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The latest news and information coming from Placer Community Foundation.

2020 Nonprofit Leadership Summit Application Open

Placer Community Foundation’s Annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit will take place on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. This year’s topic is “Fearlessly Fundraising! Fundraise with Confidence TODAY!” Effectively fundraising requires the right information and confidence in your...

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Training: Board Essentials 2020

Placer Community Foundation invites Placer County nonprofits to attend our first Nonprofit Initiative training of 2020: Board Essentials: Getting to Great Thursday, January 30, 5-8:30 pm The Flower Farm Events Barn, 4150 Auburn Folsom Road, Loomis, CA 95650...

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2020 Scholarship Application Process Open

Placer Community Foundation invites local high school seniors and current college students to apply for scholarship awards for the 2020-2021 year. The Community Foundation utilizes an online system, Smarter Select, for most of the applications. Eligibility criteria...

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Fresh Ideas for Gift-Giving

For those tricky people on your list who seem to have everything...you're welcome. Looking for an alternative to a traditional gift that also perfectly captures the spirit of the season? Charitable giving in honor of a loved one or important person in your life is...

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Affordable Housing Update: Action on Private Trust

There are new developments to report from the on-going effort to create more affordable housing. While the developments are not in the form of new construction, there is building momentum within the County’s strategy and approach. As reported by the Auburn Journal,...

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$5k Grant Supports Downtown Lincoln

Placer Community Foundation (PCF) granted $5,000 to the Downtown Lincoln Association (DLA) to support downtown revitalization efforts. Gifts came from the Community Needs Fund and the Elizabeth M. Jansen Fund at the Community Foundation. The Downtown Lincoln...

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