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The Fresno Regional Foundation has developed a Grantmaking program intended to be broad-based, fair, transparent, and one that enhances our responsiveness to community needs. We are committed to fully utilizing our endowed and discretionary assets in addition to field of interest funds and funds with donor imposed restrictions. TheFoundation’s 2009 competitive grants program is funded by local donors andprivate foundations who have contributed to the Foundation’s field of interest orundesignated funds.

This year’s Grantmakingprogram is made possible through the generous support of:

  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • The James Irvine Foundation
  • Arts to Zoo Fund
  • Arts and Cultural Advancement Fund
  • Youth Advancement Fund
  • Fresno Regional Foundation Board Members
  • Private and Anonymous Donors

Support vibrant community life

Fresno Regional Foundation provides grant support in many areas of community life. Our grantmaking programs focus on three main areas that honor the charitable interests of our donors and address the needs of the Central Valley. We also administer scholarships.

Apply for a grant 

The Foundation's annual grant process seeks proposals from nonprofits, public service and religious organizations and groups. Proposals are accepted only during the active application cycle.

Interested in investing in our community? Contact us to find out how to turn your financial gain into community good.

Grantmaking stories

Read Fresno is a project of One by One Leadership with the vision that every child will read at grade level by third grade. Through Read Fresno, children participating in reading improvement programs receive new books, encouragement, and opportunities to thrive.

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