David Viancourt Memorial Scholarship Fund

The David Viancourt Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of David J. Viancourt. Mr. Viancourt spent his career caring for the elderly as the administrator of various skilled nursing facilities, serving as the administrator of Twilight Haven for over 20 years. His goal was to provide a safe and loving environment for those in his care. He learned early in his career that if you treat your employees well and with respect, it translates into them providing their patients with good, quality care.

He was a big believer in continuing education and after serving in the Air Force for 10 years, he returned to Fresno State to obtain his Bachelor of Science degree, graduating with honors. Many years later, while working full-time, he returned to school again and obtained a Master’s degree from the University of San Francisco. He loved to learn!

Mr. Viancourt always encouraged his employees to continue learning and to prepare for their next job. He provided financial assistance and/or rewards for those who chose to go back to school. Many times those who sought more training were promoted to internal positions. He did realize were those who had outgrown his facility needed a new place to work and to apply their new skills. When this occurred, they left with his blessing and remained part of his life. He had a passion for education and for developing his employees.

The David Viancourt Memorial Scholarship aims to aid students of any age who need financial aid to assist them in furthering their education at a community college, state college, or vocational school.

2019 application is now closed.

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Central Valley Community Foundation
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Central Valley Community Foundation
5260 N. Palm Avenue, Suite 122
Fresno, CA 93704


Central Valley Community Foundation is a 501c-3 nonprofit, tax ID# 77-0478025, any contribution is considered a tax-deductible gift.