placer community foundation

10 points about community philanthropy

Everyone defines philanthropy differently. To some, it is volunteering at the animal shelter or food pantry or at a place of worship. To others, it is serving on a board or commit ...

Lincoln resident leaves lasting gift for disadvantaged youth through Placer Community Foundation

                       For Irmgard (“Else”) Schichtel, a childhood in Nazi Germany set in motion a circuitou ...

BIG Day of Giving technology failed but community members still donate

                BIG Day of Giving, a 24-hour online fundraising event held annually in the first week of May, is the largest fundraiser of ...

Community foundations fund senior nutrition programs

Thanks to additional funding, Seniors First will soon expand a program established to provide homebound seniors with hot meals and daily social interaction. MyMeals, the most rece ...

Fifth annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit emphasizes getting your board ‘on board’

More than 250 board members and executives from 60 nonprofit organizations will learn about fortifying and amplifying board effectiveness in leadership and fund development during ...

Placer Community Foundation honors donors for giving back in 2014

Placer Community Foundation recently honored almost 200 of its donors at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed in Loomis. Guests learned about the many ways their philanthropy impacted Placer ...

Fourth Annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit will focus on storytelling

Placer Community Foundation’s (PCF) Fourth Annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit will take place on March 20th. Over 250 board members and executives from 48 nonprofit organizat ...

Placer Community Foundation meets in Lincoln

 On Thursday, May 23rd, Placer Community Foundation’s Board of Directors held their meeting at Lincoln City Hall in the heart of historic downtown.  “The Foun ...