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Making News

May 3, 2019
Big Day of Giving 2019 raises record $8.4 million

This year's Big Day of Giving was another remarkable community-wide effort that raised nearly $8.4 million for hundreds of local nonprofits. 

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April 15, 2019
Sacramento Region Nonprofits Readying for Big Day of Giving on May 2

Donors can schedule their gifts to 601 organizations that help make the capital area vibrant  

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April 10, 2019
Sacramento County Unites to Kick-Off 2020 Census Efforts

Event highlighted local focus on reaching hard-to-count populations

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March 29, 2019
Foundation Awarded $1.1 Million to Grow Education Initiative

The Foundation was recently awarded a $1.1 million grant to advance the early success of our Capital Area Promise (CAP) Scholars program, which aims to improve access to higher education for local students—particularly young men of color, who encounter the greatest barriers to college success.

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March 22, 2019
Local Heroes Recognized Through Mee Awards

Firefighter Ross and Officer Martinez honored for their service

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In The News

February 5, 2019
Yolo Community Foundation provides more opportunities for youth

Through the Buck Education Grant program, nine Yolo County programs recieved funding totalling $73,000.

January 31, 2019
Investing in the arts is good for business

Sacramento’s Creative Edge plan will advance the arts.

January 24, 2019
Seeking cultural equity

Sacramento's Creative Edge plan calls for providing arts education to all Sacramento children and youth, advancing cultural equity for all groups and infusing all neighborhoods with arts and culture.

January 23, 2019
Arts Alliance views ways to respond to community trauma

Arts Alliance Davis participants discussed the critical role the arts can play in community healing and wellness.

November 6, 2018
After Hours: Benefit concert honoring Mayor Darrell Steinberg, Dennis Mangers

A benefit concert was heldto honor the birthdays of Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and Dennis Mangers, who is Steinberg's strategic adviser for arts and culture, and a Foundation Board Member.

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