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A few weeks ago J Mullineaux, our Vice President for Philanthropic Planning, had the great honor of interviewing two exceptional people and philanthropists at the Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council monthly membership meeting.  Steve Oliver and Jean Schulz are well-known in our community for their...

Sharna Goldseker, expert leader on next generation family philanthropy will be facilitating a conversation and series of activities at the April 29th Professional Advisors Group meeting.  For a sneak peak at her research (in partnership with Dr. Michael Moody of Johnson Center for Philanthropy), see...

Professional advisors face unique situations and expectations when navigating conversations with clients about their charitable intentions.  Occasionally, those situations arise in an obvious or linear way, other times opportunities may arise to begin a charitable conversation when you least expect it. Community Foundation Sonoma County has...

Meet the Philanthropic Planning Team Community Foundation Sonoma County’s Philanthropic Planning Team works together with professional advisors to help your clients give effectively and receive significant tax benefits.  From the client who wants to make an immediate philanthropic impact, to the couple hoping to leave a...

Welcome to the Greater Good, our monthly newsletter for professional advisors vested in the work of Community Foundation Sonoma County. We know you want to work smarter and more strategically with your clients as you navigate charitable conversations.  Greater Good seeks to provide you with tools...

The Healdsburg Area Fund honored Tony Crabb and Barbara Grasseschi for their lasting community impact at the Healdsburg Area Fund's recent annual celebration....

In the midst of the Great Recession, more and more Sonoma County residents needed help to meet their most basic needs – like keeping a roof over their heads and feeding their families.  In response, Community Foundation Sonoma County launched a five-year initiative to bolster...

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....

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