Redding Rancheria Community Fund Awards $100,000 to Regional Organizations

Press Release from Redding Rancheria and Shasta Regional Community Foundation:

The Redding Rancheria Community Fund, a fund of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation, is pleased to announce grant awards totaling $100,000 to 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 $2,900,000.

The following 42 organizations recently received funds from the Spring 2017 cycle:

Organization Name Amount Requested Purpose
Anderson Middle School Band Booster Club $500 Percussion instruments
Burney Elementary School $2,099 Water bottle filling stations and fountain
Burney Elementary School $1,500 Lego Mindstorm kits
Burney Water District $1,100 Equipment for the Intermountain Swim Club
Connecting to Care $7,400 5 iPads
Dream Quest $3,500 Desktop computers
Fall River Elementary $1,100 Water bottle filling station
Fall River Junior Senior High School $4,486 Sound system for the gymnasium
Family Dynamics Resource Center $3,000 Scholarships and materials/camping equipment for Native American children to attend Camp HOPE
Girls Incorporated of the Northern Sacramento Valley $500 Support the Sporting Chance Program
Halcumb Cemetery District $6,300 Furniture and flooring in Chapel building
HALO (Horses Assist Lives Organization) $2,800 Arena improvements, safety equipment, instructional aids and curriculum
Independent Living Services of Northern CA $1,700 Cleaning materials to process donated equipment
KIXE-TV $3,125 Outreach materials and costumes
Lakehead Lions Club Foundation $1,500 Steel door and panic bar
Lassen Park Foundation $2,000 Youth Camping Program at Lassen Volcanic National Park
Lewiston Sparkies $1,600 Fire safety school kits for children and first aid kits /safety information for residents
Mercy Foundation North $790 Therapeutic Music Program at Golden Umbrella
Northern California Veterans Museum and Heritage Center $2,000 Emergency financial, educational, and nutritional assistance to surviving Veteran’s Spouses
Northern Valley Catholic Social Service $2,000 Food and backpacks for partnership with Cottonwood Drugs
One SAFE Place $1,300 Camera and accessories
Ready for Life $1,700 Equipment for daycare room
Redding School of the Arts $3,000 Instruments for band
Roderick Hayfork Senior Nutrition Center $5,500 Air conditioning/cooling unit
Shasta Builders’ Exchange $2,500 National Electric Code Classroom Materials
Shasta County Arts Council $500 To support Redding Fashion Alliance
Shasta Family YMCA $3,000 First Grade Learn to Swim program
Shasta Library Foundation $500 Raising a Reader Program in partnership with Shasta Early Literacy Partnership
Shasta Living Streets $1,000 Valet bike racks, strider bikes, and helmets
Shasta Trinity Fly Fishers $7,600 TV monitors, equipment, and sound system for education center
Spring Rivers Foundation $2,500 Shasta County Outdoor Workshop and Symposium Program
Stage 44 Players $900 Lunches for children
The Watershed Research and Training Center $1,000 Indian Valley Summer Camp activities for children
Trinity Alps Unified School District $500 Marching band uniforms
Trinity High School Weightlifting Program $500 Weightlifting equipment
Trinity Players Inc. $1,500 Stage lights
Turtle Bay Exploration Park $10,000 Material Culture Exhibit
United Way of Northern California $2,500 TV, hardware, and installation for Community Room
Weaverville Boy Scout Troop #15 $500 Mess kits and camping stoves for outdoor education program
Western Shasta Resource Conservation District $1,000 Greenhouse project
Women’s Health Specialists $500 Outreach materials
Youth Sports Programs $3,000 Concession stand at Bonnyview Elementary School

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


Leave a comment

Filed under Shasta Regional Community Fountadion

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s