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Revenue Sharing Funds Program

Placer County is providing the public a new opportunity to comment on requests for Revenue Sharing funds. The Revenue Sharing program was suspended from July 2011 until November 2011.  To comment on Revenue Sharing Applications under review, please click on any of the links to applications listed in the column at the left.

When offering comments, please note the following guidelines:

  • When submitting a comment, name and address must be included. Only comments that can be attributed to an individual will be posted. Address will not be posted online;
  • Placer County reserves the right to edit comments so they are pertinent to either the Revenue Sharing Program or a specific application; and
  • Placer County will not post public comments that contain vulgar language, inappropriate links, or personal attacks.

Purpose of Revenue Sharing Funds: A Public Benefit

The Placer County Board of Supervisors has actively promoted revenue sharing funding as a means to provide limited financial support for local events, fundraising, programs, supplies, improvements, and equipment needed to help non-profit and community based organizations. Funding is not provided for staffing costs or core budget needs. Individual members of the Board of Supervisors may nominate organizations that provide a community service and serve a beneficial community purpose through various public activities for varying amounts of revenue sharing funds. Typically these requests are for relatively small amounts of funding such as $100, $500 or $1,000. Such requests for funds must be placed on the Board’s public meeting agenda and be approved by the entire Board of Supervisors.

In approving the revenue sharing contributions on the Board’s agenda, the Placer County Board of Supervisors finds that each and every approved contribution serves a public purpose by promoting the general welfare of the County and its inhabitants therefore a benefit results to the County.

Revenue Sharing Requests in Supervisorial Districts 1 & 5

Rather than requesting that funds from the revenue sharing program be applied to specific community organizations, the District 1 & 5 Supervisors have requested that in this fiscal year, all allocated funding for Districts 1 & 5 revenue sharing be redirected to the Placer County Health and Human Services Department for specified program use.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria) for Revenue Sharing Requests

Non-profits and/or community based organizations may submit funding requests for local events, fundraising, programs, supplies, improvements, and equipment needed.

  1. Requests must be made in writing and include a detailed description of the intended use of the funds.
  2. Requests must be signed by the requestor and if applicable, written on organization letterhead.
  3. A completed Revenue Sharing Funds Application and Auditor Required Forms must accompany all funding requests.
  4. Requests from non-profits must include a Tax Identification number.
  5. Requests must be submitted to the Board of Supervisors' office at 175 Fulweiler Ave., Auburn, CA 95603 or bos@placer.ca.gov or via fax at 530-889-4009

Review of Eligible Requests from Local Community Organizations, Non-Profits and the Public

Compliance with regulations on the permissible use of public funds and the availability of resources are factors that contribute to the District Supervisors decision whether or not to make a recommendation for approval. It is, however, required that a majority vote of the Placer County Board of Supervisors approve any Revenue Sharing requests.

Fiscal Year Tracking | Revenue Sharing Funds

The County Executive Office maintains a fiscal year database for revenue sharing funds allocated by Supervisorial District. The database is updated after each Board meeting and is available by contacting the Board of Supervisors office at bos@placer.ca.gov or 530-889-4010.

Unfunded Requests

The Board of Supervisors receives numerous revenue sharing requests during the fiscal year. All eligible revenue sharing requests received are reviewed by the District Supervisor. However, not all requests are recommended for funding. Board members have the discretion to recommend requests for approval. Unfunded request applications are kept on file for 1 year in the Board of Supervisors’ office and are available online by clicking this link: Unfunded Requests

Previously Funded Requests

FY2010/2011 FY2009/2010     FY2008/2009     FY2007/2008     FY2006/2007     FY2005/2006     FY2004/2005     FY2003/2004     FY2002/2003    FY 2001/2002    FY2000/2001

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