Placer Community Foundation

Placer Community Foundation is a nonprofit community corporation created by and for the people of Placer County. Our mission is to encourage philanthropy for the betterment of communities in our region. We work to be the preferred conduit for donors and professional advisors interested in establishing charitable endowments.

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Recent News from Placer Community Foundation

Placer Community Foundation Grant for Roseville Clubhouse
Foundation: Placer Community Foundation

Roseville, Calif. -Placer Community Foundation (PCF) granted $45,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Placer County to support the campaign to build...more

PCF Awards Local Students $41000 in Scholarships
Foundation: Placer Community Foundation

Auburn, Calif. – 19 students received exciting news that they are Placer Community Foundation (PCF) college scholarship awardees, many of...more

Placer Community Foundation New Board Members
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Auburn, CA-Placer Community Foundation (PCF) is pleased to welcome four new members to its Board of Directors: Elise Baker, Margaret...more

A Cat Sanctuary Endowment Fund for feral and abandoned cats
Foundation: Placer Community Foundation

“Placer Community Foundation has supported our organization in the past with grants and free trainings. They are a trusted philanthropic...more

Placer Community Foundation Receives High 5 Luminary Award
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(Auburn, Calif.) – Placer Community Foundation (PCF) earned the High 5 Luminary Award in recognition of its collaborate advocacy work to...more

For affordable housing in Placer, have developers build, not write checks
Foundation: Placer Community Foundation

The Placer Community Foundation wants to serve the needs of the community today and tomorrow. So we want developers and housing advocates...more

Placer Community Foundation's Giving Circle Awards
Foundation: Placer Community Foundation

(Auburn, Calif.) – Nine local nonprofits that provide valuable services for the county's most vulnerable and at-risk youth received grants from the...more

$5.5K granted to help build Interfaith Food Closet's new facility in Auburn
Foundation: Placer Community Foundation

A grant in the amount of $5,500 was awarded to the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet (AIFC) by Placer Community Foundation. Funds are to support...more

Placer Community Foundation Donors Grant $108000
Foundation: Placer Community Foundation

Specific to protecting animals, one of the community grant recipients is Kitten Central of Placer County. "PCF always helps small nonprofits making...more

Another View:Solving the affordable housing crisis — a state public/private partnership
Foundation: Placer Community Foundation

To review these laws go to “2017 Housing Package Summary” by Brian Augusta and Anya Lawler on the Placer Community Foundation's website...more

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Placer County, CA

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Remembering Greg Dees, Social Entrepreneurship Education Pioneer

Remembering Greg Dees, Social Entrepreneurship Education Pioneer

J. Gregory Dees, an internationally acclaimed Professor of the Practice of Social Entrepreneurship and co-founder of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, passed away at age 63 at the Duke Hospital Friday.

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