Focus On Giving
To be considered for grant funding, nonprofit organizations must meet the following criteria:
- Have a nonprofit, tax-exempt classification under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
- Be located or provide service in First Foundation's service area(s) - State of California: Counties of Alameda, Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Placer, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, and San Diego; State of Florida: Counties of Collier and Hillsborough; State of Hawaii: Honolulu County; State of Nevada: Clark County; and State of Texas: Counties of Colin and Dallas.
- Demonstrate fiscal and administrative stability.
Supporting Our Communities
A dedicated initiative designed to help local nonprofits strengthen their organizations and empower their mission. Nonprofits receive community development support and fundraising and organizational capacity building. Through serving low– and moderate-income individuals of all ages, First Foundation aims to promote community growth, sustainability, and opportunity through the following principles:
Our Community Partners
On top of a monetary contribution grant recipients receive pro bono consulting services such as:
Our Nonprofit Giving Program includes our community giving efforts related to sponsorships. Our contributions are designed to be strategic and impactful and reflect our institutional values: Listen and respect, collaborate and innovate, and serve with purpose.
These are evaluated on a case by case basis. Preference is given to organizations that have a long standing or mission aligning relationship with FF, the involvement of the employee/s with the organization, and the ROI for the bank. For consideration contact your local business partner.
Partnering With Us
Thank you for your interest in partnering with First Foundation, your community work is our focus. If your organization’s programs and services align with our core principles and areas of focus, please complete the form below and a team member will contact you.