To connect philanthropic people with causes that matter.
To foster thriving, resilient, and sustainable communities in the North State.
Leadership – We take initiative and support programs that help the greater good. We leverage investments and relationships to make a larger collective impact in our region.
Local – We focus on our north state region (Shasta, Siskiyou, and Tehama counties) and are knowledgeable about and support local communities with our business, investments, donors and non-profit relationships.
Stewardship – We are future-focused fiduciaries of the assets under our care and intend to leave a lasting legacy for future generations through responsible and thoughtful management.
Ethical – We are committed to transparency, honesty, and integrity and in accordance with best practices and national standards.
Service – We are here to serve and help the well-being of others and are particularly focused on equitable opportunities for the vulnerable and under-resourced communities.
Learning – We both take advantage of opportunities for learning as well as supporting educational opportunities for our communities.
What is a Community Foundation?
We are an independent, 501(c)(3) public charity.
We are certified and meet all National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations.
We are a member of the League of California Community Foundations.
Our Family of Funds numbers over 150 and growing!
Grant and Scholarship awards in recent years average over $5 million annually.
Since 2016, North State Giving Tuesday event donors have raised over $6 million for regional nonprofit organizations.