Holiday Funding Partnership Grant Program Provides $71,115 in Grants

The Humboldt Area Foundation and Wild Rivers Community Foundation have awarded 62 grants through the 2021 Holiday Funding Partnership Grant Program. A total of $71,115.29 was disbursed to charitable organizations and projects.

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Each organization received funding for holiday assistance programs that supply food, clothing, and other basic needs to youth, senior, and low income families in Humboldt, Del Norte, and Trinity counties in California, and Curry County in Oregon. Grant awards ranged from $500 to $2000.

This fund supports a wide variety of recipients ensuring that the holiday season is special for those facing housing and food insecurity. Some of the program recipients include: Two Feathers Native American Family Services for grocery gift cards; Mattole Valley Resource Center for holiday baskets; Brookings Harbor Food Bank for a holiday youth snack program; and Trinity Community Food Outreach for a community holiday dinner.

The total list of recipients included:

Adult Day Health Care of Mad River
Affordable Homeless Housing Alternatives
Arcata Family Resource Center
Arcata Presbyterian Church
Arcata United Methodist Church
Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks #1934 AKA: Brookings Elks Lodge
Betty Kwan Chinn Homeless Foundation
Bicoastal Media
Boys & Girls Club of the Redwoods
Bridgeville Community Center
Brookings Church of the Nazarene
Brookings Harbor Community Helpers, Inc. DBA: Brookings Harbor Food Bank
Brookings Harbor High School
California Tribal TANF Partnership – Del Norte
California Tribal TANF Partnership – Humboldt
California Tribal TANF Partnership – Trinity
Carlotta Healthy Start Community Center
CASA of Del Norte
CASA of Humboldt
Chetco Activity Center
Christian Help of Gold Beach Inc
Curry Child Abuse Intervention Center-Wally’s House
Curry County Juvenile Department
Del Norte Mission Possible
Eureka Rescue Mission
Family Resource Center of the Redwoods
Food For People Inc
Fortuna Family Resource Center
Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department
Free to Fly Foundation
Friends of Casterlin School
Grace Good Shepherd Church
Healy Senior Center of Southern Humboldt Inc.
Hmong Cultural Center of Del Norte County
Humboldt County Office of Education
Humboldt Senior Resource Center
Hupa Family Resource Center
Loleta Community Church
Manila Community Resource Center
Marshall Family Resource Center
Mattole Valley Resource Center
North Coast Children’s Services
North Coast Growers Association
Oregon Coast Community Action
Our Daily Bread Ministries
Pine Hill South Bay Family Resource Center
Redwood Adult & Teen Challenge
Redwoods Family Worship Center
River Life Foundation
Rotary Club of Brookings-Harbor
Rural Human Services
Southern Humboldt Family Resource Center
St. Joseph Pantry Shelf
St. Timothy’s Episcopal ChurchͲCommunity Kitchens
The Arc of Curry County
The Common Good, Inc.
Toys for Tots-Marine Corps League #578
Trinity Community Food Outreach, Inc.
Trinity County Fair Association
Two Feathers Native American Family Services
United Indian Health Services
Willow Creek Youth Partnership-Dream Quest
Humboldt Area Foundation and Wild Rivers Community Foundation are grateful to be a part of the process of ensuring our communities’ youth and families are provided with necessary resources this winter. To learn more about the annual Holiday Funding Partnership, contact the Grants Team at

About Humboldt Area Foundation
Vera Vietor established the Humboldt Area Foundation in 1972. Since then, more than $80 million in grants and scholarships have been awarded in Humboldt, Del Norte, Curry and Trinity Counties. Humboldt Area Foundation promotes and encourages generosity, leadership and inclusion to strengthen our communities.

For more information on services provided by the Foundation please visit the Humboldt Area Foundation website at or call (707) 442-2993.

Kindly note that the Foundation offices will be closed for the Winter holidays from December 23rd to December 31st. We will resume regular hours on January 3rd, 2021.

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