North Valley Community Foundation released almost $120,000 in grants Tuesday.
According to a NVCS press release, $25,000 went to the North Valley Animal Disaster Group for a communications vehicle that'll be used to help the animal rescue team to be able to communicate within mountainous areas. Also the Thrive Home School Program received $25,000 to fund a STEAM camp for 50 children for up to 11 days. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.
$15,000 went to Butte County Art On Wheels to fund a series of portable murals for each school displaced by the Camp Fire.
Another $15,000 went to the Social Good Fund, on behalf of Empower Me Art for art workshops to help bring normality to communities affected by the Camp Fire.
Report for America received nearly $6,800 to cover 25 percent of the cost of placing a journalist in the Chico Enterprise-Record newsroom to report on Butte County's wildfire news for one year.
The rest of the funds went to various area schools.