2019 Healdsburg Forever Grant Program

Strengthening Communities

Healdsburg Forever provides grants to Sonoma County nonprofit organizations serving the Healdsburg and Geyserville communities. Our vision is to ensure that the Healdsburg-Geyserville area is a sustainable, inclusive community in which all individuals have the opportunity to thrive.

The Grant Program

Healdsburg Forever grant applications are accepted in the areas listed below.  To learn more about the funding priorities and evaluation criteria, click here.

  •   Health and Human Services – up to $13,000 for program or operational requests
  •   Youth Development & Education – up to $13,000 for program or operational requests
  •   Arts Education – up to $6,500 for program or operational requests
  •   Environmental Education – up to $6,500 for program or operational requests

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that their program or project is specifically serving the communities of Healdsburg and/or Geyserville.

Grants in Health & Human Services and Youth Development & Education will continue to be prioritized, but Healdsburg Forever will seek to fund across the four program areas in order to support a sustainable and inclusive community.


August 9 –  Application opens online (click here to apply)

August 15 from 9:00-10:00 am. – Grant workshop for applicants at the Healdsburg Community Center (optional).  Click here to register for the workshop.

Friday, September 13 – Applications due by 4:00 pm

September 30 – October 11 – Applicant phone calls will be made

October 14 – October 25 – Site visits, if scheduled, will be conducted

November 13 – 29 – Applicants notified of grant awards


How to Apply

Community Foundation uses an online program for submitting grant proposals. If you have not submitted an application online with Community Foundation Sonoma County before, we recommend reading the FAQs for Online Submission prior to beginning your application.

We strongly encourage you to complete your application in a Word document and then upload the information into the application. Click here to download a Word version of the narrative questions.  While there is no word limit, we request that you limit your response to a maximum of 2-3 paragraphs per question.

In addition to the narrative questions, you will be asked to upload the following documents:

Board of Directors list

Organizational and Program Budget*

Fiscal Sponsorship Form, if using a fiscal sponsor*

*Provided templates are Required


For Questions

If you have any questions about the Healdsburg Forever Grant Program, please contact Ariana Díaz De León, adiazdeleon@sonomacf.org, or 707-303-9619.

For questions regarding the online application, please contact Annette Williams, awilliams@sonomacf.org or 707-303-9639.