We had an eye-opening conversation with Carol Beecroft, Executive Director of Women’s Center High Desert (WCHD), the only domestic violence and sexual assault shelter in East Kern with a large service area of 2,600 square miles stretching from the desert communities (Ridgecrest, Mojave, Rosamond, California City, Iyokern) to the Kern River Valley area (Lake Isabella,… Read more about Women’s Center High Desert – Ridgecrest Strong – Identifying Community Needs
Kern Community Foundation, a trusted 501(c)(3) nonprofit responding to the philanthropic needs of Kern County, including during emergencies, has established the Kern County Earthquake Disaster Relief Fund to address the community’s recovery needs in the aftermath of recent earthquake activity. Please donate in any one of the following ways: – Online by going to www.kernfoundation.org. Click on… Read more about KERN COUNTY EARTHQUAKE DISASTER RELIEF!
POSITION OVERVIEW The Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President (COO/EVP) is a new position created for the purpose of translating OCCF’s vision and strategy into integrated operational tactics, and strengthening the internal infrastructure needed to achieve OCCF’s vision. To read the full job announcement click here Posted April 25, 2019
The news was announced today by the California Complete Count Office: community foundations will be leading four of the 10 regional hubs designated by the state for the 2020 Census. The hubs—officially known as administrative community-based organizations or ABCOs— were established to help reach hard-to-count populations. As much of 75 percent of California’s population is considered hard to count.
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.