North State Nonprofits Gifted $122,207 in Community Fund Grants

The Redding Rancheria Community Fund of the Community Foundation of the North State, is pleased to announce fall grant awards totaling $122,207 to organizations in Shasta and Trinity counties.

The Community Foundation received over 68 applications for the fund, which has a special focus on serving indigenous, youth and/or rural populations. The Rancheria Community Fund historically has also supported a diverse array of causes including fire protection and public safety, outdoor recreation and education, arts programming, and care of elders.

Tracy Edwards, Chief Executive Officer at the Redding Rancheria says, “We are proud to play our part in the community. Knowing how much need exists in our region, decision-making continues to be difficult. We are dedicated to supporting worthy causes and know there will be additional opportunities in the future, starting with our next grant cycle in the Spring.”

“The Redding Rancheria continues to be a generous supporter of nonprofits vital to the wellbeing of our community and we are grateful for their commitment to our region,” says Kerry Caranci, Chief Executive Officer at Community Foundation of the North State.

The Redding Rancheria Community Fund – established in 2001 to support worthy causes in Shasta and Trinity counties – is one of the longest-standing funds at the Community Foundation. Since the fund’s inception, over $3.7 million in grants have been awarded. For a detailed list of 2021 awards from Redding Rancheria Community Fund, visit the website at

For more information about this and other competitive grant opportunities managed by the Community Foundation, contact Megan Conn, Program Officer or visit