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Deadline Nears for Annie B's Sign Ups

Deadline Nears for Annie B’s Sign ups

Chico, California (July 23, 2009) – All charitable causes in Butte, Glenn, Tehama and Colusa counties are invited to participate in a program to stimulate donations, Annie B’s Community Drive. However, nonprofit organizations must apply before the application deadline of August 1.

North Valley Nonprofit Council Meeting

(Chico – June 2, 2009) All local nonprofit organizations are welcome to attend the next quarterly meeting of the North Valley Nonprofit Council, Wednesday, June 10. This will take place at Beatnik’s Café (formerly Market Café), 1387 E 8th Street in Chico, from 2:30 – 4:30 PM and is free.

Beverages are provided and food is available, along with plenty of time for informal networking. Details on this event are available at www.nvcf.org.

Annie B’s Funds for Local Nonprofits

Chico, California (May 26, 2008) – All local nonprofit organizations are invited to participate in a North Valley Community Foundation grant program that adds money to contributions received between August 1 and September 30. The Foundation is offering an estimated $100,000 in percentage grants for nonprofits in Butte, Glenn, Tehama and Colusa counties. This includes schools, volunteer fire departments, churches, 4-H, service clubs and any other nonprofit organization.

June Trainings to Strengthen Local Nonprofits During Economic Difficulties

Chico, California (May 28, 2009) – Local nonprofit leaders have the opportunity to participate in two trainings in June provided by the Nonprofit Leadership Institute, a program of North Valley Community Foundation. On Monday, June 15, the topic will be “Bringing IT All Together – Internet Tech Solutions for Nonprofits.”  On Monday, June 22, the topic will be “Engaging Events – The Keys to Success.”

May 15 Training for Nonprofits; “Say Yes to No”

Chico, California (April 28, 2009) – Local nonprofit leaders have the opportunity to participate in a training on Friday, May 15, 8:30-12:30, provided by the Nonprofit Leadership Institute, a program of the North Valley Community Foundation. This session will feature local author Greg Cootsona, who will provide his ideas on how to create time for the things that will give true purpose to our lives. This is the basis for his just-released book, SAY YES TO NO, a helpful guide for anyone trying to navigate the modern world and still have time for the things that matter most.

Grants Awarded for Services to Upper Ridge Youth

Chico, California (April 2, 2009) – Three local nonprofit organizations serving youth from the Magalia/Upper Ridge have been awarded grants from the Harold Williams Fund at North Valley Community Foundation. These are intended to serve at risk youth who would otherwise not have access to services.

$20,000 in Grants Awarded for Organizations Serving Older Adults through North Valley Community Foundation

Chico, California (April 2, 2009) –  Five local nonprofit organizations serving older adults will each receive a portion of $20,000 in grant funds from the Emil and Leonora Stiefvater Grant Program, through North Valley Community Foundation (NVCF). This grant program is a three year initiative to begin and/or expand endowment building programs among nonprofit organizations serving older adults in Butte, Glenn, Tehama and Colusa Counties.

April Trainings Strengthen Local Nonprofits During Economic Difficulties

Chico, California (March 24, 2009) – Local nonprofit leaders have the opportunity to participate in two trainings in April provided by the Nonprofit Leadership Institute, a program of North Valley Community Foundation. On Monday, April 6, the topic will be “Connect the Dollars – Creating a Budget to Guide You”  On Monday, April 27, the topic will be “Stand Up and Lead – Effective Board Involvement”

Community Foundation Seeks Assistance for Big Brothers/Big Sisters

Chico, California (March 10, 2009) –  Alexa Valavanis, CEO of North Valley Community Foundation (NVCF), announced today that NVCF is joining with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Butte County to stimulate community support for this vital community service. “The current economic situation has created funding shortages for Big Brothers/Big Sisters which may close the doors for this important organization”, states Valavanis, “this is a nonprofit our community can’t afford to lose.”

March Trainings to Strengthen Local Nonprofits During Economic Difficulties

Chico, California (March 4, 2009) – Local nonprofit leaders have the opportunity to participate in three trainings in March provided by the Nonprofit Leadership Institute, a program of North Valley Community Foundation. On Friday, March 13, the topic will be “It IS All About the Money - Sustainable Fundraising Practices”  On Monday, March 23, the topic will be “Our Greatest Resource – Volunteer Program Development” On Monday, March 30, the topic will be “Yes I Will! – Integrating Planned Giving into your Nonprofit.”

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