Northern California COVID-19 Response Fund Awards

African American Family & Cultural Center
Butte County
$20,000
To address housing and food insecurity for vulnerable Southside Oroville families and individuals who have lost income due to COVID-19 through rental assistance, utility payment assistance, essential supplies and food distribution.

California Heritage: Indigenous Research Project
Nevada County
$20,000
To provide essential services such as rent, utilities and medical treatment for Nisenan Tribal members impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in Nevada City Rancheria.

California Indian Manpower Consortium
Colusa County
$20,000
To provide essential needs for vulnerable children, families and elders at Cortina Indian Rancheria and Colusa Rancheria. Essential services provided include: Internet access, boxed groceries, gas for necessary travel, cultural activities for children and medical necessities such as masks and sanitizer.

California Vocations Inc.
Butte County
$20,000
To address food insecurity and personal health and safety in the lives of adults with developmental disabilities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

California Youth Connection
$20,000
To address social isolation of youth impacted by the foster care system through leadership development, online engagement, stipends and resource referrals programs.

Camptonville Community Partnership
Yuba County
$19,990
To provide financial assistance and build capacity for social service organizations that are serving communities in rural Yuba County impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chapa-De Indian Health Program, Inc.
Placer County
$18,080
To provide personal protective equipment such as N95 respirators to Chapa-De’s patient care staff as they continue to provide COVID-19 testing and other essential healthcare service to underserved Tribal and community members.

Colusa-Glenn-Trinity Community Action Partnership
Colusa, Glenn and Trinity counties
$20,000
To provide essential food items to more than 140 senior citizens impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Common Ground Senior Services
$20,000
Amador County, Calaveras County
To provide essential services to at least 50 seniors impacted by COVID-19 through expansion of an existing senior project by purchasing 2,500 additional meals for distribution.

Crisis Intervention Services (dba Sierra Community House)
Placer County
$20,000
To provide direct rent and utility assistance to community members experiencing negative economic impacts due to COVID-19.

El Dorado Community Foundation
$25,000

Empower Yolo, Inc.
Yolo County
$20,000
To provide essential support services to more than 40 families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through rental, utility and grocery assistance.

Fighting Back Partnership, Inc.
Solano County
$20,000
To provide housing, food, transportation and other basic needs assistance for families that have experienced lay-offs or lost wages due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Food Bank of El Dorado County
El Dorado County
$20,000
To expand the current food distribution program for families and seniors impacted by COVID-19 through partnerships with other food agencies and establishing a project lead.

Granite Wellness Center
Nevada County and Placer County
$5,000
To increase behavioral health services and support regardless of insurance status to residents impacted by the health and economic impacts of COVID-19.

Greenville Rancheria
Tehama County
$20,000
To address food insecurity and economic instability for Tribal elders and other community members in need through the distribution of healthy food boxes and providing emergency utility relief.

Harmony Health Medical Clinic and Family Resource Center
Sutter County, Yuba County
$20,000
To provide and distribute food to diabetic patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hmong Cultural Center of Butte County
$20,000
To provide basic essential supplies and food to vulnerable Hmong communities, as well as critical COVID-19 educational materials with the goal of serving 2,000 individuals.

Human Response Network
Trinity County
$20,000
To provide rental assistance and utility payment assistance to individuals, including seniors, and families who are unable to pay their bills due to a loss of income resulting from COVID-19-related illness, quarantine, lay off or a reduction in work hours.

Insight Garden Program
Butte, Placer, Shasta, Stanislaus and Yolo counties
$20,000
To support up to 250 people in prison and reentry in coping with COVID-19-related challenges through distance learning and activities that address their health, mental health, sanitation and resilience during the pandemic.

Interfaith Council of Amador
$20,000
To provide essential food items to the Interfaith Food Bank to supplement the 38% increase in food access need throughout Amador County.

Karuk Tribe
Siskiyou County
$20,000
To provide essential food supplies to individuals and families that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in Siskiyou County.

Lassen Family Services, Inc.
$20,000
To provide emergency shelter to an increased number of domestic violence victims due to COVID-19 through an established Safe House program.

Latino Outreach of Tehama County
$6,000
To provide basic drive-through vision and dental services for adults who do not have insurance coverage during the pandemic through the Vision and Dental Voucher Care program.

Live Violence Free
El Dorado County
$20,000
To support the increasing numbers of those impacted by domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic by raising awareness and connecting to services, educating family and friends of victims on how to advocate for and support their loves ones, and starting a community-wide conversation and commitment to end abuse and sexual violence.

Matheiesen Memorial Health Clinic
Tuolumne County
$20,000
To implement an accessible COVID-19 patient communications plan and establish door-to-door check-ins on medical and behavioral health clinic patients who need food and equipment support.

North Valley Community Foundation
$25,000

Pit River Tribe
Shasta County
$20,000
To provide essential services in the form of rent, utilities, internet access and food, and helping support youth, elders and families of the Pit River Tribe that have been laid off and have no income due to COVID-19.

Placer Community Foundation
$25,000

Planned Parenthood of Northern California
Shasta County
$20,000
To provide quality sexual/reproductive health education and COVID-19 public health educational resources via online platforms for residents of Shasta County and neighboring counties.

Plumas Crisis Intervention & Resource Center
$20,000
To provide emergency shelter services to 25 individuals affected by COVID-19 through motel sheltering and rental assistance.

Restoring Justice for Indigenous Peoples
$20,000
To provide essential emergency supplies, food and wellness supports for rural Tribal, non-federally recognized tribes, and metropolitan intertribal communities impacted by COVID-19 and left out of CARES Act funding.

Rural Innovations in Social Economics, Incorporated
Yolo County
$20,000
To provide emergency food distribution, senior citizen case management, and children-family mental health services to those in rural areas impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Seniors First, Inc.
Placer County
$20,000
To provide essential food items and supplies to seniors in Placer County impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through the Meals on Wheels program, which has doubled in demand due to the shelter in place order.

Shasta Regional Community Foundation
$25,000

Sierra County Child Abuse Council
$20,000
To provide essential services such as rental assistance, food distribution and access to tablets for tele-health for vulnerable families in Sierra County.

Sierra Senior Services
Nevada County
$8,000
To provide hot, nutritious meals each weekday to seniors 60 + years old who are sheltering in their homes and need help with their food during this crisis.

Siskiyou Food Bank
$17,000
To provide essential food supplies and hot meals to individuals and families at or under the 135% Federal Poverty Level and facing homelessness or unstable housing.

Southern Mono Healthcare District (DBA Mammoth Hospital)
Mono County
$19,947
To ensure patient safety by providing hospital entrance screening stations and cloth masks for patients and community members.

Stonewall Alliance of Chico
Butte, Colusa, Glenn and Tehama counties $20,000
To provide mental health, housing and emergency cash support for rural LGBTQ+ communities through existing counseling services, social support groups, advocacy work, housing and health care providers, and emergency financial support programs.

Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation
$25,000

The Living in Wellness Center, Inc.
Modoc County and Lassen County
$5,000
To provide essential needs such as food, medication, travel, support groups, resource and referrals to Big Valley, Canby and Day communities through connection, collaboration and partnerships that address the critical needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Toiyabe Indian Health Project, Inc.
Mono County
$20,000
To provide air purification equipment so that behavioral health, medical and dental appointments can safely resume; to increase access to community gardens to address food insecurity; and to provide medical/dental care for more than 2,000 underinsured patients.

Trees Foundation (Fiscal Sponsor of Save California Salmon)
$20,000
To address the educational resource and technology gap within rural Tribal communities impacted by the pandemic by providing youth and educators essential equipment such as Internet hot spots, cell phone signal boosters, wireless routers, tablets, computers, and online platform subscriptions.

United Way of Northern California
Butte County, Shasta County and Tehama County
$20,000
To provide grants and other support for agencies serving the unsheltered so they can maintain a high level of hygiene and sanitation needed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in their facilities.

United Way of Yuba, Sutter, Colusa
$20,000
To provide essential food items to the Yuba-Sutter Food Bank and food pantries in Yuba, Sutter and Colusa counties. In addition, funding supports the Colusa County Public Health Department’s Senior Nutrition Program that delivers meals to homebound seniors during the COVID-19 crisis.

Yolo Community Foundation
$25,000

Yolo Food Bank
$20,000
To provide essential food supplies and hot meals to seniors, immunocompromised and unsheltered families in Yolo County.