Foundation offering $275K in environmental grants

The Fresno Regional Foundation announced the opening of its 2014 Environment Grant Cycle, offering $275,000 to community benefit organizations in Fresno, Tulare, Madera, Merced, Kings and Mariposa counties.

Study: Valley lags in nonprofit services

The San Joaquin Valley has among the highest poverty rates in the state, and yet accounts for relatively few nonprofits to serve them, a new report showed.

Organization to host veterans assistance days

WestCare California will be reaching out to veterans in need of assistance during a series of walk-in service days at the Fresno County Library twice a month.

Marjaree Mason Center awards ceremony set

Marjaree Mason Center Inc., Fresno County’s provider of domestic violence shelter and support services, announced today that the ten women and one business honorees have been selected for the 31st annual Top Ten Professional Women and Top Business Awards from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 17 at the Fresno Convention Center, New Exhibit Hall.

Cancer fundraiser to benefit wigs for kids

A free event in Fresno's Woodward Park this weekend will benefit young cancer patients by providing them free wigs.

Transitions Children's Services receives $50K check

PINC presents $50,000 check.Philanthropy Inspired by the Needs of our Community (PINC) Founder Annie Friesen, current PINC President Kirin Sran, Vice President Emily Silveira and other PINC members today presented a check to Transitions Children’s Services for $50,000.

Fresno Horizon Awards announced

The Fresno Arts Council has announced the 2014 winners of the Horizon Awards.

Foundation announces $600K in childrens' grants

The Fresno Regional Foundation was founded in 1966 to improve the quality of life in the San Joaquin Valley.The Fresno Regional Foundation is offering $600,000 in grants to area nonprofits to help them make a positive impact on children growing up in poverty.

Visalia Rotary to donate $127.5K

The Visalia Rotary Community Foundation will soon award a record $127,500 in grants to local organizations, including $50,000 to ImagineU Children’s Museum —the largest grant ever awarded by the foundation.

Leadership Tulare applications now being accepted

The Tulare Chamber of Commerce is accepting Leadership Tulare 2014-15 applications now through July 31, 2014.