OUR MISSION

The Tulare County Sheriff’s Foundation is a recently established non-profit organization under 501C (3) of the Internal Revenue Code that allows citizens of Tulare County to partner with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office. The resource provided by the Foundation support the activities of the Sheriff’s Office.

The Tulare County Sheriff’s Foundation will serve as a vehicle for tax-exempt gifts, donations and grants from individuals and businesses to support and enhance services provided by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office.

Historically, the Sheriff’s Office has received generous contributions designated for various Sheriff’s programs, such as the Sheriff’s K-9 Unit, the Sheriff’s Explorers, Sheriff’s Career Pathways Scholarship Program and the Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Unit. The Tulare County Sheriff’s Foundation will allow donations to strengthen these vital programs, as well as many more.

The Tulare County Sheriff’s Foundation needs your support! Please invest in your Tulare County Sheriff’s Office by making a donation today. All donations are tax-deductible. Make your checks payable to the Tulare County Sheriff’s Foundation. Your support makes it possible to have a stronger and safer County!

OUR BOARD

Steve Nelsen
Steve NelsenPresident
Visalia City Councilman and CEO for Downtown Visalians
Gabriel Jacquez
Gabriel JacquezVice President
Owner, Cesare’s Towing
Richard Mendivil
Richard MendivilSecretary
Manager/Funeral Director for Peers-Lorentzen
Ed Needham
Ed NeedhamTreasurer
Owner, Needham Ag Services