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Making News

June 9, 2021
Kate Willcox Joins Foundation's Board of Directors

Willcox brings extensive charitable gift and estate planning expertise to the Board

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May 19, 2021
New Study of Region's Food System – and Prevailing Gaps – to Launch

Findings from collaborative research between the Foundation and Valley Vision will be used to strengthen food access and security in the Sacramento region (Hosted on Valley Vision's website)

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May 7, 2021
Record-breaking $13.3 million raised through Big Day of Giving

This year's giving day was an incredible display of generosity for local nonprofits.

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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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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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