Yolo Community Foundation
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Programs

Description
The Yolo Community Foundation's primary program is to support individuals and organizations to establish charitable funds in the form of donor-advised funds, field-of-interest funds, scholarship funds, and designated non-profit funds to create a stable and growing pool of funds to ensure the important work of community organizations. These funds are then professionally invested and managed with the support of our partner, the Sacramento Region Community Foundation.
Budget
$10,000
Program Successes
Donor-advised and designated funds placed with the Yolo Community Foundation and managed by our affiliate the Sacramento Region Community Foundation are valued at over $4 million.
Description
The YoYoSA program is designed to promote and reward Yolo County youth who volunteer with local nonprofit organizations, and encourage Yolo County nonprofits to engage with youth volunteers. YCF traditionally gives a $1000 scholarship to the student volunteer and a $500 grant to the participating non-profit.
Budget
$4,500
Program Successes
In the past several years, more than a dozen students throughout Yolo County have started college with the support of a YoYoSA scholarship. In many cases, student leaders receiving YoYoSA scholarships are the first in their families to attend college.
Description
The Yolo Community Foundation has established a Community Impact Fund which to date has been used to support local nonprofits that promote volunteerism among youth, in association with our YoYoSA program. In 2019, we plan to expand our efforts with grants to non-profits engaged in important community work that serves identified needs and promote community service. YCF received a substantial grants from the Buck Foundation that will be re-granted to organizations in in the field of education in from 2017-2020.
Budget
$240,000
Program Successes
Local non-profits are encouraged to work with youth leaders and support those students in their future endeavors.