Youth Development

These funds benefit programs that offer our youth positive opportunities that help maximize their potential.

Chico Children’s Endowment Fund

Contact: Alexa Benson-Valavanis Purpose The Chico Children’s Endowment Fund (CCEF) is a charitable fund of the North Valley Community Foundation dedicated...
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Chico Community Tech Foundation

It is our mission to provide computer science education and awareness to underserved and underrepresented groups in Chico and surrounding areas through community outreach, educational resources, internships and job opportunities, and experiential events.

Chico Science Fair Foundation

Contact: Becki Brunelli and Chrissie Weston Co-Directors Fund Purpose: Provides current year funding for the Chico Science Fair. The Chico Science...
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Chico Science Fair Foundation Endowment Fund

Contact: Becki Brunelli and Chrissie Weston Co-Directors   Fund Purpose Provides future funding to ensure the quality and continuation of the...
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Chico Velo Cycling Club

Contact: Janine Rood   Fund Purpose: Extend the reach of Chico Velo’s 501(c)(3) mission of local bicycling education and advocacy by...
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Christian Manell Souza Memorial Fund for Mental Illness Assistance

The Fund was established to support direct assistance, awareness and research for people that suffer from depression and other forms of mental illness. The Fund was established in memory of Christian Souza, who suffered from mental illness and ultimately took his life. The Fund is managed by his family with the goal of preventing the same tragic ending for others suffering with mental illness.

CHSF – Claudia Williamson-Steel Endowment

The primary purpose of the Fund is to provide financial support to encourage and promote knowledge and practical application of the visual arts at Chico High School.

CHSF – Jake Early Print Account

Contact: Robin Bicocca   Fund Purpose Eligibility Chico High graduating Senior

CHSF – Staff Endowment

To provide scholarships to Chico High students seeking higher education and/or additional career training. Students of Chico High School staff will have priority.

CHSF – Tom Alldredge Memorial

Contact: Robin Bicocca   Fund Purpose To support agriculture students. Eligibility Chico High School graduating Senior FFA High Point Winner