Community Foundation Sonoma County is pleased to announce that the following proposals were funded through our competitive grants programs for the 2017 grant period.
Compassion Without Borders: to support the wellness and spay/neuter clinics targeted to low-income residents in the Roseland Community.
Sonoma Humane Society: to support Sonoma Humane Society’s low-income spay neuter clinic.
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.
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.
SRM Alliance Hospital Services: to support the Hospice Dignity Fund, assisting families with limited means to address end-of-life costs
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.
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 the Sonoma Environmental Education Collaborative (SEEC) Professional Development project.
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.
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.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa: to support the operations of the DeMeo House.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa: to support the Family Resource 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 programs for homeless families.
Community Action Partnership: to support the Sloan House.
Women’s Recovery Services A Unique Place: for general support of Women’s Recovery Services.
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.
Centro Labor de Graton: to support leadership trainings for ALMAS.
Los Cien Sonoma County: for general operating support.
Los Cien Sonoma County: to hire a consultant to facilitate the growth of Los Cien’s organizational capacity.
Los Cien Sonoma County: to support the fourth annual State of the Latino Community event.
La Luz Center: to support the pilot of a Latino Leadership program in Sonoma Valley.
North Bay Organizing Project: to support the Latino Student Congress.
On the Move: to support year two of On the Verge Sonoma County.
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.
Buckelew Programs: to support Mental Health Art Collaborative.
City of Santa Rosa: to support a series of community engagement events to reduce youth and gang violence.
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.
Inquiring Systems, Inc.: to support the Sebastopol Area Time Bank’s first anniversary celebration.
La Luz Center: to support Dia de Los Muertos in Sonoma Valley.
Loco Bloco: to support Dia de los Muertos in Windsor.
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.
Peace and Justice Center of Sonoma County: to support the 13th annual Winterblast held in the South A District of Santa Rosa.
Pepperwood Foundation: to support “Day of the Child/Dia del Niño”.
Positive Images: to support the Family Formation Symposium: Building and Protecting LGBTQI+ families.
Redwood Empire Food Bank: to support the 30th anniversary celebration.
Russian River Rotary Foundation: to support “Noche Latina” at the Rockin’ the River Concert Series.
Sonoma Valley Community Health Fair: to support the Sonoma Valley Community Health Fair event.
Suscol Council: to support Guelaguetza Sonoma County 2017 at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts.
Alexander Valley Union School District: to support the Alexander Valley Adult & Family ESL program.
Alliance Medical Center: to support the My Body is Healthy Education Program.
Becoming Independent: to purchase tablets.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa: to provide Financial Stability Services to Healdsburg households struggling with economic insecurity.
Farm to Pantry: to fund a new updated website, information technology and staff support.
Healdsburg Jazz Festival: to help support free interactive music education programs in Healdsburg and Geyserville schools.
Healdsburg Shared Ministries: to support the purchase of food for food pantry distribution.
Pepperwood Foundation: to support delivery of Pepperwood’s comprehensive, science-based Students Conducting Environmental Inquiry (SCENIQ) program to Healdsburg 2nd graders.
Reach for Home: to provide staffing for the Permanent Supportive Housing program.
Redwood Empire Food Bank: to support the School Pantry Lite program in northern Sonoma County.
Russian Riverkeeper: to support funding tools and transport for Healdsburg students to conduct biologic surveys to generate critical data.
Santa Rosa Symphony: to support free, educational, and engaging performances by professional musicians in Healdsburg-Geyserville elementary schools.
Scopa Has a Dream dba Corazon Healdsburg: to support the FirstGen College Counseling Program.
Scopa Has a Dream dba Corazon Healdsburg: to support outreach and engagement with the Latino community of Healdsburg for bridging the racial divide and improving health outcomes.
Social Advocates for Youth: to continue the expansion of the SAY Street Outreach Program to the communities of northern Sonoma County.
Sonoma County Legal Services Foundation: to increase legal knowledge around housing and other legal issues affecting family and economic well-being.
Sonoma County Public Library Foundation: to support the Sonoma County Free Bookmobile.
Sunny Hills Services: to help save the lives of children vulnerable to gang influence program.
Vital Immigrant Defense Advocacy and Services: to assist low-income, indigent immigrants with low cost, legal services.