The Diane Ruby Memorial Hope Fund Grant


The Diane Ruby Memorial Hope Fund was established to honor Diane Ruby, a long-time NVCF board member, who passed away in 2020. Diane was known for her overwhelming kindness, tenderheartedness, and generosity. Her servant heart and unwavering faith allowed her to passionately immerse herself in giving to others. This program will provide a means to love, encourage, serve, and financially support those affected by the death of a loved one.

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This grant program is available to assist those in financial need as a result of the death of a family member for residents within the Chico area. An approved grant will pay vendors on behalf of the applicant for expenses including costs associated with the death (funeral, medical), rent, utilities, car payments, and credit card payments.

To submit a grant request, please review the guidelines, fill out the application, print a copy for your records and push submit.

Address questions to