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Foundation Offers $206,000 in Youth Grants


February 25, 2013

Media Contacts:  

Dan DeSantis, Chief Executive Officer, 559-226-5600 x101; [email protected]

Natalie Garcia, Program Officer, 559-226-5600 x105, 559-301-8224 (cell); [email protected]

Foundation Offers $206,000 in Youth Grants

Fresno, CA
– The Fresno Regional Foundation (FRF) is accepting applications for its 2013 Youth Grant Cycle and will be granting $206,000 to youth-serving organizations. Of this amount, $105,000 will be earmarked specifically for Dinuba, Cutler-Orosi, Orange Cove, and Reedley for youth and education. The grant amount range is $5,000 to $25,000. In addition, $10,000 will be earmarked for charter school petition development.

FRF will fund organizations serving children 4th to 12th grade that address the social, education, and health challenges impacting youth in our region, while working collaboratively with community partners to provide services.

To share information about grants, FRF will be holding a grant information session from 1-2 p.m. on February 28 at the Woodward Park Library in Fresno. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an information session.

For more information about grant information sessions, grant guidelines and how to apply, please visit and click on Grantmaking.

To be considered for grants, applicants must submit an Organization Profile Form online by March 15 at 5 pm. The online grant application deadline is March 29 at 5 p.m.

About Fresno Regional Foundation

Founded in 1966, FRF improves the quality of life in the San Joaquin Valley through philanthropy. It serves Fresno, Madera, Merced, Mariposa, Tulare and Kings counties. 

FRF is the trusted link between donors and organizations investing in permanent, high-impact solutions for the San Joaquin Valley. The Foundation holds assets of nearly $60 million and awarded $5.2 million in grants in 2012.

For more information about the Fresno Regional Foundation, please visit or call 559-226-5600.

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