• Identify causes in the Central Valley that the South Asian community wants to support.
  • Bring awareness to the South Asian community of various causes in the Central Valley.
  • Set targets for fundraising to support chosen interests.
  • To bring recognition to South Asians as being contributors to the local community.
  • Encourage contributions to local causes that the South Asian community believes in.
  • Ensure the fund committee is inclusive of race, religion, gender, age, and nationality.
  • Ensure all committee members and donors understand and respect the guidelines in order to be able to achieve the objectives of the fund.

Note: The terms “Indian Subcontinent” and “South Asia” can be used interchangeably. The Indian Subcontinent/South Asia includes India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Maldives. 


South Asian Philanthropy for the Central Valley.


To serve as a platform for our members to donate to causes of South Asian interest while inspiring others to contribute, uplift the community as a whole, bring recognition to South Asians as being philanthropic, and set a positive example for future generations.

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Donate Via Mail

To support this fund, make your checks payable to
Central Valley Community Foundation
Please include the name of the fund on the memo line. 

You can mail donations to:
Central Valley Community Foundation
5260 N. Palm Avenue, Suite 122
Fresno, CA 93704

Central Valley Community Foundation is a 501c-3 non-profit, tax ID# 77-0478025, any contribution is considered a tax-deductible gift.