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.


May 2019 Highlights


May 10, 2019

Meet the foundations dispersing donations to Camp and Carr Fire victims

In order to honor the foundations that have been giving to the Camp Fire relief efforts, KRCR put together both a video and an article that introduces the foundations.

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Chico News & Review

May 9, 2019

Calming rooms give traumatized kids a place to decompress

NVCF gave a grant to Mash Junior High for the administration to create a calming room for the students. The Chico News & Review goes into more detail covering what it will look like and the impact it will have the students. 

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April 2019 Highlights

Chico Enterprise-Record

April 30, 2019

NVCF: More than $400,000 given to Camp Fire-related programs

The Chico E-R released an article covering NVCF releasing 22 more grants through the Camp Fire Relief Fund, totaling over $400,000. 

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Chico Enterprise-Record

April 25, 2019

Enterprise-Record selects wildfire reporter in Report for America partnership
Camille von Kaenel will start with the newspaper in June

The Chico Enterprise – Record will be welcoming Camille von Kaenel who will be focusing on wildfire stories in this coming year. She will also be supported partially by the North Valley Community Foundation.

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Chico Enterprise - Record

April 23, 2019

Chico meal delivery program steps up to help neighbors on Paradise ridge

 Chico E-R covered the Chico meal delivery system helping those affected by the Camp Fire. Grants and donations from NVCF helped get this started. 

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March 2019 Highlights


March 22, 2019

North Valley Community Foundation has received $43 million for Camp Fire relief

KRCR covered the plan for distributing the $43 million received for Camp Fire relief in the last five months and how it will take NVCF a couple of years to distribute it all. 

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Sacramento Bee

March 28, 2019

This determined Paradise fire victim will be first to rebuild: ‘It’s time to move on’

On Thursday March 28, 2019, the Sacramento Bee covered the first building permit to start rebuilding in the city of Paradise being issued to Jason and Meagann Buzzard five months after the Camp Fire. 

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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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