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Community Foundation Sonoma County is pleased to announce a $1 million investment in community-wide healing efforts through grants to mental-health focused projects. Listen to our CEO Elizabeth Brown announcing our healing grants on The Drive with Steve Jaxon: [audio mp3="https://www.sonomacf.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-09-14-Steve-Jaxon-Elizabeth-Brown.mp3"][/audio] Long after the chaos of a disaster is...

Growing up in Santa Rosa, Brooke and his sister Lisa learned about philanthropy as young children. Their mother, Jeannie Schulz, is renowned for her support of local causes, especially for her commitment to the arts and environment. “Obviously my mom has been a major influence...

Magali Telles is Los Cien’s first paid executive director, which marks yet another milestone in the organization’s development—and draws attention to the speed at which the organization has grown. “Since their founding in 2008, Los Cien has gone from all volunteers with a small all-volunteer board,...

Welcome to our new Program Officer, Ariana Díaz de León! Ariana joins us from Sonoma State University where she held several positions, most recently Data Analyst, and where she also received her Masters in Public Administration. Ariana previously attended CSU Long Beach for a BA in...

When Katherine Fulton and Katharine Kunst moved into their home in the heart of Sonoma, they knew this community was unique. They were charmed by its beauty and small town vibe. Katharine Kunst explains, “I love  that it is so incredibly walkable. As an artist...

We’ve heard the proverb “Give a man a fish and you feed him for today; teach a man to fish and you have fed him for a lifetime.” Nonprofit organizations live and breathe this mantra every day in their own work with clients. From helping teens build job...

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