Last Updated: 1/7/22

Welcome to the Community Impact Team page!

Our team has the honor of stewarding Community Foundation Sonoma County legacy donor funds, including the Sonoma County Resilience Fund, through grant programs that seek to address the most pressing needs of our community. Below you will find a description of each of our Community Impact Team Grant Programs.

Please visit our Recent Grants page to learn more about the nonprofits we are currently funding.

Always feel free to reach out to our Community Impact Team if you have questions about these or any of our other grant programs.

Our Grant Programs

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Arts Education Grant Program

The 2021 Arts Education Grant Program is closed. This grant program takes place in the spring with grant awards announced in early summer.

To learn more about this grant program, please click here

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Julia L. Grant Fund for Basic Human Needs

The 2022 Julia L. Grant Fund for Basic Human Needs program opens January 24.

To learn more about this grant program, click here.

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Community Grants

The Sonoma County Vintners 2021 Community Grants Program is closed. Details about the 2022 Community Grants Program will be posted in January, 2022.

For a list of the 2021 Community Grants recipients, please click here.

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Environmental Education

The 2021 Environmental Education grants program is closed. This grant program takes place in the spring with grant awards announced in early summer.

To learn more about this grant program, please click here. 

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Latino Leadership Fund Grant Program

The 2021 Latino Leadership Fund Grant Program is closed.

Grants are determined on an invitational basis. To learn more, please click here.

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Post-Secondary Scholarships

Scholarship applications are administered by our partner, 10,000 Degrees.

Please visit the 10,000 Degrees website for further details.

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Sonoma County Resilience Fund

The Resilience Fund launched in 2017 to address the long-term impacts of disasters; grantmaking is ongoing.

Grants are determined on an invitational basis, to see a listing of our grants please click here.

Previous Grant Programs

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COVID-19 Arts Relief Grant Program

The 2020 Arts Relief Grant Program was a one-time program to provide support to community-based organizations during the pandemic and is now closed.

To learn more about this grant program, click here.

COVID-19 Competitive Grants Program
COVID-19 Community Impact Competitive Grants Program

The 2020 COVID-19 Community Impact grants program was a one-time program to provide support to community-based organizations during the pandemic and is now closed.

To learn more about this grant program, click here.

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iRead Grants

The iREAD grant program ran from 2015 through 2018 in support of organizations’ literacy efforts for young children. This grant program is no longer active.

To learn more about this grant program, click here.

For more information about our grant programs, please contact us

Annette Williams

Annette Williams

Community Impact Coordinator
Karin Demarest

Karin Demarest

Vice President for Community Impact
Ariana Diaz De Leon

Ariana Díaz de León

Senior Community Impact Officer
John McGuirk

John McGuirk

Senior Fellow
Pictured: Yessenia Resendiz, Community Impact Intern. A young, Mexican woman with shoulder-length black hair standing in front of a tree with a big smile on her face.

Yessenia Resendiz

Community Impact Intern
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