Nonprofit Newsletter

The 50 Fund is the philanthropic initiative of Super Bowl 50, which will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2016. The 50 Fund supports organizations in the Bay Area who are working to close the opportunity gap that exists for Bay Area...

Sonoma County has been selected as a finalist for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize. The annual prize recognizes communities that are inspiring locally-driven improvements in health and creating powerful and deep partnerships to make change. The criteria for the prize include: defining...

We are frequently asked about our five fields of interest, so we thought we would take the opportunity to share the origins of how those five areas came to be. In 2014 the Community Foundation gave out approximately $10 million dollars in grants on behalf of...

Creative Sonoma is a new countywide effort to promote the arts in our community. Formed in 2014, the agency is launching a series of professional development workshops in March and April for artists and nonprofit arts organizations. ...

At Community Foundation Sonoma County, we are committed to promoting equity in our community. When we learned about the critical role that early childhood education plays in a child’s later success in school, career, and life, and that in Sonoma County only half of our...

The quantity and quality of words that young children are exposed to has a dramatic impact on their later success in school, and children of low-income families start school at a major disadvantage. How do we help parents bridge the 'word gap' between low- and...

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