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The latest news and information coming from Placer Community Foundation.

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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Training: Designing an Online Donation System

Placer Community Foundation invites Placer County nonprofits to attend our next training: Designing an online donation system: Register here Trainer Geoff Sakala, ClickSpring marketing, advertising and design firm Wednesday, August 16, 2-4 pm Location: Placer County...

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Training: 990 Preparation Challenges and Strategies

Placer Community Foundation invites Placer County nonprofits to attend our next training: 990 Preparation Challenges and Strategies: Register here Trainer Jennifer Jensen, Jensen Smith CPAs Wednesday, July 19, 9-11 am Location: Placer County Transportation Planning...

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Training: Best Practices in Hiring and Firing

Placer Community Foundation invites you to attend our next nonprofit training: Best Practices in Hiring and Firing: Register here Trainer Kim Silvers, Silvers HR Wednesday, June 28, 9-11 am Location: CliftonLarsonAllen, 925 Highland Pointe Drive #450, Roseville, CA...

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Youth Development Program 2017 Now Open to Proposals

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 7, 2017. The Youth...

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