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Our Involvement in the Community

SMCF board members enjoy attending and participating in Sierra Madre events and festivals.

2022 Winter Festival

We have a great time meeting people and discussing what the Community Foundation does at this year's Winter Festival.  Thanks to all who visited our booth and had a good time blowing some bubbles!

2022 Firecracker Fun Run

Our second year of hosting the annual Firecracker Fun Run was a great success! Nearly 180 participants ages 2 to 82 came out to enjoy the fun event.  

Grant Recipient Update

2022 Sierra Madre Public Library

Kids stretched their imaginations in the popular Summer Science Workshop program, funded by the Sierra Madre Community Foundation. Local teacher Dany Richey led a series of workshops teaching kids about the science behind solar, electric, hydro and wind power.

2022 Whiskey and Wine Event

After a year delay, The Sierra Madre Community Foundation's Whiskey & Wine Event was held on April 2nd at the stunning Mia Italia residence.  This year's event had over 21 whiskey's and 8 wines and champagnes.  165 people attended, raising $12,000, which far exceeded last event's record of $8,700!  It was great to see and meet so many people whose generous donations will be used to support grants for local activities, events and programs.   If you'd like to apply for a grant, you can do so at

2022 Wisteria Festival

The Sierra Madre Community Foundation participated in this year's Wisteria Festival by having an information booth in Kersting Ct. It was a great day with lots of families stopping by to hear about the Foundation's mission and to play around with some bubbles!