For more than 35 years, the Foundation has helped our collective giving make the greatest positive impact throughout the capital area. We do this by focusing on the underlying causes of local challenges, seeking solutions with lasting results, and supporting the organizations that tend to the vital needs of the capital area – after all, creating the conditions for meaningful transformation is our specialty at the Foundation.
We are honored to share these stories that illustrate how our collective work with our fundholders and community partners is transforming our community.
As the capital region’s community foundation, we are uniquely positioned to respond to local emergencies. We invite you to read about a handful of grants from our Sacramento Region Disaster Relief Fund.
Real Life Church of Galt has used strategies advanced by our partnership with Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services to better ameliorate hunger in its community.
At a time when requests for services are on the rise, Empower Yolo experienced a reduction in the funding needed to provide those services. A grant from the Foundation helped close that funding gap.
A grant from the Foundation allowed Opening Doors, Inc. to increase the services they offer to the refugee families they resettle in Sacramento County.
There’s a story behind one local business’s Big Day of Giving matching gift to Keaton's Child Cancer Alliance
After they arrive in Sacramento, refugee families rely on the emergency food system that a grant from our initiative is making more sustainable.
By investing in local students’ dreams, our Capital Area Promise Scholars program advances our community’s bright future.
In 2015, the Sacramento LGBT Community Center was surprised when a time-sensitive opportunity arose: the chance to purchase a mobile health unit. Receiving one of our first Immediate Need Grants allowed the Center to purchase the unit.
By creating a charitable fund through the Foundation, you can make a difference in this community – now and always.