Inland California stretches from Sacramento and Stockton through Fresno, Merced, Bakersfield and the Inland empire. It’s larger than 43 states and, on a February morning in Sacramento, it was the centerpiece of a summit, led by Inland California’s community foundations, that converged on the State Capitol for meetings with legislators and key members of Governor’s Newsom’s staff.
On the heels of the tragic events in Thousand Oaks, Ventura County now faces additional threats in the form of wildfires that broke out yesterday afternoon.The Hill Fire and Woolsey Fire have already destroyed dozens of homes and continue to spread. Ventura County Community Foundation has set up the Hill Fire/Woolsey Fire Sudden and Urgent Needs Effort Fund as a vehicle to collect the generous donations from our community.
Thousand Oaks, Ventura County – Last night, an unspeakable tragedy occurred with the shooting deaths of 12 of our community members including a Ventura County Sheriff Sergeant. While the horror washes over all of us, many from around the region and around the country are leaping into action to support the victims, families, law enforcement community and organizations providing first and second line support.
Today, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation Board of Directors proudly announces that after an extensive search process, Nicole Taylor has been named the new President and Chief Executive Officer of SVCF.
Shasta Regional Community Foundation has enabled their Community Disaster Relief Fund to receive donations for those in the North State impacted by the Carr Fire.
A growing movement sees community foundations invest in local financial institutions and development projects, empowering entrepreneurship in the underserved communities that need it most.
June 25, 2018 (Santa Rosa, CA) Steph Curry prevailed against Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul in a showdown on ABC’s Celebrity Family Feud on Sunday June 24. The stakes? A $25,000 donation to the player’s charity of choice.
Equity and Recovery Series | Part I: Megan Barber Allende, CEO of The Community Foundation of Mendocino County
Natural disasters are the great equalizers, razing a cruel path regardless of income, heritage, or history. When the firestorm blazed through Redwood and Potter Valleys on the night of October 8th over 7,000 residents fled, leaving behind a lifetime of belongings. A week later when the evacuation was lifted, over 380 residences were lost, nearly 25%… Read more about Equity and Recovery Series | Part I: Megan Barber Allende, CEO of The Community Foundation of Mendocino County