Perspective - The PCF BlogThe latest news and information coming from Placer Community Foundation.
250 nonprofit employees, board members and volunteers representing 55 Placer nonprofits attended Placer Community Foundation’s 7th annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit on March 8th. The Foundation’s Leadership Summit, a key part of their Nonprofit Initiative, helps...read more
Sierra College student, Nathan Barton, an Auburn resident, says that receiving the John G. and Lillian M. Walsh Family Scholarship from Placer Community Foundation (PCF) was incredibly encouraging and is enabling him explore his career interests in manufacturing...read more
Placer Community Foundation’s Annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit will take place on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Board members and executives from local nonprofit organizations will learn to fortify and amplify their board’s effectiveness in leadership and fund...read more
Placer Community Foundation invites local high school seniors and current college students to apply for scholarship awards for the 2017-2018 year. The Community Foundation is utilizing an online system, Smarter Select, for most of the applications. Eligibility...read more
Placer Community Foundation recently made $250,000 in grants for mental health prevention and early intervention in Placer County. Grants of $50,000 each were awarded to five local nonprofits that provide services to youth and families. This funding will allow the...read more
The Right People on the Bus: Revitalizing Downtown Districts Veronica Blake, CEO of Placer Community Foundation Downtown districts in Placer County are unique and wonderful places that should be celebrated. They stimulate tourism, create employment, increase property...read more
Dowell Myers, Ph.D. is a demographer and urban planner with the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California. His research links demographic data (census, surveys, and projections) with future trends in housing, workforce, education,...read more
Topic: Purposeful Boards – Powerful Fundraising Applications will be available online in January. At this workshop, participants will learn about: Effective nonprofit governance Building a fundraising board The board's role in nonprofit fundraising Facilitator Chuck...read more
Pictured above: Members of the 2016 Giving Circle with Youth Development grantees at Beermann’s in Lincoln. Seven nonprofits providing services for underserved youth in Placer County received funding from Placer Community Foundation’s Giving Circle. During a reception...read more
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