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Anderson Family Endowed Fund
Dennis, Kathy and family, long time residents of the North State, feel passionately about family and community. They established this fund to target pressing needs and promote opportunities in Shasta and Siskiyou Counties.
Animal Welfare Endowment Fund
The Community Foundation created this fund to provide for the care of animals in Shasta and Siskiyou Counties. As the fund grows, grants will be made to nonprofit organizations who promote animal welfare such as support for: rabies clinics, spay and neuter services, animal rescue, animal rehabilitation and more.
Community Arts Endowment Fund
The Articipate Campaign that began in 2010 resulted in the Community Arts Endowment fund at the Shasta Regional Community Foundation. The fund is dedicated to supporting the arts in our region today and forever. Through the power of endowment a gift made to the fund today will continue to grow allowing grants to be given from the fund to artists and art projects in perpetuity. The fund will provide grants to support visual public art, such as murals, sculpture and other graphic art forms displayed or presented in public areas in Shasta and Siskiyou Counties.
Cascade Theatre Endowment Fund
Following restoration of Redding's historic Cascade Theatre in 2004, Leonard and Tracy Moty established this fund as a means of receiving donations from the public to help support the theatre's arts and cultural programs. Contributions made to this fund are managed by SRCF with the investment income generated each year used to support the theatre's ongoing operations. The fund's goal is to create a steady, stable and growing revenue stream that helps preserve and maintain the Cascade Theatre as an important national and state historic landmark, contributes to the revitalization of Redding's downtown business district and creates innovative and diverse cultural programs that celebrate the human creative spirit.
Delta Lambda Chapter Sigma Phi Gamma Intl Sorority Endowment
This fund was established by the Delta Lambda Chapter Sigma Phi Gamma International Sorority to benefit women and children in Shasta County.
Dorris Lions Club Endowment Fund
This very small town on the California Oregon border proudly flys a 30'x60' flag 200 feet above the city. It is the tallest flag pole in the west. Our flag is our way of showing how proud we are of America, and of our men and women who serve in our Military. It is a memorial to those who served and gave the utmost. They are they reason that this is still the greatest nation on earth. The endowment's purpose is to ensure, far out into the future, that there will always be funds available to purchase new flags and cover maintenance costs. The fund's financial goal is $75,000. We are one-third of the way there.
Fresh Start For Youth Endowment Fund for Youth Violence Prevention Council
This fund was established to help local at risk youth meet basic needs and provide support to achieve educational and career goals and mental and physical well being.
Ivy B. Horr Endowed Medical Education Fund
Ivy Buchler Horr was a resident of Glenburn near Fall River Mills from 1930 to her death in 1982. Born in El Dorado County, Ivy led a full life which eventually led her to the Fall River Valley in the cattle and lumber industry. Before she passed away, Ivy created a trust through which low interest loans could be awarded to students from Shasta, Lassen, Trinity, Tehama, Modoc & Siskiyou Counties who were pursuing an education in medicine. In 2009 the trust was transferred into a fund at the Community Foundation allowing Ivy's legacy to continue on.
Josephine Taylor Endowment Fund
The Josephine Taylor Fund was established to continue the purposes for which the Josephine Taylor Foundation was established. The Josephine Taylor Foundation was established to explore practices of maintaining physical, spiritual, and emotional health and well-being through the balance of body energy fields and corrective physical practices.
Knodel Family Endowment Fund
Mr. Ervin Knodel is a longtime Redding resident that believes in giving back to the community that has done so much for him. He created this fund to benefit the less fortunate in the Redding area with an emphasis on education for youth. He believes that helping youth achieve a brighter future will, in turn, allow Redding to have a bright future as well. A portion of this fund will also benefit Trinity Lutheran School.
Leadership Redding Endowment
Leadership Redding established this fund to ensure the future financial viability and stability of the program. Currently, approximately fifty percent of the program is funded by tuition; the remaining portion must be funded by donations from businesses, nonprofits, and individuals. Although this has been a reliable source in the past, it is prudent to develop a funding source for the future.
Madrone Hospice House Endowment
In 1999, Madrone Hospice built the Hospice House as an option for hospice patients who are unable to remain in their homes. The Madrone House was the first house in California to be designed specifically for hospice patients. It was also the first Hospice House built in a rural community in California, and has been used as a model for rural communities nationwide. Since October of 1999, 650 patients have called the Madrone House "home". As our friends and supporters in Siskiyou County and beyond help us to grow this endowment, it will ensure the continued operation of the Madrone Hospice House.
Michael James Mangas Endowment Fund
The Michael James Mangas Memorial Endowment Fund was established to honor the life of Michael, the 19 month old son of Jake and Janet Mangas of Redding, who died in his sleep in June 2007. Available funds will be used to support programs that have the potential to bring joy to children and enrich their lives. It is in this way that Michael's life will continue to make a real difference in our local community.
Mildred Lucille Driscoll Endowment
This fund was established in 2004 to honor the memory of Millie Driscoll. Millie had a wonderful zest for life! She loved helping all those in need and supported many organizations. This endowment will support Haven Humane Society, the Good News Rescue Mission, Shasta County Women's Refuge and Northern California Shriner's Hospital in Sacramento. Through this endowment, her legacy of love will live on.
National Alliance on Mental Illness Shasta County Endowment
This endowment was established to support and expand education and advocacy programs, and to ensure future financial stability for these programs.
Patricia L. Kimball Endowment
Patricia Kimball, who considered herself very blessed, was always a compassionate advocate for the less fortunate. This fund, established in 2005 to honor Pat's memory, will continue her desire to provide a helping hand.
Redding Rancheria Endowment Fund
The Redding Rancheria is a federally recognized Tribe whose members are of the Pit River, Yana and Wintu decent. The Tribe determined early on that giving back to the community was one of its important priorities. The Rancheria operates the Tribal administration offices, the Redding Rancheria Headstart, the Redding Rancheria Health Clinic, Win-River Mini-Mart, Win-River Casino, and the Hilton Garden Inn. This fund was established to give to worthy causes in the surrounding communities.
River Exchange Endowment Fund
The River Exchange Endowment Fund was established with an initial gift from River Exchange supporter Bruce Allen. The fund was created so that the principal earnings of the endowment would supply the River Exchange with an on-going source of financial support for its River Center, watershed education, river restoration, river clean-ups and conservation programs. The River Exchange was established in 1996 by the City of Dunsmuir with restitution money from the 1991 Southern Pacific Railroad chemical spill at Cantara Loop and has directly touched over 50,000 people through its programs. It is now a fully independent and self-supporting non-profit organization that promotes watershed stewardship throughout Siskiyou County.
Shasta Community Health Center Endowment for a Healthy Community
The purpose of this fund is to support the ongoing mission of Shasta Community Health Center (SCHC). The mission of SCHC is to ensure access to high quality primary and preventive medical, dental, mental and general health care services to those who have great difficulty accessing care in our community. Typically these are uninsured and underinsured, women, infants, children and families. Many of these patients are from low-income working poor and/or those with special needs. About 50% of those served by SCHC are infants and children. SCHC cares for 25% of Shasta County's population, with over 90% of those served falling below federal poverty. Contributions to this Endowment will ensure the long-term success of SCHC's critical health care programs and services that benefit everyone in our community.
Seamans Family Endowment
The Seamans Family Endowment was established by Kendell and Susan Seamans in 2006 in appreciation for the opportunities that Redding has provided to their family. The intent of this endowment is to support community projects in Redding with an emphasis on youth and education.
Siskiyou Family YMCA Endowment
The Siskiyou Family YMCA Fund provides current income and long-term protection for the Siskiyou Family YMCA. The Siskiyou YMCA exists in part from the financial support from the community. The Siskiyou Family YMCA is deeply committed to building strong kids, strong families and strong communities in Siskiyou County by providing programs and activities that promote character development. The YMCA serves all people regardless of sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or personal beliefs or ability to pay. The Siskiyou Family YMCA does this by advancing the values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility in all that they do.
Stewardship Endowment Fund
This fund was established to support the work of the Community Foundation now and in the future. Donations made to this fund will help to sustain the operations of the Foundation and allow us to continue to meet emerging needs in our communities.
Swim Redding Organizational Endowment Fund
The Redding Aqua Ducks Swim team and Head Coach, Mark Wagner, established the Swim Redding Fund. The Swim Team's vision is to provide a positive environment for kids to compete and enjoy swimming while teaching sportsmanship, accountability and discipline. Swim Redding will provide economically challenged youth in Shasta County an opportunity to participate and experience a positive swim team environment. Since its inception, the Redding Swim team has developed into the largest and most comprehensive swim program in the North State
Tauhindauli Park Endowment Fund
The Tauhindauli Park and Trail Endowment Fund was established by the Dunsmuir Garden Club for the ongoing maintenance of Tauhindauli Park and Trail, a public park located on the Upper Sacramento River in Dunsmuir. The Park has restored riparian habitat and provides handicapped accessible recreational and educational opportunities for local residents and visitors.
Tulelake Community Partnership Endowment
The Tulelake Community Partnership is dedicated to the betterment of the Tulelake Basin. The Tulelake Community Partnership has four focus areas: Family Self Sufficiency; Youth Development; Economic Revitalization; and Heritage Preservation. The Partnership collaborates with many other organizations and community members to enhance the community through projects such as the Tulelake Youth and Community Center (The Honker), Tulelake Migratory Bird Festival, and the Tulelake /Newell Family Resource Center. The Tulelake Community Partnership acts as a catalyst for community development and a communication "hub." The partnership is part of a long-term strategy to revitalize the community.
United Methodist Church of Yreka Youth Endowment
The Yreka United Methodist Church (YUMC) Youth endowment fund was created to support the church's youth ministry. Once a goal of at least $5000 is reached the interest accrued from the endowment will be given to help support activities such as youth outreach, missions trips, and summer youth camps. As the endowment grows so will the amount given back to the youth ministry.
Veteran's Cemetery Endowment Fund
This fund was established to support the water needs of the Cemetery, but more importantly to maintain a dignified final resting place to honor our veterans to express gratitude for their service to our country and as a source of pride to Veteran's families and residents of Northern California.
Wright Choice Family Endowment
The Wright family feels strongly about the people and lands which have provided such a great place to live and raise a family. This endowment fund has been established to assist the people of Shasta county and protect and preserve our beautiful surroundings.