California Foundation Fund (CAFF) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, independent, corporation that creates, supports and expands social venture initiatives to help break the cycle of poverty.
The Foundation was established in response to the chaos caused to low-income families by the financial meltdown. The mission of the organization is to break the cycle of poverty through transformational education at different levels to empower and raise the economic health of families and low-income groups in California. The Foundation provides fundraising platforms as part of its program optimization services.
The Foundation established operations at Alliant international University in 2010. CAFF develops partnerships with local training schools, school districts, universities and business leaders. These partnerships allow the Foundation to increase competencies of social entrepreneurs.
CAFF created the California Foundation Site Council, (CFSC).CFSC is a team of community experts in educational management, behavioral science, research, transactional law, financial services, and community development.CFSC’s purpose is to develop and maintain the standards of transformational education. Today, CAFF collaborates with socially conscious partners that execute successful implementations of:
These initiatives often assist residents of lower-income neighborhoods to build wealth and participate in the American financial system. Implemented successfully, these steps help break the cycle of generational poverty.