Fundraising Events

Many generous organizations, businesses and individuals are sponsoring fundraising events benefiting the Sonoma County Resilience Fund for the mid- to long-term recovery needs of the community after the recent devastating fires. We are grateful for these efforts on behalf of the fire victims, and encourage your attendance and support of these events and their sponsors. 


Past Events

Second Band Together Bay Area Concert to Benefit Fire Victims: December 14, 2017, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. Featuring Red Hot Chili Peppers and Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real. Benefits the Community Foundation Sonoma County, Napa Valley Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Mendocino County, Catholic Charities of Santa Rosa, North Coast Opportunities, and others.

Valley of the Moon Music Festival Fire Relief Benefit Concert: December 10, 2017, 4 p.m., Hanna Center Auditorium. Selections from Schubert’s iconic Cello Quintet Mendelssohn C Minor Piano Trio and more wonderful chamber music on historic instruments. Followed by a wine reception. Free to first responders and those displaced by the fires.

Walla Wall Loves Sonoma Benefit Concert: December 7, 2017, 6 p.m., Gesa Power House Theater, Walla Walla, WA. Bands include Musty, Marc & Brix, The Seeds, Abney Park, Brad Yeager. Features raffle of a trip for two to Sonoma, lodging in Healdsburg, and a tour of the Wine Country.

Taste of Anderson Valley: November 9, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Fifty percent of auction proceeds to Community Foundation of Mendocino County, Sonoma County Resilience Fund and Napa Valley Community Foundation. Golden Gate Club Cypress Room, The Presidio, San Francisco.

Nor-Cal Fire Aid Festival: November 9 – 12, 2017, Guerneville. Rodger’s Play Hous Productions, Lazy Bear Fund and Guerneville Cares have teamed up to present a 4 day fundraising event to help fire

November 9, 2017, AT&T Park. Featuring Metallica, G-Eazy, Dave Matthews, Dead & Company, Raphael Saadiq and Rancid. Sponsored by Band Together Bay Area. The Band Together Bay Area benefit concert is underwritten by sponsors, with 100% of ticket sales going to an emergency relief fund established by Tipping Point Community and will be directed to the North Bay community foundations, service providers and government partners supporting the low-income communities hit hardest by the fires. The fund aims to address urgent needs, such as temporary housing,food, education and healthcare services, as well as rebuilding efforts.

Phil ‘n The Blanks Give Back Rocking Dance Party: November 11, 8 to 10 p.m., Tabard Theater, San Jose. Tickets at the door: $20 each. General Admission, $30 each for limited cabaret table seating. Doors open at 7:30. Parking: available for $7.00 at San Pedro/Market street garage, and other nearby downtown garages.

Healdsburg Jazz Festival Jazz Jam Benefit Concert: November 12, 4 to 9 p.m., Paul Mahder Gallery,

La Soiree, The French-American Gastronomy & Wine Show: November 17, 2017, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., at The Village in San Francisco. Fifty percent of the proceeds go to the Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund and the Sonoma County Resilience Fund.

Sonoma County Philharmonic Concerts: November 18 and 19, 2017, Santa Rosa High School Performing Arts Auditorium. “Fanfare and Concerto.”

Fundraising Resources (PDFs)

Resilience Fund General Info

Resilience Fund FAQs

Reslience Fund Grantmaking Process