Competitive Grants Given

Since the Foundation’s inception in 2000, CCF has distributed over $2,700,000 to worthy causes, through competitive grants, scholarships and assistance. Listed below are the recipients for the past three years.

2020 GRANTS GIVENPurpose:Amount:
Angels Camp Museum FoundationCreation of a historical Frog Jump exhibit$25,000.00
Blue Mountain Coalition for Youth & FamiliesImprovements and upgrades to the West Point Community Garden$4,750.00
Bret Harte Football BoostersFundting for helmets, gear bags and uniforms (Partial funding from Lagniappe Fund)$2,000.00
Calaveras County Arts CouncilMaterials for the "No Place Like Home" mural near the San Andreas Town Hall (Funded by Jackson Rancheria Casino/Resort)$2,000.00
Calaveras County Office of EducationRe-establish student events like Dinner with A Scientist, Science Fair, Math Mini Bowl & more$3,400.00
Calaveras Humane SocietyProvide veterinary assistance for pets of qualified County senior citizens (Funded by Federlein Family Fund of San Francisco)$10,000.00
Calaveras National Little LeagueUpdates and improvements at the San Andreas baseball field$8,100.00
Common Ground Senior Services, Inc.Meals on Wheels program (Funded by Federlein Family Fund of San Francisco)$15,000.00
Copperopolis Community Food PantryPurchase food for the Seniors-only pantry (Funded by Federlein Family Fund of San Francisco)$4,500.00
Faith Lutheran ChurchRemodel Mitchler House in Murphys & lease to Sierra Hope for the Permanent Supportive Housing Program$12,500.00
Friends of Arnold LibraryCreate "Art in Arnold" mural at the library (Funded by Jackson Rancheria Casino/Resort) $2,000.00
Friends of Railroad Flat SchoolUpdate the Robotics Lab (Funded by the Martha and Paul Moeller Fund)$7,500.00
Grad Night Foundation of Calaveras CountyFunds for Sober Grad Night Celebration (Partial funding by County Employees Fund)$1,000.00
Horsespeak Center for Personal DevelopmentRiding Program and campout for adults with developmental & physical disabilities)$5,100.00
Mind Matters ClinicTraining materials & additional programs$4,220.00
Mokelumne Hill Veterans Memorial DistrictConstuct ADA compliant restroom in Shutter Tree Park$25,000.00
Murphys Community ClubUpgrades to The Hut in Murphys Park$8,000.00
Murphys Creek TheatreUpdate HVAC system at Blackbart Playhouse (Partial funding by Community Betterment Fund)$10,200,00
Nexus Youth & Family Services (CASA of Calaveras CountyAdvocacy incentive program for those who serve County children in the juvenile dependency court system$6,780.00
San Andreas Elementary SchoolReplace weather-beaten wooden tables with metal ones plus hardware$6,220.00
Sierra Hope Food PantryRestock food pantry shelves (Funded by Federlein Family Fund of San Francisco)$4,500.00
Toyon Middle SchoolEnhance the Digital Arts and Robotics program at the school (Funded by Alliance for Youth Success)$14,267.24
TOTAL 2020$182,037.24
2019 GRANTS GIVENPurpose:Amount:
COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT INITIATIVE
Calaveras County Office of EducationSupplies for mural project to promote Youth Mentoring Program$3,576.35
Friends of Calaveras Animal ServiceSpay, neuter & rabies vaccinations$10,000.00
Foothill Collaborative for SustainabilityArnold Rim Trail maps & signage$5,600.00
Gold Rush Writers14th Annual Gold Rush Writers Conference$1,770.00
Manzanita Writers Press“Voices of Wisdom” Anthology$3,800.00
Murphys Creek TheatreReplace Black Bart Playhouse’s sound system (Community Betterment Fund)$5,151.00
SENIOR INITIATIVE
Calaveras Community Senior CenterBuilding exterior repairs (Funded by Federlein Family Fund)$6,000.00
Calaveras Humane SocietyPreventative/emergency care for senior’s pets (Funded by Federlein Family Fund)$10,000.00
Common Ground Senior Services, Inc.Meals on Wheels – home delivered meals$5,000.00
Copperopolis Community Food PantryDistribution of food$6,000.00
Central Calaveras Fire Protection DistrictSmoke alarm installation, reflective street markers and chimney cleaning for seniors$8,000.00
Disability Resource Agency for Independent Living (DRAIL)Home modifications, install ramps, medical equipment (Funded by Federlein Family Fund)$8,000.00
Good Samaritan Church Food PantryNutritious Food for seniors$6,000.00
Hospice of Amador & CalaverasRespite care for Calaveras Caregivers (Funded by Federlein Family Fund)$5,000.00
Mark Twain Medical Center FoundationMen’s health screenings (Partially funded by Federlein Family Fund)$7,200.00
Sierra HopeFood Pantry for seniors$2,400.00
St. Patrick’s Helping HandsAdding protein foods for senior’s food distribution$2,500.00
YOUTH INITIATIVE
Calaveras Sings Theatre Arts Repertory (CSTAR)Purchase of microphones Funded by Martha and Paul Moeller Fund)$5,000.00
Columbia College FoundationColumbia College “Promise Project” provides free tuition local qualified high-school graduates$7,500.00
Rail Road Flat BallparkAdd play set for children and signage for parking area (The above two grants were made possible by funds from Jackson Rancheria Fund, Youth Fund and County Fund) $1,595.25
TOTAL 2019$110,092.60
2018 GRANTS GIVENPurpose:Amount:
COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT INITIATIVE
Manzanita Writer's Press"Voices -a Calaveras Anthology (Partial Funding by Jackson Ranchedria Casino/Resort Hotel Community Fund)$3,500.00
Murphys Creek TheatreReplacement of Black Bart Playhouse's aging lighting fixtures (Community Betterment Fund)$8,547.00
Murphy's School of MusicMusic Instruction for children, adults and others to enrich their lives and the lives of others through music. (Martha and Paul Moeller Fund)$10,000.00
SENIOR INITIATIVE
Blue Mountain Coalition for Youth and FamiliesFun Fridays for Seniors$4,000.00
Calaveras Humane SocietyPreventative and emergency veterinary care for senior's pets (Federlein Family Fund)$10,000.00
Common Ground Senior ServicesHome Delivered Meals (Federlein Family Fund)$5,000.00
Copper Community Food PantryIncrease distribution of "senior specific" food items$7,500.00
DRAIL Home modifications, wheelchair ramps, medical equipment (Partially funded by Federlein Family Fund)$8,000.00
Good Samaritan Neighbor to Neighbor Food PantryContinued nutritional food supply for Valley Springs seniors (Partial funding Federlein Family Fund)$10,000.00
Habitat for Humanity CalaverasCritical Home Repairs for Seniors (Partially funded by Federlein Family Fund)$10,000.00
Murphys Senior CenterProvide free lunch every Tuesday for 25 seniors with "Lunch and Learn" Program (Federlein Family Fund)$5,000.00
Sierra HOPEFood Pantry - Senior Access Project$5,000.00
YOUTH INITIATIVE
Calaveras County Friends of the LibrarySTEAM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Art and Math) kits and activities to help prepare children for 21st century jobs. (Partially funded by County Youth Donor Advised Funds)$7,900.00
Calaveras County of EducationFingerprinting mentors for Calaveras Mentoring Program$420.00
Mind Matters Clinic of Murphys"Fast ForWard to Success" program to prepare young adults for life's challenges$4,800.00
TOTAL 2018$99,667.00