Category: Fund Features

Five Questions with Ron Dickerson

If you breathe air and live in Modesto, it’s extremely likely you’ve already met Ron Dickerson. Along with his wife Lynn, the Dickersons have two funds with Stanislaus Community Foundation and are heavily involved in all aspects of life in Stanislaus County, including philanthropy, arts & entertainment and community service. Most recently, Ron was elected President of Modesto Sunrise Rotary and has brought his love of “all things Texas” to the small, but mighty service organization. Even with his jam-packed social calendar, Ron was nice enough to answer five questions about some life philosophies and his thoughts on philanthropy. Read more here.

SCF Announces High-Impact Advisory Circle

As part of its mission to build a culture of philanthropy in the region, Stanislaus Community Foundation has formed an Advisory Circle of local philanthropists who will engage with the organization in coming years to galvanize more local charitable investments. The Advisory Circle gathered for their first luncheon on Thursday, March 1, with presentations by local leaders on topics including crime and safety, regional economics, education and homelessness. In convening this group, Stanislaus Community Foundation strives to impact its larger vision of making Stanislaus County a community of choice where people live, work and thrive.

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