Portland, Ore.-based Umpqua Bank has awarded grants to three Sacramento-area nonprofits through its Joy of Giving campaign on Facebook.
Sacramento's Mutual Housing California was awarded $5,000. Women's Empowerment in Sacramento was granted $2,000, and Roseville Home Start received $1,000.
In November, Umpqua Bank asked people to post comments about local nonprofits on its Facebook page, part of a campaign that ran through Dec. 16. Nominated nonprofits had to be within Umpqua Bank's service territory of California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.
The bank selected 25 nonprofits to share in grants totaling $50,000. Only five grants were at the $5,000 level.
There are more than 20 Umpqua Bank branches in the Sacramento region.
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