Community Foundation Sonoma County sat down with Vice President, Philanthropic Planning J Mullineaux to discuss donor advised funds. What is a Donor Advised Fund? A donor advised fund (DAF) is a philanthropic vehicle established at a public charity such as the Community Foundation. It allows donors to...

A library in the Roseland is no longer a dream. With a matching gift from the Community Foundation Sonoma County and Foundation donors, $40,000 has been raised to secure a temporary library in a neighborhood with limited access to books, community spaces, and research opportunities. The...

Our affiliate partners enable residents in their geographical areas to realize philanthropic potential within the local community. Each affiliate has its own local board members, donors, and grantmaking program. Affiliates benefit from Community Foundation’s resources, including a comprehensive investment program, professional services, grantmaking expertise, legal...

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 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...

We are frequently asked about our five fields of interest, so we thought we would take the opportunity to share the origins of how those five areas came to be. In 2014 the Community Foundation gave out approximately $10 million dollars in grants on behalf of...

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