Covid-19 Grant to Good Samaritan Community Covenant Church Food Bank by Calaveras Community Foundation (November 2020)

Jed Hollenbach, lead pastor of Good Samaritan Church, fist bumps Calaveras Community Foundation Board member, Terry Beaudoin, in thanks for the organization’s grant award to the Food Bank. Continue reading

2020 Year End Report

2020 has been devastating to many in our county, in our country and throughout the world.  Calaveras County residents have experienced job loss, homelessness, shortages of food, needed supplies and personal protective equipment, business shutdowns or partial closures, and sheltering … Continue reading

Covid-19 Assistance Provided by Calaveras Community Foundation (8/4/20)

Through the generosity of our loyal donors, the Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) was recently able to financially assist local organizations providing direct help to those Calaveras County residents who have been negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Over $30,000 was … Continue reading

Beth Childs/Genna Hurst Scholarship Awarded by Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) (7/15/20)

The Beth E. Childs/Genna Hurst Renewable Scholarship administered by CCF was awarded recently. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, however, no Awards Night presentations were held. The 2020 Scholarship Committee is proud to award this 4-year $4,000 scholarship to Calaveras High … Continue reading

Covid-19 Grantee Report (6/22/2020)

Names of those in the photograph (from left to right): Phil Melicker, Scott Freier, Jack Shaffer, Damon Bortz, Elaine Shaffer, Tess Leary, Diane Freier and Patti Corcoran (leaning in front of Diane) On March 27, 2020, Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) … Continue reading

Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) Awards Career & Technical Training (C&TT) Scholarships for 2020 totaling $16,500 (6/10/20)

Calaveras High School students receiving scholarships and their fields of study are: Courtney Batterton-medical, Mackenzie Pekarek-criminal justice, Cole Heath-criminology, Elisabeth Marcellino-dental hygiene, Halee Theodore-radiology, and Ivie Gowen-nursing. Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) awarded Career and Technical Training (C&TT) scholarships to a … Continue reading

Update-The Arnold Rim Trail

This update came out in Mid May from the Arnold Rim Trail Association to answer the question, “Is the Arnold Rim Trail open? In summary, this is the answer: “We are following the Covid-19 safety instructions for the Stanislaus National … Continue reading

JACKSON RANCHERIA DONATES $10,000 TO CALAVERAS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Jackson, CA – The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians in late December 2019 donated $10,000 to the Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF). These funds directly benefit the CCF competitive grants program – now in its final stages for 2020. A … Continue reading

Calaveras Community Foundation Competitive Grants Deadline 06/01/2021

Competitive Grants (2021 Grants – See NOTE below) The ability to apply for competitive grants is announced to the local media and through this website. A simple application form is submitted by a specified deadline. The Foundation’s Competitive Grants and … Continue reading

Celebrating 20 Years of Serving the Community

Twenty years ago, it all started with a wish, a wish to help charitable foundations and non-profits that serve Calaveras residents in their own individual missions. This wish was a dream the heart makes, as the old song says, and … Continue reading