Community Foundation Sonoma County is pleased to announce that the following proposals were funded for the 2017-2018 grant period.
Alexander Valley Film Society: to launch the AVFS Lab Filmmaking Track.
Art Escape: to launch “Art & Ancestry through Day of the Dead.”
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Sonoma County: to expand the “Uke’an Be Happy Program.”
Knights of Indulgence Theatre United States: to support Imaginists’ ION Project.
Museums of Sonoma County: to support Art4Kids.
Raizes Collective: to design a documentation and outcome methodology for the Write the Power: Creative Writing in Open Spaces program.
Santa Rosa Players dba Sixth Street Playhouse: to support The Playhouse’s efforts to expand arts programming to underserved populations.
Santa Rosa Symphony: to support the Simply Strings Program.
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art: to support the Art Rewards the Student program.
Buckelew Programs: to supplement and expand Buckelew Program’s rental assistance funding for individuals living with severe and persistent mental illness in Sonoma County.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa: to support the Family Support Center.
City of Santa Rosa Housing and Community Services: to provide general operating support to Sam Jones Hall.
Committee On The Shelterless: to support COTS’ food programs.
Community Support Network: to support Seeking Safety, Q.P.R. and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction trainings for service providers working with people experiencing homelessness.
Episcopal Senior Communities Foundation: to provide emergency funding to low-income seniors.
FISH of the Santa Rosa Area Inc.: to support FISH’s food pantry.
Friends In Sonoma Helping: to partially support an increase in Rental Assistance to needy Sonoma Valley residents.
InterFaith Shelter Network: to provide emergency financial assistance for homeless or precariously housed individuals.
Healdsburg Shared Ministries: to purchase food for needy families in the Healdsburg/Geyserville area.
Jewish Community Free Clinic of Sonoma County: to provide free medical services to low-income patients.
La Luz Center: to assist low-income Sonoma Valley Latino individuals and families with shelter, food and basic needs in the event of an emergency.
Lilliput Children’s Services: to provide emergency funding for kinship families taking emergency placement of relative youth.
The Living Room Center, Inc.: to provide operating support for The Living Room’s day services.
On the Move: to support VOICES with funding for emergency food and transportation assistance.
Petaluma Ecumenical Properties: to provide emergency funding for the Resident Assistance Fund.
Petaluma People Services Center: to support Meals on Wheels.
Reach for Home: to provide shelter, transportation to medical services and other basic needs 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 children.
Serve A Little: to provide free auto repair to low-income single moms.
Sonoma Overnight Support: to support day services for the hungry and homeless in Sonoma Valley.
Sonoma State University Seawolf Scholars Program: to provide emergency funding to current and former foster youth enrolled at Sonoma State University.
Sonoma Valley Community Health Center: to provide transportation for the underserved residents in Sonoma Valley to ensure access to healthcare services.
Verity-Compassion Safety Support A California Corporation: to provide emergency housing and transportation for sexual victims and their families.
Volunteer Center Of Sonoma County Inc.: to support 211 Sonoma County.
Women’s Recovery Services A Unique Place: for general support of Women’s Recovery Services.
YWCA of Sonoma County: to provide food, shelter, and clothing and other essential supplies for women and their children feeling domestic violence.
Center for Climate Protection: to support ECO2School’s World Changers Career Pathways program.
LandPaths: to support the In Our Own Back Yards program.
North Bay Organizing Project: to support the Latino Student Congress outings and outdoor retreats.
Occidental Arts And Ecology Center: to support Community Soil Foundation’s garden-based environmental education at the Larkfield Community Garden and Learning Center.
Pepperwood Foundation: to support TeenNat, connecting youth to natural resource careers through participation in conservation research.
Point Reyes National Seashore Association: to support a multi-day environmental education program in partnership with LandPaths.
Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation: to pilot “Science, Science, Everywhere,” custom “bundles” of three environmental education experiences for 10 schools.
Sonoma Ecology Center: to support the K-12 Watershed Education Program.
Sonoma Land Trust: to support a new bilingual summer day camp on the San Pablo Bay.
Buckelew Programs: to support Mental Health Art Collaborative.
Dancers’ Group: to support “Into the Heartwood” at the Redwood Sculpture Garden at Luther Burbank Center.
Expanding Your Horizons: to support the Expanding Your Horizons event in Sonoma County.
Onetouch Project: to support the 1Touch Introductory Workshop for People with Disabilities
at the Earl Baum Center for the Blind.
On the Move: to support On The Verge’s “Nuestra Cultura Sana” event.
Pepperwood Foundation: to support “Day of the Child/Dia del Niño”.
Positive Images: to support the Family Formation Symposium: Building and Protecting LGBTQI+ families.
Suscol Council: to support Guelaguetza Sonoma County 2017 at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts.