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The latest news and information coming from Placer Community Foundation.

What Donors are Saying About Placer Community Foundation

The results from our 2018 Donor Survey are in and it's unanimous! Our fundholders and legacy donors value the services, the responsiveness, and the impact of giving through Placer Community Foundation (PCF). This past July and August, PCF conducted an extensive survey...

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Helping Horses in Need

Placer Community Foundation (PCF) and its donors have supported a number of worthwhile organizations in the community over the years, including several animal and wildlife nonprofits, but because of donor Mary Paolini Fischer and her passion for horses, PCF gifted its...

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PCF Receives $10,000 to Further Affordable Housing Advocacy

A generous gift of $10,000 from U.S. Bank was given to Placer Community Foundation (PCF) in support of their local affordable housing advocacy efforts. PCF is the driving force behind Placer Housing Matters, an on-going initiative to educate the public and shine a...

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Turning stock market gains into community investment

For more than nine 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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PCF Celebrates 70 Years of Community Giving

Members of Placer Community Foundation (PCF), their donors, board of directors, and committee members, came together at General Gomez Arts and Events Center to celebrate 70 years of community giving. Guests enjoyed hors d'oeuvres, wine, and good company while...

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California Fire Support

Mendocino Complex Fires Cal Fire reports as of 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 1, 2018, the River Fire is 38% contained with 31,898 acres burned and the Ranch Fire is 15% contained with 59,014 acres burned.  The Community Foundation of Mendocino County is accepting donating to help...

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Training: Internal Controls: Learn How to Prevent Fraud

Placer Community Foundation invites Placer County nonprofits to attend our next Nonprofit Initiative training: Internal Controls: Learn How to Prevent Fraud Wednesday, July 18, 10:30 am-12:30 pm Brandman University , 400 Sunrise Ave Suite 200, Roseville, CA 95661...

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PCF Brings Affordable Housing Crisis to the Forefront

Placer Community Foundation has been making headway in affordable housing, urging others to come together to create permanent housing solutions for Placer County. The Foundation was recently able to spread further awareness in the news: "The housing crisis is a high...

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