The Schoolhouse Project

Built in 1901, this supposed one-room schoolhouse was slated to be demolished as the newly minted Santa Clara Community Park was being prepared for development. The Santa Clara Community Organization (SCCO) in Eugene, Oregon, has decided to try to restore and preserve this local iconic house to serve as a community space open to all … Read more

Help Fund Foundation Projects, Donate Today!

Support Santa Clara community projects! The Santa Clara Community Foundation is now accepting financial gifts to fund community-focused projects in the neighborhood, like the “Old Schoolhouse” renovation. The Foundation is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to helping Santa Clara neighbors fund projects that benefit and improve our neighborhood as a whole. The SCCF Board thanks you … Read more

The Working Relationship Between SCCF and SCCO

SCCF: Santa Clara Community Foundation (a 501c(3) nonprofit corporation)SCCO: Santa Clara Community Organization (a neighborhood association) Please read: BYLAWS OF SANTA CLARA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION:ARTICLE III. VOTING MEMBERS/STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL In a nutshell: SCCF is an independent 501c(3) corporation. The Foundation’s “voting membership” (called the Stewardship Council) comprises members of the SCCO board. The Stewardship Council votes … Read more

Hileman Landing County Park—a brief stewardship showcase

As you may know, Santa Clara Community Foundation is stewarding the Hileman Landing natural area in partnership with local community members and Lane County. Tim created a little video vignette of some features of the park and our activities. As the season continues we’ll create more of these. Please let us know if you have … Read more

SCCF Board of Directors in 2024

Thel board of directors of the Santa Clara Community Foundation comprises the following members (began service): The Foundation’s voting members, also known as the Stewardship Council (Bylaws, ARTICLE III.) are the board of directors of the Santa Clara Community Organization (SCCO), the long-running independent neighborhood association recognized by both the City of Eugene and Lane … Read more