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Foundation Program Manager Lin Freer Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Sonora, CA...Sonora Area Foundation announces that program manager Lin Freer is celebrating her 20 year anniversary with the Foundation. Lin manages the grant programs and provides information and assistance to grant applicants and recipients, helping them with the granting process from initial contact, through grant evaluation, and final reporting. Along with scholarship administration, Lin is also responsible for managing grants that the Foundation receives from large private funders, which are re-granted for “Community Needs.” Lin has an extensive background in commercial banking, marketing coordination, and office management with an investment-banking firm. Lin, a native New Yorker, is married to John and has two children.
The Sonora Area Foundation is a Community Foundation incorporated in 1989, commencing operations in 1990. Its mission is to strengthen our community by promoting philanthropy through assisting charitable donors, making grants to worthy projects and programs and providing leadership on local issues.
The Sonora Area Foundation, along with two supporting organizations, the Irving J. Symons Foundation for Tuolumne County and The Symons Family Fund, has assets of approximately $43 million. The Foundation holds and administers more than 170 charitable funds set up for a variety of charitable purposes and educational scholarships. The governing boards of the Foundation and supporting organizations regularly award grants that fulfill needs in Tuolumne County and exceed $23.5 million since inception.
For information on grant applications, making a donation or establishment of a donor fund, contact the Foundation at 209-533-2596 or through its website www.sonora-area.org.