VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with Meryl and Jonathan Chase

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Congratulations to Our 2024 Scholarship Students!

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VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with David Bayer

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VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with Armando Lopez

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VCCF Animal Welfare Tour

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VCCF Awarded $1 million in Support of Environmental Workforce Collaborative

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Ventura County Community Foundation Announces Five New Board Members

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Meet Cynthia Tang Nyholt and Heather Terry, Newest VCCF Staff

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Wells Fargo Donates $104,000 to Help Ventura County Storm Victims

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VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with Sean Leonard

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Local non-profit helping teens and young adults overcome substance use and mental health challenges Celebrates 1-year Anniversary, in Honor of Nate Rhoades

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First-Ever In-Person Coffee & Connections, Hosted by VCCF and CNL

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Ventura County Storm Fund Receives $200,000 from Chuck Charitable

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VCCF Spring 2024 Donor Peer Network Dinner

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Meet Sylvia Barron and Aiden Miner, Newest VCCF Staff

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Ventura County Community Foundation Opens Storm Fund to Support County Residents Recovering After Historic Flooding

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Urgent Storm Relief Needed for Ventura County

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Meet Kinsey Cohen & Julia Stermer, Newest VCCF Staff

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VCCF Grants Over $878,000 to Animal Welfare in Ventura County

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VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with Catherine Sepulveda

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VCCF Lead Sponsor of Inaugural California Wildfire Conference

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Support the Maui Strong Fund at the Hawai’i Community Foundation

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VCCF Presents MICOP’s Night in Oaxaca

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Ventura County 150th Anniversary Sponsors

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Meet Cuca Ruiz, Newest VCCF Staff Member

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VCCF Partnering with Assemblymember Steve Bennett and CNL on Nonprofit Town Hall

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VCCF’s First Ever Legacy Magazine, Out Now!

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VCCF Spring 2023 Donor Peer Network Dinner

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TEACh Scholars Night

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VCCF Hosts Dr. Lucy Jones Event

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VCNC Hosting A Wildfire Conversation with the Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society

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Meet Elyssa Varela, Newest VCCF Staff Member

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805 UndocuFund Winter Storm Update

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High Quality Childcare as a Component of High Quality ECE, by Dr. Gabino Aguirre

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VCCF Animal Welfare Fund Applications are Open!

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VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with Kerry and Stacy Roscoe

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Meet Emily Marostica & Aaron Weissman, Newest VCCF Staff

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“Curiosity Never Retires” – Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

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Digital Equity Coalition Kick-Off

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Meet Mike Silacci, VCCF’s Chief Philanthropy Officer

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VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with Betsy Chess

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Isabella Project — Interview with a Promotora (EN/ES)

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VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with Brando and Karla Pozzi

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Light at the End of the Tunnel after the Thomas Fire – Interview with Marcy Zaid

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VCCF End of Year Letter 2022

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SPUSD Parent Conference Highlights

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VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with Jerry Clifford & BJ Fan

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VCCF Visits Humane Society of Ventura County

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Mark & Jacob Iskander Vigil Photos & Recording

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VCCF Visits Growing Works with Supervisor Linda Parks

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Nate’s Place, A Wellness and Recovery Center

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VCCF Animal Welfare Grant in Action – Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast

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VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with Larry Hines

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The Brian Patrick Gialketsis Memorial Scholarship, A Story from Brian’s Father

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Vaccine Outreach Newsletter – July 2022

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VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with Terri Lisagor

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VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with Kim Engberg

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VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with Laura Brooks

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Editorial: The power to adapt to wildfires

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VCCF Visits CARL’s Pet Center

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VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with Terri Ferro

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VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with Meenal and Kris Kelkar

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Live@5 2021 State of the Region Update

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2022 CERF Economic Forecast — Guest Commentator VCCF’s Vanessa Bechtel

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Press Release – Jeffrey Lambert, FAICP – Named to Prestigious Planning College of Fellows

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Santa Paula Early Childhood Education Retreat

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VCCF Visits Ventura Land Trust

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CalNonprofits Compensation & Benefits Survey

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Catherine Sepulveda and Gustavo Zarate Join VCCF Board of Directors

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We’ve Rebranded! Meet Your Ventura County Community Foundation

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VCCF Visits Ojai Valley Land Conservancy and Greyfoot Cat Rescue and Sanctuary

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Interview with Sean Leonard, Chair of the VCCF Board of Directors

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VCCF Spring Internship – Marketing and Administrative Intern

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Press Release: Ventura County Community Foundation Celebrates the Service of Outgoing Board Chair, Scott Hansen, and Announces Board Leadership Changes

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VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with Mike Merewether by Ginny Claborn

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VCCF Donor Spotlight: Interview with Christine Dale by Ginny Claborn

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Farmworker Household Assistance Program Continues Efforts to Secure Funds for Ventura County Farmworkers in Immediate Need of Financial Relief

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Ventura County launches COVID-19 Vaccine public outreach campaign in partnership with Ventura County Complete Reach Committee to build community immunity

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Access to Foundation Directory Online Moves to 24-Hour Day Pass

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Ventura County Community Foundation Announces Matching Fund Opportunity for COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund

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Find Grants — Access to Foundation Directory Online Extended until end of 2021

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Ventura County Community Foundation Announces Two New Board Members

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Ventura County Civic Alliance Census Update

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We’re All in this Together – 805 Living

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Census Thanks

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Remembering Mary Leavens Schwabauer, ‘A Woman of Endless Generosity’

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Protecting Our Essential Farmworker Families During COVID-19

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Impact of Investing in Small Businesses through Local Non-profit Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV)

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Rental and Business Grant Programs Launch June 17 and June 24

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VCCF Stands with our Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Communities

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Rapid Response Fund, Grants Awarded to Date

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Anonymous Donor Contributes $1 Million to 805 UndocuFund

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Rapid Response Fund Grants Awarded to Date

The following $1,883,804 dollars in grants have been awarded as of May 15, 2020 to support the incredibly urgent needs brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis in Ventura County.  Many of these grants are made possible through the Ventura County Rapid Response Fund.
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Ventura County Rapid Response Fund (COVID-19) Receives Additional $400,000 from Amgen Foundation

“We’ve been witnessing unprecedented demand for support – millions of dollars in local need – and it was extremely difficult to narrow down the last of our COVID-19 grantmaking funds,” shared Geoff Dean, Co-Chair of the Special Oversight Committee. “The timing of this essential support by the Amgen Foundation could not have been better.”
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Press Release: Aera Energy Donates $355,000 for Emergency COVID-19 Funding to Support Several California Communities

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Personal Protective Equipment Donations Needed for Local Hospitals, First Responders and Medical Facilities in Ventura County

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805 UndocuFund (COVID-19) to Support Local Undocumented Families

The 805 UndocuFund is a joint effort of immigrant-serving organizations in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties to provide disaster relief to local immigrant families. This fund has been reactivated in light of the serious consequences related to COVID-19.
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VCCF: Accessing Support from the Ventura County Rapid Response Fund (COVID-19)

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Press Release: Rapid Response Fund for COVID-19

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VENTURA COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION RESPONSE TO COVID-19

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Ventura County Community Foundation Releases Long Term Caregiving Report

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#CaliforniaRises

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Tips to Submitting a Winning Scholarship Application

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Latest Wildfire Updates and Resources

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Matter Labs Awarded Community Spirit Awards

VCCF recently nominated Matter Labs and we’re thrilled that they are the recipients of the Pacific Coast Business Times Community Spirit Award!
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Region 5: Collaborating Together for a Complete Count

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Local Family Donates $35,000 to Support Housing and Education Programs

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More than $1 Million in Scholarships Awarded by VCCF

Hundreds of Ventura County’s local students have been awarded a total of $1,074,833 in scholarships for both higher education and career training by the Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF) this week. The 373 scholarships are funded through the generosity of numerous community philanthropists whose support helps make a college education more affordable for hardworking and
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VCCF named 2019 Nonprofit of the Year in the 44th District

We are deeply humbled to share that your community foundation, the Ventura County Community Foundation, has been selected as 2019 California Nonprofit of the Year by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, representing the 44th California Assembly District. Today, June 5th, as we return from a heartwarming luncheon at our State’s Capitol, where we joined one hundred other
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Community Foundation Names New Board Members

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Ventura County Community Foundation Names Five New Board Members

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VCCF Community Update

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Free Tickets to New West Symphony Concerts

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VCCF Update: Conejo Valley Victims Fund, Fires, and Scholarships

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Conejo Valley Victims Fund Town Hall [VIDEO]

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VCCF Update #3: Conejo Valley Victims Fund and Fires

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Update #2: The latest from VCCF on fund disbursement, scholarship program, seeking applications

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VCCF Webinar on Update on Disbursement of Funds for Wildfire and Borderline Tragedies

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United Airlines Offers Funds, Bonus Miles and First Responder Assistance in Response to California Wildfires

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VCCF Webinar, Friday, 8:00AM – Update on Disbursement of Funds for Wildfire and Borderline Tragedies

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Apply for Funding – Hill and Woolsey Fire Sudden and Urgent Needs Effort Fund

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How Community Foundations Can Better Coordinate Responses to Disasters

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Wells Fargo Donates $250,000 to Support Communities Impacted by California Wildfires

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Update #1: Key Information on Borderline Shooting Response

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VCCF Responds to Hill Fire and Woolsey Fire

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VCCF Responds to Mass Shooting in Thousand Oaks

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Together We Mourn. Together We Stand.

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REACHing Higher

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Center for Disaster Philanthropy grants $20,000 to the 805UndocuFund

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VCCF Disaster Relief Update: 8 Months Later

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KidSTREAM Has a Home!

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CNL Workshop: Now What? How to Raise Money Following a Natural Disaster

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Sub Zero Ice Cream Supporting Fire Relief Efforts

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WEV Responding to the Disaster

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Important VCCF Update & Excellent News

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Sunrun Ventura Hosting Thomas Fire Fundraiser on Jan. 25

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VCCF Disaster Relief Update: Additional Financial Support Awarded

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Red Cross Update: Winter Storm

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Red Cross Update: Thomas Fire

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VCCF Disaster Relief Update: Over $1 Million Awarded in Grantmaking

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VCCF Disaster Relief Update & Grant Awards to Local Nonprofits

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Need Help? Looking to Help? Check out ThomasFireHelp.com

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Sister City Donates to Fire Relief Fund

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VCCF Disaster Relief Update – Funds Available

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Nutrishop Oxnard Raises $4K for Fire Relief

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VCCF Disaster Relief Update

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VCCF Responds to Disaster Relief Needs

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VCCF Scholarship Applications are Open!

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The Giving Season is Here

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RAC Local Giving Program Requesting Proposals for Funding

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Ascertaining the Financial Health of a Nonprofit (Part 1)

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VCCA Releases 2017 State of the Region Report

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Support Mason Peters Fund for Special Needs Children

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Calling for Nominations for Local Heroes

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Welcome Breanne!

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If Not Us, Then Who? Boys & Girls Club Making Kids the Priority

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MICOP Founder a Real Life Wonder Woman

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VCCF Awards Over $1 Million to Local Students

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Casa Pacifica Building New Foundations of Hope

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Welcome Claudia!

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The Loss of Our Friend, Hank Lacayo

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Welcome Liege!

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DRAGG (Drag Racing Against Gangs and Graffiti)

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Congratulations Suz Montgomery!

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Make-A-Wish

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American Heart Month

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Meet Our New Board Chair

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I LOVE this Season!

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Attention Grant Seekers:

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Enhancing Philanthropic Impact

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An Increase in Giving

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Welcome!

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