Quarterly Coffee with Karin

Quarterly Coffee with Karin

Please join us for coffee and conversation with our Vice President for Programs, Karin Demarest. This is an opportunity to meet other community leaders and learn about Community Foundation Sonoma County. Click here for details and to register.

#NextGen Donors

#NextGen Donors

Family philanthropy expert Sharna Goldseker facilitated the Greater Good Donor Forum recently. She also partnered with the Johnson Center for Philanthropy to release a study on #NextGen Donors.

Scholarship

Scholarship

The CTE Foundation, housed at the Community Foundation Sonoma County, granted nearly $400,000 to Sonoma County students this past year.

Elementary Philanthropy

Elementary Philanthropy

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, has...

Family Giving

Family Giving

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 the way,...

Trusted Partnerships

Trusted Partnerships

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...

#NextGen Philanthropy

#NextGen Philanthropy

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...

Triggering the Charitable Conversation

Triggering the Charitable Conversation

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...

We’re Here to Help

We’re Here to Help

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...

Introducing Greater Good for Advisors

Introducing Greater Good for Advisors

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...

Aging Healthfully

Aging Healthfully

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.

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