Our Mission

Today the Redlands Community Foundation exists to maintain and improve the quality of life in Redlands and its surrounding communities by Providing leadership that addresses the diverse philanthropic desires of local donors.

RCF Community Impact Grants

Funding Guidelines & Eligibility

RCF Impact Grants will be awarded to organizations offering programs, activities, and services benefiting the Redlands community and surrounding area (the RCF typically provides support to organizations that fall within the boundary of the Redlands Unified School District). Grant amounts vary between $1,000 – $2,000.

Deadline to apply: Friday, November 5, 2021 at 12:00pm

Date awards will be announced: Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Past Grant Winners


Arts & Culture

  • Redlands Bowl Performing Arts
  • Redlands Conservancy
  • Redlands Historical Museum Association
  • Redlands Symphony

Social Services

  • Angel’s Closet Charities
  • Family Service Association of Redlands
  • Youth Hope


  • AAUW
  • A.K. Smiley Public Library
  • Friends of A.K. Smiley Public Library (Adult Literacy)
  • Micah House
  • Redlands Educational Partnership
  • Smiley Heritage Tours

Fund Holder Grants


Fund holders make a difference by recommending grants to programs of interest to them and their families, such as the following:

  • Blessing Center
  • California Baptist University
  • CHC Foundation
  • Christ the King School
  • Community Christian College
  • Corona Firefighters Association
  • Del Rosa Hotshot Alumni
  • Desert Communities Soccer Club
  • Fallen & injured first responders & families
  • Friends of Caroline Park
  • Lake Arrowhead Christian School
  • Northside Impact Committee
  • Rancho Cucamonga Professional Firefighters Assoc.
  • Redlands Adventist Academy
  • Redlands AYSO
  • Redlands Boys & Girls Club
  • Redlands Bowl Performing Arts
  • Redlands Community Hospital Foundation
  • Redlands Compact Club
  • Redlands Fire Explorer Post
  • Redlands High School Sports
  • Redlands Hometown Heroes Foundation
  • Redlands Meals on Wheels (Meals for Seniors)
  • Redlands Police Officers Foundation
  • Redlands Professional Firefighters
  • Redlands Republican Women’s Club
  • Redlands Symphony Association
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Redlands Unified School District
  • San Bernardino County Sheriff
  • Scholarships for university students
  • The Citrograph Foundation
  • University of Redlands
  • Youth Sports
  • Yucaipa High School Girls Water Polo

Be Considered for a Redlands Community Foundation Grant

Deadline to apply: Friday, November 5, 2021 at 12:00pm