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El Dorado Community Foundation



El Dorado County residents, past and present turn to the El Dorado Community Foundation to make their philanthropic giving as effective as possible. We are a public charity serving thousands of people who share a common concern – improving the quality of life in El Dorado County.


With current assets of $8.3 million and 130 different funds established by individual donors, community groups and nonprofit organizations, El Dorado Community Foundation has returned more than $3 million to the community since it was established in 1991.

Recent News from El Dorado Community Foundation


Ski Run Community Park block party and groundbreaking May 1 - South Tahoe Now
Foundation: El Dorado Community Foundation

Donations can be made via the El Dorado Community Foundation. Tahoe Fund - $75,000 match. Donations of any amount will be matched by The...more

EL Dorado Hills Chamber gala honors businesses of the year, celebrates community
Foundation: El Dorado Community Foundation

Excellence in Business of the Year – The El Dorado Community Foundation Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Tiffany Bertolini, Pacific...more

Pooley named CASA executive director - Village Life | El Dorado Hills, California
Foundation: El Dorado Community Foundation

Most recently, she served as the fund administrator for Women's Fund El Dorado, a fund of the El Dorado Community Foundation, as well as the...more

A community that eats together: A Grizzly Feast embraces those impacted by Caldor Fire
Foundation: El Dorado Community Foundation

The luminary list included Bill Roby, El Dorado Community Foundation; John Sanders, Old Town Grill; Susie Davies, Motherlode...more

County's request for FEMA individual assistance denied - Mountain Democrat
Foundation: El Dorado Community Foundation

“(The El Dorado Community Foundation) also created the Caldor Fire Relief Fund, which was established in August and supports households...more

Women's Fund El Dorado celebrates community impact - Village Life
Foundation: El Dorado Community Foundation

The El Dorado Community Foundation is entrusted with overseeing the WFED endowment fund and investing monies appropriately to diversify income...more

El Dorado Community Foundation fills void in communities affected by Caldor Fire | South ...
Foundation: El Dorado Community Foundation

I watched websites begin posting the evacuation orders. On Monday morning, August 16, the El Dorado Community Foundation staff met to execute the...more

South Lake Tahoe to hold community event to honor first responders prior to Tahoe Brewfest ...
Foundation: El Dorado Community Foundation

El Dorado Community Foundation will be at the Community Gathering on Sept. 25 to accept donations that will go toward the Caldor Fire Relief...more

How To Help Caldor Fire Victims - CBS San Francisco
Foundation: El Dorado Community Foundation

El Dorado Community Foundation – The El Dorado County Community Foundation set up a Caldor Fire · Placer Food Bank · Food Bank of Northern Nevada · Project...more

Caldor Fire relief fund through El Dorado Community Foundation - South Tahoe Now
Foundation: El Dorado Community Foundation

The El Dorado Community Foundation started a Caldor Fire Relief Fund when the devastating fire hit El Dorado County. Thousands of people were helped on...more



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