Butte Strong Fund

The Roadmap for Recovery

The Camp Fire took less than 24 hours to devastate the Butte County communities of Paradise, Concow, Magalia, and Butte Creek Canyon. It will take years to recover. The Butte Strong Fund will be a catalyst to start the rebuilding process . . . Learn More

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Five Areas of Work

The Butte Strong Fund will continue to fund projects and organizations within five focus areas.

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The Butte Strong Fund is working with community organizations to benefit displaced families.

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Health & Wellness

The effect of sudden changes in population redistribution can have a big impact on health and wellness for the community as a whole.

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It's traumatic for a child to lose a home. It's exponentially traumatic to lose a school as well.

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Community Development

When people talk about what was destroyed in the Camp Fire, they often talk about places that were symbolic of the area.

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Business Recovery

Hundreds of businesses were destroyed in the Camp Fire. Others were damaged. Those that have managed to reopen or are still deciding whether to reopen face uncertainty.

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Grants: Who's Eligible and How to Apply

The Butte Strong Fund grant program is designated to support organizations that are providing direct relief to those affected by the Camp Fire in five areas of major work.

How to Apply