San Luis Obispo County Community Foundation

Through the vision and guidance of the original founders in 1998, the San Luis Obispo County Community Foundation has raised the impact of charitable giving to new heights in the community.

Focusing efforts on the needs of the residents of San Luis Obispo County, California, they work to support local nonprofits, helping people donate money strategically, and building endowments for the future while promoting and facilitating collaboration in all of their work. The Orfalea Foundation provides scholarships to students who graduated from High School in San Luis Obispo County pursuing post-secondary education.  Priority is given to students pursuing a career in a health care, early childhood care, social work, and other areas aligning with our initiatives and principles, as well as students with learning differences, single parents, and children coming from single parent homes.