Clarinda Foundation

Serving the clarinda community today, tomorrow, and forever.

Make A Contribution

Giving to and through the Clarinda Foundation is an easy way to help support the community you love and have been a part of.

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Book of Honor

 The Clarinda Foundation’s Book of Honor provides a dignified, enduring tribute to the memory of a friend or relative. It can also provide recognition for community leadership.

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Share With Clarinda

By making a contribution to the Share with Clarinda Fund you are ensuring the quality of life for those living in or visiting the greater Clarinda area for today and many years to come.

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Our Community…
Today. Tomorrow. Forever.

The Clarinda Foundation, Inc. was organized in 1986 and is a publicly supported, tax-exempt “community foundation” and grant-making organization serving the greater Clarinda area. We provide our donors the maximum tax benefits of charitable giving. With our donors’ support, we continuously strive to:

  • Provide financial resources to support local projects.
  • Assist donors to formulate and achieve their philanthropic dreams for ongoing good.
  • Make charitable giving simple, efficient, and effective for donors.
  • Create a deep and lasting positive impact on the quality of life in and around Clarinda.

Our Mission

The Clarinda Foundation is dedicated to cultivating philanthropic resources that will nourish a healthy and vital community for all people of the greater Clarinda area today, tomorrow, and forever.

Encourage private giving for public good.

Build and maintain permanent endowments to respond to changing community needs.

Serve as a catalyst and resource to effectively respond to community needs.

Provide flexible tax-exempt vehicles for donors with varied charitable interests and abilities to give.

Our Vision

The Clarinda Foundation envisions a successful locale made up of safe, thriving, and diverse people, supported by a strong and active charitable sector that is essential to our quality of life, and motivates public involvement through philanthropy.


The Clarinda Foundation believes that communities are healthy and vital when:

  • They are welcoming to all and community members support and care for one another.
  • They have the capacity to succeed.
  • They are sustainable.