Looking for funding for your cause? CFNS hosts a number of competitive grant opportunities for 501c3 nonprofits and public agencies, thanks to the kindness of our fundholders and donors. Questions? Please reach out to Program Officer Justine Lehman at

Current Grantees – Submit A Grant Report

Was your organization awarded a grant from the Community Foundation that requires a report? Click here to log in to the portal to complete your report by the deadline on the grant agreement.

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Spring 2024 Grant Cycle Closed

Spring grant opportunities include: The McConnell Fund, The Redding Rancheria Community Fund, and the Burney Regional Community Fund. Stay tuned for dates regarding our Fall Grant Cycle.

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Applying for a Grant?

To serve you better, we have a new online grant application portal.

Grant proposals are accepted during specifically designated cycles. To apply for a specific grant, click on the corresponding fund below. Note: paper applications are not accepted.

Instructions for Submitting Grant Applications

Visit Our Grants Portal

What Grant Opportunities are Available?

Animal Welfare Endowment Fund

Supports organizations who are providing for the welfare and care of animals in Shasta, Siskiyou and Tehama counties […]

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Burney Regional Community Fund

Established by the Pattern Energy Group LP, this fund supports nonprofit organizations and public agencies in the Greater Burney Region […]

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Community Arts Endowment Fund

Supports grants for the creation and presentation of new public artwork by artists and arts organizations in Shasta and Siskiyou Counties. […]

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Elmer H. Schmidt Christian Broadcasting Fund

The Elmer H. Schmidt Christian Broadcasting fund was established with the Community Foundation through a bequest from Mr. Schmidt to benefit Protestant Christian Radio radio and television stations as well as Protestant Christian Churches experiencing a disaster. […]

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Redding Rancheria Community Fund

Redding Rancheria – a federally-recognized Tribe whose members are of Pit River, Yana, and Wintu descent – gives to worthy causes in its surrounding communities […]

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The McConnell Fund

Building better communities through philanthropy with grantmaking throughout Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity, and Modoc counties […]

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The Women’s Fund

Mobilizing the power of women through philanthropy, The Women’s Fund connects women who give to needs that matter […]

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