DISASTER RELIEF FUND
COVID-19 will have a profound effect on our community. ACF will work with nonprofit and government stakeholders to ensure that your funds flow quickly to those most in need.
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A giving circle is a form of participatory philanthropy where groups of individuals donate their own money or time to a pooled fund, decide together where to give these away to charity or community projects and, in doing so, seek to increase their awareness of and engagement in the issues covered by the charity or community project. Sutter Creek Smiles was our first Giving Circle…
Look what Amador County has done to support the amazing charities in Amador! #GivingTuesday 2019 raised $214,769 for local charities. Amador Community Foundation and incentive partners matched $40,000, for a total day of giving of $254,769. We truly have a generous...
Nicholas Domingo, C.E.O. for Call to Inspire (AKA Captain Encouragement) conducts interactive school assemblies for K-3 students that covers social-emotional intelligence and anti-bullying strategies, with quarterly revisits to the school throughout the course of a year to help drive the message home.
“We make a LIVING by what we GET,
But we make a LIFE by what we GIVE.”
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.
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.
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.