Community Foundation Santa Cruz County opened the new Jack & Peggy Baskin Center for Philanthropy earlier this year and was recently honored with two international architecture design awards. It was also certified as a LEED Gold Level building by the U.S. Green Building Council. In addition to housing the Foundation’s offices, the center is open for… Read more about Community Foundation Santa Cruz County Green Center Receives Design Awards
The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) recently adopted a new framework for its largest grantmaking program, one that embraces a countywide vision of “healthy, safe and vibrant communities.” The CFMC’s new Community Impact Grants program (formerly known as the General Endowment) focuses on the people and places of Monterey County, highlighting impact and seeking… Read more about Community Foundation for Monterey County Announces New Grantmaking Framework
The board and staff of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation are pleased to announce that after a thorough and diligent search, Kathy Johnson was selected as the new Chief Executive Officer. Kathy has provided leadership in creating numerous nonprofit organizations and has significant experience working with private philanthropic endeavors, nonprofit management, leadership programs, fund development… Read more about Shasta Regional Community Foundation Welcomes New CEO
San Luis Obispo County Community Foundation has recently purchased and moved into the historic Barneberg House at 550 Dana St. in downtown San Luis Obispo. The new offices bring to life the theme of the SLOCCF’s most recent annual report, “Inspired by the Past, Creating the Future.” “When this opportunity became available to us, we… Read more about SLO County Community Foundation Secures Future with Historic Home
With a grant to the National Resources Defense Council in June, Silicon Valley Community Foundation reached a significant milestone of awarding $1 billion in grants since their creation in 2007. The Foundation manages more than $2 billion in assets. See the Mercury News article for more information.
“How do we increase charitable giving in our region to ensure the health of community nonprofits into the future so they can continue to do their vital work?” This question is at the heart of the Greater Sacramento Generosity Project’s mission to understand and nurture philanthropy in the region. The first step of the project… Read more about Greater Sacramento Generosity Project To Spark Charitable Giving in the Region
California Community Foundation recently launched a search for Unsung Heroes – individuals impacting lives and communities through their selfless and notable acts of charity. Unsung Heroes are individuals who are remarkable and effective contributors to charities or charitable causes and/or exceptional humanitarians who employ leadership and vision in their philanthropy. They must be residents of L.A. County,… Read more about California Community Foundation Launches Search for Unsung Heroes