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The Stewardship Fund
of Far Northern California
Visitors & Communities Who Care!
2007 recipients of the Stewardship Fund of Far Northern California Awards:
2006 recipients of the Stewardship Fund of Far Northern California Awards:
- Relief Map Exhibit - Collier Interpetive & Information Center
- Mount Shasta History/Photography Project
- Headwaters Interpretive Sign Installation
- Upper Sacramento River Exchange Website re-design
- Road Biking Brochure
- Landscaping the Weed Museum Grounds
- Montague Museum Gift Shop
- Mount Shasta Guide to Fun
2005 recipients of the Stewardship Fund of Far Northern California Awards:
- Annual Great River Clean Up
- Weed Historic Building Plaques & Interpretive Signs
- Weed Historic Lumber Town Museum, Weed
- History of Big Springs Fact Sheet
- Meadow Industries, Mount Shasta
- 2006 Mount Shasta Recycles
- Native Plant Awareness Program
- Yreka Creek Brochure
- Ecosystems Northwest & Yreka Creek Greenway Committee, Yreka
- A Coloring Tour of Siskiyou County
- Hotlum/Tunnel Trail Clean Up
2004 recipients of the Stewardship Fund of Far
Northern California Awards:
Shasta Rotary's City Park to Downtown Trail
Library's Mt. Shasta Fact Sheet and website
Museum's Mt. Shasta Exhibit Renovation
Gold Press' Klamath River Pocket Guide
Museum's Walking History Tour with Roger Zwanziger
Land Trust's capacity-building
Petroleum's Outdoor Connection and Stewardship Kiosk
Wildflower Project's Map and Flower Guide
Dancers and The River Exchange's River Clean Up Survey
What is the Stewardship Fund of Far
The Fund is a newly-established
fund that has been created to take care of the natural, cultural and
rural environments throughout Siskiyou County, CA. This Fund provides
visitors, residents, and businesses with positive opportunities to give
something back to or invest in the area they live visit, profit from,
and enjoy. The Fund seeks to develop and maintain a more sustainable
and rural economy through its grant giving and public awareness
efforts. The fund provides stewardship education for businesses. The
Fund is sponsored by the Jefferson Economic Development Institute
(JEDI) which is a nonprofit organization committed to empowering people
and communities to create prosperity.
Where does the money come from?
Contributions are made to the Fund from a variety
of different groups including visitors to the area, individuals and
local businesses, grants and other fundraising events. Local businesses
may choose to donate a portion of their tourism sales or encourage
their visiting customers to make contributions. The original investors
in this Fund include participating members in JEDI's Stewardship
Tourism Marketing Group.
What is the Fund used for?
The Fund will support the work of JEDI's
Stewardship Tourism Marketing Group to make grants to projects,
programs and good ideas that provide stewardship awareness and to
activities that directly impact and enhance a visitor's experience of
Siskiyou County. Types of project ideas that are eligible for funding
can apply for funding?
development and environmental planning
river, lake, trail, meadow, campground, downtown parks
significant events, tours, trips, signage, printed materials, promotions
history events, tours, trips, signage, printed materials, promotion
education and training, i.e. employee training, public programs.
The following eligible entities are encouraged to
How will the Fund choose between projects?
Tourism Marketing Group Participants
business serving Siskiyou County
residents and visitors with a good idea!
Applications will be rated according to their
Guidelines and Criteria:
to the local economy
stewardship tourism activities
a visitor's experience in Siskiyou County
Applicant must have a new or continuing project
that provides stewardship for the natural and cultural environment of
Siskiyou County that will directly enhance a visitor's experience.
Stewardship is defined as actions that:
build and promote awareness and interest in our natural and cultural
people personally connect with their environments and their historical
natural and cultural environmental education
opportunities for "taking care" activities
Availability of Funds: No applications will be taken for 2009 - check back with us in 2010 for an update
WE THANK YOU!
Founding Contributors of the Stewardship Fund:
Shasta Sunset Dinner Train - The River Skills Center - River Dancers
Shasta Vortex Adventures - Shasta Mountain Guides - The Flying Lotus
Cross Petroleum - Fire Mountain Ink - Sierra Wilderness Seminars
Living Waters Recreation - Mt. Shasta Herb & Health - Ms Lynn's Tea
Mt Shasta Botanicals - Cascadia Magazine - The Circle of Life Wellness
Mt Shasta Massage and Spa - Intuitive Entrepreneur - Siskiyou Canoe & Kayak Too
Shasta Valley Balloons - Shasta Vacations - Sierra Wilderness Seminars
Fe's Bed & Breakfast - The River Exchange - Shasta Cove Stables
JOIN OUR CONTRIBUTORS!
Visit the JEDI TRAVEL GREEN website: www.e-jedi.org/travelgreen.
Contributors with tourism services have the opportunity to be listed
and linked and promoted on TRAVEL GREEN!
The link above will take you to a secure,
on-line form where you can submit your $50 or more contribution easily
and securely. Thank you!
205 A Chestnut Street - P.O. Box 1586
Mt. Shasta, CA 96067 USA
phone: (888) 926-6670 or (530) 926 - 6670 · fax: (530) 926 - 6676
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