Apply Now for Grant and Scholarship Opportunities at the Community Foundation

Shasta Regional Community Foundation is excited to announce that the application period is now open for project funding opportunities for local nonprofits and public agencies from the ACEs Resilience and Hope Fund of Shasta County, the Burney Regional Community Fund, The McConnell Fund and the Redding Rancheria Community Fund. The application instructions and fast-approaching deadlines are posted on our Grants Page. In addition, over 30 scholarship opportunities are available on our Scholarship Page.

Interested applicants can learn more about how to prepare their application for these and other opportunities and tips to navigate the Community Foundation’s online submission system by registering for an informative webinar. This webinar will be held February 12th (10:00 a.m. – Noon). Click HERE to register for the webinar.

The newly formed ACEs Resilience and Hope Fund of Shasta County seeks to fund nonprofit programs that mitigate or prevent the generational cycle of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Shasta County. This opportunity is made possible by a partnership with Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency and promotes preventative and innovative strategies to improve health by addressing one or more of the 10 identified ACEs. All grant requests for this Fund must be submitted online by 5:00 p.m. on February 19, 2020.

The Burney Regional Community Fund supports needs within the communities of the greater Burney area; Burney, Cassel, Fall River Mills, Hat Creek, McArthur, and Old Station – in accordance with boundaries set by the Fall River Joint Unified School District. All grant requests for this Fund must be submitted online by 5:00 p.m. on March 4, 2020.  

Grants from The McConnell Fund will be awarded in the spring to Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, and Trinity County organizations in the areas of arts and culture, children, youth and education, community vitality, environment, health care, recreation, and social services. Grants primarily fund the purchase of equipment or building-related projects. Grant dollars are provided for small and large projects in each county. All grant requests for The McConnell Fund must be submitted online by 5:00 p.m. on March 11, 2020.

The Redding Rancheria Community Fund will be accepting applications for grant requests from Shasta and Trinity County nonprofit organizations and public entities in the areas of arts/culture, education, environment, health and social services. All grant requests for the spring cycle must be submitted online by 5:00 p.m. on March 25, 2020.  

Funding guidelines for each grant opportunity can be found at www.shastarcf.org/grants. If you have any questions, please contact Amanda Hutchings, Director of Community Impact at the Community Foundation, (530) 244-1219 or email amanda@shastarcf.org.

The deadline for scholarship applications is 5:00 p.m. on March 11, 2020 unless otherwise noted in the scholarship description. For questions about scholarships, contact Miriam Leal, Program Associate at the Community Foundation, (530) 244-1219 or email miriam@shastarcf.org.

About Shasta Regional Community Foundation
Shasta Regional Community Foundation impacts the North State region through the power of giving. Since 2000, the Community Foundation has awarded over $28 million in grants, made possible by the generosity of their fund holders and professional fund management practices. For more information, call Shasta Regional Community Foundation at (530) 244-1219 or visit www.shastarcf.org.

 

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