WHAT WE DO

  

Sierra Madre Community Foundation (SMCF) is a charity singularly devoted to Sierra Madre.  SMCF solicits donations to enhance our community by making direct grants, both large and small, to worthy people and organizations that might otherwise be overlooked and also assists other community groups in collecting and distributing funds for programs which help make Sierra Madre the unique community that it is.

OUR VISION 

Sierra Madre Community Foundation (SMCF) is a charity singularly devoted to Sierra Madre. SMCF solicits donations to enhance our community by making direct grants, both large and small, to worthy people

MAKE A GIFT

The goal of the Sierra Madre Community Foundation is to encourage support of the community through philanthropic gifts. By partnering with individuals, families, businesses, and

DISBURSED GRANTS

The goal of the Sierra Madre Community Foundation is to encourage support of the community through philanthropic gifts. By partnering with individuals, families, businesses, and

RECENT GRANT RECIPIENTS

  

City of Sierra Madre

June 8, 2020

The Sierra Madre Community Foundation, in coordination with the City of Sierra Madre, was able to provide $1,500 to help local families in need during these challenging times.

Creative Arts Group

May 11, 2020

The Sierra Madre Community Foundation was able to provide a grant of $1,800 to the Creative Art Group's  Imagin Art Program for 5th  Grade students at Sierra Madre Elementary School. Entitled "Kinetic Sculpture," this 5th Grade project combines the curiosity and creativity of young children with their natural interest in science and movements.

Sierra Madre Meals Program

May 19, 2020

The City of Sierra Madre has partnered with the Mater Dolorosa facility during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide five meals per week for Sierra Madre seniors.  The Sierra Madre Community Foundation awarded a grant of $4,500 to to support this effort and  help feed up to 50 seniors each week for three weeks.

Sierra Madre Thrives

May 11, 2020

The SMCF provided a grant of $1,000 to Sierra Madre Thrives to support efforts to assist families and local restaurants.  Sierra Madre Thrives supports businesses, provides a weekly free meal to those in need and organizes volunteers for meal delivery, grocery pick up and general daily services.  The grant will support five weeks of activities, with $200 provided per week. 

Sierra Madre Public Library

May 11, 2020

The Sierra Madre Community Foundation was able to provide a grant to the Sierra Madre Public Library to support its 2020 Bookmark Contest "Sierra Madre Heroes".  This community-wide outreach program sponsored by the SM Public Library includes children in Grades K- 8 who attend school in Sierra Madre, live in Sierra Madre, or have a Sierra Madre Public Library card

Mount Wilson Trail Race and Kids Fun Run

January 22, 2020

The Sierra Madre Community Foundation provided funds to support the Mount Wilson Trail Race and its annual Kids Fun Run.   Thanks in part to the Foundation,  California's second-oldest trail race  will again occur over Memorial Day weekend.  

OUR TEAM

  

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