Grant Making/Philanthropy

Tribal Council Experiences the Impact of Their Philanthropy Firsthand

WOODLAND, CA (August 7, 2019) – Recently, members of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Tribal Council toured the Family Birth Center and the Nuclear Medicine Suite at Woodland Memorial Hospital to see the impact of the tribe’s sharing with the community.

New Vehicle Share Program to provide much needed transportation services to older adults and persons with disabilities

SOLANO COUNTY, CA (June 28, 2019) – It’s about to get a lot easier for older adults and persons with disabilities to get around in Solano County. On Friday, June 28, starting at 11 a.m. at the County Administration Center, located at 675 Texas Street in Fairfield, Solano County officials, in partnership with the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation and Solano Transportation Authority, invites everyone to celebrate the launch of the new Vehicle Share Program, an innovative, demand-driven, cost-saving ride-share program.

Esparto Park and Aquatic Center Ribbon Cutting May 21

WOODLAND, CA (May 21, 2019) – Yolo County, in partnership with those listed below, is pleased to invite the community to a ribbon cutting on May 21 for the new Esparto Park and Aquatic Center. The ceremony will be held at 4:00 p.m. at 17257 Yolo Avenue in Esparto. The event will include light refreshments, guest speakers and opportunities to explore the park and aquatics center.

California American Indian tribal nation donates $750,000 to Sac State

SACRAMENTO, CA (May 15, 2019) – Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, an American Indian tribe located in Yolo County, recently donated $750,000 to Sacramento State’s Native American Studies program, in order to provide scholarship opportunities for students.

Annette Reed, professor and director of Native American Studies at Sac State, said that the money will go toward the program and students who are enrolled in at least one Native American course throughout the academic year.

$1.5 Million Lead Gift Launches Campaign for the Center for Land-Based Learning’s New State Headquarters

WOODLAND, CA (May 10, 2019) – The Center for Land-Based Learning announced a lead gift of $1.5 million from the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation at a groundbreaking celebration today for the Center’s new site in Woodland. The gift officially launches the Center for Land-Based Learning’s $4 million Growing Our Future Campaign to build a new statewide headquarters and expand its programs and services. In recognition of this generous gift, the Center for Land-Based Learning will name its new administrative building the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Farm House.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Celebrates its 2016 Partners in Philanthropy

BROOKS, CA (May 11, 2017) The Yocha Dehe Community Fund saluted the achievements of its local partners at its ninth annual Partners in Philanthropy Luncheon at the Yocha Dehe Community Center in Brooks.

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

Sixth Annual Partners in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Pays Tribute to Its Community Fund Partners

Community Fund Supports United Cerebral Palsy

The Yocha Dehe Community Fund awarded United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Sacramento and Northern California a $32,370 grant. The funds will support its Woodland Community Options adult day program and in-home Yolo County Family Respite Service for people with developmental disabilities.

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."

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

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