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Placentia Community Foundation
Working Toward a Brighter Future
The City of Placentia has formed the Placentia Community Foundation to be a 501(c)(3) California nonprofit public benefit corporation. The foundation is designed to:
  • Provide direct charitable services to aid
  • Solicit, receive, invest, and make grants of funds, property, and other resources
  • Sponsor, promote, advance, and assist worthy programs in the City of Placentia to further cultural, recreational, social, historical, and civic events and causes

2017 Grants Available Now
The purpose of the Placentia Community Foundation Grant is to preserve, protect and enhance the quality of life for residents of Placentia by establishing or funding programs that address the cultural, recreational and educational needs of this community. In this effort, the Placentia Foundation will award grants to non-profit organizations, public schools and libraries that serve the community of Placentia and focus on the cultural, recreational, or educational needs of the community. Grant amounts will vary with the maximum award being no more than $5,000. Grants are not awarded to individuals, or for political lobbying, political campaign or voter registration purposes. 

Grants will be awarded in late August 2017. To be considered for this current grant award cycle, the application deadline is Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Applications received or postmarked after this deadline will be considered during the next review period.

The grant applicant must submit the application and all the requested documents. Applicants will be notified in writing of the status of their application via US Mail or email at the end of the grant cycle. If a grant is awarded, the Placentia Community Foundation will mail a check equal to the amount award within 30 days of the postmarked notification letter. If the grant request is denied, the applicant will receive a notice of denial, which will include a brief statement identifying the reason for denial.

Register to receive information
If you are interested in submitting an application, it is important that you submit organization's name, address, phone, fax, contact person and email address via email to   to officially register as an applicant. Failure to officially register, may result in not receiving responses to questions and updates during the grant process.

All questions must be submitted in writing to on or before Friday, June 9, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Questions received after this date may not receive a response. Responses to questions will be distributed to those registered to receive information.

Grant Application and documents

For more information on future foundation events and activities, or to learn how you can contribute, please call (714) 993-8222, or email Vivian Perez (Foundation Chairperson) at .

401 East Chapman Avenue
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 993-8117