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Our New Address:

571 S. State Hwy 49
Jackson, CA 95642

(Motherlode Plaza – Behind Jose’s)

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Welcome To Amador Community Foundation

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. The Amador Community Foundation can help you turn your compassion into your legacy.

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NOVEMBER 29, 2016

giving-tuesday-logo-transparent-smYour donations go further in Amador County with matching funds from ACF!

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Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to
Amador Community Foundation Inc whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.

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“One conversation can change your life…
and the lives of others”

Call 209.223.2148 to make a difference now.

Butte Fire – One Year Later

Butte Fire – One Year Later

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”…

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Your Dollars go Further with Matching Funds!

Your Dollars go Further with Matching Funds!

Black Friday…Cyber Monday…#GIVINGTUESDAY

On November 29th, we invite you to “give where you live” for the benefit of our local nonprofits that do such important work in Amador County! Your dollars will go further in with MATCHING FUNDS…

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Miners’ Bend Commemorative Brick Pathway

Miners’ Bend Commemorative Brick Pathway

The Sutter Creek Community Benefit Foundation invites you to participate in Sutter Creek’s new Miners’ Bend Historic Gold Mining Park by buying a personalized engraved brick in the Commemorative Pathway…

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“We make a LIVING by what we GET,

But we make a LIFE by what we GIVE.”

–Winston Churchill

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Give

FOR NEW & CURRENT DONORS
You know Why…
We can help you with the who, when, how and what.

There are many reasons why people choose the Amador Community Foundation to achieve their financial and charitable goals…learn more

Plan

FOR FINANCIAL ADVISORS AND THEIR CLIENTS

Studies show high net-worth individuals talk with their financial advisors about charitable giving when doing their financial and estate planning. We make it easy for you to offer philanthropic opportunities right here in Amador County… learn more

Receive

GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Our grants are made possible through the contributions of individual donors and nonprofit donor funds managed by the Community Foundation….learn more

Impact

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.

Enrich our Students.

Grants & Scholarship Programs
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Save Our Historic Sites.

Amador’s Historic Past.
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Give to Support Pet Adoption & Animal Rescue.

Animal Shelter & Tri County Wildlife.
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Number of Funds

Our Asset Dollars

Dollars Permanently Endowed

Dollars Granted

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About Us and Our Community

About Us

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.

What is a Community Foundation?

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…

Our Board of Directors

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.

Fiscal Sponsorship Program

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…

Finance & Investments

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.

FAQ

We know you might have questions…here are answers to the most frequent concerns. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, call us!

Amador Community Foundation

We connect people who care with causes that matter.

We receive financial gifts from donors, invest them, and use the investment earnings to make grants in perpetuity.

Our Funds

Charitable giving – it’s an investment in our community’s future.

What will your legacy be?

Decisions you make now can generate a powerful impact on your community for years to come.

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Amador Community Foundation

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