News & Announcements

Read the latest news and updates regarding charitable giving, nonprofit initiatives, and PCF's community leadership work.

COVID-19 Response Fund

The COVID-19 Response Fund is providing relief to Placer County's most urgent community needs. Nonprofits need our support more than ever. PCF’s COVID-19 Response Fund will rapidly deploy resources to community-based organizations to help them swiftly and effectively...

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Tips for Giving in 2020

Congress enacted the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) on March 27, 2020 to provide relief for individuals and businesses that have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. Understanding too that nonprofit organizations need an...

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COVID-19 Response News & Grants

COVID-19 Response News & Grants

Week 2 News & Grants Announcement   March 27, 2020   How PCF is responding We know for certain the impacts of the pandemic will be rippling through our community for many months ahead. At PCF, we have been triaging our operations over the last week to...

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COVID-19 Response Fund Media

Download via Dropbox here. Logo Files                                 Social Media Graphics:                          ...

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Training: Grants- A Primer for Boards and Grant Writers 

Placer Community Foundation invites Placer County nonprofits to attend our next Nonprofit Initiative training: Grants: A Primer for Boards and Grant Writers  Tuesday, February 25, 9 am-12 pm Placer County Office of Education's Nobili Room, 365 Nevada Street, Auburn,...

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ATLAS Student Colten Buys Testimonial Speech

On Tuesday, January 21, 2020, ATLAS Leadership Academy (ATLAS) student Colten Buys delivered a speech at PCF's Annual Donor Appreciation Event. His moving testimony about the positive impact the school has had on his learning and life outlook received a standing...

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Charitable Giving Shines at Annual PCF Appreciation Event

The room was full and buzzing at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed in Loomis on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 to celebrate Placer Community Foundation's philanthropic VIPs and the positive impact that giving has had on our community. It was the largest PCF charitable giving...

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PCF Earns National Recognition for Philanthropic Excellence

Placer Community Foundation has received reaccreditation with the highest standard for philanthropic standards by the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations, which is administered by the Council on Foundations in Washington DC. It’s the twelfth year PCF has...

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David Gaw Event Provided Fresh Insights for Estate Planners

Nearly 70 estate planning professionals from across the Sacramento region attended "A Team Approach to Estate Planning" with Speaker David Gaw on January 9, 2020 at Randy Peters Event Center in downtown Roseville. Placer Community Foundation brought Mr. Gaw's...

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