Nonprofits

Nevada City...

Ananda Village

14618 Tyler Foote Road
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 478-7500
fax: (530) 478-7636
www.anandavillage.org
info@anandavillage.org
8:30am - 6pm

We invite you to experience the beauty and peace of Ananda Village – whether you visit for a few hours, for the day, or for an extended stay. Join us for yoga in our retreat temple, dine at our Market café or retreat dining room, stroll the grounds, visit Crystal Hermitage gardens, shop for treasures, or just simply unwind. If you’d like a longer visit, treat yourself to an uplifting and relaxing vacation by booking a stay at the Expanding Light or the Meditation Retreat. Whatever you choose,we look forward to welcoming you. Call the Village Reception Center

Anew Day

117 New Mohawk Rd, Ste A
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 470-9111
(530) 320-5250
fax: (530) 430-9151
www.anew-day.com
Lori@anew-day.com
M-F 9am-5pm

Anew Day is a faith-based organization that provides healing and hope through both lay and professional counseling for those who are hurting. We provide a safe environment which enables our clients to face life's ups and downs. Partnering with our clients, we meet them where they are and with whatever struggles they are going through. We provide answers, hope, direction, and the skills to deal with today’s pain as well as tomorrow's struggles.

Camp Fire Golden Empire

17183 Lake Vera-Purdon Road
Nevada City, CA 95959
(831)234-9655
www.campgoldhollow.org
nwright@goldenempirecouncil.org

Camp Gold Hollow, located on Lake Vera 2 miles north of Nevada City has a tradition of almost 90 years of happy campers. Our resident camp provides children from ages 7-17 with a week long experience where they can learn to work together within a group, make new friends, learn new outdoor skills, build self esteem and learn firsthand about the interrelationship of all living things. Camp Gold Hollow is occasionally available for rent.

KVMR FM 89.5 Community Radio

120 Bridge Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-9073
(530) 265-9555
fax: (530) 265-9077
www.kvmr.org
office@kvmr.org
Daily

KVMR FM is a volunteer-based, listener supported radio station fostering positive social change by entertaining, informing, and educating our community through the presentation of diverse music, cultural, news, and public affairs programming.

Lifetime Adoption Foundation

PO Box 1116
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 432-7383
www.lifetimefoundation.org
info@lifetimefoundation.org
24/7

Lifetime Adoption Center has been helping build families through adoption for more than 20 years. Working privately with pregnant women and adoptive families nationwide, they currently facilitate more than 120 adoptions a year.

Miners Foundry Cultural Center

325 Spring Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-5040
fax: (530) 265-5462
www.minersfoundry.org
info@minersfoundry.org
10am-4pm M-F or by Appt.

An historic location for your wedding, event, meeting or conference. In the mid-1800's, this building of native timber and stone served the needs of California gold miners. Today it is a one-of-a-kind event venue for groups large and small.

Nevada City Elks Lodge #518

Hwy 49
Nevada City
(530) 265-4920
janisaileen@hotmail.com

Facility Uses: Anniversary Parties, Auctions, Baby Showers, Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties, Banquets, Bar Mitzvahs, Birthday Parties, Bridal Showers, Weddings and Receptions, Conferences, Corporate Meetings, Dances, Expositions, Reunions.

Nevada City Rotary

P.O. Box 74
Nevada City, CA 95959
Meets Thursdays at Noon, National Hotel

Service Club

Nevada County Library

980 Helling Way
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-7050
(530) 265-1407
www.mynevadacounty.com/library
laura.pappani@co.nevada.ca.us

Public library with six locations serving all of Nevada County. Depending upon the location, the library provides books and other library materials, adult and children's programs including weekly story times (including Spanish).

North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center

17894 Tyler Foote Road
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-2826
fax: (530) 265-8123
www.northcolumbiaschoolhouse.org
ncscc@nccn.net

The Schoolhouse has been a community Cultural Center since 1980, hosting visual and literary art, dance, theater, and other cultural events. Located 20 miles north of Nevada City, the Schoolhouse, a graceful example of Western Colonial architecture.

Oustomah Lodge (IOOF)

212 Spring Street
Nevada city, CA 95959
(530) 265-4248
mandd1@core.com
Evening Meetings

Independent Order of Odd Fellows - Fraternal Organization (Social)

Sierra Harvest

313 Railroad Ave #201
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-2343
www.sierraharvest.org
info@sierraharvest.org
Mon-Fri 9am-2pm

Sierra Harvest is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating, inspiring, and connecting western Nevada County’s families to fresh, local, seasonal foods. We accomplish this by; offering farm to school programming, supporting farm fresh school meals, mentoring aspiring farmers and gardeners, celebrating our local food community and advocating for just, sustainable food systems.

The Friendship Club

138 New Mohawk Road #275
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-4311
fax: (530) 265-4131
www.friendshipclub.org
info@friendshipclub.org
9am-5pm M-F

The Friendship Club is a prevention program serving local disadvantaged teenaged girls. The Friendship Club offers a year-round program of educational activities, community involvement and emotional support to help girls avoid unhealthy behaviors.

Grass Valley...

Bear Yuba Land Trust

12183 Auburn Road
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 272-5994
fax: (530) 272-5997
www.bylt.org
info@bylt.org
9am-5pm Mon-Fri

Bear Yuba Land Trust is a community-supported non-profit group that promotes voluntary conservation of natural, historical and agricultural resources in the Bear and Yuba River watersheds. BYLT saves land, builds trails and offers programs to get people outdoors and appreciate nature in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

Boozefighters Motorcycle Club

Grass Valley
(530) 272-5444

Charitable Organization

Citizens for Choice, Inc.

120 Richardson Street, Suite A
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 274-3331
(800) 714-8151
fax: (530) 432-5233
www.citizensforchoice.org
info@citizensforchoice.org
Mondays 10:30am-5:30pm; Wednesdays Noon-6pm

Non-profit partnering with Women's Health Services to provide free or low cost reproductive health care to uninsured or underinsured people of all ages. We promote reproductive justice through education, heal care access and advocacy.

Gold Country Welcome Club

PO Box 3057
Grass Valley 95945
(530) 270-0412
www.ncnugget.com
ckrausm@gmail.com

We are a non-profit co-ed club with approximately 500 members. We have 25+ activity groups, as well as monthly events that are open to the public. If you are looking for a fun way to meet new friends this club is for you! Residents in the following US Postal areas are eligible: Grass Valley, Nevada City, Cedar Ridge, Chicago Park, Penn Valley, Rough & Ready, Smartsville and Lake of the Pines.

KARE Crisis Nursery Inc.

PO Box 2080
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 265-0693
(530) 265-6520
fax: (530) 265-8439
www.karecrisisnursery.org
karedirector@sbcglobal.net
Office Hours M-F 10am to 4pm; Crisis Care hours vary

The KARE Crisis Nursery is a home in a rural neighborhood that offers emergency and crisis care to the children of families experiencing stressful situations. The children are safe, cared for and nurtured while their parents are linked to the supports needed to help them through their individual situations. These respite services are free of charge to the families. Professional supervision of visitations also happens at the Nursery.

League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County

PO Box 1306
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 265-0956
www.lwvwnc.org
lwvwnc@gmail.com

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

NCTV/Nevada County Digital Media Center

134 E. Main Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 272-8862
www.nevadacountytv.org
stationmanager@nevadacountytv.org
9-5 Monday through Friday

Nevada County Television is your local community public access television station, cablecasting to western Nevada County, California and parts of Truckee and webstreaming live to the world.

Nevada County Gem and Mineral Society

11363 Grange Ct
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 305-9212
www.ncgms.org
webmaster@ncgms.org
Meetings First Tuesday of the month - 7pm.

The Nevada County Gem and Mineral Society is a non-profit organization that has the following objectives: To promote the study of mineralogy, geology, and fossils; To encourage the collection of minerals and gems; To foster the study and practice of the lapidary arts; To provide field trips to mineral localities; To promote good fellowship, education and recreation.

Saint Joseph’s Cultural Center

410 S Church Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 272-4725
www.saintjosephsculturalcenter.org
saintjosephsculturalcenter@gmail.com
M-F 9-1 & by appointment

Nestled in the gold mining town of Grass Valley sits a beautiful, historic gem. Home of the Grass Valley Museum, the Saint Joseph's Cultural Center provides a beautiful venue for weddings and events - come tour the Rose Garden, filled with over 100 heritage roses, trees and plants. The interior of the Chapel is covered with intricate, pressed tin tiles and is a gorgeous setting for any special event. Artist Studios available for rent.

Sivananda Yoga Farm

14651 Ballantree Lane
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 272-9322
(916) 459-7411
www.sivanandayogafarm.org
yogafarmregistration@sivananda.org
8:00am - 7:45pm

Our mission is to spread peace, health & joy through yoga & maintain a healthy body, mind & soul applied in daily life. Ayurveda Courses & Retreats; Beginner Courses; Bhakti and Kirtan; Hatha Yoga & Gentle Yoga; Holiday Programs; Institute of Health; Kids Camp & Family Yoga; Meditation Courses; Permaculture Course; Stress Relief & Healthy Living; Teacher Training Course; Vastu Courses; Vedic Astrology; Yoga Philosophy & Vedanta.

United Way of Nevada County

743 Maltman Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 274-8111
fax: (530) 477-2419
www.uwnc.org
director@uwnc.org

United Way of Nevada County conducts an annual fundraising campaign with 23 Nevada County non-profit organizations. All of which serve local individuals, families, children, and organizations in human services.

Vietnam Veterans of America-Nevada Co. Chapter #535

P.O. Box 37
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 432-2681
www.nccn.net/~vvanc/welcome.htm
ninerjoe@comcast.net

A non-profit veterans organization (501(c)19) established to support Vietnam veterans and Vietnam-era veterans and their families, and to contribute to the local community through community services.

Surrounding Areas...

Underground Gold Miners Museum

356 Main Street
Alleghany, CA 95910
(530) 287-3330
fax: (530) 287-3455
www.undergroundgold.com
info@undergroundgold.com
Seasonally Memorial Day to Labor Day, weekends onl

Underground Gold Miners Museum (UGMM) is located in the remote gold-mining town of Alleghany (1 hour drive from Nevada City). Exhibits share the history and geology of the Alleghany Mining District, home of the still active Sixteen to One Mine. The museum is open by appointment and for a two-day gold show held annually in June. Please visit undergroundgold.com for current events and contact information.