Jackson Rancheria Announces $25,000 Community Grant Program

Jackson Rancheria

JACKSON, CA – Jackson Rancheria has announced that applications are being accepted for grants from the Jackson Rancheria Employee Community Fund. The $25,000 Community Grant Cycle is administered by the Amador Community Foundation. The grants are intended to provide financial support to non-profit groups and schools in Amador County that are working to create a positive difference in the community through special projects.

To be eligible for a grant, applicants must be a certified 501(c)(3) non-profit or a local school. Applications that are unique, address needs of underserved populations, are collaborative, are responsive to changing and emerging community needs, and/or are strongly community-oriented will receive the highest priority.

Interested organizations should visit the Amador Community Foundation website. The grant guidelines can be reviewed, as they detail the eligibility criteria, funding priorities, and instructions for submitting an application.

“At Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort, we are dedicated to supporting our local community,” said Crystal Jack, CEO of Jackson Rancheria. “The Jackson Rancheria Employee Community Fund is an exceptional example of the generosity and commitment of our employees, who choose to contribute a portion of their paycheck each pay period to helping to make a difference in our community.”

The Jackson Rancheria Employee Community Fund is a fund of Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort, established in 2006 and operates under a set of guidelines at the Amador Community Foundation. The purpose of the community fund is to award grants that make a difference in the lives and future of people in the areas where Jackson Rancheria employees work and live. Using the Employee Contribution Pledge Form, Jackson Rancheria employees may contribute a specified amount to the community fund each paycheck.