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California’s Diminishing Resource: Children

How the social and economic well-being of Californians depend on how well we nurture the current generation of children. You are invited to a free breakfast and meeting to learn about this important trend and its implications in our community. Friday, September 9th...

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Community Comes Together Around Homelessness

Regardless of political stripe or where you live, many Placer County residents cite homelessness as a major concern. Despite the good works of many churches, organizations and individuals addressing this issue, a singular comprehensive solution has not been developed...

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Youth Development Program Now Open to Applications

Placer Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its Youth Development Grant Program. Local nonprofit organizations addressing the needs of underserved youth and young adults ages 14-21 in Placer County may apply by 12 noon on July 8, 2016. The Youth...

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$848,519 raised for 95 nonprofits in Placer County

BIG Day of Giving – a 24 hour online fundraising event held annually in the first week of May – is easily the largest fundraiser of the year for many nonprofit organizations in the region. Beginning at midnight last Tuesday, 95 Placer County nonprofits excitedly...

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Placer BIG Day of Giving Video Challenge

Placer BIG Day of Giving Video Challenge Attention Placer nonprofit supporters! Why do you love a nonprofit in Placer County? Tell us by video in the Placer BIG Day of Giving Video Challenge! The winning video submitter will have a $1,000 gift made in their name from...

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BIG Day of Giving is May 3rd!

On Tuesday, May 3rd 2016 our community will come together for the BIG Day of Giving, a 24 hour online giving challenge to rally support for local nonprofits. Were you a part of the BIG Day of Giving last year? If so, you helped make history in our region: Together, we...

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2016 Visiting Artist – Phoebe Toland

This May, the Susan Cooley-Gilliom Artist in Residence and Teaching (ART) Program recipient is artist Phoebe Toland. Toland received her BFA in painting from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1975 and her MFA in Montana State University in 1983. She is a nationally...

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