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Blake joins League of California Community Foundations’ Board

Veronica Blake, chief executive officer of Placer Community Foundation, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the League of California Community Foundations.   In this ...

Placer Community Foundation honors founding chairman

A plaque and tree at the Auburn School Park Preserve serve as a memorial for the founding member of the Placer Community Foundation. The dedication made in memory of Janice Forbes ...

Placer Community Foundation awards scholarships

Two funds at Placer Community Foundation, the Richard and Doris Sayles Family Scholarship Fund and the Larry D. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Fund, recently awarded scholarships to ...

Sayles, Mitchell scholarships go to four outstanding students

Two funds at Placer Community Foundation, the Richard and Doris Sayles Family Scholarship Fund and the Larry D. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Fund, recently awarded scholarships to ...

Sight Word Busters volunteers celebrate students’ reading success

Volunteer tutors in the Sight Word Busters program were recognized recently by Auburn Union School District Superintendent Dr. Laura Grassmann and three local elementary school pri ...

Coming face to face with clay

For those of you who took advantage of the hands-on workshops with ceramic artist Tip Toland and actually got your hands on some clay, you might have a deeper appreciation for what ...

Nonprofits learn how their stories can change the world

Placer Community Foundation’s Fourth Annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit was held on March 20 at the Orchard Creek Ballroom at Sun City, Lincoln. Board members and executives ...

Mobile food pantry a step closer to reality thanks to Placer Community Foundation

For many residents of Placer County, getting to the grocery store is an impossible task due to lack of public transportation. With a grant from Placer Community Foundation’s ...

Placer Community Foundation helps out 18 local nonprofits

Placer Community Foundation presented 18 local nonprofit organizations with Community Wellness Mini-Grants totaling $264,000 on Aug. 15. Through a competitive process, grants were ...

Business brief: Foundation grant program targets youth in need

Placer Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for its Youth Development Program. Grants will be awarded to nonprofit organizations serving the western slope of Placer ...