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 $130 million to support important work throughout Latin America and other countries around the world.
acres designated protected habitats
ICF’s environmental efforts have protected hundreds of islands and inlets, miles of beaches and thousands of rare species.
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NEWS: San Diego Nonprofits Face Growing Demand For Services
There was Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, the Mexico City earthquake and the Northern California wildfires. In the aftermath of natural disasters, nonprofits are often on the front lines working on relief and recovery efforts.
NEWS: Deportees Learn Workforce and Life Skills at Tijuana Migrant Shelter
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.
NEWS: Conservation and Community in Laguna San Ignacio
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...
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The Impact of Food Waste & How To Reduce It
As the world's population grows, so does the amount of food waste. What was once a minor issue has now become a major global concern. In order to combat this problem, we must first understand it. What is food waste? How does it impact our environment? And most...
What is Food Insecurity?
Most of us know that cooking chicken breast and fresh broccoli for dinner is far healthier than adding hot water to a cup of instant soup. For most of us, healthy eating comes down to making the right choices. But what if you didn’t have a choice? What is food...
3 Simple Ways You Can Help Protect Our Oceans
There are plenty of simple ways you can contribute to protecting the ocean that don’t require much time or effort. Some are ongoing lifestyle changes you can make that will, over time, have a positive impact on ocean environments; while others are one-time actions you...
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