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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...read more
11 Sierra College students who will be studying applied competitive technologies recently received John G. and Lillian M. Walsh Family Scholarships from Placer Community Foundation. Students who received the award say that it encouraged them to come to Sierra College...read more
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...read more
In 2013 Placer Community Foundation reached out to our donors to fund a pilot program in Placer County. Grants to the nonprofit iFoster would purchase a refurbished laptop loaded with software, a backpack and technical support for each child in formal foster care...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Nearly 200 donors were honored by Placer Community Foundation (PCF) at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed in Loomis this past week. Guests learned about the many ways their generosity has made a positive impact. Last year PCF’s donors made over $680,000 in grants. These grants...read more
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