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.

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

Have questions? Please review our FAQ and always feel free to reach out to our Community Impact Team if you have questions about these or any of our other grant programs.

We encourage you to sign up for our newsletter here if you haven’t done so already so you can learn about our grant opportunities as they emerge.

Our Grant Programs

Last Updated: 5/25/22
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Arts Education Grant Program

The 2022 Arts Education Grant Program launched this Spring and is open by invitation.

To learn more about this grant program, please click here

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Community Grants

The Sonoma County Vintners 2022 Community Grants Program is now closed.

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

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Environmental Education

The 2022 Environmental Education Grant Program launched this Spring and is open by invitation.

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

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Expanded Learning Advancing Educational Equity (ELAEE) Initiative

The 2022/23 ELAEE Initiative launched this Spring is open by invitation.

To learn more about this grant program, 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 is now closed.

To learn more about this grant program, 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.

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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

Community Impact Director
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Yessenia Resendiz Torres

Community Impact Intern
José Castro Gambino

José Castro Gambino

Community Impact Officer
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