Six Local Students Awarded Career & Technical Training (C&TT) Scholarships for 2016

Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) awarded Career and Technical Training scholarships to a total of six high school students during recent award night events. Three Calaveras High School students, two Bret Harte High students and one student from Mountain Oaks will … Continue reading

Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) Awards Grants for 2016

The Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded twelve (12) competitive grants for 2016. The combined amount of these grants equals $67,759. CCF again focused on three initiatives: Aging in Place for Seniors, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and the … Continue reading

Calaveras Community Foundation Receives Save Mart Donation

Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) has received a generous $5000 donation from Save Mart Supermarkets. Funds benefit the Career and Technical Training (C&TT) Scholarship Fund. At this level of donation, Save Mart moves into the ranks of a corporate partner and … Continue reading

Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) Adds New Board Member

Liz Gimble has recently joined the Calaveras Community Foundation as its newest Board Member. She has a diverse background in project coordinating, grant writing, and sales, along with her BA degree from CSU, Sacramento. “I am really excited about joining … Continue reading

CCF Competitive Grants Deadline 02/15/16

Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) announced in early January the competitive grant cycle for 2016. Timing is of the essence at this point with completed grant applications due on Monday, February 15th. Complete details, application guidelines and fillable forms are all … Continue reading

Annual Competitive Grants Period for 2016 Announced by Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF)

Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) will, again, focus on initiatives for 2016’s grant giving. The three initiatives are: Aging in Place for Seniors, Support for Learning of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and Cultural which focuses on projects that enhance … Continue reading

Butte Fire Disaster Relief Fund Summary

As of April 12, 2016  (See updated figures & notes below in red) In early September 2015, the Butte Fire started in Amador County and quickly spread to Calaveras County.  The devastation to families, homes, animals and the landscape is almost beyond … Continue reading

Disaster Relief Fund Spurs Widespread Cooperation

A $100,000 donation from the Amador Community Foundation (ACF) to the Calaveras Community Foundation’s (CCF’s) Disaster Relief Fund is a prime example of how the response to the devastation of the Butte Fire has fostered increased cooperation between the diverse … Continue reading

Calaveras Community Foundation Begins Distribution of Disaster Relief Funds

A Disaster Relief Fund, established by the Calaveras Community Foundation as a result of the horrific Butte Fire, is drawing donations from individuals and group in all parts of this country and beyond. “We have been heartened by the response … Continue reading

Calaveras Community Foundation Adds New Board Member

Long-time Calaveras resident, Merita Callaway, was recently welcomed to the Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) Board of Directors. Merita has lived in Calaveras County for over 28 years and is, probably, best known as the 2nd longest serving member of the Board … Continue reading