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The latest news and information coming from Placer Community Foundation.

2018 Nonprofit Leadership Summit Application Now Open

Placer Community Foundation’s Annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit will take place on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Board members and executives from local nonprofit organizations will learn to fortify and amplify their board’s effectiveness in leadership and fund...

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Roseville Women Launch Charitable Fund at PCF

Roseville resident Ruth Burgess is no stranger to giving back.  Following her retirement, she served on the Board of Directors at Placer Community Foundation from 2006 to 2016 where she chaired the Grants Committee.  When Ruth transitioned onto the Community...

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$33,000 in Grants Serve Local Disadvantaged Youth

Seven local nonprofits that provide valuable services for youth recently received grants from the Walter and Irmgard Schichtel Fund at Placer Community Foundation. The Community Foundation made grants totaling $33,568 to Girl Scouts Heart of Central California,...

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Power Prosperity: Placer Town Hall 2018

How do demographics impact economic growth in Placer County? What does it take to be an incubator for next gen careers? Join the conversation. Where: Sierra College, Dietrich Theatre When: Friday, February 2, 2018 Presenting Speaker: Dowell Myers, Ph.D....

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2017 Visiting Artist Program

We are very pleased and excited to, once again, welcome a visiting artist to Placer County through the Susan Cooley-Gilliom Artist in Residence and Teaching (ART) Program Endowment Fund at Placer Community Foundation. Through an endowed gift by Sue Cooley (Susan's...

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Turning stock market gains into community investment

For more than eight years we’ve all been witness to growth in the stock market. This presents a unique opportunity to turn that growth into greater giving through Placer Community Foundation and increase your tax deductibility. Instead of giving cash, which is...

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Supporting Disaster Relief Efforts

When a local situation or event overwhelms local capacity, a good resource to help donors make more thoughtful disaster-related giving decisions and maximize the impact of their gifts is found at a Community Foundation. Amid all of the fire devastation hitting...

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Training: Grant Writing

Placer Community Foundation invites Placer County nonprofits to attend our next training: Grant writing: Register here Trainer Ken Young, Sierra Western Consulting Wednesday, September 13, 9-11 am Location: Placer County Transportation Planning Agency Office, 299...

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