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After a disaster happens in a community--and the immediate danger has passed--a long term recovery group is created. A collaborative network of nonprofits, faith-based organizations, and government agencies, the group works in partnership with FEMA to ensure a coordinated recovery effort. Our long term recovery group,...

Welcome to our new Philanthropic Planning Assistant, Emily Johnson! Emily comes from a history of personal communication and hands-on managing – which, combined with her interest in philanthropy, makes her a perfect fit for the Community Foundation Sonoma County. As a Philanthropic Planning Assistant, Emily supports...

We are honored to remember our friend and donor Richard Kunde, who passed away last week at the age of 75. Richard and his late wife Saralee became donors to Community Foundation Sonoma County in 1995, and we highlighted their legacy of giving in our...

Welcome to our new Communications Director, Caitlin Childs! Caitlin Childs developed a deep love of community service in high school, and co-founded her first non-profit organization at 18. She studied political science at San Francisco State University while volunteering every weekend to cook and serve food...

The North Bay Business Journal recognized Community Foundation Sonoma County CEO Beth Brown as a visionary committed to the well-being of Sonoma County. On October 31, 2017, she was awarded the Nonprofit Leadership Award for executives. Her skills and passion couldn't come at a better time...

We recently celebrated making $200 million in grants with our current and former board of directors. This is a milestone that reflects 34-years’ worth of work, commitment, and inspiration. We celebrate this in 2017, but without their tireless work since the inception of the Community...

Remember what you were doing in 1986? (We keep trying to forget our betamax players and day-glo accessories.) The amazing individuals who crafted, guided and led Community Foundation Sonoma County throughout our history do; they reflected on the work and impact of the Community Foundation...

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