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Making News

March 13, 2017
Foundation Grants $20,000 in Response to Orvoille Emergency

We distributed $20,000 to three nonprofit organizations that provided immediate relief to those impacted by the recent Oroville spillway emergency, which precipitated one of the largest evacuations in California in several decades. 

February 16, 2017
Foundation Announces Recipient of 7th Don Poole Award

Fifteen “Foundation Bridge Builders” Also Named

January 24, 2017
Christensen, Maisel, Pye, and Syphax Join Foundation's Board

The community leaders’ expertise will support our long-term initiatives.

November 15, 2016
Foundation Announces Next Round of Immediate Need Grants

We have awarded $72,000 to support community projects at eight local nonprofits

August 23, 2016
New Date and Fundraising Platform Announced for Big Day of Giving 2017

Supporters of the nonprofit organizations that serve the capital region should mark their calendars: we are excited to announce that next year's Big Day of Giving will be held from midnight to midnight on Thursday, May 4!

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In The News

March 8, 2017
Stallard honored as Yolo County Woman of the Year

Our Board Member Meg Stallard has been honored as Yolo County Woman of the Year for the 3rd Senate District.

March 7, 2017
Meg Stallard honored as Yolo County Woman of the Year

Board Member Meg Stallard has been honored at the Yolo County Woman of the Year by state Sen. Bill Dodd., reports The Woodland Daily Democrat.

February 23, 2017
Chico foundation collects more than $20000 in aid for Oroville evacuation

The Oroville Mercury Register reports on our work with a Chico-based foundation to respond the Oroville evacuation.

February 18, 2017
Vorhees Receives Don Poole Award

Philanthropy News Digest reports on our Don Poole Award honoree. 

February 7, 2017
Portola High students showcase 21st Century classroom

The Plumas County News reported on a "21st Century Classroom" at Portola High School, which was supported by a grant from the Foundation.

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