Community Foundations around the country focus on specific geographic areas with a goal of helping their immediate communities thrive. The Sacramento Region Community Foundation has partnered with two such communities to help concerned residents offer a strong local community foundation presence.
The Foundation is an effective partner in both the Lodi community and Yolo County, offering its expertise, pooling investments for greater return and handling the administrative aspects of community foundation work, thereby freeing local boards from those tasks and helping our affiliate communities flourish.
The Lodi Community Foundation was established in 2005 to help accomplish the philanthropic goals of its community in an effective, efficient and a sustainable manner.
Created by local people for local causes, the Lodi Community Foundation meets the diverse needs in the Lodi community. They work to ensure that charitable gifts go where donors want, distribute grants where they are most needed, and pools assets together in multipurpose funds.
Founded in 2001 by a group of community-minded individuals throughout Yolo County, Yolo Community Foundation promotes philanthropy by serving as a public foundation through which:
As a community foundation, they lead the campaign to create a county-wide culture of service and giving.