Child Parent Institute

“I’m at the end of my rope. Where do I turn?” A mother of four tries to improve herself through college studies while raising her kids with no help from their father. Child Parent Institute’s (CPI’s) in-home parent counseling services provides positive solutions resulting in a better home life. Sometimes parents need a time-out. A positive parenting […]

iREAD Grantees

We are pleased to announce that we are currently accepting applications for the iREAD Competitive Grants Program. For more information click here. Significant research shows that reading aloud to children from day one is the single most important thing a parent can do to help a child enter kindergarten ready to succeed. In Sonoma County, […]

Quarterly Coffee with Karin

Please join us for coffee and conversation with our Vice President for Programs, Karin Demarest. This is an opportunity to meet other community leaders and learn about Community Foundation Sonoma County. Click here for details and to register.

Healdsburg/Geyserville Grants

Applications will open on August 12th for the Healdsburg Forever grants program.   Grant overview/criteria for Healdsburg Forever grants page on website. Click here to learn more.

A Quart of Coffee with Karin

Wait—we mean Quarterly Coffee with Karin! Join us August 26th. Please join us for coffee and conversation with our Vice President for Programs, Karin Demarest. This is an opportunity to meet other community leaders and learn about Community Foundation Sonoma County. Click here for details and to register. 

Latino Leadership

In 2015 the Community Foundation Sonoma County established the Latino Leadership Fund, recognizing the opportunity to act as a catalyst in building diverse leadership so that our future leaders reflect the demographics of the communities they are serving. Through the grants we make with this fund–and through our advocacy and support beyond our grantmaking–we seek […]

ArtEscape

Bringing bilingual art classes to the Springs.   “The arts are not a frill. The arts are a response to our individuality and our nature, and help to shape our identity. What is there that can transcend deep difference and stubborn divisions? The arts. They have a wonderful universality. Art has the potential to unify. […]

The Imaginists

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It could turn into almost anything! Just who are those wild-eyed, costumed people on bicycles? What are they doing wandering to and fro, performing in the streets? Why are they in our high schools engaging and charming the kids, getting even the shyest of teens to open up, participate […]

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Grantees Announced

As the grantmaking partner of Sonoma Wine Country Weekend , we are thrilled to share that a record-breaking total of $3,486,726 in contributions to Sonoma County non-profit organizations was distributed on March 31st from the resounding 2015 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend. Over 200 guests representing Sonoma County’s wine industry leadership, non-profit organizations, local dignitaries, and top […]

ieSonoma

ieSonoma is a partnership between public and private educational institutions and the larger community devoted to exploring the research, theory, and practice of 21st Century teaching and learning for the purpose of transforming the way we prepare our youth for success in this rapidly changing world. “I do an enormous amount of speaking around the […]