HAF+WRCF’s 2023 scholarship season open now through March 2

Students throughout the region are encouraged to apply for more than 170 scholarship funds through Humboldt Area Foundation and Wild Rivers Community Foundation.

Outpouring of support for quake-stricken residents

Weeks after the 6.4-magnitude quake and serious aftershocks struck Humboldt County — and after a series of winter storms battered the region — Humboldt Area Foundation + Wild Rivers Community Foundation has seen an outpouring of support for people most impacted as donors and funders in the region and beyond step up to help their neighbors in the hardest-hit communities.

Addressing community's urgent needs, helping the vulnerable impacted by earthquake

We hope you, your family, and your friends are safe in the aftermath of Tuesday morning’s earthquake. We’re especially keeping in mind our neighbors in the Eel River Valley, where the quake was most severely felt. But as we’re learning, the damage is being reported throughout our region. Additionally, a forecast of inclement weather means many of those whose homes were damaged face increased danger as the region recovers.

Five Humboldt artists receive Victor Thomas Jacoby awards

HAF+WRCF is proud to announce that five Humboldt County artists are winners of the 2022 Victor Thomas Jacoby award for artistic vision and creativity. Winners receive $10,000 each to support their work.

Documentary offers glimpse of Tribal coming-of-age ceremony

The award-winning film shares the journey of Ahty Allen as she prepares for her Ihuk, a Karuk coming-of-age ceremony, with the loving support of her family and community.

Historic Lease Sale for Offshore Wind In California Advances Amidst Calls for Greater Community Investments in the North Coast

A historic network of Northern California Tribal Nations, local governments, community leaders and institutions, community-based organizations, environmental groups, and academics have come together to call for 50 percent local investment and protections for Tribes, the environment, and underrepresented communities. The network was convened by the Redwood Region Climate and Community Resilience Hub (CORE Hub), an incubated program of the Humboldt Area Foundation and the Wild Rivers Community Foundation (HAF+WRCF).

Katerina Oskarsson Named Executive in Residence of Redwood CORE Hub

-- The Redwood Region Climate and Community Resilience Hub (Redwood CORE Hub) has selected Katerina Oskarsson, Ph.D. to lead a groundbreaking collaborative effort to help attract new resources to the Redwood region to reduce the many impacts of climate emergency, while lowering the emissions that cause climate change.

HAF+WRCF demonstrates diversity and regional commitment with new Board appointments

New directors: Dr. Keith Flamer, Alex Azaki-McNeill and Alan Nidiffer

Community Foundation Stands United with Native American Leaders to End Humanitarian Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

Humboldt Area Foundation and Wild Rivers Community Foundation are standing with Tribal communities in the Pacific Redwoods region to mark Missing and Murdered Indigenous People’s (MMIP) Awareness Day.

2022 Feria de Inmigración / Immigration Fair

Información de la Feria de Inmigración de Caridades Católicas // Immigration Fair Event information from Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa

HAF+WRCF Offers Local Training for Federal Grant Applications

Intensive grant-development course gives Del Norte and Curry County community leaders a better shot at landing federal grant dollars.

New Partnership Looks to Boost Regional Capacity for Public and Private Investment

HAF+WRCF and AEDC partnership uses innovative model to bolster economic development with eye toward equity, environment, and a just economy.

2022 Scholarship Season Open January 14 through March 1

The Humboldt Area Foundation & Wild Rivers Community Foundation Universal Scholarship Application opens January 14. Applications will continue to be accepted until March 1, 2022.

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.

Victor Thomas Jacoby Award Recognizes Local Visionary Artists

Three Eureka artists are winners of the 2021 Victor Thomas Jacoby award for artistic vision and creativity. Winners receive $10,000 each to support their work.

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