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The latest news and information coming from Placer Community Foundation.

Supporting Development of Our Youth Today

Promoting a Stronger Workforce for Tomorrow Placer Community Foundation recently co-sponsored a Placer Town Hall that drew 250 people throughout the community. It featured Dowell Myers, Ph.D., who spoke about Children’s Doubled Importance for Our Successful New Future...

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Civil Discourse Grant Program Open to Applications

Placer Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its Civil Discourse Grant Program. Applications are due by 5 pm on February 28, 2018. Click here to access complete application guidelines and online application form. WHY Placer Community Foundation's...

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Training: Donor stewardship

Placer Community Foundation invites Placer County nonprofits to attend our next Nonprofit Initiative training:   Donor Stewardship Wednesday, February 21, 9 am-12 pm Presenter: Patricia Marquez, Patricia Marquez Consulting Placer County Office of Education Nobili Room...

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Training: Growing talent and succession planning

Placer Community Foundation invites Placer County nonprofits to attend our next Nonprofit Initiative training: Growing talent and succession planning  Wednesday, January 24, 9 am-12 pm Presenter: Mike Shellito, Shellito Training and Consulting Placer County Office of...

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Scholarship Applications Now Open

Placer Community Foundation invites local high school seniors and current college students to apply for scholarship awards for the 2018-2019 year. The Community Foundation is utilizing an online system, Smarter Select, for most of the applications. Eligibility...

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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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