Community Foundation Announces Fall Grant Cycle, Workshop

The Community Foundation of the North State has opened its Fall Grant Cycle and is accepting
applications for five funds. An online workshop on August 16th will provide interested organizations
with a detailed overview of application requirements.

Fall 2022 grant funding opportunities include:

The Women’s Fund: The Women’s Fund mobilizes the power of women through collective
philanthropy using a strategy of education, grant making and endowment building to create a
better future for women and their families in the Redding area Applications are due
September 14th by 5 pm.

Animal Welfare Endowment Fund: Serving Shasta, Siskiyou, and Tehama counties this
fund supports organizations who are providing for the welfare and care of animals in the
following categories: supporting homeless animals; supporting owned pet s, supporting wildlife,
supporting working animals, and disaster preparedness for animals. Applications are due
September 21st by 5 pm.

Redding Rancheria Community Fund: The Redding Rancheria is a federally recognized
Tribe whose members are of the Pit River, Yana and Wintu descent. This fund was established
to support worthy causes in the surrounding communities in Shasta and Trinity Counties and
encourages proposals that serve Native Americans, youth, and/o r rural populations.
Applications are due Sept ember 28th by 5 pm.

Community Arts Endowment: The Community Arts Endowment Fund provides grants for
the presentation and creation of “new artistic work” in support of artists and art projects in
perpetuity. Fields supported by these grants may include dance, theater, music, writing,
sculpture, painting, photography, film, and graphic design. Applications are due September
21st by 5pm.

City of Redding ARPA Fund: The City of Redding Nonprofit ARPA Fund was established in
2022 to benefit nonprofits who provide substantial services within the City of Redding, and
that have been negatively impacted by the pandemic. Nonprofits continue to face significant
challenges due to the ongoing pandemic’s increased demand for services and changing
operational needs, as well as declines in revenue sources such as donations and fees. Funding
comes from the Federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Applications are due September
7th by 5pm.

Potential applicants are encouraged to join CFNS staff for a Fall Grant Opportunities Workshop, to be
held via Zoom on August 16th at 11am The workshop will offer a quick overview of the funds to help
organizations determine their eligibility and submit the strongest possible applications as well as
preview a new application process.