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1849 Foundation

The 1849 Foundation Mission

1849 FoundationTo enhance the relationship between the Sacramento Police family and the community they serve, through scholarship, crisis relief, athletics and its rich history.

Memorial Scholoarship Emergency Crisis Relief SPD Team Athletics SPD History
SPOA Members Provide awards in name of SPD fallen (LODD) Officers.

Engage surviving family members of fallen SPD officers.

Provide crisis relief for professional job-related needs.

Provide crisis relief for catastrophic personal needs.

Support SPD teams that contribute to local charity. Establish Sacramento PD police museum and historical education.
SPOA Community Provide Awards in Name of former SPOA Members. Provide crisis relief for traumatic incidents. Support local athletics that support the community. Present “SPD living history” educational outreach.

Scholarship Program

The 1849 Foundation Scholarship Program is accepting applications through April 5th, 2024. Apply Today!

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Board of Directors

Foundation Board

  • Mark Scurria, President
  • Greg Galliano, Vice President
  • Paula Branson, Secretary
  • Jill Alves, Treasurer


  • Stan Lukowicz Jr., Director
  • Robbie Midzuno, Director
  • Bob Stresak, Director
  • Kelley O’Sullivan, Director
  • Sam Blackmon, Director
  • Kevin O’Claray, Director

The SPOA 1849 Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt charity organization.

Federal Tax ID # 35-2278731