Fullerton Charity & Non Profit

Find Fullerton California charities and nonprofits. Charities and nonprofits provide information on charitable donations, jobs, volunteering, and events.


California Rifle & Pistol Association 271 East Imperial Highway Fullerton CA 92835 714-992-2772


Cars 2 Charities 1107 East Elm Avenue Fullerton CA 92831 714-602-1100

Faiths Hope Foundation 2271 West Malvern Avenue Fullerton CA 92833 714-871-4673

Leon Owens Foundation 215 East Orangethorpe Avenue Fullerton CA 92832 714-687-5520

Salvation Army 1020 South Raymond Avenue Fullerton CA 92831 714-449-9418

St Jude Memorial Foundation 1440 North Harbor Boulevard Fullerton CA 92835 714-626-8821

Sunset Lane Education Foundation 2030 Sunset Lane Fullerton CA 92833 714-449-1016

Victim Witness Assistance Program 1275 North Berkeley Avenue Fullerton CA 92832 714-773-4575

About Fullerton Charities & Non-Profits

Fullerton Charities are not-for-profit organizations that have a philanthropic goal in Fullerton, CA. The mission of a Fullerton Charity is to benefit the general public through its work, which is often educational, religious, or organized around public interest activities. Charities can include Orange County churches, educational organizations, hospitals or medical research organizations, or organizations tied to public universities.

You may contact Non-Profit Charitable organizations for questions about:
  • Fullerton nonprofit organizations
  • Making donations and volunteering
  • Fullerton 501(c)3 tax exempt organizations
  • Donation and contribution tax deductions
  • Fullerton Charity ratings and rankings
Types of Fullerton Charities

There are many types of Fullerton Charities that focus on benefiting society and the general public. Some Charities are structured to help animals, either through supporting animal welfare, wildlife conservation, or in zoos and aquariums. Other Fullerton charitable organizations prioritize environmental causes or health issues such as medical research, public health risks, or treating the sick and disabled. Fullerton nonprofits can also have educational missions, including serving as educational institutions or supporting students through funding.

International NGOs, or non-governmental organizations, are typically classified as Charities. They are organized around providing international development aid, disaster relief and humanitarian aid, or human rights advocacy and aid for children. Another major category of Charities in Fullerton, California is organized around arts and culture, such as museums and art galleries, performing arts organizations, libraries, and public broadcasting organizations. These Orange County nonprofits preserve artistic and cultural heritage and also serve an educational mission.

Fundraising Programs

Fullerton nonprofits have fundraising programs and receive contributions from many different sources. Funding can come from the general public, the Fullerton government, private corporations and foundations, or other Charities. At least a third of a Charity's financial support must come from the general public. This funding is used by the Charity to advance its goals. Charities can also raise money through events, product or membership sales, or grants. Fullerton grants can come from the government, foundations, or individuals, and they typically require an application process.

501(c)3 Tax Exemption

Charities are exempt from paying certain taxes because of the contributions they make to the public. As Non-Profit organizations, Charities in California do not declare a profit and instead use their revenue and fundraising to run the Charity and benefit the public interest. Legally, Charities can be organized in a number of ways to maintain their tax-exempt status. Contributions made to certain Charities, known as Fullerton 501(c)(3) groups, are tax-deductible for the donors, while other Charities are exempt from taxes but donations are still taxed.