Sonora, CA – The Sonora Area Foundation, created as a supporting organization by the estate of Irving J. Symons in 1990, will be 25 years old in 2015. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the nation’s first community foundation, the Cleveland Foundation.
Ed Wyllie the Executive Director for the Sonora Area Foundation writes in his new blog about how community philanthropy has grown. Wyllie notes that there are over 750 local community foundations across the United States.
To read more view his blog “Community Foundations Mark 100 Years” in our community section here.