For good. For ever.
Amador County is much more than the place you live. Whether you were born here, returned to your roots, or have adopted this community as your own, it’s just that – your own. You care deeply about all your community is today and all it can be in the future. The Amador Community Foundation can help you turn your compassion into your legacy.
“One conversation can change your life…
and the lives of others”
Call 209.223.2148 to make a difference now.
By Kathleen Harmon
I have always counted it a privilege and a blessing to live in Amador County. There is something special about this community. Last year we were hit with a disaster that was unimaginable; Butte Fire. Many areas of Pine Grove were evacuated for 3 weeks, the Tiger Creek area of Pioneer was advisory/mandatory evacuation for 3 weeks, our Rancheria became the “disaster resort”…read more
One conversation can change a life.
It can generate a call to action that can powerfully impact you and your community for years to come.
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About Us and Our Community
Helen Fallis loved this community and wanted to estblish a way for others to invest in this unique, generous communtity. Her legacy is the Amador Community Foundation.
The Foundation has granted over $1.6 million since our incorpration in 2000.
Community Foundations have a long tradition of helping bring about thoughtful, effective change. The first one was started in 1914, and there are now more than 800 throughout the United States…
When asked why they are passionate about Amador Community Foundation, members of our board of directors unanimously speak of giving back to our community and helping local people to help themselves.
Part of the philosophy of the Amador Community Foundation (ACF) is that the most effective and innovative projects are often initiated at the grassroots community level. Many of these projects are too small or too new to have yet secured IRS recognition of their charitable status. We can help…
The Amador Community Foundation encourages local investment of local resources: Connecting local generosity with local needs. We manage philanthropic capital to provide the highest level of earnings and benefit—to our donors and to the causes they support.