The Community Foundation values partnerships that work together to strengthen a shared vision. We proudly support the work of these partners who are making a difference in Sonoma County. Our affiliates enable residents in each geographical area to realize their philanthropy within their local community. Each affiliate has local board members, donors and its own grantmaking program. Local communities benefit from the Community Foundation’s resources, including a comprehensive investment program, professional services, grantmaking expertise, legal knowledge and administrative support.
Healdsburg Area – serving the greater Healdsburg area, including Geyserville, Alexander Valley, Dry Creek Valley, and parts of Russian River Valley (USPS Zip Codes 95448 and 95441)
Sonoma Valley Fund – serving Sonoma Valley
We provide grants to neighborhood residents who work together to address and resolve shared issues of concern. We hope to inspire residents to build and strengthen relationships and gain a sense of both belonging and leadership in their neighborhoods. More…
In 1995 when former Santa Rosa Mayor, Charles "Chop" DeMeo chose to leave his $16 million estate for the benefit of Sonoma County teens and homeless mothers, he knew he would be creating a bridge to the future. His legacy, the DeMeo Teen Club, a supporting organization of the Community Foundation, is a perfect example of creating something lasting value that spans generations