NVCF In The News

Scroll through the links below to find out what the North Valley Community Foundation has been doing in the community. Keep up to date with press releases covering grants and foundation involvement in organizations around Butte County. Below there will also be articles covering updates on grants given by the Camp Fire Relief Fund and the Butte Strong Fund.

Archive

March 2019 Highlights

Chico Enterprise-Record

March 7, 2019

Aaron Rodgers NorCal Fire Recovery Fund awards Camp Fire grants

The Aaron Rodgers NorCal Fire Recovery Fund at the North Valley Community Foundation has awarded $177,131 so far in grants to groups providing relief to survivors of the Camp Fire.

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Northern California Grantmakers

March 20, 2019

Butte is Strong: Funder coordination meeting shines a light on resilience

Survivors from the Camp Fire have a long road ahead to put their lives back together. But they are supported in their determination to recover by government agencies, funders, and community-based organizations.

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KRCR

March 7, 2019

250 Butte College students impacted by the Camp Fire get free laptops

On Thursday, 250 students enrolled at Butte College who were impacted by the Camp Fire received a free laptop from a local nonprofit, Computers for Classrooms, thanks to a grant from the North Valley Community Foundation.

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February 2019 Highlights

Chico Enterprise-Record

February 26, 2019

North Valley Community Foundation releases $100,000 more in grants for Camp Fire relief

The Chico Enterprise-Record covered the recent press release explaining that NVCF has recently given $100,000 more in grants to schools and groups impacted by the Camp Fire, such as Paradise High School, Sherwood Montessori and more. 

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California Community Foundation

February, 2019

Wildfire Relief Fund: Community partners making an impact

The California Community Foundation featured NVCF in a new page on their site that covers the newest grants given to support recovery from wildfires throughout California. 

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Chico Enterprise-Record

February 23, 2019

North Valley Community Fund president explains Camp Fire grant strategy

The Chico Enterprise-Record featured NVCF president and CEO, Alexa Benson-Valavanis, in the guest column  of the opinion section. She explains the transformation of NVCF since the Camp Fire and goes into the steps that will be taken as the foundation focuses on Butte County’s recovery. 

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January 2019 Highlights

Action News Now

January 30, 2019

North Valley Community Foundation announces Camp Fire relief grants 

Action News Now featured a response to the foundation’s announcements on where the grant money will be distributed for Camp Fire relief efforts. 

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Karen Woodruff, vice president of community affairs for Wells Fargo.

Chico Enterprise-Record

January 25, 2019

Camp Fire: Wells Fargo gives $3.25 million donation for housing, businesses

The Chico Enterprise-Record covered Wells Fargo’s decision to donate $3.25 million to the Butte Strong Fund in order to support small businesses and housing for those displaced by the fire. 

Photo Credit: Risa Johnson — Enterprise-Record
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Butte Strong Fund logo

Action News Now

January 30, 2019

Butte Strong Fund announces grant to address child trauma from Camp Fire

Action News Now covered the Butte Strong Fund giving the Butte County Office of Education a grant for $232,000 to fund counselors and other staff to be stationed at schools to address child trauma from the Camp Fire. 

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