Granville starts Home of Hope

Granville Homes, in conjunction with eight local non-profits and local dignitaries, broke ground today on its ninth annual Granville Home of Hope.

Fresno aquarium hits 10% fundraising milestone

Ten percent of the $730,000 needed to start construction on Fresno's Aquarius Aquarium has been raised.While still years from a groundbreaking, planners of Fresno’s long-awaited aquarium project are celebrating an initial fundraising milestone on the way to bringing the Valley’s largest collection of sea life to local guests.

Fresno foundation offers arts and culture grants

The Fresno Regional Foundation has made $214,000 available to organizations seeking to enhance the art and cultural experience in the San Joaquin Valley.

Clothing line to boost anti-slavery efforts

Fresno nonprofit MadeForThem will elevate its mission of combatting human trafficking on Jan. 30 when the organization launches its new clothing line and store to raise awareness about the issue.

Fresno State's 'First Lady' lands radio show

Mary Castro, wife of President Joseph I. Castro, will host “First Lady’s Focus,” a new weekly program on Fresno State’s member supported non-commercial public radio station KFSR 90.7 FM.

Wells Fargo grants to help Fresno neighborhoods

Three Fresno nonprofits will receive a total of $458,600 from Wells Fargo as part of a grant program to improve dilapidated neighborhoods.

United Way meets goal in helping others

Michael Alexander, president and CEO of United Way of Fresno County, said $1 donated to his organization results in an $8 return to the community.After hitting its fundraising goal last year, the United Way of Fresno County has raised its expectations and looks to generate even more in donations this year.

PINC plans fundraiser for Transitions Children's Services

Transitions Childrens Servcies
Philanthropy Inspired by the Needs of our Community (PINC), a Fresno nonprofit founded in 2008 to benefit other local nonprofits in the community, has selected Transitions Children’s Services as beneficiary for its Hollywood-style fundraising event to be held on June 7, 2014.

Madera couple wins Corvette in charity drawing

Weo and Bob BishopMadera residents Bob and Weo Bishop won a 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray from Central Valley Ronald McDonald House’s Annual Collector Car Drawing, which grossed $900,000 for the non-profit organization.

Poverty program seeks applicants

Organizations working to combat poverty can get some extra help through a competitive program offered by the Economic Development Corporation serving Fresno County.