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 Baja California and Latin America.
Making an Impact
TOTAL # OF GRANTS
ICF supports environmental, education, health and human services initiatives that change lives for the better.
Total $ amount granted
Since 1990 ICF has granted over $88 million to support important work in the Baja/Sea of Cortez Region and elsewhere.
acres designated protected habitats
ICF’s environmental efforts have protected hundreds of islands and inlets, miles of beaches and thousands of rare species.
In the News
In more than two decades working construction in south Texas, Raúl Vanegas had no time for school of any kind. But a day after being deported to Tijuana, the 43-year-old native of San Luis Potosí found himself inside a small classroom, studying the basics of operating a personal computer.read more
By: James Blair NRDC has a long history in Laguna San Ignacio, one of the last unspoiled nurseries for Pacific gray whales in Baja California Sur, Mexico. NRDC’s President, Rhea Suh, recently described her “deeply moving, thrilling” encounter with the whales of the...read more
La diabetes, epidemia global y una crisis en México, 71 por ciento de la población es obesa o tiene sobrepeso, según ENSANUT 2012. Qualcomm Incorporated, a través de su iniciativa Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ y la International Community Foundation (ICF), anunció hoy la...read more
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Updates and Inspiration from the Field
The Powerful but Gentle Giants: Laguna San Ignacio Whales: Located on a 250-mile coastal wetland complex in Baja California Sur, Laguna San Ignacio is a refuge for the Pacific Gray Whale to give birth and raise their young in harmony.read more
Obesity Epidemic in the Border Region: ICF Advancing Solutions to Preserve Public Health in our Backyard
In recent years, the border region between California and Baja California has experienced an alarming trend of increased rates of obesity among the Hispanic/Latino population. In California’s Imperial County, more than 35% of the population is obese. While just across...read more
Are you over 70 ½ years old? Do you have a traditional IRA that has a required minimum distribution (or RMD)? Have you already requested your distribution for 2018? You have saved and saved, now use your savings to create your legacy. You have worked hard and saved...read more
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