Difference