Community Foundation grants awarded in Siskiyou, Shasta counties – News – Mount Shasta Herald – Mount Shasta, CA – California News

Community Foundation grants awarded in Siskiyou, Shasta counties – News – Mount Shasta Herald – Mount Shasta, CA – California News

Three Siskiyou County organizations and Mount Shasta artist Kim Solga are among the recipients of recent grant awards announced Aug. 9 by the Shasta Regional Community Foundation.

Grants were awarded in both Siskiyou and Shasta counties in the fields of Animal Welfare and Community Arts.

Among the grants awarded from the Animal Welfare Endowment Fund was $7,500 to Siskiyou Spay & Neuter Incentive Program, also known as SNIP, to provide low-cost spay and neuter surgeries for cats and dogs.

Stable Hands, which provides equine assisted activities and therapy in Yreka, received $3,000 to purchase horse shelters.

Artist Kim Solga and the Siskiyou County Arts Council were two of the grant recipients from the Community Arts Endowment Fund.

Solga received $2,500 to fund materials and labor for mural painting in Mt. Shasta.

Siskiyou County Arts Council received $1,629 to purchase a portable dance floor, microphones and sound system for outdoor performances of Shasta Studios/Mt. Shasta Children’s Theatre.

Shasta Regional Community Foundation states in a press release that it “administers the grants and the corresponding funds while grant review committee members from the region serve to evaluate proposals and make recommendations for funding.”

The Animal Welfare Endowment Fund, according to the release, was established in 2009 to provide care for animals in Shasta and Siskiyou counties.

The Community Arts Endowment Fund was “established to support the arts in our region today and forever,” according to the release. “Grants are made to nonprofits, public entities, and individual artists for the creation and presentation of new work in any…

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