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Our Mission

Enhance the lives and future of the people in our unique community by connecting people who care deeply with causes that matter.

Our Vision

Be the vehicle for philanthropic giving in Amador County.

Our Values

Respect our community. Listen for needs. Act courageously. Honor donor intent. Maintain Foundation integrity.


The Amador Community Foundation was founded in 1999 by a generous donation from Mrs. Helen Fallis. Helen loved this community and dreamed the Amador Community Foundation would provide a vehicle for others to give back to this wonderful county of ours.

We connect people who care with causes that matter.

Simply put, the Amador Community Foundation improves the quality of life for the citizens of Amador County today and for generations to come. We do this by investing in donor gifts and use the investment earnings to support local nonprofit organizations. we connect local generosity with local needs.

For more information, contact the Foundation at (209)223-2148.

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