Become a Fundholder

Make a difference in the life of this community – now and always

For over 35 years, we have been helping donors like you express their passion for giving. We know that giving is as individual as the giver, and it is a reflection of you – your values, your interests and your hopes for the future. 

Our goal is to be your trusted partner in giving, making your experience as a donor easy and fulfilling. We offer personalized philanthropy to each of our fundholders and house a variety of charitable funds in order to help turn good intentions into great accomplishments. Through our work with donors like you, we are the leader in growing philanthropy regionwide and enhancing its enduring impact on quality of life in El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, and Yolo counties.

Find the charitable fund that's right for you

To get started, learn why giving through the Foundation is the easiest and most effective vehicle for your philanthropy, view the menu of our funds, as well as the four questions you should consider when opening a fund with us.

Denise and Donald Timmons

Through the Foundation, the Timmons family has supported myriad nonprofits that contribute to a thriving Sacramento region.

What do our fundholders say about their giving?

In our three decades of service to the Sacramento region, we have helped hundreds of philanthropic-minded members of our community realize their charitable goals – many of whom have generously shared their stories with the Foundation. By partnering with the Foundation, you too can bring change to our community and make your giving more effective, permanent, meaningful, and local. After all, generosity is our only business.

Ready to Open a Charitable Fund?

We are here to help you simplify your giving and strengthen your impact. We look forward to helping make your philanthropy powerful and rewarding, creating the lasting change you want to see — in this community and beyond.