Veronica Blake

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 ...

Leadership Summit provides guidance, advice to nonprofits

An informational gathering for area nonprofits brought together more than 250 board members and executive directors, representing more than 50 organizations, at Placer Community Fo ...

Grant encourages low-income families to purchase more locally grown produce

Grant funding will soon give low- income families greater access and incentive to purchase locally grown produce. Carol Arnold, general manager of the Foothill Farmers Market Asso ...

Another View: Great things happen for community when good people gather

More than 200 nonprofit leaders gathered at the Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln recently for a first-ever Nonprofit Leadership Summit. Hosted by the Placer Community Founda ...

‘Outstanding’ and with the award to prove it

The Placer Community Foundation is this year’s recipient of the Outstanding Grantmaker award. The California Capital Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals sel ...

Nonprofits rely on loyal support, especially in tough economic times

hen times get tight and budgets get stretched, everyone starts looking for ways to extend their dollars beyond clipping coupons and brown bagging it for lunch. From the corporate b ...