$77,650 for Placer County Organizations
Roseville, CA - The United Auburn Indian Community (UAIC) announced today that it has awarded over $77,650 to community based organizations in Placer County in its final round of giving for 2013. This brings the 2013 total to $270,000.
"It is a privilege for the United Auburn Indian Community to be able to support so many worthy causes in our region," said Gene Whitehouse, Chairman of UAIC. "The Community Giving Fund exists so that we can get help quickly to those organizations and causes that need it the most. Donations ranged between $2,500 and $5,000, which allows the funds to have the greatest impact possible in the community."
The UAIC Community Giving Committee focuses its yearly grants on educational programs and social service organizations whose work significantly impacts struggling and underserved persons and families. During this most recent round of giving, funding was provided to support local and global aid relief efforts, education, counseling programs, and cultural organizations among others.
Over the course of nine years, the UAIC Community Giving Program has awarded over $10 million to nonprofit organizations supporting needs in education, health, arts and humanities, environment, community development and social services.
The Community Giving Committee is currently accepting applications for their first round of giving for 2014. Download the 2014 Community Giving application online at http://www.auburnrancheria.com/programs/community-giving. The application deadline is February 19.
List of recently funded organizations detailed below:
- Running School
- Placer School for Adults
- Nevada City School of the Arts
- Auburn Area Christmas Basket program
- PFLAG Greater Placer County
- Bowman Education Foundation
- Colfax Soroptimist- Christmas
- Woodcreek Lacrosse Club
- Live Oak Waldorf School
- Lincoln Sober Grad Night
- Courage World Wide, Inc.
- Big Brother/Sisters of Nevada
- Colfax Green Machine
- Society For the Blind -Placer County
- Lighthouse Counseling
- Stand Up Placer
- Indian Dispute Resolution Services, Inc.
- Gold Country Red Cross
- Sacramento State University Foundation - Indian Conference
The United Auburn Indian Community created the Community Giving Program in 2004 and owns and operates the successful Thunder Valley Casino Resort. A federally recognized Indian tribe, the United Auburn Indian Community is a sovereign government, making the establishment of its philanthropic fund even more unique. The Tribe receives no tax advantage for making a charitable contribution to any group. Since its inception, the Community Giving Program has provided over $10 million to nonprofit organizations supporting needs in education, health, arts and humanities, environment, community development and social services.
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