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,...

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...

Dr. Brian Kennedy of the Buck Institute spoke at our Greater Good for Donors Forum in February, 2015.  We are pleased to share his TEDx Talk for those of you who weren’t able to join us at the Forum....

In March, Community Foundation board member Ted Eliot and wife Pat dedicated a new Sonoma trail. Read about Ted and Pat's passion for birds, preservation, and conservation....

Henry Trione spent more than fifty years shaping Sonoma County. The Press Democrat pays tribute to his commitment to Sonoma County from wineries to football teams, colleges to open space, his business acumen and philanthropy has created an incredible legacy. We are deeply grateful for Henry’s...

Community Foundation Sonoma County’s affiliate Sonoma Valley Fund, is pleased to welcome Katherine Fulton to their board of directors. Here, Katherine reveals the future of philanthropy in her 2007 Ted Talk “You are the future of philanthropy”. Despite changing technology and culture, her predictions continue...

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