published on January 7, 2021 - 2:32 PM
Written by The Business Journal Staff

An additional $105,000 has been given to 10 nonprofits in the Central Valley in an extra round of funding from the Sierra Grant program from Bank of the Sierra.

The Bank also announced that it would award grants of $1,000 to $5,000 to 15-25 nonprofit organizations each quarter as part of the program. Bank of the Sierra prioritizes funding to nonprofits that are presently fighting — or have been affected by — the Covid-19 pandemic.

Overall as part of this special funding initiative, the Bank awarded a total of $145,000 to nonprofits in the eight counties it serves.

“At the end of a year full of challenges, we are thrilled to help the amazing organizations that have done so much for our communities in times of need,” said Kevin McPhaill, Bank of the Sierra president and CEO. “We look forward to helping even more nonprofits our Sierra Grant Program in 2021.”

Nonprofits that benefited from Sierra Grants include:

-The Poverello House

-The Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK)

-Self-Help Enterprises


-The Castro and Borges Family Basic Needs Endowment

-Enterprise Community Partners

-The Fresno Metro Black Chamber of Commerce

-St. Anne’s Food Bank

-Salt + Light Works

-Valley Small Business Development Corporation

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