Supporting Our Placer County Community

The PCAR Foundation was born to allow us to give back to the community we care about.

Providing
Scholarships
and Charitable
Support

To date for 2020, the PCAR Foundation has distributed 7  $1,000 educational scholarships to Ashton Davis, UCLA - Ava Mosher, Del Oro HS - Brady Hennessy, Woodcreek HS-Christina Conley, Sierra College - Elizabeth Johnson, Western Sierra Collegiate Academy/Sierra College - Emma Burkholder, Lincoln HS -and Rebecca Nelson, Granite Bay HS.

It is truly heartwarming to see our Association making a difference in these young students lives and helping to prepare them for their future.

Since the Foundations inception in 2011, we have distributed approximately $505,300 to Placer County charities!

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

2020 PCAR Foundation Board of Directors:

Dayna Summers, Foundation President
Kevin McDonald, Immediate Foundation Past President
Ashley Haney, Secretary
Cheryl Keller, Treasurer
Bill Evans
Steve Smith
Zack Finley
Kim Tucker
Debbie Newton
Dean Anderson

Scholarships

The deadline has passed to apply for PCAR’s 2020 scholarship. Thank you to all of the students who applied! 

PCAR Gave Away $6,000 In Educational Scholarships In 2019 and $7,000 in 2020!

PCAR Foundation "Making a Difference"

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Charitable Giving

PCAR FOUNDATION CONTRIBUTES $126,700 TO LOCAL CHARITIES in 2019/2020 AND $505,300 since 2011!

"These funds represent a commitment to our region on behalf of the industry to continue to build strong communities,” said Kevin McDonald, 2019 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 CEO. “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

PCAR Foundation Grant Application

  • A Touch of Understanding
  • Acres of Hope
  • Auburn Interfaith Food Closet
  • Boys and Girls Club of Placer County
  • California CareForce
  • Destiny Community Services
  • Excel Roseville
  • Feed the Hungry of Auburn
  • Fitness Challenge Foundation
  • Kids First
  • Loomis Christmas Basket
  • Lighthouse Counseling Center
  • Odyssey Learning Center
  • Placer Food Bank
  • Placer Sheriff's Activities League
  • Placer Veterans Stand Down
  • Ride to Walk
  • Salvation Army Auburn & Roseville
  • Seniors First
  • Soroptimist International of Colfax
  • Stand Up Placer
  • St. Vincent De-Paul
  • The Gathering Inn
  • The Meadow Vista Friendly Neighbors Club
  • The Salt Mine