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.
Get to know your local charities!
On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Amador County has 23 charities participating in our annual #GivingTuesday. Come mingle with these amazing organizations and learn what they do to make a difference in your community…
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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.
“One conversation can change your life…
and the lives of others”
Call 209.223.2148 to make a difference now.
The Knight Foundry, set in the heart of Sutter Creek, is America’s last water-powered foundry and machine shop. This historic facility includes the original equipment and machinery, still in place as it was during its gold rush-era heyday. The land and buildings of the Knight Foundry complex have been donated to the City of Sutter Creek, but the Knight Foundry Alliance needs your help to purchase the artifacts….read more
“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.
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.
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.