Thanks to over 40 community businesses and hundreds of individual donors, the Calaveras Community Foundation has dispersed well over a $660,000 dollars to a variety of causes through competitive grants, scholarships and assistance.
Please support the Foundation’s Supporting Businesses below.
In recent years, we have also received significant support from two major Bay Area community foundations. The Silicon Valley Community Foundation and the San Francisco Foundation have clients who have directed donations to the CCF through their donor advised funds.
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Here is a partial list of the Foundations Supporting Businesses:
Black Oak Casino Resort has recently donated $3,500 to the Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF). The 2013 contribution is the beginning of a new partnership between Black Oak and the Foundation. The initial contribution will aid a wide range of non-profit organizations and worthy causes in the Calaveras Community, including a $1000 donation to the Grad Night Foundation of Calaveras County. Black Oak Casino Resort has always maintained a determined commitment to support the local community in both Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties.
“It is our pleasure to commence a new partnership between the Calaveras Community Foundation and Black Oak Casino Resort,” said Ron Patel, General Manager. “The Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians Tribal Council has a special interest in non-profit efforts and individuals in Calaveras County who are seeking financial support. It is our goal in working with the Foundation to be able to assist many worthwhile causes in Calaveras that would otherwise go unassisted.” (See full press release under News and Events)
Black Oak Casino Resort Donates to the Sober Grad Niight Foundation
The Sober Grad Night Foundation has received a $1000 donation on behalf of Black Oak Casino Resort from the Calaveras Community Foundation. This is the 24th year the Sober Grad Night Foundation has been conducting grad night festivities, and Black Oak Casino has been a longstanding underwriter of the costs to provide this valuable event.
(See complete press release under News and Events)
Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) is the recipient of a 2013 donation of $5,000 from Save Mart Supermarkets charitable organization, CARES. These funds are earmarked to, again, benefit the Career and Technical Training (C&TT) Scholarship Fund. This fund was founded on the premise that high school graduates need options other than attending a four-year college. CCF is most grateful to Save Mart Supermarkets for their continued support and putting their faith and trust in the Foundation to make wise financial decisions for their donated funds. (See full press release under News and Events).
The Raley’s Family of Fine Stores has recently donated $1,000 to the CalaverasCommunity Foundation (CCF). The 2013 contribution is the beginning of a new partnership between Raley’s and CCF. This initial contribution will support a wide range of non-profit organizations and worthy causes in the Calaveras Community. The Raley’s Family Foundation has always maintained a determined commitment to support the local community in both Amador and Calaveras Counties. (See full press release under News & Events)
The Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) is proud to announce the receipt of a $1000 grant from BBVA Compass Foundation. As a first-time corporate donor to CCF, BBVA Compass Foundation is a welcome addition to the growing list of corporate sponsors who are partnering with CCF.
Mr. Winston Burke, the Angels Camp branch manager for BBVA in 2012 was instrumental in the award. “Without Mr. Burke’s help in guiding me through the online grant application process, and personally advocating for the grant award to BBVA headquarters, I’m sure we wouldn’t have been successful,” said Paul Stein the Philanthropy Consultant for the CCF. “Mr. Burke has a bright future and we wish him all the best as he advances his career in the banking business.”
Thank you BBVA Compass Foundation!
El Dorado Savings Bank has recently donated $1,000 to the Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF). The contribution is the continuation of a beneficial partnership between El Dorado Savings and the Foundation. This 2013 contribution will support a wide range of non-profit organizations and worthy causes in the Calaveras Community. Ms. Dougherty and the San Andreas El Dorado Savings Branch office maintain a focused commitment to support the local community in Calaveras County.
(See full press release under News and Events.)
Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) received a generous $6000 donation recently from Pacific Gas and Electric Company to benefit the Career and Technical Training Scholarship Fund.
Established in 2010 by Paul and Darlene DeBaldo, the Career and Technical Training Scholarship Fund helps to support alternative forms of high education, including two-year junior college and trade school. (See full press release under News and Events).
The Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort has recently donated $10,000 to the Calaveras Community Foundation. The 2012 contribution was a special commemorative donation on behalf of Margaret Dalton who established the Rancheria in 1985 and who maintained a determined commitment to support the local community and non-profit organizations in both Amador and Calaveras County.
2012’s donation is also in memory of Allen Breed a longtime Foundation Board member who developed the partnership between the Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort and the Calaveras Community Foundation.
“Over the past six years, Jackson Rancheria has provided some $51,000 in support of CCF,” adds CCF Treasurer Brent Harrington. “In addition, many of its employees are making individual donations to CCF via payroll deduction. These contributions go directly into CCF’s grant program.” (See full press release under News and Events)
Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) recently received a $750 donation from Umpqua Bank. A loyal supporter of CCF’s causes, this donation brings monies received since 2010 from Umpqua Bank to nearly $5,000.
Diana Scaparro-Cammisa, Umpqua Bank San Andreas Store Manager, states: “Community is at the heart of all we do at Umpqua Bank and we are proud to make a contribution to CCF. We know this will promote wellness and stability in our Calaveras County communities, specifically in regards to youth development, education and the arts.” Umpqua has additional branches in Angels Camp, Copperopolis, and Valley Springs. Christy Maynard, Umpqua Bank Commercial Relationship Manager sits on the Calaveras Community Foundation Board of Directors. (See full press release under News and Events).
Update forthcoming in June 2013 to document SPI’s most recent donation to CCF!
Mark Luster, Community Relations Manager for Sierra Pacific Industries explains: “The Sierra Pacific Industries Foundation is focused on being a good neighbor in the communities where we have operations and timberland. We are devoted to many worthwhile causes ranging from community outreach projects, youth activities and a host of other programs. We are pleased to be able to work with the Calaveras Community Foundation toward our common goal of improving the quality of life in Calaveras County.”
(See full press release under News and Events).