NONPROFIT GRANTS

El Dorado Hills Endowment Announces 2018 Grant Recipients

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In the spirit of community giving to ensure the vibrancy of the El Dorado Hills area and foster a thriving philanthropic effort, the cabinet of the El Dorado Hills Endowment recently completed selection of ten grant recipients for the 2018 grant cycle.

The selected grant programs encompass a wide variety of needs from mental health to youth development to community enrichment. This year’s granting totaled $33,000 to the following nonprofit organizations:

·         Oak Ridge HS Sports Boosters -  medical equipment

·         El Dorado County Office of Education -  academic decathlon

·         Folsom Lake Community Concert Association – elderly adult music program

·         California YMCA Youth & Government – teen leadership program

·         Girl Scouts Heart of Central California – adventure leadership program/supplies

·         Oak Ridge Mental Health Fund of EDCF -  mental health training and teen suicide prevention

·         Hands4Hope - Youth Making a Difference -  Empower and Inspire program

·         A Touch of Understanding, Inc. – in-school disability awareness workshops

·         Campus Life Connection -  anti-bullying training for students

·         Canine Companions for Independence – canine services