Community Foundation Sonoma County's Sonoma Valley Fund knows how to throw a party! This year, they have celebrated 26 of the communities brightest volunteers through their Star Volunteer awards. Volunteers were included from many - if not most - of the valley's nonprofit organizations. A list...

Ty Cobb’s strategic approach to giving contradicts everything we know of him. His journey to assess the needs of a community, perform due diligence, and set specific and personal giving criteria preceded many other philanthropists in his time. Today, we recall Ty Cobb as a fierce...

Community Foundation Sonoma County’s Investment Advisory Committee developed a new investment strategy for the Long-Term Pool. The changes went into effect at the end of June 2015. The goal of the changes is to improve transparency and communication, eliminate the portfolio tracking error, and reduce investment...

A library in the Roseland is no longer a dream. With a matching gift from the Community Foundation Sonoma County and Foundation donors, $40,000 has been raised to secure a temporary library in a neighborhood with limited access to books, community spaces, and research opportunities. The...

We share your heartbreak and desire to do something in support of our friends and neighbors affected by the devastating Valley Fires. If you would like to make a gift through your donor advised fund at the Community Foundation, please contact your philanthropic advisor to learn...

Be one of the first to enjoy the beautiful new book about Oliver Ranch (supporting organization of the Community Foundation.) The book, Oliver Ranch, by acclaimed art author and curator Joan Simon, chronicles the 30 years of Steve and Nancy Oliver’s development of place-based outdoor...

The Greater Good for Donors Newsletter is taking a summer vacation while the staff at the Community Foundation prepares to move our offices from downtown Santa Rosa to 120 Stony Point Road. The newsletter will be back in September. What fun plans do you have for...

A Man and His Mountain is a fascinating read not simply because it is remarkable story about how Kendall Jackson rose to be a major force in the national and international wine industries, but it is an even better story about Jess Jackson’s search for...

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