#NextGen Donors

Family philanthropy expert Sharna Goldseker facilitated the Greater Good Donor Forum recently. She also partnered with the Johnson Center for Philanthropy to release a study on #NextGen Donors.

Peanuts Takes Flight!

Sonoma icons, Snoopy and the Peanuts gang, will soon join Hollywood legends on the silver screen.

The Giving Pledge

Tim Cook lends his name to the pledge and continues to expand the philanthropic conversation.


The CTE Foundation, housed at the Community Foundation Sonoma County, granted nearly $400,000 to Sonoma County students this past year.

Elementary Philanthropy

The third grade class at the Santa Rosa Charter School for the Arts has been engaged in a very important discussion about the community, a conversation that J Mullineaux of the Community Foundation was happy to join. The teacher of this class, Miss Bonnie Raines, has been inviting a series of speakers from various non-profits […]

Family Giving

Family is paramount to Dean and Belinda (Bo) Soiland. So is faith. Dean, like most of his siblings, got his start in his father Marv Soiland’s sand and gravel business before he and Bo launched their BoDean Company for aggregates and asphalt in 1989. Along the way, they had three children of their own while […]