Redding Rancheria Community Fund Awards $95,000 to 54 Organizations

The following is a press release from the Shasta Regional Community Foundation. It includes grants throughout Shasta and Trinity Counties. Most of these are not in Pit River Country, but 5 grants totaling over $9,000 are going to local schools in Burney and Fall River Mills. I bolded those awards:

The Redding Rancheria Community Fund, a fund of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation, is pleased to announce grant awards totaling $95,000 to 54 local organizations in Shasta and Trinity Counties. “The tremendous partnership between the Redding Rancheria and Shasta Regional Community Foundation has allowed us to serve so many of our friends, neighbors, and their families through the work of local nonprofits and public entities,” says Amanda Hutchings, Program Officer at Shasta Regional Community Foundation. With these broad impact awards, the total grants from the RRCF since the fund was established at the Community Foundation is now $2,694,840.

The following organizations recently received funds from the Spring 2016 cycle:

Organization Name Amount Purpose
Alano Club of Redding $       1,375.00 New chairs
Alta Mesa Elementary School $       1,356.50 LCD projector and related equipment
Anderson Fire Protection District $       2,000.00 Defibrillator
Anderson Little League $       1,000.00 Partially fund fence and dugout upgrades
Burney Jr. Sr. High School $           500.00 Materials and/or equipment for student reading lounge
Burney Jr. Sr. High School $       3,000.00 Equipment and supplies for environmental/outdoor course
California Bicycle Coalition Education Fund dba Shasta Living Streets $       1,000.00 Technology and/or marketing materials for Farmers Market Bicycle Valet Parking Program
Central Valley High School $       2,500.00 Metal cutting system, cutting table, and CAD software for Central Valley FFA program
Chrysalis Charter School $       1,500.00 Projector
Cottonwood Fire Protection District $       1,100.00 Partially fund purchase of gas (C02) monitoring devices and a gas calibration kit
Empire Recovery Center $       1,000.00 New beds
FaithWORKS Community Coalition $       3,000.00 Partially fund the purchase of household appliances for transitional housing unit
Fall River Joint Unified School District $       3,500.00 Commercial grade stair stepper
Fall River Jr/Sr High School $       1,200.00 Furniture to develop counseling center
Fall River Jr/Sr High School $       1,200.00 New American Heart Association curriculum for the First Aid/CPR/AED course
Friends of the Old Lewiston Schoolhouse Library & Museum $       1,523.00 New hardback books for library
Friends of Whiskeytown, Inc. $       1,000.00 Partially fund summer bus route from Downtown Redding to Whiskeytown
Gateway Unified School District $       1,000.00 New musical instruments and cases for Shasta Lake School and Buckeye School of the Arts
Girls Inc. of the Northern Sacramento Valley $           500.00 Partially fund The Sporting Chance program
Girls on the Run of the North State $           500.00 Scholarships for 4 Shasta and/or Trinity County girls
Horses Assist Lives Organization (HALO) $           500.00 Fencing materials
Lassen Park Foundation $       2,500.00 Partially support At-risk Youth Camping Program
Local Indians for Education $       3,400.00 Camping equipment for the Native Roots Warrior Strong program
Mercy Foundation North $       5,000.00 Partially fund the purchase of a new Meals on Wheels food delivery vehicle
Nor-Cal Think Pink $       1,000.00 Technology equipment for educational/outreach activities
Northern CA Educational TV Assoc. (KIXE-TV) $       1,000.00 Books for foster care children
Northern California Veterans Museum & Heritage Center $       3,000.00 Emergency costs for elderly and recently widowed Veterans spouses
Northern California Youth & Family Programs $       1,000.00 Partially fund an outdoor play structure
Northern Valley Catholic Social Services $       1,000.00 Technology and/or program materials for youth college prep/job resource center
Northstate Women’s Health Network $       1,119.00 Operating and material support of youth education program
Providence Garden of Hope $           500.00 Tools
Redding School of the Arts $       2,500.00 Violin
Senior Citizens of Shasta County, Inc. $       1,356.50 Folding tables
Shasta County Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council $       1,300.00 Refrigerator for Teen Center kitchen
Shasta Early Literacy Partnership $           500.00 Books and library equipment
Shasta Family YMCA $       5,000.00 Partially fund the Learn to Swim program
Shasta High School $       1,500.00 Partial funding for MIG welders and related welding equipment
Shasta Land Trust $       1,000.00 Materials for resource library and outreach
Shasta Treatment Center $       1,000.00 Office furniture
Shingletown Medical Center $       2,000.00 Partially fund the purchase of a defibrillator
Stage 44 Players $           500.00 Materials for youth summer camp/field trip to Cascade Theatre
Steve’s Club – Redding Youth Athletic Club $           500.00 Incentive materials for participants of Crossfit youth athletic program
The Salvation Army Redding $       3,200.00 Refrigerator for Teen Center
The Stirring- Catalyst Movement $       2,000.00 Marketing costs for youth mentorship program
Trinity County Office of Education $       2,400.00 Robotics kits and laptops
Trinity County Resource Conservation District $       2,520.00 Labor and materials for a storytelling tent
Trinity County Resource Conservation District $       3,250.00 Nursery materials and supplies
Turtle Bay Exploration Park $       2,500.00 Partially fund “Rock U” exhibition
United Way of Northern California $       2,000.00 211 youth database updates
Viva Downtown Redding $           500.00 Two pop-up tents
West Cottonwood Junior High School $       2,500.00 PE equipment for special education students
West Valley High School $       5,000.00 Volleyball equipment, uniforms and/or offset player expenses
Willow Creek Youth Partnership (DreamQuest) $       1,000.00 Computers and media equipment
Youth Violence Prevention Council $      1,200.00 iPads and survey subscription for program evaluation

For more information regarding the Redding Rancheria Community Fund please contact Amanda Hutchings at the Shasta Regional Community Foundation at 530-244-1219.


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  1. Congratulations to all the recipients

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