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El Dorado Community Foundation continues local grants

The El Dorado Community Foundation administers over 200 individual funds. One of the very first funds, established in 1991, is Endow El Dorado. This particular endowment allows the foundation to open granting up to any/all nonprofit organizations in the entire county for any program or service for which they may need assistance. Since the inception […]

New El Dorado Hills Cabinet awards grants

The El Dorado Community Foundation announced the members of the newly formed El Dorado Hills Cabinet as follows: Georgianne Knight, John Black, Shelbi Bennett and Jeff England, all of whom reside in El Dorado Hills.  “We couldn’t be more pleased with the caliber of these community-minded individuals who have stepped forward to assist us in […]

U.S. Bank sponsors Women’s Fund

U.S. Bank recently became a 2013 Silver Sponsor for the Women’s Fund El Dorado, a fund under the umbrella of the El Dorado Community Foundation. The over 260 donor members of the Women’s Fund are a testimonial to their foundational philosophy which is: “We may not be wealthy women individually, but by pooling our giving […]

El Dorado Community Foundation expands community parnerships

Anyone who has lived any length of time in El Dorado County knows the depths of the hearts of its residents.  Those who are new to our community and who take the time to listen, will soon learn the simple fact that El Dorado County cares and is full of individuals and organizations who put […]

ORHS Foundation begins 2013 capital campaign

EL DORADO HILLS – The Oak Ridge High School Foundation announces the kickoff of its 2013 Capital Campaign, Excellence in Education. The Campaign will raise $500,000 to support needed improvements in a cross section of programs and facilities on the Oak Ridge High School (ORHS) campus. The 2013 Capital Campaign is based on feedback received […]

Foundation reviews help for the homeless

In October 2009, as El Dorado County became aware of their growing homeless population and started the task of providing assistance to them, the El Dorado Community Foundation was there. Through the generosity of the Lee Bennett Family of El Dorado Hills and Tom and Judith Dillon of Placerville, the Fund for the Homeless was […]

Community Foundation extends multi-year grant to the Center for Violence Free Relationships

In 2010 the El Dorado Community Foundation sent out requests for proposals for a multi-year grant opportunity to over 300 local nonprofit organizations. The foundation’s focus was to fund a program that would have lasting results in the lives of children and their families and thus they created a grant in the amount of $60,000 […]

Community Needs Forum set

The Women’s Fund El Dorado is hosting its annual Community Needs Forum 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Cold Springs Country Club, 6500 Clubhouse Dr. north of Placerville. The topics to be covered in this year’s forum were suggested by Women’s Fund members at last year’s forum. They include youth development, health and mental […]

Annemiek Storm funds Alzheimer’s endowment

Annemiek Storm has been in the long-term care insurance business for 15 years. As a result of that experience she has become a passionate advocate for funding research to find a cure for Alzheimer’s as she has witnessed close to 50 percent of all claims go to cover the costs associated with Alzheimer’s and other […]

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