We're the team at the Sacramento Region Community Foundation, the local folks behind GivingEdge (this website) and Big Day of Giving (the annual giving day it powers). Both are programs of our initiative to strengthen the greater Sacramento area by strengthening our local nonprofit sector — and the community ties that connect us all.
This work is at the heart of our mission. We love the Sacramento region and all of its dynamic, diverse communities. That's why we work in partnership with our donors and community partners to make it more equitable and vibrant for all—through leadership efforts like Big Day of Giving and GivingEdge, yes — as well as the philanthropic services we provide to make giving easy and effective for individuals, families, and businesses who care.
Together, tackling the root causes of inequity to build a more vibrant region for all.
With our donors' support, and in partnership with cross-sector leaders throughout El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, and Yolo counties, we put philanthropic resources to work and tackle pressing community challenges to make the capital area a more vibrant, more equitable home for all. Since we launched our Strategic Initiatives in 2015, we have led efforts to:
To learn more about each of these initiatives, please click the links above and register for our monthly e-newsletter to stay up-to-date with the latest in our work.
Making it easy to maximize your impact, help others, and leave a legacy of good.
We help generous people support causes they care about easily and effectively, immediately or through their wills. And we make it easy: Donors establish charitable funds at the Foundation (or our partner, Yolo Community Foundation) and then make grants from their personalized funds to support the causes they love or offer scholarships to students pursuing higher education.
The process is simple:
Plus, when donors open charitable funds at the Foundation, they become partners in our community leadership initiatives—including GivingEdge and Big Day of Giving! We could go on about our fundholders and the benefits of charitable funds, but we'll save it for the Foundation website. If you'd like to learn more about how we can help facilitate your philanthropic giving, please visit our website, where you can see our menu of charitable funds and review our charitable giving resources.
We aren't shy about it: There's a great group of people behind this effort, including the Board of Directors and staff of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS