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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.

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.

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; andTrinity  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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