Our thanks to the members of our community who support the Sacramento region so generously
We are honored to help our fundholders reflect their interests, their values, and their hopes for the future through their philanthropy. Each fund at the Foundation has its own story – a handful of which we share below – but they are all united by the threads of our fundholders' endless generosity.
After reading some of our donors' giving stories, we invite you to:
We were proud to welcome the following funds in 2017:
Barbara Hubbard Memorial Scholarship Fund
Belton Mouras, Jr. and Dolores Mouras Charitable Fund
Burtness Prak Family Fund
Charlotte Wehrman Charitable Fund
Cornelius Family CRT Fund
Davis White Fund
Easter Seals Superior California Expendable Fund
Fo Pawz Foundation
Frank A. Pereira and Amelia K. Pereira Fund
Gloria Burt Sacramento Region Arts Fellowship
Hershey-Bateman Family Fund
J. Bronwyn Bateman Fund
Jennifer L. Kaye Hope Fund
John and Carolyn Amen Memorial Fund
Karun and Douglas Yee Field of Interest Fund
Lauren & Jerry Bailey Memorial Fund
Linda and Steven Merksamer Family Fund
Marti E. Ikehara Legacy Fund
Owen and Renée Taylor Family Fund
Ramona Burnham Scholarship Foundation
Raymond J. Cavanagh and Carl J. Steinauer Legacy Fund
Raymond J. Cavanagh and Carl J. Steinauer Unity Center Fund
Rogers Family Foundation
Runnin' for Rhett Legacy Fund
Runnin' for Rhett Short Term Savings
Syphax Family Foundation
Wertz Family Fund
Lodi Community Foundation
Yolo Community Foundation
Cone Family Fund
Sandronsky-Hirsch Family Fund
When Jennifer and Jay established a Donor Advised Fund at the Foundation, they took a fearless approach.
As longtime philanthropists, Kim and Richard are known for their generosity throughout this community.
Six siblings came together to open a fund at the Foundation honoring their parents’ remarkable lives.
Over the years, the endowment for the Dennis and Nancy Marks Fund has generated annual support for causes that matter to Dr. and Mrs. Marks – especially organizations that serve vulnerable children, youth, and families or minister to the needy, education, and the public library.
The Erin Aaberg Givans Memorial Scholarship honors the life of a tireless advocate for children's health in California.
The Sacramento Region Community Foundation exists today because of the dedication of the women in the Junior League of Sacramento.
When it came to getting started in philanthropy, Michael Geminder turned to the Foundation as a resource for organizing his charitable giving.
For Maureen’s 50th birthday, Rob surprised her with a party and a check for $10,000 to establish the Maureen O’Leary Burness Foundation for Special Needs Children at the Foundation.
Twenty years ago, Bay Area artist and teacher Clayton Pinkerton established a fund in memory of his longtime partner, Jerrold Whitney, who had a great love of books.
The endowment for the Vernon Andrew Farnum Fund will provide unrestricted support for the Sacramento Region Community Foundation to carry out its mission of meeting area needs and enhancing the quality of life in the region. "We were so impressed with your devotion and professionalism to bring this process to its successful conclusion," said Kathryn and Dale.
The Max and Nadine Dimick Scholarship was established by the late Dr. and Mrs. Dimick to assist students at local community colleges.
The Margaret Deterding Fund was created by Margaret during her life in the hope of giving back to the community that held the story of her life.
With their own family, the Stones worked to pass along their values of leadership, service, and generosity. As part of their legacy planning, they created the Todd and Betsy Stone Family Fund at the Sacramento Region Community Foundation and named it as a beneficiary of their retirement accounts.
We enable people like you to customize their philanthropy, easily and effectively supporting the issues they care about – now and always.