About ARBF
American River Bank Foundation

Supporting the Most Vulnerable Women and Children

The American River Bank Foundation is committed to supporting organizations that provide food, shelter and safety for the most vulnerable women and children in the communities served by American River Bank.

The Foundation is solely supported by American River Bank, its employees, clients and partners. We have donated over $1.5 million to local nonprofit organizations since the Foundation was established in 2004.

2021 Grant Recipients

The American River Bank Foundation welcomes proposals from organizations of different sizes, capacities and scopes of services that provide basic food, shelter and safety for the most vulnerable women and children.


Amador Community College Foundation $5,000
Nexus Youth & Family Services (CASA Amador) $5,000
Operation Care $10,000
Redwood Empire Food Bank $10,000
Individuals Now/Social Advocates for Youth $12,500
The Living Room Center $10,000
Wellspring Women's Center $7,500
Women's Empowerment $10,000
Sacramento Life Center $10,000
CASA Sacramento $10,000
Sacramento Children's Home $10,000
St. John's Program for Real Change $5,000
Chicks in Crisis $10,000
CASA Placer $10,000

Board of Directors

Charles D. Fite
Chairman of the Board
President, Fite Development Co.

William Robotham
Vice Chairman
Executive Partner, Pisenti & Brinker LLP

David E. Ritchie, Jr.
President & CEO, American River Bankshares & American River Bank

Mitchell Derenzo
Secretary and Treasurer
EVP & CFO, American River Bank

Kristie Kotaska, CPA
CEO, Veritas Accounting, PC

Robin Miotke
Board Member, Friends of the Front Street Animal Shelter

Jeffery Owensby
Mediator and Arbitrator, Judicate West

Anne Staines
Founder & President, Sagent - Marketing That Matters

Linda Vogel
Owner & President, Linda L. Flood, Inc. Property Management and Sales

Philip A. Wright
President & Owner, Wright Investments Inc. DBA Wright Realty


Tax ID 20 1791048