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Creating a stronger, healthier homebuilding industry

The California Homebuilding Foundation’s mission is to advance the homebuilding industry in California through scholarships, research, education and professional recognition

CHF is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

Federal Tax I.D. 94-2581819

Every dollar donated in support of the Foundation represents a donor’s legacy and a dream for lasting change.


The California Homebuilding Foundation honors and recognizes the philanthropic supporters who generously fund our scholarship and education programs and housing industry research studies. Our benefactors have paved the way for the foundation to become the multifaceted and successful organization it is today. Meet the CHF benefactors.


The California Homebuilding Foundation is governed by a volunteer board of industry leaders and supporters who are distinguished in their fields. Their commitment ensures the continued success of the foundation’s programs and services. Meet the CHF board of trustees.


The California Homebuilding Foundation operations would not be possible without the dedication of our hardworking team members. We are a small but mighty staff, driven by the pursuit of creating opportunity and value within the homebuilding industry. Click here to meet Team CHF.


We maintain strong partnerships with over 15 affiliate organizations at the local, statewide, and national levels. Our combined efforts to serve the California homebuilding industry yield outcomes of advancement and improvement in the places we call home. Read about our affiliates.


The foundation issues press releases and contributes content to publications nationwide of industry information and announcements. Subscribe to the foundation’s newsletter or search our media archive.

The Foundation, its staff, board of trustees, benefactors, and affiliates work to fulfill our vision of creating a vibrant homebuilding industry in California.


The Foundation is solely funded through personal and corporate donations, event revenue, CIRB proceeds and occasional grants.


Those who support the Foundation invest in the sustainability of our industry’s workforce and the integrity of our local communities.


By making a tax-deductible charitable donation, you join many others who are dedicated to our mission of advancing new homebuilding in California.