Community Foundation Announces Fall Grant Opportunities and Mini-Workshop

The Community Foundation of the North State is pleased to announce that the application period is now open for all competitive Fall 2021 grant funding opportunities for local nonprofits and public agencies.

Fall 2021 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 Sept. 1 at 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 pets, supporting wildlife, supporting working animals, and disaster preparedness for animals. Applications are due Sept. 8 at 5 pm.
  • Redding Rancheria Community Fund –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/or rural populations. Applications are due Sept. 22 at 5 pm.

Potential applicants are encouraged to join CFNS staff for a Fall Grant Opportunities Mini-Workshop, to be held via Zoom Wednesday, August 4th from 11-11:30 am. The workshop will offer a quick overview of the funds to help organizations determine their eligibility and submit the strongest possible applications.

Workshop registration, funding guidelines, and application instructions & deadlines for each fund are detailed at For more information, contact Megan Conn, Program Officer, (530) 244-1219 or email