Downtown Redding Construction Update

Today our development team learned that the City of Redding approved the encroachment permit for work in the California-Market Alley, in support of the Shasta College Community Leadership Center [...]

Bell Plaza Taking Shape [Press Release]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (May 10, 2021) The McConnell Foundation’s Bell Plaza bike depot, café and outdoor courtyard, located on the corner of Shasta and California streets in downtown Redding is [...]

Briefing on IOOF Hall Facade Improvements for Downtown Collaborative

Today, Senior Program Officer for Community Vitality, Rachel Hatch shared project updates about the IOOF Hall with the Downtown Collaborative. Facade improvements to the Hall, the oldest existing [...]

Downtown Business Directory Launched by Viva Downtown, McConnell Foundation Grantee [Enjoy Magazine]

Viva Downtown, a grantee of The McConnell Foundation’s Community Vitality program, collaborates with Enjoy Magazine for a “Downtown Details” feature. This month, it included a preview of [...]

McConnell Foundation Board Approves Grant to Shasta County Arts Council

Arts and culture are paramount to a thriving downtown. In 2017, the Board recognized this commitment through support for a grant to launch the Redding Cultural District. In 2018, The McConnell [...]

McConnell Foundation joins CalOZ

Alongside organizations such as the James Irvine Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation, and California Forward, The McConnell Foundation has officially joined CalOZ. CalOZ is dedicated [...]