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Calaveras Community Foundation Awards 15K in Scholarships to Calaveras County Students

Calaveras Community Foundation Awards 15K in Scholarships to Calaveras County Students Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) is pleased to announce 2023 scholarships, totaling $15,000, awarded to deserving students in Calaveras County.  Congratulations to each of those chosen, listed below!   The Beth Childs Genna Hurst Renewable Scholarship ($1,000 a year renewable for four years) awarded to Laney Koepp (Calaveras High School) [...]

2023-06-16T19:19:43+00:00June 16, 2023|

Calaveras Community Foundation Featured in Calaveras Enterprise Article

  The Calaveras Enterprise featured the Calaveras Community Foundation in an article showcasing all CCF does to help grow our community through grants and scholarships. Click the link to read the article.

2022-11-09T00:32:41+00:00October 30, 2022|

Awarded Competitive Grants 2022

  Calaveras Community Foundation Awards Competitive Grants for 2022 Calaveras Community Foundation recently awarded 19 grants for 2022 totaling over $110,000. Loyal donors and donor-advised funds all help to make this funding feasible. Some Calaveras County citizens struggle with food and health issues. The following seven groups/organizations were awarded grants that deal with those needs: Common Grounds, Good Samaritan Community [...]

2022-10-30T19:37:09+00:00September 26, 2022|

Calaveras Community Foundation Welcomes Three New Board Members

The Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) has welcomed three new board members, making the total board member count 13, the largest number of board members since 2017. The last board member to join, Sarah Lunsford, has been serving since 2019. CCF depends on volunteer board members to continue its scholarship, projects and competitive grants programs. Its scholarships help local students achieve [...]

2022-08-04T00:16:46+00:00August 3, 2022|

Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) Awards Childs/Hurst 2022 Scholarship

The Beth E. Childs/Genna Hurst Renewable Scholarship, administered by CCF, was awarded recently.  The 2022 Scholarship winner is Calaveras High School student Sierra Lowry.  See photo below.  The scholarship is for $1,000 a year, renewable for four years. Sierra plans to become a Registered Nurse.  She will be attending “her dream school”, University of Nevada-Reno. Sierra has maintained over a [...]

2022-08-04T00:13:52+00:00July 19, 2022|

Foundation provides funding for frog jump exhibit

Recently, the Angels Camp Museum and Calaveras Visitor Center debuted an exhibit highlighting the Calaveras County Frog Jump. The project was funded by a $25,000 grant from the Calaveras Community Foundation. Substantial community and volunteer involvement made the project a reality. Many items were donated by local families, telling the history and excitement of the Frog Jump over many decades. [...]

2022-10-30T19:31:19+00:00July 5, 2022|

2022 Career and Technical Training Scholarships Awarded

In 2010, Calaveras residents Paul and Darlene DeBaldo wanted to help Calaveras students seeking a technical or vocational education. They created the Career and Technical Training Scholarship with the Foundation. To date, over $122,000 in scholarships have been awarded. The 2022 winners are: Calaveras High School: Carlos Meza: Industrial Technician Gregory Forest: Law Enforcement Jacob Hughes: Diesel Mechanic Joshua Hughes: [...]

2022-08-04T00:16:51+00:00July 5, 2022|

Vitalant Blood Drives Sponsored by the Foundation: 2022 & 2023 Dates

The Calaveras Community Foundation is proud to sponsor the CALAVERAS BLOOD DRIVE, in cooperation with Vitalant. To donate, donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment by going online to, using blood code SMF399, or call 877-258-4845. Blood drives are scheduled for the following dates: July 26, 2022 September 27. 2022 November 29, 2022 January 24, 2023 March 28, 2023 [...]

2022-07-05T17:08:37+00:00July 1, 2022|

CCF Awards Liz Darby Airola Nursing Scholarships 2022

Calaveras Community Foundation presents 2022 Liz Darby Airola Scholarships for Nursing Students  (May 30, 2022) Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) recently presented two scholarships from the Liz Darby Airola Fund for Nursing Students to two Columbia College students.  Briana Cagle and Madison Gaynor will each receive $500 to help them further their nursing training. Calaveras Community Foundation administers the Liz Darby [...]

2022-08-04T00:14:03+00:00June 8, 2022|

Calaveras Community Foundation Announces Grants Given in 2021

Calaveras Community Foundation Awards Community Grants for 2021 (Published 10/14/21) Calaveras Community Foundation recently awarded 17 grants totaling over $110,000 as part of its annual competitive grant process.  These grants include: Calaveras County Office of Education –restore Student Events. Calaveras Sings Theatre Repertory (CSTARS) -produce a show in 2021. Calaveras Humane Society – assistance in veterinary expenses for low-income senior [...]

2022-07-06T22:48:05+00:00October 15, 2021|
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