Community Foundation Sonoma County is pleased to share the following list of our 2018 nonprofit partners.
To see last year’s grants, click here.
Art Escape: to support the Teen Art Lounge program for local teens
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Sonoma County: to support the Ballet Folklorico program on Latino dance for youth culminating in a live performance at the Youth of the Year event in Roseland
Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley: to support the Art of Filmmaking workshops for 75 youth in 4th and 5th grade
California Poets in the Schools: to support six Teaching Artists in seven underserved schools throughout Sonoma County to deliver poetry-writing residencies to a largely bilingual, bicultural population
Cazadero Performing Arts Camp: to support the Cazadero Performing Arts Camp three-day sleep-away music camp retreat in the redwoods of Western Sonoma County
Child Parent Institute: to support the “Explore and Express” program for Phoenix High School students
Chop’s Teen Club: to support the Side by Side Summer Artist Series and Teen Art Showcase
Felta Education Foundation: to support the Studio Program to bring a year-long series of high quality, dynamic art projects to all students at West Side School
Healdsburg Jazz Festival: to support the Student Jazz Combo Competition for student musicians
Imagine Bus Project: to support the Youth Studio which provides weekly workshops at Los Guilicos Juvenile Hall and Sonoma Probation Camp
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts: to support Music Matters which provides Bellevue Elementary students ukulele instruction
Sonoma County Dancers United: to support the Dancers Unite!, program bringing dance education to grades TK-5
Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation: to support Through YES-Coast for underserved Sonoma County youth to learn the art of photography
Sonoma Valley Education Foundation: to support the Valley Vibes Youth Orchestra (ViVO) which provides socio-economically disadvantaged students with the opportunity to participate in an El Sistema based youth-development orchestral music program
Walking Elephant Theatre Company: to support the Walking Elephant Theatre Company School Program for students in 3rd – 12th grade
Ambulatory Surgery Access Coalition dba Operation Access: to provide surgeries and specialty procedures for undocumented people in Sonoma County
Buckelew Programs: to expand the Emergency Rental Assistance fund for rents and rental deposits
California Parenting Institute (CPI): to provide emergency funding for medical co-pays, housing and related expenses for families with children
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa: to support the Family Support Center
Ceres Community Project: to provide medically tailored meals to very low-income patients with serious illness
Committee On The Shelterless: to support the operation of COTS’ Food Programs
Council on Aging Services for Seniors: to provide home-delivered meals to frail isolated seniors
Episcopal Senior Communities Foundation: to provide emergency funding for low-income seniors
FISH of the Santa Rosa Area Inc.: to support FISH’s Food Pantry
Food For Thought: to provide nutritious food to 50 low-income Sonoma County residents affected by congestive heart failure
Friends In Sonoma Helping: to partially support Rental Assistance to needy Sonoma Valley residents
Healdsburg Shared Ministries: to provide free food to needy families in the Healdsburg/Geyserville area
InterFaith Shelter Network: to provide interim housing and permanent housing placement for Sonoma County homeless population
Jewish Community Free Clinic of Sonoma County: to support the JCFC’s Free Medications, Vaccines, and Labs Direct Aid Program
On the Move: to support VOICES Sonoma with funding for transportation and emergency food services
Petaluma Ecumenical Properties: to provide emergency funding to residents in need of food, shelter, or medical financial aid
Petaluma People Services Center: to support the Meals on Wheels program for at-risk seniors
Reach for Home: to provide additional necessary shelter, transportation to medical services and other services to homeless clients
Redwood Empire Food Bank: to support the Produce Pantry
River to Coast Children’s Services: to provide emergency food, diapers, and hygiene items to West County Families
Sonoma Overnight Support: to provide food and services to the homeless in Sonoma and Sonoma Valley
Sonoma State University Seawolf Scholars Program: to provide essential services to current and former foster youth enrolled at Sonoma State University
Sonoma Valley Community Health Center: to provide medical transportation to underserved residents of Sonoma Valley
Sunny Hills Services: to provide emergency funding for our Sonoma clients receiving mental health services
The Living Room Center, Inc.: to provide meals to homeless women and children
Verity-Compassion Safety Support A California Corporation: to enable victims of sexual assault to access emergency shelter, food and transportation
Volunteer Center of Sonoma County Inc: to support the 211 program
West County Community Services: to provide better and more meals to low-income and homeless seniors
Women’s Recovery Services A Unique Place: for general support of Women’s Recovery Services
YWCA of Sonoma County: to provide food, shelter, and immediate needs to adults and children fleeing domestic violence
Extended Child Care Coalition of Sonoma County Inc.: to support the Community Soil Foundation’s garden-based environmental education of the Larkfield Community Garden and Learning Center
LandPaths: to support the In Our Own Back Yards program
North Bay Organizing Project: to support the Latino Student Congress outings and outdoor retreats
Pepperwood Foundation: to support TeenNat, connecting youth to natural resource careers through participation in conservation research
Pepperwood Foundation: to support the professional development of members of the Sonoma Environmental Education Collaborative
Point Reyes National Seashore Association: to support a multi-day environmental education program in partnership with LandPaths
Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation: to support “Science, Science, Everywhere” custom bundles of three environmental education experiences for 10 schools
Sonoma Ecology Center: to support restoring full access to trails at Sugerloaf Ridge State Park that were impacted by the fires
Sonoma Ecology Center: to support the K-6 Watershed Education Program
Sonoma Land Trust: to support Bay Camp a bilingual summer day camp on the San Pablo Bay
City of Santa Rosa Housing and Community Services: to provide general operating support to Sam Jones Hall
Action Network: to support the iREAD for Future Success Tomorrow II, program that encourages daily reading to children ages 0-5.
Alliance Medical Center: to support the growth and development of Alliance Medical Center’s literacy education and Reach Out and Read programs.
California Parenting Institute: to engage and promote reading in the homes of low-income, high-risk families who participate in CPI programs.
LandPaths: to build upon iREAD Outside, modeling and further generating excitement, skills and abilities to read to children outside (and inside).
On the Move: to support Sonoma Valley Parent University’s Family Early Literacy Initiative.
Petaluma Health Care District: increase access to books and support family reading opportunities in low-income households in Southern Sonoma County.
River to Coast Children’s Services: to enhance KinderGym with a lending library, daily story time.
Sonoma County Public Library Foundation: to increase daily reading to local children by supplying families with books, instruction and encouragement through the Free Book Mobile.
On the Move: to support the third year of the On the Verge cohort in Sonoma County
Los Cien Sonoma County, Inc.: for general operating support
Art Escape: to establish a new part-time program staff position to focus on building program development and design capacity in Year Two.
Sonoma Overnight Support: to underwrite the cost of the Food Service Program Coordinator.
La Luz Center: to hire a business planning consultant to work with the board on strategic planning and navigating La Luz’s growth trajectory.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley: to support the capacity building project for Boys and Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley.
Teen Services Sonoma: to support the capacity building project for Teen Services Sonoma.
Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance: to support the capacity building project for Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance.
Latino Service Providers: to support the Fandango Fundraiser
Raizes Collective: to support the Guelaguetza festival at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital: to support the production of the Roseland Cinco de Mayo Run
Sonoma County Black Forum: to support the Sonoma County Black Forum’s 2018 Youth Summit
Sonoma County Office of Education: to support Teacher Appreciation Week and Spotlight on Sonoma County Schools
The Lost Church: to support the Railroad Square Music Festival