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    Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout

    • April 30, 2017

    Thanks in part to donations by the Sierra Madre Community Foundation, local youth ages 3-15 again took part in the long standing Sierra Madre tradition of camping outdoors and fishing with family and friends. This tradition which began more than 40 years ago offers local youth and their families an

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    Sierra Madre Public Library Bookmark Contest

    • April 23, 2017

    Thanks to financial support from the Sierra Madre Community Foundation, more than 200 local students in grades K-8 participated in Sierra Madre Public Library’s Bookmark Contest. This year’s theme was Why is Sierra Madre Super? Winners from each grade received certificates and cash prizes along with a photo with Mayor

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    Community Groups Collaborate on New Volleyball Court

    • October 11, 2015

    As part of the organization’s continuing interest in supporting civic improvement projects throughout the city, the Foundation was pleased to provide a grant to the all-volunteer Sierra Madre 2012 Fourth of July Committee to fund their efforts to renovate the beach volleyball court at Sierra Vista Park! The Committee took

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    Beloved Community Volunteer Builds Legacy with SMCF

    • October 11, 2015

    Carrying on his tradition of support and commitment to Sierra Madre even after his passing, former SMCF Chair Eph Konigsberg left a bequest to the Sierra Madre Community Foundation to create a special fund in his name to support the professional development of the part-time employees at the Sierra Madre

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  • fairy-tales-come-to-life-at-playhouse-with-smcf-grant

    Fairy Tales Come to Life at Playhouse with SMCF Grant

    • October 11, 2015

    The Sierra Madre Community Foundation made a first time grant of $3,800 to the Sierra Madre Playhouse in the Spring of 2012 to support the successful Fairy Tale Theatre program. The Playhouse, a treasure in the Sierra Madre arts scene, created the Fairy Tale Theatre program several years ago, and

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  • foundation-makes-major-investment-in-library

    Foundation Makes Major Investment in Library

    • October 11, 2015

    The Sierra Madre Community Foundation was proud to join the Sierra Madre Rotary and other community groups and individuals in supporting the renovations of the Children’s Room at the Sierra Madre Public Library. The Foundation made a $15,000 grant to the efforts in early 2012, and was proud to be

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  • smcf-fosters-childrens-imaginations

    SMCF Fosters Children’s Imaginations

    • October 11, 2015

    For Spring 2012, the Sierra Madre Community Foundation was happy to be able to join other community philanthropists in funding the ImaginArt program at Creative Arts Group. ImaginArt is an art program offered at CAG that challenges the creativity and imagination of first through fifth grade students from Sierra Madre

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