Leaders Effectively Addressing the Drought

The CV LEAD initiative has three program components that taken together helped develop nonprofit sector capacity to advance longer-term drought solutions: 1) leadership, 2) building capacity for nonprofits and 3) arts and storytelling. Participant selection for each program focused on the seven-county area of the Central Valley: Kern, Fresno, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, and Tulare. All but Mariposa County had representatives participate in one of the three programs.

A Leader in Sustainability Efforts

In spring 2015, the Fresno Regional Foundation (now the Central Valley Community Foundation) in partnership with The California Endowment and Kern Community Foundation began examining the impacts of the drought on non-profit organizations that have been at the forefront of helping struggling individuals, families, and communities.

The Economic Benefits of the San Joanquin River Restoration

The main purpose of this study is to quantify the job-creating potential and anticipated economic-catalyst effect associated with the large investment that will occur to implement the terms of the Settlement. The main work to restore the San Joaquin River and the...