Press Releases

Central Sierra Resiliency Fund Partners with Tree Fresno to Allocate California ReLeaf Grant Funding to Pine Ridge Elementary School Project

The Central Sierra Resiliency Fund (CSRF) is excited to announce that they have been awarded grant funding through the Relief Through ReLeaf Program. CSRF will be partnering with Tree Fresno to allocate funds and coordinate volunteers for planting of seedlings at the Pine Ridge Elementary School Project.

The Creek Fire devastated a vast region of the Central Sierra mountains which led to a significant loss of trees, animal habitat and accessible recreational trails that made living in the region a keystone factor for locals, those in the Central Valley and beyond. At the center of some of the most intense fire damage is Pine Ridge Elementary School. Many of these students either lost homes or had their properties destroyed in the fire and all have been attending school in the burn scar.

New Partnership between the Central Sierra Resiliency Fund and Blue Forest Conservation Seeks to Develop Sustainable Financial Solutions for Creek Fire Recovery

The Central Sierra Resiliency Fund (Resiliency Fund) is proud to announce its partnership with Blue Forest Conservation (Blue Forest) to develop financial solutions addressing the long term environmental impacts of the 2020 Creek Fire, including the financing of hazard tree removal, ecological thinning, site prep and tree planting on public and private lands.

Central Sierra Resiliency Fund Hires Fund Director

January 3, 2022. The Central Sierra Resiliency Fund (CSRF) is excited to announce that Bobbie Fleming has been selected for the role of Director effective December 1, 2021. Ms. Fleming will manage all day-to-day operations, coordinate community workdays and events, oversee working groups, collaborate with local organizations, lead marketing and community engagement efforts, provide fundraising assistance and lead the Fund’s long-term strategic planning.