Shasta Regional Community Foundation Announces Burney Regional Community Fund Grant Awards

Press release from  Shasta Regional Community Foundation

Shasta Regional Community Foundation is pleased to announce the following 2017 grant awards:

Amount Purpose
Burney Water
To purchase and install a new diving board stand
Girls on the Run of the North State


To provide financial assistance for 15 3rd-5th grade girls to participate in the Burney Chapter – Girls on the Run program
Great Shasta Rail Trail Association $4,700
To fund costs associated with surveying and installing a trailhead site in Burney
HALO (Horses Assist Lives Organization)
To fund various overhead costs, an ADA compliant ramp, solar lights, and stall mats
Mayers Intermountain Healthcare Foundation $4,367
To purchase six mobile workstation carts
McArthur Fire Protection District $4,850
To purchase emergency and rescue equipment for Pittville-based fire engine
Mercy Foundation North




To purchase kitchen supplies and equipment for the Burney based, Meals on Wheels program and Shasta Senior Nutrition program
Mountain Valleys Health Centers




To fund emergency transportation, hotel rooms, clothing and hygiene supplies, medical screenings for a Homeless Outreach Program and event
shelters/blankets/camping equipment
Spring Rivers Foundation
To fund the purchase and installation of an outdoor storage shed
$47,972 Total


The Burney Regional Community Fund was established at the Shasta Regional Community Foundation to address the needs of the Greater Burney Region – Burney, Cassel, Fall River Mills, Hat Creek, McArthur, and Old Station. It was designed to build communities of philanthropists in the region now and forever.

Grants from the Burney Fund are awarded to nonprofit organizations and public entities through a competitive process, providing financial resources to nonprofit organizations and programs based on specific criteria established by local community leaders. The Burney Region grant cycle is announced each January with applications typically due in March and awards announced by the end of May.

The Shasta Regional Community Foundation is pleased to offer services that assist both the donor and the Burney Region by making grants to address immediate needs and to ensure thoughtful stewardship with an endowment fund for the benefit of the community in perpetuity. Please like our Facebook page (ShastaRCF) or sign up for our eNewsletter and watch for news at our website at where we will post updates on grant workshops and grant cycles in the Burney region.

For further information please contact:

Audra Beylik, Development & Communications Officer
Siskiyou County office: 530.925.3313
Shasta County office: 530.244.1219

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