“These funds represent a commitment to our region on behalf of the industry to continue to build strong communities,” said Maxine Feil, 2016 PCAR foundation president. “The PCAR Foundation recognizes the importance of supporting the various charities throughout Placer County that help those most in need, we challenge all of our members to contribute to their favorite organizations and are thankful to be in a position to help make a positive impact for these groups.”

The PCAR Foundation actively raises resources throughout the year, hosting community events and fundraisers sponsored by regional REALTORS and industry affiliates.

“The foundation was created in 2011 to provide charitable support to local charities that offer food, clothing, shelter and mental health services to those in need in our community,” mentioned Dean Anderson, PCAR executive vice president. “In addition to contributing to these local groups, each year the foundation also awards local students with scholarships based on their academic record, commitment to the community and extracurricular activities.”

PCAR has a long history of supporting local charities in the community such as the Auburn and Roseville Salvation Army’s, Salt Mine and Peace for Families etc. The PCAR Foundation, Inc. is a formal 501c3 charitable version of what we have always done with the added benefit of educational scholarships and tax write-off for contributors.

The PCAR Foundation, Inc. was created in 2011 for the purpose of providing: 1)charitable support to local Placer County 501c3 charities that provide food, clothing, shelter and/or mental health services; and 2)educational scholarships for Placer County students. The PCAR foundation is a public benefit corporation with a 501 (c)(3). EIN#45-1267196

Beneficiary organizations include:
* Acres of Hope
* Auburn Area Christmas Basket
* Boys & Girls Club of Placer County
* Gathering Inn
* Lighthouse Counseling Center
* Loomis Basin Christmas Center
* Meadow Vista Friendly Neighbors Club
* Peace for Families/Stand Up Placer
* Placer Food Bank
* Ride to Walk
* Salt Mine
* Salvation Army of Auburn
* Salvation Army of Roseville
* Soroptimist of Colfax
* St. Vincent de Paul


Grant Application:
PCAR Foundation Grant Application_Page_2

2017 Scholarship Application: Click HERE to Download

2017 PCAR Foundation Board of Directors:
Kim Tucker, 2017 Foundation President
Debbie Newton
Kevin McDonald
Dayna Neuse
Bryan Keeter
Steve Smith
Maxine Feil
Randy Carter
Dean Anderson

Charities Supported in the Past Three Years:
Acres of Hope
Auburn Boys & Girls Club
Auburn Christmas Basket
Colfax Christmas Program
Feed the Hungry Auburn
The Gathering Inn
Lighthouse Counseling
Loomis Basin Christmas Basket
The Meadow Vista Friendly Neighbor Club
Peace for Families Roseville
Placer Food Bank
Ride 2 Walk
The Salt Mine
Salvation Army Auburn
Salvation Army Roseville
St. Vincent De Paul

Educational Scholarships:
$6,000 in scholarships in 2016