The Orange County Funders Roundtable (OCFR) is a community of philanthropists committed to improving outcomes for Orange County and beyond.


Our Beginning


Our Mission


Our Objectives

The Orange County Funders Roundtable first convened in 2006 to discuss the challenges facing the region's nonprofit sector. The original group of funders has expanded and grown to include private, corporate and public foundations that meet regularly. 


The mission of the Orange County Funders Roundtable (OCFR) is to advance social impact by supporting, strengthening, and building adaptive leadership across our nonprofit and philanthropic community.


  • Serve as a convener, providing regular opportunities for continuous learning for our members and local nonprofits
  • Support and encourage the collaboration of businesses, nonprofits, and government around critical community issues
  • Voice our leadership and shares our knowledge on issues impacting Orange County
  • Advance public policies that support effective philanthropy, a high-performing nonprofit sector, and a thriving county


Philanthropy Today

Nationally, 2015 was America’s most generous year ever totalling $373.25 billion
— GivingUSA
Corporate foundations active in Orange County continued what’s now a 6-year trend of increasing overall cash contributions to OC Charities.
— OC Business Journal
Orange County’s private foundations gave more locally and overall in their most recent fiscal years,
— OC Business Journal

Thank you to our Steering Committee