The Foundation’s purpose is to provide funding for scholarships, community safety program, and short term financial support to safety personal and their families during a time in need.
John Johnston, President
Dave Roberts, Vice President
Todd Thalhamer, Treasurer
Mark Ackerman, Secretary
Members at Large:
Brian Veerkamp,Russ Hasemeier, and Jeff Genovese
The current mechanisms for funding the below programs are donations from the El Dorado Hills Firefighters Association (EDHFA), the El Dorado Hills Associated Firefighters (EDHAF), the El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s (EDHFD) Administration Staff (Staff), and other community organizations and personal donations.
1. Scholarship Funding
This fund is for providing scholarships to immediate child dependants of the
Association seeking post high school education and other scholarship programs that the Board deems necessary which shall include the current scholarships awarded within the EDHFD. Click here for qualifications. Application is below.
2. Community Safety Fund
This Fund is design to provide financial support for community safety related issues. The Fund may provide support to but is not limited to, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide monitors, air sampling equipment, fire safe material and equipment, fire prevention material and equipment, portable medical equipment or as certified by the Foundation’s Board of Directors to be appropriate use of the community safety fund. Click here for qualifications. Application is below.
3. Benevolent Funding
This Fund is designed to provide prompt, short term, financial assistance to Association members, member’s spouses, or member’s immediate child dependents, and or other safety personal that may be unprotected or under-protected from a personal catastrophe due to injury, illness, and death or, as otherwise certified by the Foundation’s Board to be appropriate use of the Benevolent Fund. Click here for qualifications. Application is below.
4. Discretionary Funding
The Board of Directors may also approve other discretionary funding as long as it directly benefits the community of El Dorado Hills and/or the County of El Dorado. The Board of Directors may also approve fund to other 501(c) (3) Organization. Examples of this type of funding may include but is not limited to local parks, ball fields, Toys for Tots, and community projects. Application is below.