General GVC Publications

Urban. Forest. Tree. (PDF)

An Urban Forestry Guidebook for the San Joaquin Valley that provides practical information on how to establish or improve a community tree program, including key principles and strategies for care and maintenance, and possible sources of funding.

Breaking Through To Big Foundations (Whitepaper) (PDF)

Funding is a challenge for every organization but there are special challenges for Central Valley nonprofits. Is it worth it to compete for larger grants from major foundations and corporations? This paper explores the value of big grants and how Valley nonprofits can reposition their programs and organizations to improve their chances of winning big grants.

Early Education for the Next Generation: Preschool Readiness for the San Joaquin Valley (PDF)

A collection of stories assessing preschool readiness in the San Joaquin Valley.

Transportation Challenges & Opportunities: Connecting Youth to the Great Outdoors (PDF)

Current transportation challenges confronted by outdoor youth programs and organizations, and available transportation opportunities.

Valley Telehealth Partnership: Telemedicine Readiness for the San Joaquin Valley (PDF)

A report released by UC Merced’s Valley Telehealth Partnership that evaluates telemedicine readiness in the San Joaquin Valley with emphasis on rural and underserved regions.

Solid Ground: Land Conservation Models from California’s Agricultural Heartland (PDF)

Final report on the Great Valley Center’s Agricultural Transactions Program (ATP).