Redding Rancheria announces July 2021 community grant application

The Redding Rancheria will be awarding $100,000 to small business and nonprofit organizations with less than 500 employees. Twenty applicants who have suffered financial burden from COVID-19 will be selected to receive $5,000 in grant aid.

Applicants must reside in Shasta or Trinity counties. Deadline to apply is July 31.

 “Coming out of this pandemic, the Redding Rancheria is dedicated to supporting those still struggling from the financial burden caused by COVID-19. As the Redding Rancheria continues to expand, we will devote ourselves to promoting and uplifting the local community who continues to support and do business with our tribe. We are stronger when we all prosper together.” — Tracy Edwards, CEO

To complete and submit your application online, visit their website:

For more information or assistance with your application you may also contact:

District 2 Town Hall Monday

The next District 2 Town Hall is set for 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 12, via Zoom.

Panelists include:

► David Albiez – Updates/discussion on The Golden Age Center;

► Veronica Kelley-Albiez – Updates/discussion on Weaverville/Douglas City Parks & Recreation.

There will be an opportunity to engage with Sup. Jill Cox on items of concern to you.

You may email your questions prior to the meeting if you would like your concerns addressed at that time, or feel free to bring your concerns to the supervisor’s attention during the meeting for post-meeting follow-up. Email:

The Zoom login information is below or find the active link at under the “Events” tab.

Meeting ID: 915 3520 0286   Passcode: 576682

Virtual Norcal Gov2Biz Matchmaker Workshop on July 20

At the 2021 Norcal Gov2Biz Matchmaker businesses will have the opportunity to meet virtually with government agency buyers and representatives, as well as large prime contractors.

The free online event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 20. Register at

Building relationships is critical to your success in the government market.

Each business that registers will have the chance to request one-on-one meetings with agencies and primes based on percentage match fits, calculated by sophisticated matchmaking software. Scheduling will open up closer to the event date.

In between your scheduled meetings with buyers and reps, attend one the many 30-minute webinars happening back-to-back throughout the day, presented by Norcal PTAC procurement experts. Topics include how to follow up with agencies, how to prepare bids, important procurement updates, and much more. See the full agenda below:

10 to 10:15 a.m. Welcome video presented by Norcal PTAC Program Director, Kristina Kunkel. Video is pre-recorded and can be viewed at any time during the day.

10:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. - One-on-one matchmaker meetings between businesses and government agencies, resource agencies, or prime contractors.

10:15 to 10:45 a.m. - Webinar: SAM Transition Updates

11 to 11:30 a.m. - Webinar: Cyber Security Updates

11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. - Webinar: SBDC Lender Panel

12:15 to 12:45 p.m. - Lunch

12:45 to 1:15 p.m. - Webinar: Transportation Infrastructure Opportunities

1:30 to 2 p.m. - Webinar: Public Works Tricks of the Trade

2:15 to 3:15 p.m. - Webinar: How to Prepare Bids

3:30 to 4 p.m. - Webinar: How to Follow Up with Agencies

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