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SAF Matching Grant Funds Bocce Courts Improvements

A Sonora Area Foundation (SAF) matching grant in honor of late former board member Jim Johnson has been met. SAF’s board of directors matched $28,000 in community donations to fund…

Senior Family Forum POSTPONED

Senior Family Forum POSTPONED The October 2, 2019 Senior Family Forum has been postponed. Sonora Area Foundation anticipates hosting the next forum in 2020. Event details will be announced as…

New Scholarship Funds Announced

Sonora Area Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of four new scholarship funds: Dorothy Lee Brown Scholarship Fund, benefiting Tuolumne County high school students studying early childhood development; Bonita…

Gereon Rios Memorial Scholarship

Gereon Rios Memorial Scholarship Fund Gereon Rios, the late painter, sculptor and art professor, has been honored by his children with the establishment of the Gereon Rios Memorial Scholarship Fund…

Health Matters – 5/15/19

Health Matters — 5/15/19 Growing older can come with many perks: retirement, grandchildren and time to enjoy hobbies and travel. But it also can bring changes that aren’t so welcome:…

Project Saluting Freedom

Project Saluting Freedom Project Saluting Freedom is the senior project of Summerville High School student, Candace Olsen. She created a fundraising event to help VFW Post 4748 raise money to…

Honoring Kerri McCluskey

Honoring Kerri McCluskey As a community, we are mourning the loss of Kerri (Francis) McCluskey. If you would like to join us in honoring her memory, click the “Donate Today”…
Sonora Area Foundation Building

Over $2 Million Donated in 2018

Over $2 Million Donated in 2018 Sonora Area Foundation Executive Director Darrell Slocum has reviewed 2018 and reports it was a record-setting year for grants. The foundation issued a total…

Irving J. Symons Award to Tuolumne Trails

The Sonora Area Foundation has honored Tuolumne Trails as the recipient of the 2018 Irving J. Symons Award. SAF Board members Dana Mayo and Bob Ozbirn presented a $40,000 check…

Senior Family Forum

Save The Date. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 – Money Matters. Free 2018 community event with important information for seniors and their families.

Linda Campbell and Catherine Driver administer the GRACE fund

GRACE Fund Helps Those in Need

GRACE Fund Helps Those in Need Respect and encouragement go hand-in-hand with financial assistance in the GRACE Fund. The Sonora Area Foundation established the fund in September 2012 when an…
Sonora Area Foundation Board President. Mark Kraft presents check to ATCAA Food Bank Director Deni Avery and ATCAA Executive Director Raj Rambob

ATCAA Granted Emergency $50,000 Food Bank Donation

Sonora, CA — A local community action agency that provides critical food supplies says a dire federal funding gap triggered an emergency plea — that was thankfully heard. Amador Tuolumne…
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