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About Us

Turning Interest Into Action

Dealing with the challenges of today requires problem-solvers who bring different perspectives and are willing to take risks. ROAT FOUNDATION emerged out of a pursuit to inspire and support the community, and a desire for actions to speak louder than words. Established in 2000, we’re an organization driven by progressive ideas, bold actions, and a strong foundation of support.

The Roat Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit public benefit corporation organized under the nonprofit public  benefit corporation law for charitable purposes within the meaning of Internal Revenue code section 501(c)(3).

The Roat Foundation was established in California on May 17, 2012.

The Roat Foundation, Inc. nonprofit engages in the following charitable activities:

  • Facilitate access to medical services for seniors and low income clients in rural areas

  • Facilitate community members to receive access to mental health, drug & rehabilitation treatment services

  • Help senior citizens and low income access programs that assist them with low cost or discounted energy and utility cost

  • Mobilize community members to volunteer in neighborhood revival and beautification by cleaning up the community, graffiti removal, boarding up vacant buildings and blight elimination by working local city agencies to accomplish this mission

  • Provide educational programs to re-enroll high school dropouts back in school to complete their high school diploma or GED

  • Establish transitional and re-entry programs for  released former prisoners by offering job training assistance, housing assistance and mental health services if needed to prevent recidivism. 

  • We help veterans access services which can help them establish life after service

  • We also help new and small businesses access local government incentives, training and funding sources to help them grow and thrive​ and create employment in the local community

​As a non-profit organization, donations are essential to helping struggling communities become a better place to grow in. By giving a donation, you are volunteering to contribute to communities in need by helping the efforts of the Roat Foundation, Inc.

Contact us to learn more and get involved. 

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