We need your support to ensure that people impacted by the coronavirus are able to receive the help they need.

Give Locally: to our COVID-19 Resilience Fund to help Sonoma County’s most vulnerable people recover from the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

Stories of Impact

Grants Made to Date

$6,258,000+

and counting

Total includes grants from CFSC’s Resilience Fund and CFSC Donor Advised Fund donors
Updated 2/12/2021

Our Grants

Economic Assistance - $2,603,520

  • Buckelew Programs: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Burbank Housing Management Corporation: to support the digital divide that low-income families face by providing free, high-quality internet service
  • California Indian Museum & Cultural Center: to provide financial assistance, food, and other relief to Native Americans in Sonoma County
  • California Parenting Institute (CPI): for general support to contine serving our most vulnerable children and families during this COVID19 crisis
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Centro Legal de la Raza: for the Oakland Undocumented Relief (OUR) Fund
  • Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County: to support the ongoing services to clients as they navigate food, rent and financial assistance needed due to COVID
  • Conservation Corps North Bay: to provide paid job training, case management, and basic human needs support for young people of color preparing to enter a workforce impacted by COVID-19
  • Corazon Healdsburg: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Covia Foundation: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Downtown Streets Team: to provide basic needs stipends in the form of gift cards for food, clothing, and medicine to individuals experiencing homelessness
  • Face to Face Sonoma County AIDS Network: to provide housing, utility, food, transportation or other emergency support for Latinx and BIPOC clients who are ineligible for government funding
  • Family Justice Center of Sonoma County Foundation: to provide food, housing, immediate needs (gift cards), and emergency supplies to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, elder abuse, and human trafficking
  • First 5 Sonoma County: to support the Sonoma County Child Care Resiliency Fund, intended to ensure that child care businesses remain sustainable in the midst of the COVID-19 public health emergency
  • Friends in Sonoma Helping: to support Latinx families and seniors who have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 by providing rental assistance
  • Friends of the Petaluma Family Resource Center at McDowell: to assist low-income families affected by COVID-19 with emergency financial needs
  • Immigration Institute of the Bay Area: to provide essential immigration legal services to Latinx immigrants
  • Intersection for the Arts: in support of the Covid – 19 Safety Net Fund for artists
  • La Luz Center: to support the La Luz Center’s Micro Loan program
  • La Luz Center: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Legal Aid of Sonoma County: for general operating support
  • Lilliput Children’s Services: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • NDN Collective: for NDN Covid-19 Response Project
  • New Venture Fund: for Oakland COVID-19 Relief Fund
  • New Vision Santa Rosa Foundation: to support grants for small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19
  • Next Village SF: to provide assistance to the elderly during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • North Bay Childrens Center Inc: to provide direct child care services and early educational programs for children of essential and front line workers disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • North Bay Organizing Project: to support Undocufund in providing direct financial assistance to our undocumented community members
  • North Bay Organizing Project: for youth organizing, housing, and the disaster work
  • On The Move: to support direct emergency financial assistance for Sonoma County Latinx community members for living expenses related to the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • On The Move: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Petaluma City Schools: to support the McDowell Family Resource Center pilot program Convivencia
  • Petaluma People Services Center: to support the COVID-19 Eviction Prevention Pilot
  • Petaluma People Services Center: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • River to Coast Children’s Services: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Salvation Army – Santa Rosa: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation: in support of Direct Relief
  • Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation: in support of the SRJC Crisis Relief Fund
  • Side by Side: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Sonoma County Black Coalition: to provide COVID-19 Care Packages to low-income families and homeless communities in Santa Rosa and Petaluma
  • Sonoma County Vintners Foundation: in support of the 2020 Sonoma County Wine Auction Fund-A-Need to bridge the technology gap in education and help provide underprivileged youth in Sonoma County with internet access, computers and other resources needed to support remote learning
  • Sonoma State University DREAM Center: to expand the Undocu-Survival Initiative, which provides financial and technology assistance to undocumented students that allows them to persist in their education and employment
  • Sonoma State University Seawolf Scholars Program: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • TLC Child & Family Services: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • United Way of the Wine Country: to launch a fund to support small business in partnership with the Economic Development Board
  • Verity-Compassion Safety Support A California Corporation: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • West County Community Services: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • YWCA of Sonoma County: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Food Security - $1,365,144

  • California Human Development: to provide education, PPE, and food to day laborers and families that utilize the Day Labor Center Program during COVID-19
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa: to support the food distribution program
  • Ceres Community Project: for emergency food assistance for local community members affected by the coronavirus health pandemic
  • Christ Church United Methodist Church: in support of Elisha’s Pantry
  • Coastal Seniors, Inc: to provide home delivered meals to qualifying Sonoma County seniors and disabled adults
  • Congregation Shomrei Torah: to support Elisha’s Pantry
  • Conservation Corps North Bay: to provide emergency food to corpsmembers
  • Council on Aging Services for Seniors: to provide nutritious meals and wellness checks to low-income seniors in Meals on Wheels service areas
  • Farm to Pantry: to provide nutritious produce to those who need it most
  • Feeding America: for general operating support
  • FISH of the Santa Rosa Area Inc.: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Food Bank for Monterey County: for general operating support
  • Food For Thought: to provide lifesaving nutrition services to 250 low-income residents of Healdsburg and Geyserville living with serious illnesses
  • Food For Thought: to provide healthy groceries and meals to low-income Latinx families affected by COVID-19
  • Foodbank of Santa Barbara County: for general operating support
  • Forget Me Not Childrens Services: to distribute organic produce and provide animal-assisted and horticultural therapy to children who are survivors of abuse, neglect, community violence and wildfires
  • Friends in Sonoma Helping: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Healdsburg Shared Ministries: to support the Healdsburg Food Pantry
  • Institute of Ecological Design: to support the COVID response with food and hygiene kits among the Misqitu tribe
  • Interfaith Food Sustainable Collaborative: to provide continuity for low-income seniors accessing produce through farmers markets
  • International Community Foundation: for the Todos Santos Relief Fund. Donation is for the food bank
  • Justicewise: to sustain and expand the Text FOOD/COMIDA program
  • LandPaths: to provide food distribution and COVID health, financial, and  resource services in Spanish and English to the neighboring community at Bayer Farm
  • North Bay Organizing Project: to support Food for All/Comida Para Todos food and outreach response to COVID
  • Northern California Center for Well-Being: to provide medical nutrition services and increased access to critical resources to low-income Latinx and senior populations who are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19
  • Petaluma Ecumenical Properties: for food and grocery cards for 710 senior residents
  • Redwood Empire Food Bank: to provide health groceries to local individuals, children, and families who have been affected by COVID-19
  • Roseland School District: for the Roseland Family Food Relief Fund
  • Salvation Army – Santa Rosa: for food distribution during the Covid-19 crisis
  • Sonoma Applied Village Services: to provide direct food and outreach services to the homeless of Sonoma County
  • Sonoma County Black Forum: to provide food assistance to individuals and families and support the Urban Gardening Series
  • Sonoma Family Meal: to assist with the preparation by chefs of meals to be delivered to nonprofits serving seniors and at-risk families
  • Sonoma Valley Education Foundation: in support of student lunches and general student support during the COVID-19 crisis
  • Una Vida: to support the Community Pantry-Crisis Response program developed to support vulnerable community members affected by COVID-19
  • West Seattle Food Bank: for general operating support

Healthcare and Mental Health - $1,190,250

  • Alliance Medical Center: General operating support for COVID-19 response
  • American Red Cross of the California Northwest: for annual contribution
  • Botanical Bus: to empower Latinx farmworkers, domestic workers, and day laborers in Sonoma County with holistic health resources through a bilingual mobile herb clinic
  • California Parenting Institute (CPI): to fund hiring a therapist in order to expand the Child Abuse Treatment Program
  • Cloverdale Senior Multipurpose Center: to provide mental health support to isolated seniors and other members of the community effected by COVID-19
  • Doctors Without Borders: for general operating support
  • Earle Baum Center of the Blind: for general operating support
  • Global Offsite Care: in support of Covid-19 response
  • Henry the Hand Foundation: for purchase of face shields and the area of greatest need
  • Hospice By The Bay Foundation: to provide increased advocacy, counseling, and resources to low-income, medically fragile children and seniors and their families through the Coronavirus Emergency Fund
  • Humanidad Therapy & Education Services: to support delivering mental health therapy and resources to some of Sonoma County’s most vulnerable individuals during COVID-19
  • Integrative Healers Action Network: to support Farmworker Clinics by providing free integrative health services to Latinx community members working in Sonoma County vineyards
  • Jewish Community Free Clinic of Sonoma County: to support direct services focused on prevention, quarantine, and coping with COVID-19 impact for Latinx, elderly, and other at-risk patients
  • La Luz Center: to support the El Verano Family Resource Center Mental Health Program
  • LifeWorks of Sonoma County: to provide bilingual youth and family therapy to the Latino community through the El Puente program
  • Literacyworks: to provide plain language mental health information, workshops, and resources to low-literacy, low-income Latinx/BIPOC families
  • Lomi Counseling Clinic: to support delivering mental health therapy and resources to some of Sonoma County’s most vulnerable individuals during COVID-19
  • NAMI Sonoma County: for general operating support
  • Northern California Center for Well-Being: for general operating support
  • Nuestra Comunidad: to provide PPE to vineyard, agricultural, and essential workers through the Farmworker Clinic Project
  • On The Move: for general operating support to La Plaza, to continue providing outreach and resources to Latinx families during and after the pandemic
  • Operation Access: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Operation Dignity: for general operating support
  • Petaluma Health Center: to support the COVID TEAM, a specialized health care team to provide COVID-19 education, outreach, screening/testing, and referrals targeted at uninsured and Latinx populations
  • Petaluma People Services Center: in support of IsoCare, to assist with telecare for those ordered to self-isolate due to COVID-19
  • Redwood Coast Medical Services: for general operating support
  • Redwood Community Health Coalition: to support the Outreach and Enrollment program with service referrals to help the most vulnerable families affected by the pandemic and its resulting economic downturn
  • Samaritan’s Purse: for the Emergency Medicine Fund (#013759) for Covid-19 response
  • Santa Rosa Community Health: to expand the work of Sonoma Community Resilience Collaborative during disasters
  • Sonoma Valley Community Health Center: for the Sonoma Valley vaccine education and marketing project
  • Sonoma Valley Community Health Center: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Sonoma Valley Hospital Foundation: to support an eight-week mass vaccination clinic
  • Support Our Students: to support delivering mental health therapy and resources to some of Sonoma County’s most vulnerable individuals during this COVID-19 pandemic
  • The Living Room: to provide mental health services to women currently experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, homelessness
  • Verity: to augment therapeutic counseling services to Spanish-speaking survivors of sexual violence and their families
  • Vintage House Senior Multipurpose Center of Sonoma Valley: to address food insecurity and mental health issues resulting from the economic and social impacts of COVID-19 on low-income seniors and Latinx residents of Sonoma Valley
  • West County Community Services: to expand in-home health services and nutritional support to low-income Russian River seniors
  • West County Community Services: for the Crisis Support Program in response to COVID 19
  • West County Health Centers Inc: in support of COVID vaccine clinics in West County
  • West County Health Centers Inc: to provide access to medical and behavioral health services through telehealth patient visits via video or phone and limited in-person visits for dental and other services during COVID-19
  • YWCA of Sonoma County: to provide trauma-informed and trauma-focused therapy services to victims of domestic violence in Sonoma Valley

Housing and Homelessness - $493,650

  • Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds: to provide food and shelter for homeless adults
  • Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds: for emergency funds / Redwood Gospel Mission program
  • California Homemakers Association: to provide deliveries of hygiene supplies, PPE, and fresh and prepared food to low-income families
  • COTS (Committee on the Shelterless): to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • InterFaith Shelter Network: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • North Beach Citizens: to provide assistance to the homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • PEP Housing: to provide resources to seniors living in PEP Housing during COVID-19
  • Reach for Home: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Rebuilding Together – Petaluma: for general operating support
  • Redwood Gospel Mission: for general operating support
  • Shared Housing and Resource Exchange California: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Social Advocates for Youth: to provide job support to homeless youth
  • Sonoma Applied Village Services: for operating expenses
  • Sonoma Overnight Support: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice: for the Emergency Shelter for Homeless Families Program
  • St. Vincent De Paul Society of Sonoma County: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • The Living Room: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • TLC Child & Family Services: to support transition-age homeless youth in the THP-Plus Expansion program with a monthly basic needs stipend to help ensure Rapid Rehousing

Other - $605,500

  • 10,000 Degrees: for General Operating expenses
  • Alexander Valley Film Society: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • Art Escape: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis
  • Artstart: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • Bay Nature Institute: for general operating support
  • Becoming Independent: for 2020 annual contribution
  • Bilingual Broadcasting Foundation: to inform English, Spanish, Triqui, Mixteco and Chatino speaking community critical information on the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma-Marin: to support the Distance Learning Clubs
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis
  • California Indian Museum & Cultural Center: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • California Poets in the Schools:  to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership: to develop and implement a webinar series titled, Stronger Together: Effective Nonprofit Leadership During the Crisis
  • Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership: to support the operations of Sonoma County Community Organizations Active in Disaster (SC-COAD)
  • Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center: for general operating support
  • Children’s Museum of Sonoma County: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • Cinnabar Arts Corporation: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • Commonwealth Club of California: for 2020 operating expenses including COVID-19 Fund
  • Corazon Healdsburg: to support Camp HBG 2.0
  • Crocker Art Museum: for general operating support
  • First Congregational Church of Sonoma: for Rev’d Dr. Curran’s discretion – Covid-19 response
  • Healdsburg Center for the Arts: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • Healdsburg Education Foundation: for general support in advance of year-end
  • Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Inc: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • H-Town Youth Theatre DBA Young Actors Studio and Left Edge Theatre: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • Hudson River Museum: for general operating support
  • International Community Foundation: for benefit of Palapa Society of Todos Santos
  • Juliette’s House: for general operating support
  • Kid Scoop News: to provide urgent literacy educational news materials for Latinx families, children, and low-income seniors suffering from COVID-19 disruption and insecurity
  • Knights of Indulgence Theatre United States: for general operating support
  • Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation: for general operating support
  • LandPaths: in support of LandPaths summer camp scholarships
  • Lifehouse.: for 2020 annual contribution
  • Main Stage West: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • Museum of Sonoma County: to assist the Museum during the Covid-19 closure
  • Oakland Museum of California: for general operating support
  • Occidental Center for the Arts: for general operating support
  • Pepperwood Foundation: for general operating support
  • Petaluma Arts Center: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • Petaluma Educational Foundation: to support TK-12 grade students with Social Emotional Learning Programs helping students and families adapt to challenges of COVID-19
  • Raizes Collective: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • Roustabout Theater: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • Russian Riverkeeper: for annual support in advance of year end. We hope others will step up without the need for events and other “virtual” gatherings.
  • San Francisco Conservatory of Music: for general operating support
  • San Jose Museum of Art Association: for general operating support
  • Sebastiani Theatre Foundation, Inc.: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • Sebastopol Center for the Arts: for general operating support
  • Side by Side: to support the New Immigrant Collaborative pilot at Healdsburg Junior High School
  • Sonoma Community Center: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • Sonoma Conservatory of Dance: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • Sonoma Ecology Center: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis
  • Sonoma Land Trust: for general operating support
  • Sonoma Springs Community Hall: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis
  • Sonoma Valley Education Foundation: to support Preschool for All providing tuition-free, high-quality preschool education to low-income students in Sonoma Valley
  • Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis
  • Sonoma Valley Museum of Art: for general operating support
  • Sonoma Valley Youth & Family Services: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis
  • St. Helena Montessori School: in support of students needing assistance during the pandemic
  • St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church: for Rector’s discretionary fund – Covid-19 response
  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Burlingame: for Rector’s discretionary fund – Covid -19 response
  • St. Peter’s Episcopal Church: for Rector’s discretionary fund – Covid 19
  • Teen Services Sonoma: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis
  • The Bishop’s Ranch: for 2020 annual contribution
  • Transcendence Theatre Company: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19
  • United Way of the Wine Country: to support 2-1-1
  • Vintage House Senior Multipurpose Center of Sonoma Valley: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis
  • Vital Immigrant Defense Advocacy and Service: to support the Secure Families Collaborative
  • Women’s Recovery Services: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Yamhill Community Action Partnership: for general operating support
  • YWCA of Sonoma County: for general operating support

If you have questions about the COVID-19 Resilience Fund, please contact us

 

Karin Demarest

Karin Demarest

Vice President for Community Impact
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