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Announcing New Community Fund Application Process

Effective October 1, 2013: New Application Process

Empower Yolo: Yocha Dehe invests in local youths

WOODLAND, CA (November 3, 2019) – Superheroes come in all shapes and sizes to help save the day — whether it’s a mother keeping her family safe, an advocate comforting her client, or a community member donating household items to help a survivor start over.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, our superhero this month, saved Empower Yolo’s After School Safety & Enrichment for Teens program this year for over 1,500 local teens who love and count on this program for their success.

Yocha Dehe Provides $1M to Camp Fire Victims

BROOKS, CA (December 6, 2018) – The Camp Fire has left a tragic path of destruction in its wake. The enormity of the loss in lives and property is hard to comprehend. It is, in a word, heartbreaking. The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, owner of Cache Creek Casino Resort, stands with its Butte County neighbors in this difficult time.

YDWN Celebrates Community Fund Partners with Annual Awards

BROOKS, CA (May 7, 2018) - Yocha Dehe tribal leaders and citizens saluted the commitment and achievements of their Community Fund partners at the tenth annual Partners in Philanthropy Luncheon at the Tribe’s Séka Hills Olive Mill & Tasting Room in Brooks on May 7, 2018.

Certificates of Recognition, commending ongoing excellence in service, were presented to:

Board to be presented partnership opportunity with Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation to accept $1 million in new funding to improve health and wellbeing of Solano County residents

SOLANO COUNTY, CA (September 28, 2017) – The Solano County Board of Supervisors will consider entering into an intergovernmental agreement with the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation to receive $1 million in new funding to be used for the benefit of Solano County residents by promoting healthy outcomes and helping families in need at their meeting on Tuesday, October 3 at the Solano County Administration Center, 675 Texas Street in Fairfield.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Completes $1.5 Million Payment to County for Hotel Expansion

BROOKS, CA (July 31, 2017) – With the delivery of a $500,000 check on July 18, the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation completed its initial $1.5 million payment to Yolo County under the new Intergovernmental Agreement. The Tribe and County signed the agreement in April in connection with the expansion of the hotel at Cache Creek Casino Resort. Overall, it will provide the County and others more than $161 million for a range of public uses over the next 22 years.

YOCHA DEHE WINTUN NATION AND YOLO COUNTY APPROVE AGREEMENT TO PROVIDE COUNTY AND AREA STAKEHOLDERS MORE THAN $161 MILLION OVER 22 YEARS 

WOODLAND, CA (April 4, 2017) – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation and Yolo County have approved an intergovernmental agreement that will provide the county and others more than $161 million for a range of public uses over the next 22 years. The mitigation agreement is in connection with the expansion of the hotel at Cache Creek Casino Resort and will deliver resources for public safety, local Capay Valley programs, roads, public transit and the county’s general fund. Through careful collaboration, tribal and county leaders have agreed to benefits not normally part of such pacts.

New Yocha Dehe Entity to Provide Support to Boost Capay Valley

BROOKS, CA (March 1, 2017) – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation will create a new tribal entity to allocate a pool of funding to support the community and other causes. In its new Tribal-State Gaming Compact, signed in October with Governor Jerry Brown, the Tribe requested and received the ability to redirect a significant portion of the revenue normally sent to the state. These allocations will be utilized locally to address a range of causes and initiatives, including economic development and revitalization.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Gives $2.5 Million To Build Food Bank Of The Future

As a long-term Yolo Food Bank partner, Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation gave a $2.5 million capital gift to the Yolo Food Bank for renovation of its new and expanded facility to support its mission to end food insecurity in Yolo County.

Yocha Dehe Urges Community to Join Fight Against Autism

Team Autism Tewe is proud to be among the local groups leading the “Walk Now for Autism Speaks” on Sunday October 6th in West Sacramento. The West Sacramento event is part of a nationwide effort by Autism Speaks to raise needed funds for autism research. It is also designed to raise awareness about the growing prevalence of autism. Every 11 minutes, another family learns their child has an autism spectrum disorder.

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