Community Foundation Sonoma County is pleased to share the following list of our 2018 nonprofit partners.
To see last year’s grants, click here.
Compassion Without Borders: to support the wellness and spay/neuter clinics targeted to low-income residents in the Roseland Community.
Humane Society of Sonoma County: to support Sonoma Humane Society’s low-income spay neuter clinic.
Knights of Indulgence Theatre United States: to support Imaginists’ ION Project.
Museums of Sonoma County: to support Art4Kids.
Santa Rosa Symphony: to support the Simply Strings Program.
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art: to support the Art Rewards the Student program.
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 s.tudents.
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.
Community Support Network: for general operating support.
On the Move: for general operating support for VOICES Sonoma.
Social Advocates for Youth: for general operating support.
TLC Child and Family Services: for general operating support.
City of Santa Rosa Housing and Community Services: to provide general operating support to Sam Jones Hall.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa: to support the Family Resource Center.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa: to support the operations of the DeMeo House.
Committee On The Shelterless:to support COTS Kids First Program.
Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County: to support Sloan House.
Women’s Recovery Services A Unique Place: to support Women’s Recovery Services.
YWCA of Sonoma County: to support the real estate acquisition for the purchase of 136 Orange Street in Santa Rosa to expand the Safe House shelter.
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.
Los Cien Sonoma County, Inc.: to support the fifth annual State of the Latino Community event.
Los Cien Sonoma County, Inc.: to support the Power and Prospects Dinner: Advancing Latino Economic Prosperity.
North Bay Organizing Project: to support the Latinx Student Congress.
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.
Art Escape: to sponsor the Día de los Muertos: Community Altar and Family Fun Event.
City of Santa Rosa: to support the Violence Prevention Partnership’s Gang Prevention Awareness Month.
Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County: to support The Day and Night Festival which celebrates the decrease in youth gang involvement.
Latino Health Forum: to support the 26th Annual Latino Health Forum Conference on Fire and ICE Recovery and Resilience.
Latino Service Providers: to support the Fandango Fundraiser.
Napa Valley Community Foundation: for sponsorship of the Napa Valley COAD in partnership with Sonoma VOAD conference “Stronger Together’.
Peace and Justice Center of Sonoma County: to support the 14th Annual Winterblast Festival.
Raizes Collective: to support the Guelaguetza festival at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts.
Restorative Resources: to support Windsor’s 8th Annual Day of the Dead Celebration.
Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital: to support the production of the Roseland Cinco de Mayo Run.
Scopa Has a Dream dba Corazon Healdsburg: to support the Día de los Muertos community event in Healdsburg.
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.
United Way Of The Bay Area: to support the Opportunity Summit hosted by Rise Together on April 20.