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CA Assemblymember Adam Gray secures rare victory for water rights holders

Sierra Sun Times September 17, 2017 SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Adam C. Gray’s (D-Merced) announced the landmark passage of water rights fairness... read more

Hundreds of bills head to Governor Brown’s desk

By Marisa Lagos, Guy Marzorati, Scott Shafer KQED News September 16, 2017 Friday was the end of this year’s legislative session, and... read more

HUD awards $55M for housing, community development projects in 77 Native American communities

FOR RELEASE Thursday, September 14, 2017 WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $55.2 million... read more

Community forums taking place following KHSD discrimination lawsuit settlement

By Harold Pierce | September 14, 2017   A coalition of community groups is hosting a meeting Friday informing the public... read more

Report: Investment needed to prepare San Joaquin Valley communities for high-speed rail

By Erin Baldassari  | Bay Area News Group September 13, 2017   Without state and local intervention, San Joaquin Valley cities with... read more

Dyer: New approach coming for mental health cases

NPR for Central California September 17, 2017 Police officers across the country and in the Central Valley have been under increasing... read more

Cedar Valley residents return home

The Sierra Star September 10, 2017 Nearly 270 people were allowed to return to 135 homes in Cedar Valley Sunday afternoon,... read more

Valley economic index falls but sits in healthy range

The Business Journal September 8, 2017 The San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index has moved down, but still points to strong... read more

How one program gives federal property to groups helping the homeless

Capital & Main By Charles Davis September 6, 2017 Hundreds of thousands of people sleep every night on the streets of the... read more

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Grant Writing

Over 30 years of Grant Writing Experience let us help you attain valuable funding.

Grant Evaluation

Wrote your own grant? No problem let us evaluate it before you submit it.
Since 2013 we have provided classes in Digital Literacy, Parenting Skills, and English Language Comprehension.

PC Refresh Program

Refurbishing Computers to be used again by low income families across the 8 county region.
Provides entrepreneurs in the San Joaquin Valley with resources and tools to Start and Grow their small business.

Economic Development Strategies

We help rural communities facilitate and create a community-based Economic Development Strategy utilizing a strong foundation of collaboration, cooperation and support from all sectors of the community working for a common mission.

Website Developments

We help organizations with developing effective websites.

TA & Community Assessment

We provide technical assistance to rural incorporated and unincorporated communities in efforts to help identify the strengths and resources available in the community to meet the needs of children, youth, and families.

Local Food Systems

SJVRDC has helped to establish farmers markets in various rural areas throughout the San Joaquin Valley


We help low income families attain low cost broadband.

Referrals to Partners

We feature our partners with each other and the Valley Organizations.

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Effective Websites

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Smart Growth America:

Improving Lives by Improving Communities

The Best Complete Streets Policies of 2016


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