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Making News

April 5, 2021
Region's Nonprofits Readying for Big Day of Giving on May 6

Donors can soon schedule gifts to organizations that need their support after an unprecedented year of hardship, inspiration and resilience.

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March 22, 2021
Altavilla Receives Prestigious Don Poole Award

Ten philanthropic advisors also recognized for growing local charitable giving

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January 21, 2021
Foundation granted a record $19 million in grants and scholarships last year

Thanks to the generosity of area donors, the Foundation granted a record $19 million to nonprofits and students in 2020, during a time of immense community need.

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January 5, 2021
Abelaye-Mateo and Weiss Join Foundation's Board

New Board Members' expertise will support the Foundation’s community leadership initiatives

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December 15, 2020
Scholarship Program Helps 208 Students Pursue College Dreams

Sutter Health awarded college scholarships to 208 students for the 2020-2021 school year through its Van R. Johnson Sutter Scholars program, which is administered by the Sacramento Region Community Foundation.

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In The News

September 21, 2020
'If you're not counted, you don't exist': Census efforts continue in Sacramento County

As The Sacramento Bee reports, the Sacramento County Complete Count Committee has adjusted to challenges with outreach efforts due to COVID-19 and wildfires, rushing to get everyone they can to fill out the census. Events promoting the census have turned out residents in “hard to count” communities.

September 3, 2020
As expenses and demand skyrocket, Sacramento Food Bank CEO worries about meeting local need

Sacramento’s regional food bank is sending out an SOS. The coronavirus pandemic has ravaged Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services at exactly the time individuals and families need it most, reports The Sacramento Bee, and a grant from the Foundation is helping.

July 7, 2020
California Funders for Boys and Men of Color Awards $300,000 to 12 Organizations

 As part of a statewide effort to reduce barriers and improve opportunities for boys and men of color, philanthropic leaders from the California Funders for Boys and Men of Color (CFBMoC) today announced an initial investment of $300,000 to 12 organizations focused on educational equity for boys and men of color in Sacramento and San Joaquin counties.

June 23, 2020
New storytelling initiative elevates the work of diverse Sacramento leaders

As The Sacramento Bee reports, in partnership with Sierra Health Foundation and others, we recently launched a new storytelling initiative celebrating the leadership, power and voices of boys and men of color, #HeretoLeadCA.

June 10, 2020
Organizations push to complete count as 2020 census operations resume

Our partners are stepping up efforts to contact hard-to-find community members in Sacramento following the resumption of census counting that was stalled during the coronavirus pandemic, reports The Sacramento Bee.

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