Written by Gabriel Dillard
Fresno City Council President Miguel Arias has released a list of nonprofit organizations in his District 3 that have received part of $500,000 in CARES Act funding through the “Save Our Nonprofits” grant.
Citywide there were more than 100 total submitted applications, with 35 organizations total winning awards of up to $20,000 — 11 of them in District 3.
“The pandemic has been extremely difficult for many of our local organizations who are on the ground providing direct relief to our residents,” Arias said in a statement. “That is why our City Council has invested $500,000 in CARES ACT funds to provide 35 organizations with direct relief.”
District 3 winners include:
Elder Abuse Services, Inc.
Cecil C. Hinton Center
On Ramps Economic Development Corp.
Southwest Fresno Development Corp.
Chinatown Fresno Foundation
Fresno Police Chaplaincy
CASA of Fresno & Madera Counties
Hands On Central California
Storyland & Playland, Inc.