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According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one out of five Americans experience a mental health condition. Serious mental illness costs America $193.2 billion in lost earning annually. Nearly 26% of homeless adults staying in shelters live with a serious mental illness and 24%...

At the April Professional Advisor Seminar, family philanthropy expert, Sharna Goldseker shared research pertaining to how different generations’ world view. The original study has been adapted for use by professional advisors. This guide to multigenerational clients provides valuable insight into their world views and tips to best...

Dan is an entrepreneur, author, and humanitarian activist who is best known for creating the multi-day charitable event industry, and a new generation of philanthropists, with the AIDS Rides and Breast Cancer 3-Day events.  His 2013 TED Talk, viewed by 3.4 million people, argued that "the way we think about charity is dead...

When clients face health challenges, it can impact your advising. This post from wealthmanagment.com provides gentle perspective and tips for navigating these sensitive situations....

Sonoma County’s Redwood Credit Union is the best in the nation and their fund at the Community Foundation helps nonprofits succeed. The Redwood Credit Union Community Fund was established to support financial literacy and wellness programs, as well as to accommodate the future charitable interests of Redwood...

The Nonprofit Chronicles highlights the early conversations surrounding “The Overhead Myth” and takes preliminary steps to redefine nonprofit effectiveness....

Over the past two years, some of the best thinkers in the world have shared their ideas for innovation in education at ieSonoma: including Sir Ken Robinson and Dale Dougherty in 2013, followed by Sugata Mitra and Nirvan Mullick in 2014. This year, three dynamic speakers...

The Programs department holds the great honor of stewarding the charitable legacy of donors who entrusted the Community Foundation, as experts in our local community, to address issues and support effective nonprofits on their behalf. As part of our work, we seek to maximize the impact...

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