SAF Grants Over $100,000 To COVID Impacted Organizations
Sonora, CA – Sonora Area Foundation (SAF) awarded $152,000 in grants to local organizations with most reporting a loss in funding due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The first four in the list provided by SAF below noted a reduced ability to do fundraising activities due to COVID. Their grant monies are coming out of the Community Recovery Fund at SAF.
- Teen Challenge/Faith Home Network: $75,000 to support short term care at their Jamestown residential facility
- Friends of the Animal Community: $25,000 to support emergency medical veterinarian payment program
- Smile Keepers: $25,000 to support dental exams for K-12 students in Tuolumne County
- Tuolumne County Youth Football: $20,000 to support scholarships for program participants
- TUOLUMNE HERITAGE PUBLICATIONS: $7,000 to support publication of Carlo DeFerrari’s history of Sonora
As of July 8th, more than $450,000 has been granted from that fund to assist local organizations in their response to and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. These grants and others were made available by the support of the Mother Lode Food Project, the California Wellness Foundation, SAF donors, and the community.