Sep 28, 2011
The CMFA continues to give back to the communities in California by directing a portion of its issuance fees to charitable organizations. Four 501(c)(3) organizations received $50,000 total in contributions from the California Foundation for Stronger Communities with funds donated by the CMFA.
The four well-deserving organizations include:
High Sierra Resource Conversation & Development Council, Inc. provides regional leadership and assistance to communities to strengthen the local economy, rural heritage, and the conservation and management of its natural resources.
Great Northern Corporation offers programs to improve quality of life for rural communities and individuals through partnerships, technical assistance and resources. Programs included are Economic development, Access to capital, Loan and portfolio management, Housing rehab, Community Infrastructure, Section 8 Assistance, Home Energy and Weatherization Assistance, HIV Assistance, and USDA Food Commodity and Emergency Food Pantry.
Manzanita Services provides peer support, wellness and recovery resource centers in Mendocino County serving those living with mental health challenges.
Pasadena Senior Center provides recreational, educational and wellness activities for seniors age 50 and older. Also, they provide client services and outreach for frail, low-income and homebound seniors.