Calaveras Community Foundation Competitive Grants Deadline 02/15/17

Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) announced in early January the competitive grant cycle for 2017. Timing is of the essence at this point with completed grant applications due on Wednesday, February 15th. Complete details, application guidelines and fillable forms are all available at If you have further questions or concerns, call the CCF office at (209) 736-1845 or email:

CCF is, again, focusing on initiatives. The four initiatives for 2017 are: 1) Aging in Place for Seniors; 2) Support for Learning of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM); 3) County Youth – unique extra-curricular projects for County Youth, grades 1st through 8th, designed to enhance their development in preparation for challenges they will meet in their ongoing education; and 4) Community Enrichment: What projects would enrich your community? Funding for these grants is from the Foundation’s General Grant Fund.

Applications began to be accepted on January 15, 2017 and must be submitted to CCF only via email by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. ALL applications for competitive grants MUST address one of the four initiatives to be considered for funding. CCF’s email address is:

Individual donations and corporate partners’ generosity allows CCF to continue to fund viable projects that benefit our county residents, students and seniors. Since it’s inception in 2000, CCF has provided more than $1,400,000 in competitive grants, scholarships and assistance. The Foundation administers dozens of charitable funds for scholarships and other worthy causes.