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United Auburn Indian Community announces 2013 Community Giving Program

Deadline for applications is May 15
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The United Auburn Indian Community has announced its Community Giving Program guidelines for 2013.

Now in its 10th year, the UAIC Community Giving Program supports not-for-profit organizations that positively impact physical, emotional and educational well-being in Placer and Nevada counties.

“The United Auburn Indian Community is proud to invest in our local communities,” said Gene Whitehouse, UAIC chair. “It is the tribe’s hope that our efforts will protect the economic development, arts and overall well-being of Placer and Nevada county residents. 

Grants are limited to non-profit organizations and schools in Placer and Nevada counties and to agencies based elsewhere whose programs significantly impact residents of Placer and Nevada counties.

Requests may be submitted for grants between $500 and $5,000 and will be judged on merit and availability of resources. Multi-year requests will not be considered. Eligible applicants may request funding once in a calendar year.

Interested nonprofit organizations can download the 2013 giving application at www.auburnrancheria.com/programs/community-giving.The submission deadline for the first round of giving for 2013 is May 15.

Over the course of eight years, the UAIC Community Giving Program has awarded more than $9 million to nonprofit organizations supporting needs in education, health, arts and humanities, environment, community development and social services. The Community Giving Program is led by a committee of five UAIC tribal members.