Humboldt Sponsors Announces 2021 Grant Recipients – Redheaded Blackbelt
This is a press release from the Humboldt sponsors:
Humboldt Sponsors, a local non-profit charity dedicated solely to raising funds for the benefit of youth in Humboldt County, is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2021 grant cycle.
Each April, the Humboldt Sponsors award grants to local nonprofit and youth-related programs and organizations as part of an annual application and selection process. This year, a total of $ 86,506 was allocated among 44 individual grants, bringing the total grants awarded since 1973 to $ 2,647,456.
These individual grants support many diverse activities and programs for youth in Humboldt County, such as scholarships and campsites for recreational and cultural enrichment activities and youth leadership projects, as well as the funding for the purchase of learning and play materials for children and support for youth-oriented programs. meet basic needs, according to grants co-chair Amy Hunt.
With COVID restrictions still in place, Humboldt Sponsors were unable to host their annual grant reception this month to honor the winners and present the grants in person. President Becky Giacomini said, “Please join us in congratulating these deserving local associations for all they do throughout the year to enrich and support the lives of the children of Humboldt County.”
Humboldt Sponsors is a fully voluntary organization with nearly 50 active members and nearly 350 dedicated associate members. “We are able to raise most of the funds needed to support our many grant applications with the proceeds of our various fundraising activities,” said Grants Co-Chair Kim Cobine. “These events include our online virtual auctions, direct mail and pre-COVID events – our popular annual dig sale and summer fundraising events.”
The organization is currently the largest non-government fundraiser for youth in Humboldt County.
If you would like to donate directly to the HUGS Grant Fund, checks can be sent to Humboldt Sponsors, PO Box 444, Eureka, CA 95502. To find out more about Humboldt Sponsors and how to become a member, send an email [email protected], go to www.humboldtsponsors.org, or find the group on Facebook and Instagram.