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NEWS RELEASE

Release Date: June 5, 2019 Contacts: RRCF Maria Orozco- Director of Public Relations- 530-242-4516 or 530-227-7718 SRCF Kerry Caranci 530.244.1219 kerry@shastarcf.org

Redding Rancheria Community Fund Awards $97,500 to Regional Organizations The Redding Rancheria Community Fund, a fund of Shasta Regional Community Foundation, is pleased to announce grant awards totaling $97,500 to organizations in Shasta and Trinity counties. “It is a privilege to have a long-standing partnership with the Redding Rancheria that makes possible impactful work by local nonprofits and public entities for the benefit of so many of our friends, neighbors, and their families,” says Kerry Caranci, Chief Executive Officer at Shasta Regional Community Foundation. “We are proud to play our part in the Community and know there are much needed supplies, instruments, pantries to fill, and so much more to fund. We are looking forward to our Fall grant round to help fully fund some of these grants. Stay tuned.” Says Tracy Edwards, Chief Executive Officer at the Redding Rancheria. Since the Redding Rancheria Community Fund was established at the Community Foundation, over $3.1 million in grants have been awarded. The following 38 organizations recently received funds from the Spring 2019 cycle: #

Organization Name

1

Anderson Little League LLC

2

Anderson Police Department

3

Ascend Wilderness Experience

4

Better Choices, Inc DBA Ready for Life

5

Burney Water District

6 7

Cascade Union Elementary School District Central Valley Falcons Youth Football & Cheer

8

Disability Action Center

9

Empire Hotel Alcoholic Rehab Center

Purpose To raise up announcer’s booth and shed and repair scoreboard To purchase Data Pilot 10 to combat human trafficking To purchase sleeping bags, pack frames, tarps, cooking equipment, and/or miscellaneous outdoor supplies To provide for meals, training materials & resources, and supplies related to a conference for foster and adoptive families

Award Amount $1,700 $2,850 $1,500 $3,185

To purchase and install bike racks

$2,091

To purchase equipment for a STEAM Lab

$3,000

To purchase new shoulder pads

$2,300

To install a new roof on the building of Western Service Workers

$2,000

To purchase pillows, pillowcases, and bath towels

$1,500


10

Exodus Farms Ministry

11

Family Dynamics Resource Center

12

Friends of Schreder Planetarium

13

Friends of Whiskeytown

14 15 16

To purchase saddles, halters, and lead ropes

HALO Horses Assist Lives Organization Happy Valley Fire Protection District

To send children from Shasta and/or Trinity counties to Camp HOPE To partially fund the replacement of the Schreder Planetarium projector and audio system To purchase 25 Children Life Vests, 1 All Terrain Beach Chair for disabled persons, and trails work To purchase feed, vaccinations, curriculum and fencing materials To purchase turnout gear personal protective equipment

Hat Creek Volunteer Fire District

To purchase new rescue equipment and supplies

17

Indian Cultural Organization

18

Lassen Park Foundation

To purchase 3 computers, printer, 2 iPads, & related items to be used exclusively in Shasta County office To cover direct camping and backpacking costs for Youth Camping Program - to benefit youth of Shasta and/or Trinity counties

$4,500 $2,500 $2,000 $2,000 $1,000 $5,000 $2,500 $3,350 $3,000

20

Lewiston Community Services District Lewiston Sparkies

21

Local Indians for Education

22

Manton Education Council

To purchase art curriculum and box drums

$2,520

23

Mercy Foundation North

To partially fund a new Meals on Wheels truck

$5,000

24

Northern California Educational Television/KIXE

To repair roof dome on KIXE building and/or repaint building front

$3,500

25

People of Progress

To purchase food for food pantry

$2,500

26

Save the Music Foundation/Gateway USD

27

Shasta High School/Robotic Club

28

Shasta High School/Alpine Race Team

To replace instruments and equipment and provide for program support staff To upgrade computer equipment for robotics program

29

Shasta Land Trust

To provide organizational support

30

Shingletown Historical Society

To fund exterior improvements

$1,500

31

Shingletown Medical Center

To purchase phlebotomy draw chair and compound microscope

$2,200

32

SNIPPP (Spay & Neuter Intermountain Pets & Pet Placement)

To fund spay & neuter services and rabies vaccinations

$1,000

19

To fund electrical upgrades for fire station

$2,500

To purchase a commercial gas BBQ grill To purchase sashes & plaques; provide for key note speakers, posting of flags, and bookkeeping services

$4,000

To purchase team jackets for the Alpine Race Team

$5,000

$2,000 $2,500 $2,500 $500


33

St James Evangelical Lutheran

34

The Alyssa Araiza Wings of Angels Organization

35

The Trade School at SBE

36 37 38

The Watershed Research and Training Center Trinity County Resource Conservation District We Back the Blue

To fund student meals and gas cards for student transport to resilience building training for children classes To provide for costs associated with Summer Party and Halloween Party for children/families served by program To purchase updated Electrical Code Standard books To support Indian Valley Summer Camp with supplies To partially fund program expenses associated with Weaverville Summer Day Camp To provide Code 9 Project training to first responders, families and command staff TOTAL

$2,000 $3,204 $2,500 $1,500 $2,600 $2,500 $ 97,500.00

The Community Foundation makes charitable giving easy and effective by creating permanent funds that help the region meet the challenges of changing times. For more information regarding the Redding Rancheria Community Fund please contact Kerry Caranci at Shasta Regional Community Foundation at 530-244-1219. ### Shasta Regional Community Foundation is a resource building organization in Shasta, Siskiyou and Tehama counties dedicated to promoting philanthropy by connecting people who care with causes that matter. Since 2000, the Community Foundation has awarded over $26,000,000 in grants to area nonprofit organizations. For more information call Shasta Regional Community Foundation at (530)244-1219 or visit www.shastarcf.org.

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Redding Rancheria Community Fund Spring 2019  

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