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The Butte Strong Fund, a partnership of the North Valley Community Foundation, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and the Aaron Rodgers NorCal Fire Recovery Fund, aims to provide long-term recovery to communities impacted by the Camp Fire. 

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Funded Projects

Below are lists of projects funded by the Butte Strong Fund in their respective categories. 

HOUSING

 
Funded Projects
Grantee
Award
Date
Description
Two years of staffing
Tiny Pine Foundation
$204,000
Nov. 2021
The grant will provide funding for two years of staffing for the Tiny Pine Foundation, which has already provided 27 tiny homes or trailers to Camp Fire survivors and has an additional 17 in the works. The new funding will allow for an additional eight to 10 permanent homes during the two-year period.
Home and multi-family rental housing builds
Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP)
$649,000
Sept. 2021
To help build 17 homes for Camp Fire survivors and between 50 and 200 units of multi-family rental housing.
Used RV Purchases and RV Repairs
RV4Campfirefamily
$ 25,000
Apr. 2021
RV4Campfirefamily requested assistance to purchase used RVs and make ongoing RV repairs to the recently purchased RVs.
Concow Tree Removal
From the Ground Up Farms, Inc
$ 103,305
Apr. 2021
The organization will remove dangerous, deadly trees from Concow properties for families for free. This project would remove dangerous trees in the Highway 70 corridor (Concow, Yankee Hill, Pulga, Big Bend, Jarbo Gap and Cherokee). It also will help with defensible space requirements and lot clearing as needed. The program aims to help 24-36 families at first and estimates it will remove about 1,200 trees.
Homeowner Guidance
United Policyholders
$ 50,000
Apr. 2021
To provide guidance for homeowners trying to navigate rebuilding and insurance settlements. The organization’s Roadmap to Recovery Program is free for fire survivors. It includes education workshops, virtual question-and-answer forums, a resource library, and virtual pro bono legal clinics and financial decision-making clinics.
Relocation Project
Sacramento Grove of the Oak (on behalf of Fire Angels Network Fund)
$ 25,000
Apr. 2021
Fire Angels Network Fund requested assistance for their relocation project that relocates families displaced by the Camp Fire to productive safe sustainable areas
Case managers
Volunteers Rebuilding Our Community
$ 250,000
Apr. 2021
Trailer Purchases
Friends of Folsom (on behalf of Hope 4 Homes)
$ 25,000
Apr. 2021
Hope 4 Homes is requesting assistance to purchase trailers and match them with survivors, as well as provide relocation expenses.
Patio/Bistro Sets
Beth Israel of Redding (on behalf of CARR Furnishings)
$ 10,500
Apr. 2021
CARR Furnishings requested assistance to make 150 patio/bistro sets available to the population of people displaced by the Camp Fire that they work with.
Fire Angels Network Fund
Sacramento Grove of the Oak
$ 25,000
Apr. 2021
Fire Angels Network Fund requested assistance for their relocation project that relocates families displaced by the Camp Fire to productive safe sustainable areas
"Rediscover the Ridge" video series
Youth on the Ridge Community Foundation
$ 50,000
Apr. 2021
For the recently unveiled “Rediscover the Ridge” video series and public relations initiative designed to draw visitors and homeowners to the ridge.
Securing households
Chico Housing Action Team
$ 500,000
Apr. 2021
To help at least 120 households secure housing over the course of two years.
Furniture and Transportation
Beth Israel of Redding (on behalf of CARR Furnishings)
$ 15,000
Apr. 2021
CARR Furnishings requested assistance to provide furniture and transportation at no cost for an additional 2 months for those displaced by the Camp Fire as they transition into stable housing.
Camp Fire Energy Equity Project
GRID Alternatives
$ 100,000
Nov. 2020
The grant will allow Grid Alternatives to deliver no-cost solar and energy storage solutions to low-income, disaster-affected households.
Septic Infrasture Grant
Rebuild Paradise
$ 875,000
Oct. 2020
The grant will help reduce the cost of septic system repair and replacement for homeowners rebuilding in the Camp Fire area. The grant was issued to the Rebuild Paradise Foundation, which has been working for months to help Camp Fire survivors navigate hurdles to the rebuilding process.
PDA Hosting (Showers)
Trinity Presbyterian Church
$ 7,600
Oct. 2020
To assist in the purchase of a mobile shower unit that is the major requirement for Trinity Presbyterian Church to becoming a Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) Host Site. With the shower unit we will be able to provide hosting services to groups volunteering to assist in the redevelopment of Paradise CA., as well as later, should the same need be required, for survivors of the Bear Fire.
Camp Fire Community Biomass Solutions
Butte County Fire Safe Council
$ 50,000
July 2020
The project will identify and pave a path through roadblocks to establish a local biomass facility that will put dead and dying trees, vegetation, and re-growing (fire hazard) vegetation to sustainable use.  
Town of Paradise Recovery Communications
Town of Paradise
$ 50,000
July 2020
The goal of this project, like all other projects undertaken by the Town of Paradise is the recovery and support of our residents as they come home to rebuild or reside in Paradise. Specifically, augmenting our communications staff with the addition of Blue Flamingo Marketing Advocates strengthens the vital link between the Town's technical and administrative staff with our residents as they look for information regarding recovery and rebuilding.
Rebuild Butte County Volunteer Housing
Paradise Alliance Church (VROC)
$ 250,000
July 2020
The grant will help build a dormitory for volunteers who want to travel to the Paradise ridge area to rebuild homes in the aftermath of the Camp Fire.
Shower Project
Paradise EV Free Church
$ 50,000
Apr. 2020
To fund a shower trailer serving the volunteer teams staying on the Ridge providing them with on-site access to basic hygiene.
Fund Dev Office for CF Affordable Houseing
Habitat for Humanity Yuba/Sutter
$ 50,000
Apr. 2020
A $50,000 grant will allow the organization to hire a fund development officer for Camp Fire-related affordable housing projects. The employee will play a vital role in securing funding for construction of homes for Camp Fire survivors.
Camp Fire Shed Project 2020
Paradise Adventist Church
$ 150,000
Apr. 2020
The grant will provide funding for another round of the highly successful volunteer effort. Members of Paradise Adventist Church will partner with Maranatha Volunteers International to build and deliver 400 high-quality, secure storage sheds to selected recipients who live throughout the Camp Fire burn scar. The project directly benefits people who lost their homes, are living in RVs and who intend to rebuild.
Concow & Local Vets Gravel Project
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 582
$ 11,500
Apr. 2020
A grant of $11,500 will buy and deliver gravel to the trailers, RVs and other temporary dwellings of 53 families or individuals in and around Concow who lost their homes in the Camp Fire.
Sustaining Growth
Habitat for Humanity Butte County
$ 250,000
Apr. 2020
A $250,000 grant will support increased staffing, technology and systems to help the organization achieve its goal of increasing and sustaining more home production each year.
Rebuild Incentive Program 2020
Town of Paradise
$ 1,000,000
Apr. 2020
Helps fund a fee-reduction program to assist residents in the rebuilding process. This program will provide an incentive for residents by reducing building and safety permit fees by a fixed amount for all residents, with additional funding available for those who were completely uninsured and intend to rebuild their homes. Learn more about the program when applying for rebuilding permits with the Paradise or Butte County development services department.
Capacity Building Assistant
Habitat for Humanity Butte County
$ 50,000
Apr. 2020
To increase the internal capacity of Habitat of Humanity Butte County in order to respond to our community’s dire need for affordable housing after the Camp Fire, specifically to support an Administrative Assistant.
Alternative Spring Break Blitz (Shed)
Abundant Manifestations of HOPE
$ 19,479
Apr. 2020
A grant of $19,478 will provide propane distribution to eligible households at North State Food Bank distributions in the burn scar.
Chipper Trailer
Butte County Sheriff's Office
$ 7,040
Apr. 2020
A grant of $7,040 will purchase a trailer to carry a chipper for trees and brush. The Butte Fire Safe Council obtained a grant to buy the chipper but not a trailer. Inmates from Butte County Jail provide the labor, overseen by the Sheriff’s Office. With this trailer and chipper, work crews will be better equipped to assist with continuing efforts to clean up the more remote areas affected by the Camp Fire while also helping to maintain defensible space as vegetation returns.
Home and Heart Program
Home and Heart
$ 49,100
Feb. 2020
This grant will provide funding for a new homeshare program. Home and Heart is an affordable housing solution that offers to connect older adults in Butte County who have extra rooms in their houses (home providers) with members of the community in need of housing (home seekers), particularly those who lost housing in the Camp Fire.
Tree Removal
Paradise Alliance Church
$ 50,000
Feb. 2020
The grant will help Paradise Alliance Church with a new service that will help residents who don’t qualify for the government program to remove trees and provide defensible space on their property. The program will partner with the Fuels Reduction Assistance Program.
Concow Pump House Shed Project
From the Ground Up Farms
$ 24,250
Dec. 2019
A grant of $24,250 will help From The Ground Up Farms Inc. provide 30 sheds to protect pump houses for fire survivors in Concow, Yankee Hill, Jarbo Gap and other affected areas. The sheds will help ensure that people don’t lose their water supply over the winter.
Sequoia House: Bridge Housing for Camp Fire Survivors
Jesus Center
$ 16,703
Dec. 2019
This grant will help the Jesus Center open the Sequoia House, a four-bedroom group home that will provide bridge housing for low-income Camp Fire survivors who have a difficult time affording housing.
Power to the People
Magalia Pines Baptist Church
$ 49,900
Nov. 2019
Magalia Pines Baptist Church requested $49,900 to provide 100 generators distributed though the Magalia Pines Recovery Center to fire victims who are now subjected to ongoing power outages. People with medical needs are the top priority to receive the generators, according to the church.
Stable, Affordable Housing for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
California Vocations, Inc.
$ 199,200
Nov. 2019
California Vocations Inc. requested $199,200 to help with repairs and other maintenance needs on 15 homes purchased for 52 clients who lost their homes in the Camp Fire.
Maranatha Fire Shed Project
Paradise Adventist Church
$ 100,000
Oct. 2019
This grant is for the Camp Fire Shed Project. The project is building 200 large, weather-proof sheds to provide storage for residents living on their property in recreational vehicles and other temporary housing.
Housing Manager
Butte County
$ 155,000
Oct. 2019
Butte County intends to use requested funds to hire a housing manager for the next two years. The new position will coordinate financing for housing projects and establish financing programs for single-family construction. The housing manager will work with local jurisdictions, regional housing partners and developers to identify affordable housing projects with gap funding needs that may be ideal for disaster recovery funding.
Building Resiliency Center
Town of Paradise
$ 346,953
Oct. 2019
The town of Paradise envisions the Building Resiliency Center as a one-stop shop for building permits, housing resources and assistance with the rebuilding process from town staff and supporting agencies. The staff also will offer guidance on property insurance options. The center will be housed in the former Bank of America building at 6295 Skyway.
Camp Fire Energy Equity Project
GRID Alternative
$ 50,000
Oct. 2019
The grant will allow Grid Alternatives to deliver no-cost solar and energy storage solutions to low-income, disaster-affected households.
Rebuild Concow
From the Ground Up Farms, Inc
$ 122,400
Oct. 2019
Theis grant to the Rebuild Concow Project will allow From the Ground Up Farms to buy a backhoe and trailer for moving wood, a portable sawmill and for trenching. It also will purchase containers to house the tool lending library and the portable sawmill, and about $72,600 in tools and materials for a tool lending program.
Housing Development Programs
Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP)
$ 280,000
Sept. 2019
The grant will support the reconstruction of affordable multi-family housing in Paradise destroyed by the Camp Fire.
Roadmap to Recovery
United Policyholders
$ 203,767
Aug. 2019
The grant will help United Policyholders continue its Roadmap to Recovery Program, which includes free public meetings and workshops as well as individual consultations.
Tiny House 3D Printing Project
True North Housing Alliance, Inc
$ 30,000
Aug. 2019
This grant provided stipends to enable students to continue working on a Tiny House 3D Printing project through the summer.
Camp Fire Welcome Home Kits
Throwing Starfish Foundation
$ 30,000
Aug. 2019
This grant to Throwing Starfish Foundation will provide 100 Camp Fire families with Welcome Home Kits. These kits include household necessities that help families settle into their new home, whether it be a FEMA home or a more permanent situation. The kits include $300 worth of household necessities and can alleviate the costs associated with moving into a new place and having to buy all new items. Throwing Starfish will work with case managers to get these kits to Camp Fire families who are in need.
Camp Fire Tree Removal Capacity
Butte County Fire Safe Council
$ 50,000
July 2019
The grant supported identifying barriers for utilizing Camp Fire wood, opportunities to improve communication between partners involved in tree utilization, and find locations to process trees and vegetation debris
Rebuild Incentive Program
Town of Paradise
$ 1,000,000
Mar. 2019
Helps fund a fee-reduction program to assist residents in the rebuilding process. This program will provide an incentive for residents by reducing building and safety permit fees by a fixed amount for all residents, with additional funding available for those who were completely uninsured and intend to rebuild their homes. Learn more about the program when applying for rebuilding permits with the Paradise or Butte County development services department.
Transitional Housing Repair
Chico Housing Action Team
$ 24,750
Mar. 2019
Chico Housing Action Team requested assistance to repair a transitional house that they have designated specifically for sheltering individuals and families directly displaced by the Camp Fire. This particular structure will have priority given to house others displaced by the Camp Fire if it becomes vacant within the next 5 years.
Rebuild Incentive Program
Butte County
$ 500,000
Mar. 2019
Helps fund a fee-reduction program to assist residents in the rebuilding process. This program will provide an incentive for residents by reducing building and safety permit fees by a fixed amount for all residents, with additional funding available for those who were completely uninsured and intend to rebuild their homes. Learn more about the program when applying for rebuilding permits with the Paradise or Butte County development services department.
Housing for Adults with Disabilities
California Vocations, Inc.
$ 159,250
Feb. 2019
California Vocations, which provides housing for adults with developmental disabilities, provided residential services to 58 individuals in 22 homes before the fire. Only one home remained for clients after the fire. California Vocations purchased more than a dozen homes in the area after the fire. The grant helped with needed repairs on the purchased homes.
Volunteer Crew Housing
Youth With A Mission -- Springs of Living Water
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
Youth With A Mission -- Springs of Living Water requested assistance to provide housing to volunteer crews coming in to help in the wake of the fire, as well as transitional housing for several evacuees
Furniture
Beth Israel of Redding (on behalf of CARR Furnishings)
$ 20,000
Jan. 2019
CARR Furnishings requested assistance to warehouse and provide furniture to those who relocated to Shasta County because of the Camp Fire.
Permanent Housing for Veterans
Veterans Resource Centers of America
$ 20,000
Jan. 2019
Veterans Resource Centers of America requested assistance to help veterans secure permanent housing
RV Relocation
Global Empowement Mission
$ 10,000
Jan. 2019
Global Empowerment Mission requested assistance to assist in the relocation of RVs from the Chico Campground to more permanent and stable locations.
Water Tests
Paradise Irrigation District
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
Paradise Irrigation District is requesting assistance to offset the cost of water tests and staff time to test the water quality and safety of those residents in Paradise still living on their properties.
Temporary Workforce Housing
NVCF - Workforce Housing
$ 1,000,000
Jan. 2019
A grant has been earmarked for one or more temporary workforce housing projects. The goal is to provide housing to skilled workers and their families in an effort to keep the county’s workforce employed locally, rather than moving to areas with both jobs and stable housing. The projects most likely would utilize manufactured homes or trailers than can be redeployed when the occupants find more stable housing.
RV Purchases and Repairs
RV4Campfirefamily
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
RV4Campfirefamily requested assistance to purchase and repair RVs for the RV matching program to benefit those affected by the Camp Fire.
Housing Support for Crisis Aid Workers
Youth With A Mission Springs of Living Water
$ 25,000
Dec. 2018
Youth With A Mission Springs of Living Water requested assistance to provide housing support for crisis aid workers.
Housing Senior Citizens
Petaluma Ecumencial Properties (DBA PEP Housing)
$ 1,900
Dec. 2018
PEP Housing is housing several senior citizens displaced by the Camp Fire and requested assistance to provide them with essential items.
Harvestable Timber
Butte County Fire Safe Council
$ 500,000
SHOP
United Way of Northern California
$ 156,731
SHOP will help individuals and families who lost their homes to the Camp Fire and need financial resources in order to move to a stable housing situation. Eligible clients will receive grants up to $2,500 to cover such items as first month's rent, security deposit, transportation/relocation costs and early utility deposits and payments.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

 
Funded Projects
Grantee
Award
Date
Description
Adults and senior counseling services
Caring Choices
$ 50,000
Apr. 2021
The grant will allow Caring Choices to add 30 new clients for in-person and virtual counseling services in the next six months, as well as retain their current clients.
Online and in-person health and wellness services
Sol Sanctuary
$ 50,000
Apr. 2021
to provide community wellness services to Camp Fire survivors. Sol Sanctuary offers both online and socially distanced in-person health and wellness services.
Art & Craft Kits
Chico Children's Museum
$ 5,165
Nov. 2020
To support the emotional and psychological health of children and families affected by the Camp Fire through engagement in imaginative and expressive art projects. A grant would allow Chico Children's Museum to provide two-hundred and fifty (250) Art & Craft Kits to the Camp Fire Collaborative, for distribution to families who have experienced adversity due to the Camp Fire, such as homelessness and job-loss.
Fall 2020 Victory Garden Blitz for the Camp Fire Scar Area
Butte County Local Food Network
$ 8,530
Nov. 2020
To provide 50 4x4 raised garden boxes with hardware cloth on bottom and animal protection for top to residents of the Camp Fire Scar Area. To provide installation of boxes, mentoring to residents before and after garden box installation. To conduct follow-up survey and on-going workshops and community opportunities to foster success.
Passport to Better Living
California Vocations
$ 50,000
Nov. 2020
To fund the development of a “Passport to Better Living” campaign to include interactive seminars and training videos to present proper examples on how adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) should be treated by healthcare and law enforcement providers, in actual real world scenarios that they can see and interact with.
"The Secret Agency" 23 Skidoo - Healing through the Arts
CSU, Chico University Foundation
$ 11,561
Nov. 2020
To bring Joel Sullivan, aka Cactus Skidoo, Grammy winning Educator and Artist to Butte County for a week of hands on classroom demonstrations with students and teachers from Paradise School District.
California CareForce 2021 Clinic
California CareForce
$ 25,000
Nov. 2020
California CareForce, in concert with community resources, will hold a free clinic providing emergency, restorative, and preventive services to the Camp and Carr fire survivors and other underserved and uninsured individuals in Butte, and surrounding counties, to promote health and improve the quality of life for the patients served.
Paradise Stronger, Inc.
Paradise Stronger, Inc.
$ 50,000
Nov. 2020
Welcome Home to the Ridge
St. Thomas Moore Church
$ 12,000
Nov. 2020
To help cover the costs of the magnificent crepe trees to.
Be Well Programs
Butte-Glenn Medical Society
$ 10,000
Nov. 2020
To offer 12 online Be Well sessions in May and June and 3 special sessions bringing in Chief Wellness Officers and psychologists. The sessions, focused on wellness coaching and individual wellness, are being offered online due to the COVID crisis.
Art Connections
Upstate Community Enhancement Foundation
$ 20,000
Nov. 2020
This funding will make it possible to direct more funds toward artists/instructors, studio fees, videographer/editor, and supplies.
Cal Hope (Butte Hope)
Northern Valley Catholic Social Service
$ 50,000
Nov. 2020
Funding will cover the cost of salaries and overall operations of the crisis counseling and community outreach program CAL HOPE.
Paradise Hope Center & Distribution
Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, Inc
$ 24,985
Oct. 2020
A grant of $24,985 will help the Hope Center maintain donations and services for the current needs to the community. The grant will support costs of utilities and other operating expenses for a year.
Coaching for Camp Fire Survivors
Sol Sanctuary
$ 25,000
June 2020
For counseling and coaching for Camp Fire survivors.
PUSD Healing Initiative
Ponderosa Elementary School
$ 50,000
June 2020
Social & Artistic Integration for CF Survivors
Blue Room Theatre
$ 7,500
June 2020
Scholarships for Camp Fire survivors will provide 20 free Guild memberships, tuition for 15 children in the Fall Youth Theatre Program, and five spots per week for children in the Youth Theatre Summer Camp.
Imagine You
Integrative Medical Clinic Foundation
$ 18,421
June 2020
To allow the Imagine You Project to deliver online live training to staff and volunteers of community-based/faith-based organizations and agencies offering support across Butte County. In response to the COVID pandemic, Imagine You converted from existing classroom-based field-tested trainings into online live delivery modules in the social services sector, specifically second responders and volunteers working with all those directly impacted by the Camp Fire.
Patient Services Center Generator
Adventist Health Feather River
$ 15,229
June 2020
For a generator at the health organization’s Patient Services Center, which will prevent disruptions to this vital telecommunications hub.
Mobile Hygiene Unit
Oroville Southside Community Improvement Association
$ 220,000
May 2020
To purchase the infrastructure and equipmentto stand up a mobile hygiene unit that serves Paradise and surrounding communities impacted by the Camp Fire.
Trauma Recovery Process/Step into You Groups
Butte Schools Self-Funded Programs
$ 18,000
Apr. 2020
An $18,000 grant will provide mental health support services and group counseling to employees or retirees of Butte-Glenn Community College District, Butte County Office
Community Outreach
Yankee Hill Fire Safe Council
$ 49,995
Apr. 2020
A $49,995 grant will allow the organization to hire two part-timers and also will support a newsletter, website, payroll services and facility fees associated with meetings at Concow School and the historic schoolhouse.
Administration on Community Living event
Rural Education Institute
$ 5,500
Feb. 2020
A grant of $5,500 will help fund an outreach event for the federal Administration on Community Living to hear feedback and identify shortcomings and ways to improve the health and safety of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Two Community Impact Coordinators
Next Gen Churches
$ 24,960
Jan. 2020
The grant will provide funding for two part-time staff members and funding for unmet needs so Next Generation Churches can continue the second year of its relief program for ridge residents.
World Renew Needs Assessment
Camp Fire Long Term Recovery
$ 6,000
Jan. 2020
The grant provided gift cards for the Camp Fire Long Term Recovery Group to offer to participants in the World Renew needs assessment in January. The data gathered from the assessment will be critical to secure additional resources to address the unmet needs in the community.
Gridley Live Spot Youth Center
Butte County Behavioral Health Prevention Services
$ 50,000
Jan. 2020
This grant will provide programs at the Gridley Live Spot Youth Center, which has seen an influx of young Camp Fire survivors.
5 Gallon Jugs for Families
Paradise Irrigation District
$ 25,500
Dec. 2019
The grant will allow the Paradise Irrigation District to distribute 1,000 five-gallon water jugs to families that need them.
Concow Camp Fire Anniversary BBQ
From the Ground Up Farms, Inc.
$ 2,000
Dec. 2019
A $2,000 grant helped From The Ground Up Farms Inc. host a barbecue and events on the anniversary of the Camp Fire
The Center for Learning and Resilience
Butte County Office of Education
$ 500,000
Nov. 2019
The project funds will provide resources for children, families and caregivers to address trauma and healing.
Community Dinners
Paradise Alliance Church
$ 22,728
Nov. 2019
A grant of $22,728 will help Paradise Alliance Church continue free weekly dinners that serve as a gathering place for fire survivors who live on the ridge
Camp Fire Anniversary Rememberance Events Fund
Town of Paradise
$ 50,000
Oct. 2019
To coordinate activities of organizations around the anniversary of the Camp Fire in remembrance of the disaster and to celebrate the recovery of impacted communities. Funds will be distributed to organizations to assist in their cost of events.
Paradise Symphony Society
Paradise Symphony Society
$ 12,000
Oct. 2019
The Paradise Symphony Society requested a $12,000 grant to cover expenses and facility rental for four concerts at the Paradise Performing Arts Center.
Butte County Community Services
Butte County Behavioral Health & Department of Employment and Social Services
$ 100,000
Oct. 2019
Butte County requested the grant to pay for a one-year lease on a building at 7200 Skyway in Paradise for the Butte County Community Services Center. The center hopes to provide mental health and social support services in a location that is easy to access. The center will house adult mental health services, social support and employment eligibility services and disaster case management. The center still must be approved by county supervisors.
Strengthening Recovery for Vulnerable Adults
Peg Taylor Center
$ 50,000
Oct. 2019
The Peg Taylor Center requested $50,000 to partially cover salaries and benefits for a program director, administrator, assistant administrator, social workers, therapeutic activity coordinator and nurses. Other funding sources include the Direct Relief Foundation and the Emil and Leonora Stiefvater Senior Endowment.
Forest Therapy for Community Recovery
CSU, Chico Ecological Reserves
$ 49,683
Oct. 2019
A grant of $49,693 will cover project coordination, operational expenses and other costs to develop a pilot project that can be replicated elsewhere to provide forest therapy guide certifications to local mental health professionals, outdoor educators and other health and wellness service providers. They will facilitate guided forest therapy sessions for at least 450 Camp Fire survivors within the pilot program.
Group Counseling
Resilience Resources
$ 50,000
Oct. 2019
Resilience Resources requested a grant of $50,000 for group counseling for people distressed by the Camp Fire.
Volunteers Rebuilding Our Community
Hope Crisis Response Network, Inc.
$ 50,000
Oct. 2019
The Hope Crisis Response Network to employ volunteer coordinators in Butte County. The coordinators will help Volunteers Rebuilding Our Community (VROC) recruit and coordinate volunteer teams for home rebuilding events in 2020.
Camp Fire Acupuncture Program, Phase II
Chico Community Acupuncture
$ 25,000
Oct. 2019
Chico Community Acupuncture requested a $25,000 grant to continue an acupuncture treatment program. This installment will provide about 1,000 free acupuncture treatments to 200-300 individuals.
Butte County First Responders Wellness Program
Butte County Sheriff's Posse
$ 1,000,000
Oct. 2019
The funds will provide opportunities to proactively address emotional trauma among Butte County’s first responders and promote strategies to protect mental and physical well-being throughout the span of their careers.
Trauma and Grief Recovery Program
The Growing Place Center for Helping People
$ 25,000
Oct. 2019
The Growing Place Center for Helping People requested $25,000 for a 10-week counseling program for 14- to 18-yearolds and the cost of running trauma and grief support groups.
Paradise Ambulance Subsidy
Adventist Health Feather River
$ 49,000
Sept. 2019
The grant will help pay for a facility to allow ambulance service to return to Paradise. The Butte EMS ambulance station in Paradise was destroyed in the Camp Fire. The subsidy, augmented by the Feather River Health Foundation, will re-establish a base station in Paradise, enable 24/7 ambulance service and reduce ambulance response time to pre-fire levels.
Paradise U
CASPER, CSU, Chico Foundation
$ 25,000
Aug. 2019
This program through Chico State University would fund two types of physical activity classes: a community-wide physical activity program that will provide about 20 physical activity classes per week in Paradise and Chico, serving up to 600 individuals per week, and an in-school program will serve interested K-6 classrooms with seven hours per week (divided between the classrooms) to serve approximately 150 children per week.
Butte Artists for Butte Strong Families
Social Good Fund
$ 15,000
Aug. 2019
The program aims to involve at least 300 children displaced by the Camp Fire, have at least 100 families complete a piece of art in 2020 and produce data by conducting surveys with all participants. There would be a total of 12 pop-up art workshops in seven Butte County communities. A similar program has been operating for the last 6 months.
Healing Trauma through Nature
Paradise Parks & Recreation
$ 50,000
Aug. 2019
This project aims to support a comprehensive program to develop and deliver expanded outdoor experiences for those in the Paradise Recreation and Park District service area, designed to help heal the Camp Fire-related traumas experienced by the residents of Paradise, Concow, Yankee Hill, Magalia and Butte Creek Canyon.
Wellness Project
Stonewall Alliance
$ 25,000
Aug. 2019
This grant was funded to enable Stonewall to provide individual counseling to a minimum of 20 Camp Fire-affected community members, provide groups and outings to a minimum of 50 Camp Fire affected community members, and to provide LGBTQ+ culturally competent training to a minimum of 10 providers who serve the Camp Fire-affected community.
Understanding Trauma in the Workplace
Alliance for Workforce Development
$ 35,000
Aug. 2019
The request from Alliance for Workforce Development covers providing training to 25-50 employers to cover a HR directors group training, workshops with the Butte College Economic and Workforce Department and The Training Place, and a post-workshop assessment with the overall goal to “provide training and support to assist employers and employees develop healing centered recovery strategies for dealing with post-traumatic stress.”
Art on Wheels: Tap-Pen, Tap-Out
Chico Art Center
$ 25,000
July 2019
To fund an art program in schools for students affected by the Camp Fire for the coming school year. The pop-up booths at schools provide an extra layer of emotional and mental support for youths and staff at sites experiencing trauma or behavioral issues during the school day.
Camp Fire Survivor Counseling Fund
Heartstrings Counseling
$ 45,000
July 2019
To cover more than 800 counseling sessions as part of the Camp Fire Survivor Counseling Fund.
Restoring Healthcare Infrastructure
Butte-Glenn Medical Society
$ 25,000
July 2019
To fund a summit to envision the future of health care infrastructure in Paradise. The summit also hopes to determine how the community can restore 300 skilled nursing facility beds that were lost in the fire, analyze health care workforce needs and much more. The event plans to include all hospitals in the county, the county’s behavioral health and public health departments, the California Medical Association, and several health and wellness coalitions.
WPE Food Delivery
White Pony Express
$ 5,000
May 2019
White Pony Express and North State Food Bank are providing additional fresh produce to more than 400 Camp Fire survivor families living in Concow and in FEMA trailers in other counties.
Community Dinners
Paradise Alliance Church
$ 27,272
May 2019
To cover the continued expenses of the regular Community Dinner for another three months.
Butte County Office of Education
Butte County Office of Education
$ 25,000
Apr. 2019
BCOE requested assistance to provide an Early Childhood and Family Supports program, which would provide engagement and mental health supports to young children, their families and early childhood professionals.
Trauma Assistance
Sacramento Kindness Campaign
$ 25,000
Apr. 2019
Sacramento Kindness Campaign requested assistance to provide Camp Fire survivors with trauma assistance, therapeutic space in Sacramento and practitioners for occupational health.
Refrigerated Truck Purchase
Community Action Agency of Butte County, Inc.
$ 24,000
Apr. 2019
Community Action Agency of Butte County is requesting assistance toward the purchase of a refrigerated truck in order to be able to expand their ability to deliver nutritious food to displaced populations.
Weekly Dinners
Paradise Alliance Church
$ 25,000
Apr. 2019
Paradise Alliance requested assistance to provide weekly dinners to the community at their facility as a way to rebuild a sense of community and reduce isolation.
Trauma and Grief Recovery Program
The Growing Place Center for Helping People
$ 25,000
Apr. 2019
The Growing Place Trauma and Grief Recovery program requested assistance to expand their current programs including Hope During Grief and Loss, Hope After Grief, and a bereavement group for pet owners.
Palermo Middle School Rest Area
Palermo Middle School
$ 1,000
Mar. 2019
Palermo Middle School requested assistance to enhance a resting area for students to go to when they need a moment to reset and recover.
Calming Rooms
Marsh Junior High School
$ 5,000
Feb. 2019
Marsh Junior High School requested assistance to create calming rooms at their school. The room will contain comfortable seating, low lighting, manipulatives, calming activities and therapeutic tools.
Parent Training
Sherwood Montessori
$ 1,538
Feb. 2019
Sherwood Montessori requested assistance to host a parent training to help parents support their children who have experienced trauma. They are also requesting funds to offer a scholarship for the wilderness camp as well as supplies for a 7th-grade student and instructor.
Medical Equipment and Home Items
Passages (CSU Chico Research Foundation)
$ 25,000
Feb. 2019
Passages requested assistance to help older adults affected by the Camp Fire secure medical equipment and home items.
Counseling Services
Heartstrings Counseling
$ 5,000
Feb. 2019
The Heartstrings Counseling requested assistance to start the Fire Survivor Counseling Fund. This fund will provide free counseling services to Camp Fire survivors who have relocated to Placer County.
Mental Health Services and Therapy Dog Program
Golden Feather Union Elementary School District
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
Golden Feather Union Elementary School District requested assistance to provide mental health services and a therapy dog program to affected students.
Music Therapy and Instruments
The Music Therapy Fund
$ 15,769
Jan. 2019
The Music Therapy Impact Fund requested assistance to provide music therapy and instruments to those affected by the Camp Fire.
Portable Toilet and Handwashing Station
Yankee Hill Historical Society
$ 3,712
Jan. 2019
Yankee Hill Historical Society requested assistance to provide a portable toilet and handwashing station for a facility that would be used for community meetings in Yankee Hill/Concow
Ongoing Trauma Support
Chico High School
$ 20,000
Jan. 2019
Chico High School requested assistance to provide ongoing trauma support.
Mental Health Services to Students
Pleasant Valley High School
$ 25,000
Dec. 2018
Pleasant Valley High School requested assistance to provide mental health services to students affected by the Camp Fire.
Health and Wellness Services
Simply Results Physical Therapy, Inc.
$ 4,000
Dec. 2018
Simply Results Physical Therapy, Inc. requested assistance to provide health and wellness services for those affected by the Camp Fire.
Mobile Trauma Recovery
Sacramento Kindness Campaign
$ 25,000
Emergency Abatement Project
Butte County Mosquito & Vector Control District
$ 310,434
The mosquito district asked for the financial help for increased labor costs and insecticides needed to address increased mosquito breeding sources in the Paradise area, in part because of unoccupied properties.
Healing Through Art and the Word
MONCA
$ 15,000
Medical Clinic
California CareForce
$ 25,000
Child Trauma Reduction
Butte County Office of Education
$ 232,000
Trauma Training
Green Cross (on behalf of Butte County CISM Team)
$ 4,300
Butte County CISM Team, along with a Green Cross, provided trauma training for 40-45 pastors of Butte County. Green Cross met with 5 churches providing services in Paradise, Magalia and Concow, providing mental health psychological first aid to both the congregants, the secular population and the pastors.
Chico Community Acupuncture
Chico Community Acupuncture
$ 25,000
Chico Community Acupuncture is proposing to provide 1,250 free acupuncture treatments to serve approximately 200-300 people, with a standard treatment of 12 visits.
Kevin Spencer Residency- Healing through the Arts
CSU, Chico University Foundation
$ 12,960
Trauma-Informed Artists in Schools
Butte County Office of Education
$ 29,235
Trauma Response & Recovery
Butte County Office of Education
$ 1,861,270

DIRECT ASSISTANCE

 
Funded Projects
Grantee
Award
Date
Description
Basic needs to fire survivors
Northern Valley Catholic Social Service
$7,000
Nov. 2021
To provide basic and immediate needs for Camp Fire survivors who were impacted a second time by 2021 fires.
Gift vouchers and support
Yankee Hill Fire Safe Council
$ 50,000
June 2021
The grant supports businesses in the area through a voucher program, with vouchers to fire survivors that are redeemable at businesses in the Concow/Yankee Hill area.
Food assessment study
Butte County Local Food Network
$ 43,340
June 2021
The organization hopes to complete the study by the end of summer, the start of a process to create a network to address food insecurity and food distribution in the region.
Food and necessities to fire survivors
Paradise Gleaners/Butte County Gleaners
$ 30,000
Apr. 2021
To provide food and other necessities to fire survivors and at-risk populations. The grant was augmented by $10,000 from NVCF’s North Complex Fire Grant Program and $10,000 from NVCF’s Coronavirus Rapid Response Fund. The effort will take place over a two-month to three-month period and hopes to serve more than 3,000 people.
Food distribution center
Tzu Chi Foundation
$ 10,500
Apr. 2021
to build a food distribution center as part of John and Teri Rubiolo’s “I AM’s Garden” meal service facility. The grant will pay for the metal building, and Tzu Chi will fund the concrete foundation.
Love Delivers
Paradise Adventist Church
$ 5,000
Nov. 2020
To help a minimum of 250 Camp Fire Survivors who are living within the burn scar with daily grocery deliveries during this unprecedented time of the shelter-in-place mandate as a precaution to decrease the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic currently facing our world.
Campaign Propane
Campaign Propane
$ 10,000
Nov. 2020
MCC operational expenses through December 2020
Magalia Community Church
$ 50,000
Nov. 2020
To secure additional funding to keep our Resource and Recovery Center open until the end of 2020. 
Tool Lending Library/Food Pantry Power Upgrade
From the Ground Up Farms, Inc.
$ 15,000
Nov. 2020
To upgrade the community tool lending library and to convert our sawmill garage to a “food pantry” or space that can be used by various agencies as a place to do giveaways in a comfortable environment. This would involve running electricity to the containers to allow for refrigeration and lights.
Feed Butte County Direct
Butte County Local Food Network
$ 50,000
Nov. 2020
To provide 25 CSA share/boxes to families with children, the elderly or infirm, and/or those who are low or fixed income. Food share will be delievered to a few centrally located pickup points in both Concow and Magalia.
Food Pantry Support
First Baptist Church of Paradise
$ 15,000
Apr. 2020
A $15,000 grant will allow the organization to continue to distribute food and other items for people affected by the Camp Fire.
Camp Fire Community Queue Relief
United Way of Northern California
$ 45,150
Apr. 2020
A grant of $45,150 provided support for United Way’s Stable Housing Opportunities Program and allowed United Way to deploy $900,000 to vulnerable households.
211CampFire.org
Butte 211
$ 25,000
Apr. 2020
A $25,000 grant will allow Butte 211 to create a public, user-friendly 211campfire.org website providing real time updated community resource information for fire survivors, disaster case managers and other workers assisting in the Camp Fire recovery.
Disaster Relief Divison
Oroville Hope Center
$ 218,493
Apr. 2020
A grant of $218,492, matched by $218,492 from the American Red Cross, will pay for operational support for long-term recovery and rebuilding efforts. The Disaster Relief Division of the Oroville Hope Center serves as the main county-designated Camp Fire donation hub. It works in conjunction with the Paradise Hope Center, where survivors can access food, water, clothes and support services.
Unmet Needs Provisions for Homeless Camp Fire Survivors
Paradise/Butte County Gleaners
$ 25,000
Apr. 2020
A $25,000 grant will provide provisions for homeless Camp Fire survivors in Concow, Magalia, Gridley, Paradise and Oroville that aren’t normally carried at the food bank. That includes disinfectant products, wipes, hand sanitizers, Lysol spray, bleach and other cleaning items.
Voucher Program
Yankee Hill Fire Safe Council
$ 49,995
Apr. 2020
Funds $49,995 in vouchers for residents to use at three markets and stores near Concow.
COVID-19 Rapid Response
First Christian Church of Paradise
$ 10,000
Mar. 2020
First Christian Church of Paradise is one of the several organizations receiving a $10,000 grant for Camp Fire survivors' urgent needs amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 Rapid Response
Adventist Health Feather River
$ 10,000
Mar. 2020
Adventist Health Feather River is one of the several organizations receiving a $10,000 grant for Camp Fire survivors' urgent needs amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 Rapid Response
Magalia Pines Baptist Church
$ 10,000
Mar. 2020
The First Baptist Church of Magalia is one of the several organizations receiving a $10,000 grant for Camp Fire survivors' urgent needs amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 Rapid Response
Community Resource Coalition
$ 10,000
Mar. 2020
The Community Resource Coalition is one of the several organizations receiving a $10,000 grant for Camp Fire survivors' urgent needs amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 Rapid Response
Oroville Hope Center
$ 50,000
Mar. 2020
Oroville Hope Center is one of the several organizations receiving grant for Camp Fire survivors' urgent needs amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The center serves as a distribution center for the Paradise Hope Center, several churches, nonprofits and schools in the burn area.
COVID-19 Rapid Response
Paradise Alliance Church
$ 10,000
Mar. 2020
Paradise Alliance Church is one of the several organizations receiving a $10,000 grant for Camp Fire survivors' urgent needs amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 Rapid Response
First Baptist Church of Paradise
$ 10,000
Mar. 2020
First Baptist Church of Paradise is one of the several organizations receiving a $10,000 grant for Camp Fire survivors' urgent needs amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 Rapid Response
Passages
$ 10,000
Mar. 2020
Passages is one of the several organizations receiving a $10,000 grant for Camp Fire survivors' urgent needs amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 Rapid Response
Salvation Army
$ 25,000
Mar. 2020
This grant was provided to help with delivery of food and supplies in the Camp Fire burn scar. There is an increased need for such services for homebound residents because of the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 Rapid Response
Magalia Community Church
$ 10,000
Mar. 2020
Magalia Community Church is one of the several organizations receiving a $10,000 grant for Camp Fire survivors' urgent needs amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 Rapid Response
Yankee Hill Fire Safe Council
$ 10,000
Mar. 2020
The Yankee Hill Fire Safe Council is one of the several organizations receiving a $10,000 grant for Camp Fire survivors' urgent needs amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 Rapid Response
Meals on Wheels
$ 10,000
Mar. 2020
Meals on Wheels is one of the several organizations receiving a $10,000 grant for Camp Fire survivors' urgent needs amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
Program for Camp Fire Survivors - Support
Chico Meals on Wheels
$ 30,000
Feb. 2020
This grant will help Chico Meals on Wheels deliver meals on the ridge because Paradise Meals on Wheels no longer exists. 
The CRC
Community Resource Coalition
$ 50,000
Feb. 2020
A $50,000 grant will help with ongoing needs of the resource center in Paradise that was established by the organization to provide goods and services to Camp Fire survivors.
Food Pantry Support
First Christian Church of Paradise
$ 16,595
Jan. 2020
The grant will help the First Christian Church of Paradise continue to stock a food pantry. The church says it is serving roughly 150 families each month by providing food, including fresh meat, fruits and vegetables.
Welcome Home Kits (second round)
Throwing Starfish Foundation
$ 20,000
Jan. 2020
The grant to Throwing Starfish Foundation will augment an earlier Butte Strong Fund grant that provides kitchen essentials and other household items. The proposal covers 150 of the welcome home kits.
Program for Camp Fire Survivors - Support
Chico Meals on Wheels
$ 30,000
Jan. 2020
A $30,000 grant will help Chico Meals on Wheels deliver meals on the ridge because Paradise Meals on Wheels no longer exists.
Magalia Community Center
St. John's Episcopal Church
$ 50,000
Jan. 2020
This grant will help develop the Magalia Community Center. The former golf course clubhouse was designed as a conference center and affords 2,000 square feet of space that can accommodate up to 150 people for an assembly.
Resource & Recovery Center
Magalia Community Church
$ 50,000
Dec. 2019
A $102,101 grant will help the church keep its resource center open an additional six months. The church serves thousands of Camp Fire survivors each month. The church offers food, clothing, housewares, counseling services, and laundry and shower facilities. It also hosts 24 recreational vehicles belonging to survivors.
Disaster Case Management
Jesus Center
$ 21,219
Sept. 2019
A grant of $21,219.15 will cover wages and benefits for a part-time case manager, which will allow the Jesus Center to take on more Camp Fire cases.
Magalia Pines Recovery Center Temp Facility Upgrade
Magalia Pines Baptist Church
$ 22,900
Sept. 2019
A $22,900 grant request will allow the Magalia Pines Recovery Center, run by the Magalia Pines Baptist Church, to upgrade its temporary facility. The upgrade will include a temporary office area for case management.
Disaster Case Management Supervisor
Jesus Center
$ 28,781
Aug. 2019
Allowed the Jesus Center to increase the hours of a current staff member to assume the role of a case management supervisor to work exclusively with Camp Fire survivors. This will allow the Jesus Center to increase its caseload by 50 percent (from 20 to 30) and will decrease the costs to the Jesus Center to operate and supervise this program.
Expanded Emergency Financial Assist Project
Butte 211
$ 49,951
Aug. 2019
This grant allows Butte 2-1-1 to be able to process and verify up to 200 emergency financial assistance applications for distribution of direct assistance funds to Camp Fire survivors who have a demonstrated and verified need for immediate financial support for gas, food, housing, transportation, and medical/dental care. It also will allow them to train 3-4 new and existing staff to work with emergency financial assistance applications and the centralized computer system used by case managers.
Disaster Case Management
Boys and Girls Club
$ 50,000
Aug. 2019
Created a disaster case management position at the Boys and Girls Club to provide direct services to youth and families who have been impacted by the Camp Fire. This includes everything from triaging immediate needs, identifying unmet needs, directly connecting families with referrals and resources, providing direct financial support, and helping families return to their pre-fire housing status.
Relocation Grant
GEM
$ 50,000
Aug. 2019
This program to Global Empowerment Mission is to provide 25-30 families with direct assistance of up to $1,500 per household for families interested in relocating and needing financial help to make this happen.
Campaign Propane
Sacramento Grove of the Oak
$ 50,000
Aug. 2019
This grant will allow Campaign Propane, fiscally sponsored by Sacramento Grove of the Oak, to continue its work procuring and delivering propane to areas affected by the Camp Fire. Propane has emerged as a vital resource for people living on the ridge, and consequentially can quickly drain their limited resources.
Laundry & Shower Trailers
Paradise Alliance Church
$ 30,000
July 2019
To provide a trailer with eight showers, four washing machines and four dryers for Camp Fire victims. The shower and laundry facilities will be available four hours a day, five days a week.
First Baptist Church Food Pantry
First Baptist Church of Paradise
$ 14,400
July 2019
To support the continued operations of the food pantry, which serves about 500 people per month. Since January, the food pantry has been open three times a week. The group receives food from the Contra Costa/Solano Food Bank at a discount.
Program Training
NVCSS - Disaster Case Management
$ 4,000
June 2019
To provide lodging for two trainers from Sonoma County Catholic Charities, as well as food, beverages and utensils for a disaster case management training June 24-26 for members of the Case Management Committee.
Camp Fire Compassion Fund
Enloe Foundation
$ 50,000
June 2019
To help cover gift cards, housing deposits, down payment assistance for trailers, necessary medical equipment not covered by insurance and car repairs for the Camp Fire Compassion Fund through Enloe. This assistance ensures safe discharge plans for patients affected by the Camp Fire.
Repeater for Emergency Radio Signals in Fire-Safe Area
GEARS/GARS Golden Empire Amateur Radio
$ 15,000
Apr. 2019
GEARS/GARS requested assistance to purchase and set up a repeater in a fire-safe area in order to be able to reliably provide assistance in the event of another emergency. GEARS/GARS operated emergency radio signals to help coordinate relief efforts in the Camp Fire
Direct Financial Assistance
California Strong, LLC
$ 130,000
Apr. 2019
California Strong requests assistance to provide direct financial assistance to 127 qualified applicants identified through their Camp Fire intake process.
El Medio Fire Protection District Repairs and Gear
El Medio Fire Protection District
$ 25,000
Apr. 2019
El Medio Fire Protection District is requesting assistance to repair one of their units, to purchase more fire hose for both engines, and wildland gear firefighters to better serve the community after the Camp Fire.
Throwing Starfish Foundation Direct Assistance
Throwing Starfish Foundation
$ 25,000
Apr. 2019
Throwing Starfish Foundation requested assistance to continue providing direct assistance to Camp Fire survivors.
Equipment Replacement
BSA Troop 316
$ 25,000
Apr. 2019
BSA Troop 316 requested assistance to replace equipment for the boy scouts lost in the fire, including a trailer used by the troop.
Butte 211
Help Central, Inc
$ 288,419
Apr. 2019
Funds four full-time and four part-time positions to allow Butte 2-1-1 to provide 24/7 coverage on emergency telephone lines.
Community Resource Specialists
Camp Fire Long Term Recovery Group
$ 450,000
Apr. 2019
Funds five full-time community resource specialists to assist Camp Fire survivors in navigating the recovery process and accessing resources to develop a long-term recovery plan, which includes securing safe and stable housing. The grant will fund community resource specialists from Youth For Change, United Way, Caring Choices, Tzu Chi and the Jesus Center to work with Camp Fire survivors. It also will fund a half-time coordinator to manage community support services through the Camp Fire Long-Term Recovery Group.
Essentials to Camp Fire Survivors
Friends of Folsom (on behalf of Julie's Purse Project)
$ 7,500
Apr. 2019
Julie’s Purse Project requested assistance to expand their program that provides essential items to those displaced by the Camp Fire.
Operating and Program Expenses
Boys and Girls Clubs of the North Valley
$ 25,000
Apr. 2019
Boys and Girls Clubs of the North Valley requested assistance to cover program and operating expenses related to operating their new facility to meet the increased demand for services in the wake of the Camp Fire.
Camp Fire Survivor Direct Assistance
Throwing Starfish Foundation
$ 20,000
Mar. 2019
Throwing Starfish Foundation requested assistance to provide items on Amazon Wishlists for Camp Fire families, offset the cost of rent, provide relocation assistance and provide help for people off the grid.
Communication Equipment Replacement
California Vocations, Inc.
$ 25,000
Mar. 2019
California Vocations requested assistance to replace a portion of their adapted communication systems and physical stimuli equipment that were lost in the fire, and replace client I-pads and communication/interactive software and physical/visual stimuli equipment. This project will also help to fund a facilitator/consultant needed for a new strategic planning exercise for the reorganization their day programs that were destroyed in the fire.
Assistance to Families and Pets affected by Camp Fire
Wags and Whiskers Pet Rescue
$ 25,000
Mar. 2019
Wags and Whiskers Pet Rescue requested assistance to continue providing services for families and pets affected by the Camp Fire. They have taken in 150 displaced pets and provided food, materials, and services to Camp Fire survivors at low or no cost.
Butte County Large Animal Disaster Evacuation Center Improvement
Camelot Equestrian Park Foundation
$ 25,000
Mar. 2019
Camelot Equestrian Park Foundation requested assistance to improve and repair the Butte County Large Animal Disaster Evacuation Center located at Camelot Equestrian Park.
Supplies Delivery
Liberty Ministries Christian Fellowship
$ 25,000
Mar. 2019
Liberty Ministries Christian Fellowship requested assistance to increase the number of trips used to deliver supplies to multiple organizations who are serving Camp Fire victims.
Support Camp Fire Survivor Needs
From the Ground Up Farms, Inc
$ 25,000
Mar. 2019
From the Ground Up Farms, Inc requested assistance to replace medical devices, pay mechanics, replace tires and support other needs of Camp Fire victims.
Staff Gas Cards
Durham Intermediate School
$ 10,000
Mar. 2019
Paradise Elementary School (at Durham Intermediate School) 100 gas cards to assist Paradise Elementary School staff teaching in Durham because of the Camp Fire.
Medication and Medical Supplies Replacement
The Lyme Center
$ 10,000
Mar. 2019
The Lyme Center requested assistance to provide funds towards the replacement of medications, supplements, naturopathic medications and medical supplies lost in the fire. This would provide 20 $500 grants to cover remedies.
Camp Fire Reporter
Report for America
$ 6,760
Mar. 2019
Report for America requested assistance to cover 25% of the cost of placing a Reporter for America journalist in the Chico Enterprise-Record newsroom to report on Butte County's wildfire news for 1 year.
Mobile Kitchen Meals
The Salvation Army - Oroville Corps
$ 15,000
Mar. 2019
The Salvation Army - Oroville Corps requested assistance to procure a Salvation Army Mobile Kitchen, which will enable them to provide 3 meals a day to up to 1000 people as they transition back to their properties.
Animal Rescue Communications Vehicle
North Valley Animal Disaster Group
$ 25,000
Mar. 2019
North Valley Animal Disaster Group requested assistance to go towards a $50,000 Communications Vehicle that will be used for animal rescue team communication within mountainous areas.
Catholic Foundation - Diocese of Sacramento
Catholic Foundation - Diocese of Sacramento
$ 8,600
Mar. 2019
Catholic Foundation - Diocese of Sacramento requested assistance for money that will be used to credit students' tuition accounts, directly offset associated fees, such as school lunches, sports fees, fees for books and technology.
Gas Cards, Repairs and Supplies
Stand For Kindness
$ 25,000
Mar. 2019
Stand For Kindness requested assistance to continue helping families by providing them with gas cards, car repairs, and new house-wares. They would provide $50 in gas cards for 100 families, $666.67 for car repair for 3 families, and $135.34 for new housewares for 133 families.
Internet Service
Paradise Unified School District
$ 25,000
Feb. 2019
Paradise Unified School District requested assistance to purchase data for internet use at Paradise Intermediate School, currently located in the old Orchard Hardware Store building, which lacks the infrastructure to provide internet at the level that a school needs. T-Mobile is donating the use of a cellular tower on wheels (COW) and hotspots, and the district is requesting a grant to pay for the discounted data costs.
Custom Care Packages
North Bay Donate
$ 5,000
Feb. 2019
North Bay Donate requested assistance to make custom care packages for fire survivors. This will include groceries, propane, gas, housing, and car and RV repairs.
Utilities and Property Insurance
Magalia Community Church
$ 25,000
Feb. 2019
Magnolia Community Church requested assistance to offset utility costs and property insurance at their location where they are providing services to Camp Fire victims.
Shelter, Food and Transitional Housing
Disaster Relief Strike-Force
$ 25,000
Feb. 2019
Disaster Relief Strike-Force requested assistance to continue providing shelter, food, transitional housing and other resources for affected families.
Direct Assistance
Alalusi Foundation
$ 5,000
Feb. 2019
Alalusi Foundation requested assistance to provide direct assistance to those affected by the Camp Fire.
Housing Assistance, Therapy, Aid
Global Empowerment Mission, Inc.
$ 50,000
Feb. 2019
Global Empowerment Mission requested assistance to provide to residents in need with housing assistance, tools to get a job, therapy, relocation and aid to small businesses.
Direct Assistance
Sacramento Kindness Campaign
$ 5,000
Feb. 2019
Sacramento Kindness Campaign requested assistance to provide direct assistance to those affected by the Camp Fire.
Costs for Providing Housing and Food
The Outpost Restaurant and Bar
$ 25,000
Feb. 2019
The Outpost Restaurant and Bar requested assistance to help offset the costs of providing housing and food to those affected by the Camp Fire for 1 year.
Relief Warehouse Operations
Pedro Gtp Relief
$ 25,000
Feb. 2019
Pedro Gtp Relief is requesting assistance to continue the operation of their relief warehouse in Redding that has been serving those affected by the Camp Fire.
Operational Support
Camp Fire Long Term Recovery Group
$ 5,000
Feb. 2019
Camp Fire Long Term Recovery Group requested assistance for operational support.
Direct Assistance
Throwing Starfish Foundation
$ 25,000
Feb. 2019
The Throwing Starfish Foundation has requested assistance to provide more direct assistance for Camp Fire families. They have been supplying shelter, food service, medical, and transitional housing.
Magalia Pines Recovery Center
Magalia Pines Baptist Church
$ 25,000
Feb. 2019
Magalia Pines Baptist Church requested assistance to continue relief operations for the Magalia Pines Recovery Center. This includes food service, water, utility assistance, distribution of donated items and purchase and distribution of other items.
Portabe Wood Mill
From the Ground Up Farms
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
From the Ground Up Farms requested assistance to purchase and provide a portable wood mill to individuals in Concow who are attempting to clean their properties.
Support for Disabled Clients
California Vocations, Inc.
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
California Vocations, Inc. requested assistance to support 40 disabled clients
Gift Cards
Chico Natural Foods Cooperative
$ 19,200
Jan. 2019
Chico Natural Foods Cooperative requested assistance to provide $100 gift cards to 192 displaced individuals for the Chico Co-op identified through the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry.
Direct Assistance
Sacramento Grove of the Oak (on behalf of Fire Angels Network)
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
Fire Angels Network requested assistance to continue to fund various direct assistance programs.
Food Services to Evacuees
The Outpost Restaurant and Bar
$ 3,855
Jan. 2019
The Outpost Restaurant and Bar requested assistance to provide food services to evacuees in the immediate aftermath of the Camp Fire.
Direct Assistance
Yankee Hill Fire Safe Council
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
Yankee Hill Fire Safe Council requested assistance to provide direct assistance to those affected by the Camp Fire.
Infrastructure and Operational Support
Paradise Animal Control and Shelter
$ 24,718
Jan. 2019
Paradise Animal Control and Shelter requested assistance for infrastructure and operational support to continue providing for and sheltering pets of displaced people.
Celebration of Life Services
Hillel of Chico
$ 11,432
Jan. 2019
Hillel of Chico request assistance to offset the costs of a Celebration of Life service for those lost in the Camp Fire
Direct Assistance
Throwing Starfish Foundation
$ 20,000
Jan. 2019
Throwing Starfish Foundation requested assistance to provide direct assistance to those affected by the Camp Fire.
Shelter Transition and Unmet Needs
Butte County
$ 1,000,000
Jan. 2019
Butte County was granted up to $1 million, in installments, to provide services for families in the Camp Fire emergency shelter at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico, the last emergency shelter operating in the aftermath of the Camp Fire. Case workers identified families who were displaced by the Camp Fire yet were not eligible for aid because they were precariously housed before. The county’s potential solutions included providing rental assistance to work with families and other possibilities. The remainder of the grant can be used by the county for other unmet needs of fire victims.
Meet Increased Need
Chico Meals on Wheels
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
Chico Meals on Wheels requested assistance to meet the increased need for their meal services due to the increased population in Chico, as well as their commitment to serve the clients of Paradise Meals on Wheels, which no longer exists. This grant was matched by a $10,000 from the Stiefvater Senior Endowment.
Food Service and Events
We Do Designs (On behalf of Angels Among Us)
$ 3,500
Jan. 2019
Angels Among Us requested assistance to provide food service and events for those affected by the Camp Fire.
Food Service and Events
American Tents (On behalf of Angels Among Us)
$ 3,000
Jan. 2019
Angels Among Us requested assistance to provide food service and events for those affected by the Camp Fire.
Direct Material Assistance
Sewa International
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
Sewa International requested assistance to provide direct material assistance to those displace by the Camp Fire, as well as to host a Christmas event that was attended by more than 200.
Warehouse Employee Costs
Oroville Hope Center
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
Oroville Hope Center requested assistance to offset the costs of new warehouse employees for their distribution program.
Replacement of Lost Possessions and Specialized Job Tools
Global Empowerment Mission (on behalf of Paradise Fire Adopt a Family)
$ 20,000
Jan. 2019
Paradise Fire Adopt a Family requested assistance to provide grants to individuals who lost their possessions and require specialized tools for certified job use.
Direct Cash Assistance
The Salvation Army Del Oro Division, Emergency Disaster Services
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
The Salvation Army Del Oro Division, Emergency Disaster Services requested assistance to provide direct cash grants to individuals displaced by the Camp Fire.
Gift Card Distribution
Posse Foundation
$ 40,000
Jan. 2019
The Chico Posse Foundation has been distributing gift cards and providing direct services to those displaced by the Camp Fire since it began. This grant is our latest support of their program.
Gift Card Distribution
Global Empowement Mission
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
Global Empowerment Mission requested assistance to facilitate a gift card distribution network through Paradise Fire Adopt a Family.
Gift/Cash Cards
From the Ground Up Farms
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
From the Ground Up Farms requested assistance to provide gift/cash cards to those affected by the Camp Fire.
Microchips for Pets
Friends of the Chico Animal Shelter
$ 4,950
Jan. 2019
Friends of the Chico Animal Shelter requested assistance to provide 1,000 microchips for pets in Butte County.
Direct Assistance
North Valley Catholic Social Services
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
North Valley Catholic Social Services requested assistance to provide direct assistance to those displaced by the Camp Fire.
Direct Assistance
Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP)
$ 25,000
Dec. 2018
Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) requested assistance to provide direct services for those affected by the Camp Fire
Parkview Elementary School PTO
Parkview Elementary School PTO
$ 3,500
Dec. 2018
Parkview Elementary School PTO requested assistance to provide displaced student services for those affected by the Camp Fire.
Direct Assistance and Resources
HelpCentral.org
$ 25,000
Dec. 2018
Help Central Inc. Dial 2-1-1 requested assistance to provide direct assistance and resources for people displaced by the Camp Fire.
Shelter for Displaced Camp Fire Survivors
Chico Economic Planning Corporation (dba Chicostart)
$ 10,000
Dec. 2018
Chicostart requested assistance to provide office space for people displaced by the Camp Fire.
Gift Cards
Chico Posse Foundation
$ 10,000
Dec. 2018
The Chico Posse Foundation has been distributing gift cards and providing direct services to those displaced by the Camp Fire since it began.
Donated or Purchased Vehicles
Chabad Jewish Center of Chico, Inc.
$ 12,000
Dec. 2018
Chabad Jewish Center of Chico, Inc. requested assistance to operate a program to match those who lost vehicles in the Camp Fire with donated or purchased vehicles.
Direct Services
Feather River Recreation & Park District
$ 7,500
Dec. 2018
Feather River Recreation & Park District requested assistance to provide direct services to people displaced by the Camp Fire at their location in Oroville.
Butte 2-1-1 Grant
HelpCentral.org
$ 50,000
Dec. 2018
California CF initated a pass-through grant for Butte County 2-1-1 from funds donated to the Camp Fire Relief Fund
Transportation Assistance
Butte County Office of Education (School Ties Program)
$ 25,000
Dec. 2018
Butte County Office of Education (School Ties Program) requested assistance to provide transportation assistance to 70 client families.
Direct Legal Assistance
Legal Services of Northern California
$ 10,000
Dec. 2018
Legal Services of Northern California requested assistance to provide direct legal assistance for people displaced by the Camp Fire.
Safety Equipment for Fire-Responders
Butte County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team
$ 25,000
Dec. 2018
Butte County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team requested assistance to provide safety equipment for first-responders
Child Care Task Force Coordinator
Butte County Office of Education
$ 44,800
Dec. 2018
Butte County Office of Education requested assistance to fund the creation of a Child Care Task Force Coordinator position.
Emergency Shelter and Services
Oroville Hope Center
$ 50,000
Dec. 2018
Oroville Hope Center emergency shelter and services for those affected by the Camp Fire
Direct Assistance
Diocese of Sacramento
$ 12,000
Dec. 2018
Diocese of Sacramento requested assistance to provide direct assistance to those affected by the Camp Fire
Child Care Services
Boys & Girls Club of the North Valley
$ 25,000
Dec. 2018
Boys & Girls Club of the North Valley requested assistance to provide vital child care services for families affected by the Camp Fire.
Purchase Material for Displaced Camp Fire Survivors
Shasta Youth Alliance
$ 20,300
Dec. 2018
Shasta Youth Alliance requested assistance to purchase materials for a distribution warehouse for people who were displaced by the Camp Fire.
Emergency Services
The Salvation Army
$ 10,000
Dec. 2018
The Salvation Army requested assistance to provide emergency services for those affected by the Camp Fire.
Emergency Assistance
St. Matthew Lutheran Church (For South Placer Acting Resource Community (SPARC))
$ 25,000
Dec. 2018
South Placer Acting Resource Community (SPARC) requested assistance to provide direct assistance to those affected by the Camp Fire
Medical and Grooming Services
Promotion of Animal Welfare Society, dba PAWS
$ 10,000
Dec. 2018
Promotion of Animal Welfare Society requested assistance to provide medical and grooming services to pets affected by the Camp Fire.
Direct Cash Assistance
Chico Country Day School PTP
$ 19,000
Dec. 2018
Chico Country Day School PTP requested assistance to provide direct cash assistance to families affected by the Camp Fire.
Child Care Services
Thrive Homeschool Program
$ 20,400
Dec. 2018
Thrive Homeschool Program requested assistance to provide child care for those affected by the Camp Fire
Child Care Services
Diocese of Sacramento
$ 13,410
Dec. 2018
Diocese of Sacramento requested assistance to provide child care to those affected by the Camp Fire
Assistance Services
Got Hope Inc. Miracle City Equipping Center
$ 10,525
Dec. 2018
Got Hope Inc. Miracle City Equipping Center requested assistance to provide direct assistance services for those affected by the Camp Fire
Medical Assistance
Oroville Hospital
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Oroville Hospital was selected for a grant to offset the costs of providing medical assistance for those affected by the Camp Fire
Emergency Shelter
The Fathers House
$ 5,000
Nov. 2018
The Fathers House of Live Oak requested assistance to provide emergency shelter for those affected by the Camp Fire
Child Care
Life Church
$ 20,000
Nov. 2018
Life Church requested assistance to provide child care for those affected by the Camp Fire
Child Care
E Center
$ 25,000
Nov. 2018
E Center requested assistance to provide child care for those affected by the Camp Fire
Animal Care
Wags and Whiskers Pet Rescue
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Wags and Whiskers Pet Rescue requested assistance to provide animal care for those affected by the Camp Fire
Emergency Shelter
Neighborhood Church of Chico
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Neighborhood Church of Chico was selected for a grant to continue to provide emergency shelter for those affected by the Camp Fire
Direct Assistance
Chico Posse Foundation
$ 50,000
Nov. 2018
Direct assistance for Camp Fire evacuees
Emergency Shelter
Oroville Church of the Nazarene
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Oroville Church of the Nazarene was selected for a grant to continue to provide emergency shelter for those affected by the Camp Fire
Direct Assistance
Chico Posse Foundation
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Direct assistance for Camp Fire evacuees
Animal Care
North Valley Animal Disaster Group
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
North Valley Animal Disaster Group requested assistance to provide animal care and rescue for those affected by the Camp Fire
Emergency Shelter
New Life Church
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
New Life Church was selected for a grant to continue to provide emergency shelter for those affected by the Camp Fire
Child Care
The Axiom Project
$ 13,500
Nov. 2018
The Axiom Project requested assistance to provide child care for those affected by the Camp Fire
Medical Assistance
Enloe Medical Center
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Enloe Medical Center was selected for a grant to offset the costs of providing medical assistance for those affected by the Camp Fire
Emergency Shelter
Neighborhood Church of Chico
$ 25,000
Nov. 2018
Emergency Shelter for Camp Fire evacuees
Emergency Information Assistance
HelpCentral.org
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
HelpCentral.org requested assistance to provide emergency information assistance for those affected by the Camp Fire
Direct Services
Jesus Center
$ 25,000
Nov. 2018
The Jesus Center requested assistance to provide direct services to those affected by the Camp Fire
Emergency Shelter
Butte County Fairgrounds
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Butte County Fairgrounds was selected for a grant to continue to provide emergency shelter for those affected by the Camp Fire
Emergency Shelter and Direct Services
Torres Shelter
$ 4,000
Nov. 2018
Torres Shelter requested assistance to provide emergency shelter and direct services for those affected by the Camp Fire
Emergency Shelter
First Lutheran Church of Orland (For Glenn County Fairgrounds)
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Glenn County Fairgrounds was selected for a grant to continue to provide emergency shelter for those affected by the Camp Fire
Emergency Shelter
Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds was selected for a grant to continue to provide emergency shelter for those affected by the Camp Fire
Direct Services to Veterans
Chico Veterans Resource Center
$ 5,000
Nov. 2018
Chico Veterans Resource Center requested assistance to provide direct services for veterans who were affected by the Camp Fire
Emergency Shelter
Azad's Martial Arts
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Azad's Martial Arts was selected for a grant to continue to provide emergency shelter for those affected by the Camp Fire
Direct Emergency Assistance
Northern Valley Catholic Social Services
$ 25,000
Nov. 2018
Northern Valley Catholic Social Services requested assistance to provide direct emergency assistance for those affected by the Camp Fire
Direct Cash Assistance
Oroville Union High School District
$ 5,000
Nov. 2018
Oroville Union High School District requested assistance to provide direct cash assistance to those affected by the Camp Fire
Child Care
Valley Oak Children's Services
$ 20,000
Nov. 2018
Valley Oak Children's Services requested assistance to provide child care for those affected by the Camp Fire
Assistance to Older Adults
Peg Taylor Center for Adult Day Health Care
$ 22,500
Nov. 2018
Peg Taylor Center for Adult Day Health Care requested assistance to provide assistance to older adults who were affected by the Camp Fire
Direct Assistance
Youth For Change
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Youth For Change requested assistance to provide direct assistance to those affected by the Camp Fire
Emergency Supply Hub
Bidwell Presbyterian Church
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Bidwell Presbyterian Church requested assistance to offset the costs of becoming an emergency supply hub for Camp Fire evacuation centers
Emergency Shelter
Plumas Bank (For Chester Hall)
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Chester Hall was selected for a grant to continue to provide emergency shelter for those affected by the Camp Fire
Direct Cash Assistance
Tzu Chi
$ 15,000
Nov. 2018
Tzu Chi requested assistance to provide direct cash assistance to those affected by the Camp Fire
Emergency Shelter
Plumas Crisis Intervention and Resource Center (For Plumas County Fairground)
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Plumas County Fairground was selected for a grant to continue to provide emergency shelter for those affected by the Camp Fire
Direct Material Assistance
Higman Graphics
$ 4,000
Nov. 2018
Higman Graphics requested assistance to provide direct material assistance for those affected by the Camp Fire
Direct Cash Assistance
American Red Cross
$ 15,000
Nov. 2018
American Red Cross was selected fro a grant to provide direct emergency cash assistance to those affected by the Camp Fire
Medical Assistance
Orchard Hospital
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Orchard Hospital was selected for a grant to offset the costs of providing medical assistance for those affected by the Camp Fire
Animal Care
Butte Humane Society
$ 45,000
Nov. 2018
Butte Humane Society requested assistance to provide animal care for those affected by the Camp Fire
Direct Cash Assistance
United Way of Northern California
$ 15,000
Nov. 2018
United Way of Northerm California requested assistance to provide direct cash assistance to those affected by the Camp Fire
Nutritional Assistance
World Central Kitchen
$ 25,000
Nov. 2018
World Central Kitchen requested assistance to provide nutritional assistance for Camp Fire evacuees
Emergency Shelter
Bidwell Junior High School Foundation
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Bidwell Junior High School Foundation was selected for a grant to continue to provide emergency shelter for those affected by the Camp Fire
Emergency Shelter
East Ave Church
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
East Ave Church was selected for a grant to continue to provide emergency shelter for those affected by the Camp Fire
Assistance to Support First-Responder Families
Camp Fire Public Safety Family Relief Fund
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Camp Fire Public Safety Family Relief Fund requested assistance to provide support first-responder families
Adopt-a-Family Program
Soroptimist International of Chico
$ 24,000
Nov. 2018
Soroptimist International of Chico requested assitance to offset costs associated with their Adopt-A-Family program for those affected by the Camp Fire
Assistance to Older Adults
Passages Adult Resource Center
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Passages Adult Resource Center requested assistance to provide assistance to older adults who were affected by the Camp Fire
Child Care
Boys & Girls Club of the North Valley
$ 20,000
Nov. 2018
Boys & Girls Club of the North Valley requested assistance to provide child care for those affected by the Camp Fire
Evacuation Centers
Safe Space Winter Shelter
$ 17,646
Nov. 2018
Safe Space Winter Shelter requested assistance to provide direct services evacuations centers and those affected by the Camp Fire
Emergency Shelter
Chico Elks Lodge No. 423
$ 10,000
Nov. 2018
Chico Elks Lodge No. 423 was selected for a grant to continue to provide emergency shelter for those affected by the Camp Fire
Gridley CF Community Health Case Management
Orchard Hospital
$ 50,000
Emergency Financial Assistance
Youth for Change/ Butte County
$ 1,000,000
Transportation - Bus Passes
NVCF - Transportation Fund
$ 160,000
With both schools and students displaced to other communities, a grant will provide free passes for students who need to ride B-Line buses to get to and from schools.
Emergency Financial Assistance
Youth For Change
$ 1,000,000
Direct Assistance/ Unment Needs
Youth for Change
$ 2,271,000
Camp Fire Survivor Winter Relief
Coral Apple Foundation
$ 19,970

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 
Funded Projects
Grantee
Award
Date
Description
Concow Pool and Concow School improvements
Golden Feather Union Elementary School District
$50,000
Dec. 2021
The grant will provide much-needed improvements to the Concow Pool and Concow School property.
Support five Paradise arts organizations
Paradise Arts, Theater and Culture Hub (Patch)
$50,000
Dec. 2021
The grant will benefit five Paradise arts organizations that have combined on a project to help rebuild the arts community
Start process of rebuilding
Paradise Community Center
$40,000
Dec. 2021
The grant will allow the Paradise Community Center to start the process of rebuilding by paying for building estimates, community engagement and a conceptual design for a new center.
20-mile multi-use trail
Paradise Recreation and Park District
$50,000
Dec. 2021
The grant supports a 20-mile multi-use trail loop that will connect Magalia to recreation resources. This grant is supporting funding gaps in a project that has several other funding sources and partners.
Improve electrical system
Paradise Art Center
$50,000
Dec. 2021
The grant will provide the Paradise Art Center on Almond Street with funding to improve an inadequate electrical system in an old building and to help improve access for people with physical handicaps.
Maintenance on Paradise Arts Center
Paradise Performing Arts Center
$50,000
Dec. 2021
The grant will help the Paradise Performing Arts Center address several deferred maintenance problems, including providing new stage lighting, stage repairs and fixing drainage issues.
Technological updates for library operations
Butte County Library, Paradise Branch
$50,000
Dec. 2021
The grant will support the purchase and installment of technology to automate library operations and allow the Paradise Branch of the Butte County Library to extend its hours of operation. The technology will allow the branch library to be in operation up to 40 hours per week for card-carrying members.
Phase two construction of bridge rebuild
Honey Run Covered Bridge Association
$50,000
Dec. 2021
The grant supports phase two construction to rebuild the Honey Run Covered Bridge, which burned in the Camp Fire. Phase two includes rebuilding the floor and trusses. This phase is set to be completed in the summer of 2022.
Community garden development
Green Paradise Garden
$25,000
Dec. 2021
The grant provides seed money for development of a community garden.
Infrastructure rebuild of YRCF
Youth on the Ridge Community Foundation
$45,000
Dec. 2021
The grant will support the Youth on the Ridge Community Foundation (YRCF) to rebuild its infrastructure back to what it was pre-fire, specifically around the Paradise Chocolate Festival. This grant will support YRCF as it works to replace and rebuild infrastructure, including a multitude of unique and whimsical decorations that had been procured and created from 2006-2018.
Tool lending program
From the Ground Up Farms
$23,220
Nov. 2021
The grant supports equipment maintenance, the expansion of the current workspace with a metal shop building, safety gear and a stipend to staff the tool lending library.
Paradise Community Chorus December Event
Paradise Community Chorus
$5,000.00
Sept. 2021
To recruit 30 or more members for Paradise Community Chorus, select appropriate music for a December performance, rent the Paradise Performing Arts Center facility for December 5, organize and implement 12 rehearsals for the group, successfully publicize concert and sell tickets for ongoing sustained support and successfully perform for the community
Community Gatherings
Paradise Alliance Church
$ 21,500
June 2021
Community gatherings in Paradise
Radical Collaboration Pilot Training
CFC
$ 5,000
Oct. 2020
To build the capacity of the staff, board and committee leadership for the Camp Fire Collaborative.
Camp Fire Restoration Project
Sol Sanctuary
$ 25,000
Oct. 2020
A $25,000 grant will allow the organization to engage with community partners and work toward environmental restoration and Camp Fire recovery. The group also plans to hold two events that educate the community on how to restore and protect their properties in each season.
Town of Paradise Radio System Rebuild
Paradise Police Department
$ 24,345
July 2020
To immediately improve Officer safety, to purchase six portable (hand-held) radios and necessary accessories that are compatible with and comply with the requirements of Butte County's 700 MHz radio network.
Pioneers Wanted: An Economic Development Video for the ToP
Town of Paradise
$ 15,017
July 2020
To produce a video to encapsulate the current resilient rebuilding efforts and share a vision for the future of Paradise as a place for those with a pioneer spirit to live, work, and play.
Planning and Development Funding to Build a Safer, Healthier Ridge
Paradise Rec and Park
$ 150,000
June 2020
To help fund Paradise Recreation and Park District projects.
Golden Feather Pool Remodel
Butte County Recreation and Park District
$ 100,000
June 2020
To help update and remodel the Golden Feather Pool in Concow.
Site Rebuild
Honey Run Covered Bridge
$ 250,000
June 2020
To help the Honey Run Covered Bridge rebuilding effort.
Rebuild Former Site
Gold Nugget Days Inc.
$ 214,000
June 2020
To help the Gold Nugget Museum rebuilding effort.
Concow Campground
From the Ground Up Farms
$ 47,472
June 2020
To begin improvements to Concow Campground near the lake. The owners of the campground have agreed to allow public use of the playground and bathrooms during daylight hours in good weather for free, as well as free use of facilities for community and nonprofit events. The campground has traditionally been a community gathering spot for many years.
Hope Plaza
Hope Plaza Steering Committee
$ 150,000
June 2020
To help the Hope Plaza in Paradise building effort.
Welcome to Pardise Sign Rebuild
Welcome to Paradise Sign Committee
$ 50,000
Apr. 2020
A $50,000 grant will contribute to rebuilding the iconic sign on the Skyway.
Broadband Feasibility Study
Town of Paradise
$ 50,000
Apr. 2020
To fund a feasibility study to examine avenues to create a premier broadband network for Paradise. All costs are associated with the study and include evaluating current infrastructure, need, and demand, as well as considerations related to a broader regional approach.
Creekside Native Village
From the Ground Up Farms
$ 23,000
Apr. 2020
To rebuild the Creekside Native Village that was on the property of Lake Conco Campground, an important historic landmark for the burn areas in Butte County.
Butte County Fire Safe Council projects
Butte County Fire Safe Council
$ 50,000
Feb. 2020
A $50,000 grant will connect fire survivors with projects aimed at wildfire recovery, safety programs and other resources.
Orland Police Department K-9 Program
Orland Police Department
$ 13,000
Feb. 2020
A $13,000 grant will help pay for training, equipment, veterinarian visits and dog food for a police dog for the city, which has seen an infusion of new residents since the fire.
Grants/Projects Program Manager
City of Chico
$ 318,610
Jan. 2020
The city requested funding, which will be allocated to cover two years, to enable the city to search, apply for and manage grants for the city related to mitigating Camp Fire impacts in the city and the region.
Grants Administrator Position
Town of Paradise
$ 226,883
Jan. 2020
The town of Paradise requested two years of funding for a three-year grants administrator position. The person will focus exclusively on securing and administering grant funding for the town-led projects identified in the town’s adopted Community Recovery Plan, which was previously funded by the Butte Strong Fund.
County Program Development Manager Position
Butte County
$ 282,800
Jan. 2020
The county requested two years of funding for a three-year grants and projects program manager position. The person will help improve the county’s ability to secure much-needed funding for its Camp Fire long-term recovery effort. It will allow the county to focus on pursuing public, private and nonprofit funding opportunities.
Oroville Police Department K-9 Program
Oroville Public Safety Department
$ 20,000
Dec. 2019
A $20,000 grant will help Oroville police add one K-9 team to help the city address a population that increased significantly after the Camp Fire.
Butte County Upper Ridge Community Plan
Department of Development Services
$ 250,000
Dec. 2019
To develop a planning blueprint for Magalia and the upper ridge – the unincorporated area north of Paradise town limits.
Butte County Sherriff's Office K-9 Unit
Butte County Sherriff's Office
$ 50,000
Oct. 2019
A grant of $50,000 will allow the Butte County Sheriff’s Office to add two K-9 units and provide a basic handler course for two officers.
Tree removal
Butte County Fire Safe Council
$ 500,000
Sept. 2019
A grant $500,000 will keep tree removal projects moving forward. The town of Paradise and Butte County are hopeful that FEMA will pay for the costs of removing dead and dying trees from the burned area. The grant, however, will allow the Fire Safe Council to continue its effort to get as many trees as possible removed before the rainy season hits.
Paradise Parade of Flags Replacement
Chico Chapter 50 Daughters of American Revolution
$ 10,000
Aug. 2019
This project would allow Chico Chapter 52 Daughters of the American Revolution to replace flags to continue the tradition of raising 1,100 flags in Paradise on patriotic holidays (Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Veterans Day). This tradition has been going on for 20 years.
Volunteers in Police Service
VIPS
$ 15,000
July 2019
To replace a radar trailer, uniforms and equipment burned in the Camp Fire.
Listening Sessions & Community Based Recovery
Paradise Lutheran Church
$ 22,500
May 2019
For Collaborations Works Consulting and the Upper Ridge Community Council to host two listening sessions each for Magalia, Concow and Centerville. After, Collaborations Works Consulting will prepare a final report and proposed plan that will be presented to the Butte County Board of Supervisors and the Upper Ridge Community Council.
SCVFD Services for Fire and Medical Responses
Stirling City Volunteer Fire Department
$ 19,000
Apr. 2019
Stirling City Volunteer Fire Department requested assistance to ensure the community continues to be serviced by the SCVFD for fire and medical responses. The costs will fund updating equipment, weatherproofing for the station, and Stirling City Community Hall kitchen updates.
Palermo Union School District Counselor
Palermo Union School District
$ 25,000
Apr. 2019
Palermo Union School District requested assistance to hire a counselor to support for families and staff directly impacted by the Camp Fire
Gridley-Biggs Police Department - K9 Unit
Gridley-Biggs Police Department - K9 Unit
$ 18,000
Apr. 2019
Gridley-Biggs Police Department requested assistance to establish a K9 unit to assist law enforcement after the town grew in size following the Camp Fire.
The Red Wagon Classes
The Red Wagon
$ 25,000
Apr. 2019
The Red Wagon requested assistance to expand its painting, sewing, and art classes for Paradise affected by the Camp Fire
Butte County Fire Safe Council
Butte County Fire Safe Council
$ 10,925
Mar. 2019
Butte County Fire Safe Council requested assistance to help with preventing tree falling, brush piling and conducting safe burning in the community of Buzztail.
Empower Me Art Workshops
Social Good Fund (on behalf of Empower Me Art)
$ 15,000
Mar. 2019
Empower Me Art requested assistance to offer safe and creative expressive art workshops to help bring normality to communities affected by the Camp Fire.
Communications & Public Relations
Town of Paradise
$ 102,215
Mar. 2019
This grant requested by the town of Paradise provides one year of funding for a communications and public relations coordinator for Paradise town government. The coordinator will coordinate information and messaging through the town manager's office to Paradise citizens, media, community stakeholders, local public agencies, and state and federal organizations.
Playground Expansion
Gridley Recreation Division
$ 25,000
Mar. 2019
Gridley Recreation Division wants requested assistance to expand a playground area near a FEMA trailer site. The grant is to offset some of the costs of resurfacing the playground
Paradise Police K-9 Unit
Paradise Police K-9 Unit
$ 25,000
Mar. 2019
Paradise Police K-9 Unit requested assistance to continue the current K-9 unit and add a new K-9 unit to the team. The money will be used towards the day to day operations of the program and adopting/training a new K-9.
Newborn Wildlife Housing
Bidwell Wildlife Rehabilitation
$ 15,000
Mar. 2019
Bidwell Wildlife Rehabilitation requested assistance to purchase a shed to house newborn wildlife; funding to buy formula and food for newborn wildlife, and funding to buy miscellaneous supplies that were lost in the fire.
Welcome to Magalia Sign
Magalia Beautification Association
$ 10,000
Feb. 2019
The Magalia Beautification Association requested assistance to reconstruct the community gardens, planters and the "Welcome to Magalia" sign damaged by the fire.
Paradise Road Assessment
Town of Paradise
$ 24,500
Jan. 2019
Hire a contractor to provide a crack-by-crack inventory of the town's public roadways using innovative technology. This inventory will ensure the infrastructure is restored to a pre-disaster condition, which is imperative to a successful rebuild and benefits all Paradise residents. Using this technology will allow the town to create a nearly irrefutable data set for conditions of the roads before and after debris removal.
Paradise Town Planning
Town of Paradise
$ 498,500
Jan. 2019
A grant allowed the town of Paradise to hire Barry Long of Urban Planning Associated to lead an extensive town planning effort. The town is hosting a series of community meetings to listen to residents and gather input about how Paradise should be rebuilt. Residents will have the opportunity to help identify the strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for the future. Then in April, residents will participate in helping to create the vision for the town.
California Native Plant Society Wildfire Recovery Guide
Butte County Fire Safe Council
$ 15,000
Jan. 2019
Butte County Fire Safe Council request assistance to develop and publish the California Native Plant Society Wildfire Recovery Guide to help with wildfire prevention.
Share Your Voice
Rural Education Institute
$ 5,500
Direct assistance for case management system
$ 3,200,000.00
Grants have been issued so case managers have a pool of money for unmet needs and other forms of financial assistance through the consolidated case management system.

EDUCATION

 
Funded Projects
Grantee
Award
Date
Description
Trauma-informed artists in schools
Butte County Office of Education
$35,000
Sept. 2021
To continue a program that places trauma-informed teaching artists in the schools.
Counselors at Butte County schools
Butte County schools
$295,014
Sept. 2021
To extend the counseling services at 13 school sites including Paradise, Magalia, Concow and Berry Creek.
Mindful Littles program
Paradise Unified School District
$35,000
Sept. 2021
To allow the service-learning program to expand during the current school year to serve approximately 7,000 Paradise elementary school students.
Mindful Service Learning Program for Paradise Unified Elementary Schools
Mindful Littles
$35,000
Aug. 2021
To successfully expand and implement a year-long (32-week) mindful service learning program for all TK-6th grade elementary students in 3 schools at Paradise Unified School District. This will serve approximately 700 Paradise students, with exact student enrollment count to be determined at the start of the school year.
Student transport
Golden Feather Union Elementary School District/Yankee Hill Fire Safe Council
$ 17,000
Apr. 2021
The grant funds a collaboration between the Golden Feather Union Elementary School District and the Yankee Hill Fire Safe Council. The program provides gas vouchers for parents in the district, which has 69 students and does not have bus drivers or operational buses.
Kelvin Pulse Survey Program
Achieve Charter School of Paradise Inc.
$ 11,475
Oct. 2020
To monitor, analyze, track and support the mental health of our students, staff, and families with the outcome of providing targeted supports to improve mental health.
Supporting Students w/ Hotspots
HomeTech Charter School
$ 16,800
Apr. 2020
A $16,800 grant will assist 35 students unable to access or afford wi-fi. HotSpots were donated by T-Mobile but the broadband lines for all devices will cost $16,800 over 24 months.
Pioneer Support 2019
Bidwell Junior High School
$ 5,000
Dec. 2019
The Bidwell Junior High School Foundation requested $5,000 to help 50 students enrolled at Bidwell whose families were directly affected by the Camp Fire. Based upon recommendations from school counselors or case managers, students could be provided with P.E. clothing, backpacks, school supplies, hygiene kits, clothing, shoes and other needs
Developing a Resiliency Collaborative
CSU, Chico
$ 40,259
Dec. 2019
The grant provided gift cards for the Camp Fire Long Term Recovery Group to offer to participants in the World Renew needs assessment in January. The data gathered from the assessment will be critical to secure additional resources to address the unmet needs in the community.
Concow School Digital Lifeline Initiative
Golden Feather Union Elementary School
$ 7,540
Dec. 2019
A $7,540 grant will pay data rates for students in the Golden Feather Union Elementary School District. TMobile donated 29 digital MiFi devices to students and additional devices to staff. These devices facilitate cellular connection and provide students with access to web-based learning materials.
Playground
Concow School at Spring Valley
$ 100,000
Oct. 2019
Spring Valley School near Concow will get a new playground with the help of a $100,000 donation.
Reopening Pee Wee Preschool
Pee Wee Preschool
$ 50,000
Aug. 2019
This grant provides vital resources to allow Pee Wee Preschool to reopen and remain open through the winter. As one of the only remaining preschools in Paradise, this grant will allow it to provide services that would not be available otherwise.
Skilled Workforce
Butte College Foundation
$ 268,400
July 2019
Funds for new construction program. The grant included scholarships for 50 students for the fall semester starting Aug. 26. The grant also includes money for equipment and laptops for the program.
Textbooks and Art Supplies
Chico Oaks Adventist School
$ 25,000
Apr. 2019
Chico Oaks Adventist School requested assistance to purchase textbooks and art supplies for the upcoming school year, as well as to hire a credentialed art instructor for the students.
Peg Taylor Center program
Innovative Services, Inc.
$ 24,975
Apr. 2019
Innovative Health Care Services, Inc. requested assistance to provide program scholarships, additional social work, nursing, and therapy support.
Instructional Aide
Palermo Union School District
$ 9,406
Apr. 2019
Palermo Union School District requested assistance to hire an Instructional Aide to supervise the calm down room on campus at Helen Wilcox School.
Trauma-Informed Training
Neal Dow School
$ 6,639
Apr. 2019
Neal Dow School requested assistance to send 5 staff members to a conference to receive trauma-informed training and to train other staff.
Calming/Reset Room
Golden Hills Elementary School
$ 4,500
Apr. 2019
Golden Hills Elementary School requested assistance to change their meeting room into a calming/ reset room. The money will be used to buy moveable desks, therapeutic tools, and calming activities.
Displaced Student Support, ASSIST Coaches
Parkview Elementary School
$ 5,952
Apr. 2019
Parkview Elementary School requested assistance to provide displaced student services for those affected by the Camp Fire including A.S.S.I.S.T. coaches for recess and two One Circle Foundation programs.
Camping Experience
Durham Unified School District
$ 2,250
Mar. 2019
Durham Unified School District requested assistance to help pay for 9 students to attend Shady Creek, a week-long camp experience.
Butte County Art on Wheels Portanble Murals
Chico Art Center & Celebration of People Inc. (on behalf of Butte County Art of Wheels)
$ 15,000
Mar. 2019
Butte County Art on Wheels requested assistance to fund a series of portable murals for each school that was displaced by the Camp Fire.
ASSIST Team Sports
Neal Dow School
$ 7,425
Mar. 2019
New Dow School requested assistance to hire an ASSIST Team Sports for a structured and safe recess.
Pine Ridge Elementary Accomodations
Pine Ridge Elementary
$ 20,000
Mar. 2019
Pine Ridge Elementary requested assistance to offer additional accommodations for a special-needs education environment at the school.
Functional Life Skills Class Assistance
Ponderosa Elementary School
$ 5,145
Mar. 2019
Ponderosa Elementary School Functional Life Skills Class requested assistance for changing table with steps, changing pad, changing table paper rolls, touch screen devices, and durable cases for those devices. The items purchased will be used for the education and care of students with severe special needs
Reading Intervention Program
Neal Dow School
$ 5,900
Mar. 2019
Neal Dow School requested assistance to purchase a reading intervention program for their students. This request is partially matched by a $5,000 donation from Sierra Nevada.
ASSIST Program Coaches
Citrus Elementary School
$ 4,554
Mar. 2019
Citrus Elementary School requested assistance to provide students with ASSIST program coaches during recess for the remainder of the 2018-19 school year.
STEAM Day Camp
Thrive Homeschool Program (on behalf of Camp Wild Heart)
$ 25,000
Mar. 2019
Camp Wild Heart requested assistance to fund Chico's premier STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) day camp.
PE Trips and Recreational Activities
Paradise Intermediate
$ 25,000
Feb. 2019
Paradise Intermediate students requested assistance to provide the students with PE trips and recreational activities and events.
ASSIST Program Coaches
Little Chico Creek Elementary School
$ 6,800
Feb. 2019
Little Chico Creek Elementary School requested assistance to make the A.S.S.I.S.T Team Coaches program, which offers a play-based curriculum that teaches social-emotional skills through playground games and social interaction, available to students.
Trauma Speaker and PA System
Paradise Intermediate School
$ 1,500
Feb-19
Paradise Intermediate School requested assistance to have Keith Hawkins as a speaker to speak about trauma and money towards a new PA system for the presentation, and later for school announcements and events.
Trip Transportation
Achieve Charter School
$ 6,225
Feb. 2019
Achieve Charter School requested assistance to cover costs for transportation tickets and other expenses for three trips over the remainder of the school year.
School Performances
Cedarwood Elementary School
$ 800
Feb. 2019
Cedarwood Elementary School requested assistance to host the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company for Children to provide 2 performances for children at the school.
Annual Field Trip
Achieve Charter School of Paradise Inc.
$ 25,000
Feb. 2019
Achieve Charter School of Paradise requested assistance to send their 6th and 8th-grade classes on their annual field trip free of charge and with adequate gear.
Screening Trip
Paradise High School
$ 1,075
Feb. 2019
Paradise High School requested assistance to provide World History students (135) a free trip to screen Schindler's List as part of their holocaust curriculum.
AP, SAT and PSAT Exam Costs
Inspire Foundation
$ 25,000
Feb. 2019
Inspire Foundation requested assistance to cover the costs of SAT and PSAT exams for 70 students, and the costs of AP exams for 100 students, as well as additional funds for their individual need fund.
Forebay Aquatic Center Trips
Feather River Center
$ 7,500
Feb. 2019
Feather River Center requested assistance to provide a no-cost trip to the Forebay Aquatic Center for students at two schools affected by the Camp Fire
School Supplies
Sierra View Elementary School
$ 3,750
Jan. 2019
Sierra View Elementary School requested assistance to offset costs related to bringing in and providing supplies for new and existing students who were displaced by the fire.
Campus Security
Achieve Charter School of Paradise Inc.
$ 21,280
Jan. 2019
Achieve Charter School of Paradise Inc. requested assistance to provide campus security at their new location at Life Church on East Avenue for the 2019-20 school year
Chromebooks and Counseling Services
Chico Country Day School
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
Chico Country Day School requested assistance to provide Chromebooks and counseling services to displaced students as well as gear and tuition for upcoming environmental camp and camping field trips
Tuition
Hope Academy
$ 20,370
Jan. 2019
Hope Academy requested assistance to offer free education to more families through the rest of the school year.
Butte College Laptops
Computers for Classrooms
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
Computers for Classrooms requested assistance to provide 250 laptops to Butte College students affected by the Camp Fire.
Field Trip Funding
Paradise Elementary
$ 4,500
Jan. 2019
Paradise Elementary requested assistance to provide funding for field trips for 275 students for the rest of the year.
Bee Bots Program Software and Equipment
Ponderosa Elementary School
$ 937
Jan. 2019
Ponderosa Elementary School requested assistance to purchase mats and software that are part of the Bee Bots program that are used in the Kindergarten STEM lab.
Classrooms and Chromebooks
Chico Oaks Adventist School
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
Chico Oaks Adventist School requested assistance to bring classrooms being used for new students up to the standard of the rest of the campus, and for Chromebooks for new students
Student Expenses
Edinburgh Fund
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
The Edinburgh Fund requested assistance to cover the expenses of 10 students affected by the Camp Fire who are going to perform in Scotland.
Student Activities
Paradise High School Activities
$ 24,297
Jan. 2019
Paradise High School Activities requested assistance to provide all of the usual activities to Paradise High students free of charge for the rest of the year.
Scholarships to Graduating Seniors
Chico Community Scholarship Association
$ 25,000
Jan. 2019
Chico Community Scholarship Association requested assistance to provide scholarships to graduating seniors who were affected by the Camp Fire.
Supplies Replacement, Personnel Costs
Reading Pals Paradise
$ 10,000
Jan. 2019
Reading Pals Paradise requested assistance to replace supplies and offset the cost of personnel in order to make the Reading Pals program available to those affected by the Camp Fire.
Yearbooks
Paradise Charter Middle School
$ 3,400
Jan. 2019
Paradise Charter Middle School requested assistance to provide 170 yearbooks free of charge to students and staff.
Campus Security
Achieve Charter School of Paradise Inc.
$ 11,025
Jan. 2019
Achieve Charter School of Paradise Inc. requested assistance to provide campus security at their new location at Life Church on East Avenue for the remainder of the 2018-19 school year.
Preschool Tuition
St. Isidore School
$ 15,866
Jan. 2019
St. Isidore School requested assistance to offset the cost of providing free preschool tuition to the younger siblings of students who were displaced by the Camp Fire.
Tuition and Nutrition Assistance
Paradise Adventist Academy
$ 25,000
Dec. 2018
Paradise Adventist Academy requested assistance to provide tuition and nutritional assistance to students displaced by the Camp Fire.
School Supplies, Uniforms, Hygiene Kits, etc.
Bidwell Junior High School Foundation
$ 3,900
Dec. 2018
Bidwell Junior High School Foundation requested assistance to provide school supplies, P.E. uniforms, hygiene kits, and spirit items to students displaced by the Camp Fire
Computers for Classrooms
Computers for Classrooms
$ 25,000
Dec. 2018
Computers for Classrooms requested assistance to provide 250 computers to students affected by the Camp Fire.
School Supplies and Events
Inspire School of Arts and Sciences
$ 24,253
Dec. 2018
Inspire School of Arts and Sciences requested assistance to purchase school supplies and host events for students affected by the Camp Fire
School Supplies
Paradise Unified School District
$ 2,271
Dec. 2018
Paradise Unified School District requested assistance to provide supplies for students affected by the Camp Fire.
Cot Replacements
Paradise High School FLS Special Ed Class
$ 500
Dec. 2018
Paradise High School FLS Special Ed Class requested assistance to quickly replace cots for use by the special education class.

ECONOMIC RECOVERY

 
Funded Projects
Grantee
Award
Date
Description
Mobile Training Force
Valley Contractors Exchange
$326,000
Sept. 2021
To recruit new workers and develop skills of existing workers to help fill a gaping need for skilled workers in building trades such as electricians, plumbers and concrete finishers.
Business Assistance Loan Fund
3 CORE
$ 400,000
Aug. 2019
This grant is a local match requirement for a federal revolving loan fund to support small-business lending.
Business Assistance Fund
3 CORE
$ 750,000
The funding is allocated into two focus areas: 1) funding the 3CORE community resource manager over two years; and 2) consulting for recovery work for two years.
Economic Impact Analysis
3 CORE
$ 100,000
This grant serves as a local match for a U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA) revolving loan fund application for up to $2 million for business recovery.

MISC. CAPACITY BUILDING GRANTS

 
Funded Projects
Grantee
Award
Date
Description
December community concert
Paradise Community Chorus
$5,000
Sept. 2021
To help the organization stage a December community concert
Recreation and Play Voucher Program
EveryBody Healthy Body
$ 25,000
Oct. 2020
A $25,000 grant will fund the organization’s Recreation and Play Voucher Program. EveryBody Healthy Body’s overall goal is to help 400-500 children get involved in some type of play or recreation. This grant will allow 100 kids the opportunity to participate in a community recreation program or an opportunity through an equipment voucher to start participating at home.
Yankee Hill Historical Society Grant
Yankee Hill Historical Society
$ 5,761
Sept. 2019
To rent toilets and handwashing stations at the restored Messilla Valley Schoolhouse.
Organizational Support
Oroville Hope Center
$ 50,000
July 2019
For staffing, a warehouse lease and other infrastructure support for the organization that supplies food, water and goods to more than 10 sites in Butte County in response to the Camp Fire. The organization supports on average 1,500 families or individuals per month out of the Paradise Hope Center.
Community Wildlife Preparedness
Butte County Fire/Town Paradise Fire
$ 25,000
July 2019
Funds to create a surplus stock of community evacuation plans and wildfire preparedness pamphlets for distribution throughout the county. 
Campus-Community Liaison
CSU, Chico Foundation
$ 50,000
June 2019
Provides funding to cover a portion of the campuscommunity liaison position for Chico State. This coordinator works with community, campus and out-of-area partners, as well as the Camp Fire Long-Term Recovery Group, to encourage collaboration in recovery efforts.
St. John's Facilities Support
St. John's Episcopal Church
$ 22,200
June 2019
To help pay for maintenance at the facility in Chico. St John's has housed several fire-related groups that meet at its facilities regularly, including the Camp Fire Long-Term Recovery Group, the American Red Cross and others.
Yearbook Reprints
Herff Jones Yearbooks
$ 25,000
Apr. 2019
Herr Jones Yearbooks requested assistance to do a professional scan of past yearbooks and then print and sell discounted yearbooks to those who lost theirs in the Camp Fire, going back as far as 1962.
Yearbook Reprints
Herff Jones Yearbooks
$ 25,000
Apr. 2019
Herr Jones Yearbooks requested assistance to do a professional scan of past yearbooks and then print and sell discounted yearbooks to those who lost theirs in the Camp Fire, going back as far as 1962.
Yearbooks
Children's Community Charter School
$ 4,150
Mar. 2019
Children's Community Charter School requested assistance to provide yearbooks for their students at Children's Community Charter School. The money will go towards the cost for 175 copies. This includes several for interested students who have had to leave the area due to the fire.