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The Right People on the Bus: Revitalizing Downtown Districts Veronica Blake, CEO of Placer Community Foundation Downtown districts in Placer County are unique and wonderful places that should be celebrated. They stimulate tourism, create employment, increase property...read more
Dowell Myers, Ph.D. is a demographer and urban planner with the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California. His research links demographic data (census, surveys, and projections) with future trends in housing, workforce, education,...read more
Topic: Purposeful Boards – Powerful Fundraising Applications will be available online in January. At this workshop, participants will learn about: Effective nonprofit governance Building a fundraising board The board's role in nonprofit fundraising Facilitator Chuck...read more
Pictured above: Members of the 2016 Giving Circle with Youth Development grantees at Beermann’s in Lincoln. Seven nonprofits providing services for underserved youth in Placer County received funding from Placer Community Foundation’s Giving Circle. During a reception...read more
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...read more
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
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