Historic neighborhoods featured in bike ride

The City of Fresno will be showcasing some of its historic neighborhoods and promoting healthy exercise with its “Bike Through History” bicycle ride on Nov. 2.

Fresno WineQuest fundraiser planned

The Arc of Fresno and Madera counties will celebrate 60 years of service to the community at Fresno WineQuest, a late summer wine and food event to be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 13
at the Wedgewood Banquet Center, 4584 W. Jacquelyn Ave. in Fresno.

Visalia senior community wins award

Sierra Meadows in Visalia features 100 cottage style apartments for low-income senior citizens.Sierra Meadows senior living community in Visalia was awarded for its supportive services and health care programs to residents as well as its green building standards.

Komen to honor 15 during Race for the Cure

Fifteen breast cancer surivors and advocates — including some who have lost their battle — will be recognized during the 15th annual Susan G. Komen Central Valley Race for the Cure at Fresno State on Oct. 26.

Valley businesses unite for UCP Day

Businesses in Fresno, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Kern and Tulare counties will join forces to celebrate the accomplishments of people with disabilities on Sept. 27, a day deemed as UCP Day.

Fund gives $1.3M to help Valley minorities

Sixteen Valley nonprofits will share in a $1.3 million gift from the Fund for Rural Equity to help them as they serve low-income communities of color.

Visalia youth grants available

The City of Visalia will hold three grant writing workshops in September to let local nonprofits in on its Non-Profit Program Fund aimed at helping at-risk youth in the city.

Foundation offers $700K 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 (FRF) announced $700,000 in grants to assist area nonprofits as they give children growing up in poverty a better chance at success.

Valley’s nonprofit champions sought for recognition

The California Valley Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (ATP) is inviting organizations or individuals to honor those who help nonprofits achieve their missions for recognition during the 2013 National Philanthropy Day celebration.

Grants to support Valley cultural education

Workshops held during Danzantes Unidos' annual three-day festival.Several Central Valley nonprofits received grants from the Alliance for California Traditional Arts to promote cultural traditions native to the region.