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Cultivating the Next Generation of Philanthropic Giving

Like all nonprofits, the work of community foundations is only made possible by the generosity of the donors and fund-holders who believe in each entity’s mission and the betterment of our communities. One of the biggest challenges of community foundations is to...

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ACT Gives a Voice to Female Youth Leaders

ACT for Women and Girls has been both a force for empowering young female leaders in Tulare County and a champion for reproductive justice for over 10 years. Through their mission to engage women of all ages in leadership opportunities that will promote social and...

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A Washington Report with Senator Feinstein: Recap

The state of the country’s divisive politics, the essentialness of water allocation for the livelihood of Valley agriculture, and the importance of “good old legislating" were a few of the topics touched upon by Senator Dianne Feinstein during her visit to Fresno on...

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CVCF offers FREE resources for grantwriters

Whether you’re a nonprofit or an individual, we understand that securing grant funding is no easy feat. Annual subscriptions to online grant portals, purchasing physical materials, and hiring experts are expensive, and scouring the web is time-consuming and...

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Announcing The Big Tell Film Contest

Announcing The Big Tell: a film contest featuring undiscovered stories from California’s great Central Valley. Ten grants of $5,000 will be awarded to create the chosen film concepts. We are looking for 3-5 minute mini documentaries about life in the Central Valley;...

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Local School Children Love Opera

Over 3,000 Central Valley schoolchildren enjoyed an original opera, commissioned and performed by the Fresno State Children’s Opera. This was a first exposure to opera for many of the children and is fostering an appreciation for the arts that can last a lifetime. As...

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