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Orange County’s issues are connected—and so are you. We invite you to get in touch with critical information, promising approaches and a growing community of partners who share your passion for our county. Already, we are making strides toward the dream we share for Orange County.

Love in Action

Check out highlights from our 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting ...
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Fund for the Future

OCCF Executive Vice President & COO, Tammy Tumbling, founded the African American Alliance Fund to raise awareness about systemic racism and support programs that advance African Americans in Orange County and surrounding communities. Check out the article in the Orange County Register on her story, inspiration and philanthropic mission behind the fund ...
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KPCC Interview with Shelley Hoss on COVID-19 Relief Grants

OCCF president and CEO, Shelley Hoss, joined 89.3 KPCC public radio to discuss the OC Community Resilience Fund, which has distributed more than $4 million dollars in COVID-19 relief grants for local nonprofits. Hear her on-air interview here: ...
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The African American Alliance Fund

Founded by OCCF’s Executive Vice President & COO, Tammy Tumbling, the mission of the African American Alliance Fund is to raise awareness about systemic racism and support programs that advance African Americans within Orange County and surrounding communities. Inspired by her own personal experiences, Tammy’s vision is for this fund to create a bridge to the African American community through philanthropy and engagement. The African American Alliance Fund is one of many tools to advance ...
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Introducing The African American Alliance Fund at OCCF

Raising awareness about systemic racism and supporting programs that advance African Americans within Orange County and surrounding communities ...
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A Message to the Orange County Community

Philanthropy 1: goodwill to fellow members of the human race; especially: active effort to promote human welfare - Merriam-Webster OCCF’s mission begins, “to inspire a passion for lifelong philanthropy”— or according to Merriam-Webster, goodwill to fellow members of the human race, through active effort. Philanthropy can also be defined as “love of mankind.” Philanthropy is love in action. Our country is in deep pain as we bear witness to the continued effects of systemic racism, and its most ...
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A Resilient Orange County

Thank you for supporting our community's greatest needs! ...
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Information on COVID-19

We have been closely monitoring the recommendations of leading health organizations in response to the developing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and as Orange County’s community foundation we are taking necessary steps to limit the spread of disease in our region. Safety & Service: First and foremost, we are taking all the recommended precautions to minimize the risk to everyone in the OCCF family. In accordance with health guidelines, we will be postponing all OCCF events through ...
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