Community Fund

Community Fund Supports Yolo Foster Kids

The Woodland Community College's Foster & Kinship Care Education Foundation received a $48,500 donation from the Yocha Dehe Community Fund to serve Yolo County youth in foster care.

Kris Stanfill, YDCF Director stated, "The Committee is excited to be a part of supporting Yolo County Foster Care and the efforts to recruit and retain local families for local children."

Community Fund Celebrates Our Partners in Philanthropy

The Yocha Dehe Community Fund has supported more than 270 organizations in the past decade.

An Important Gift to the Community for the Holidays

The Yocha Dehe Community Fund donated $25,000 in support of the 2010 Holiday Food Basket Program, providing holiday meals to Yolo County families in need.

The Yocha Dehe Community Fund was proud to step in and partner with the Yolo Wayfarer Center and Food Bank of Yolo County to help fulfill 650 Thanksgiving meals for families throughout the county when the program was at risk of being cut this year.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation introduces new director for Community Fund

Brooks, Calif. – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation today announced the appointment of a new
director for the Yocha Dehe Community Fund, the Tribe’s philanthropic institution.
 
After an extensive search, Kristine Stanfill was selected to serve as director of the Community
Fund. Stanfill has been a part of the Yolo County community for more than 25 years. She was
most recently director of development for the Sutter Davis Hospital Foundation, and also

Community Fund Partners in Philanthropy Luncheon draws more than 150 guests

On April 15, 2010, the Yocha Dehe Community Fund board of directors gathered with its grantees for the 2nd Annual Partners in Philanthropy Luncheon. This year, more than 150 people representing more than 80 organizations attended the event at the Tribal Community Center in Brooks, Calif.

Four awards to honor excellence in community service were given during the lunch program. The 2010 recipients include:

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation introduces new Community Fund application guidelines

Brooks, Calif. – The Yocha Dehe Community Fund, a philanthropic institution of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, today announced new guidelines for grant applicants, effective immediately.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation contributes $15,891 to the Firefighter Burn Institute Boot Drive

Brooks, Calif. – Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation today contributed $15,892 from the Tribe’s
Community Fund to Yolo County’s Firefighter Burn Institute’s annual “Fill the Boot for Burns” fundraising drive.

Yocha Dehe Awards $335,853 to the Esparto School District

The donation helped the Esparto School District to close its 2009-2010 budget gap for the year.

The Yocha Dehe Tribal Council donated $335,853 to the Esparto School District in order to help close a large budget gap. 

Native Arts & Cultures Foundation Launched

Yocha Dehe provided $1.5 million to help establish the first foundation supporting Indigenous arts.

The Native Arts & Cultures Foundation is dedicated to supporting, developing and revitalizing the diversity of artistic expression in American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities across the United States.

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