2020 Community Impact Grants

$4,130,000+

and counting

Updated 07/31/2020

The grants listed here were made by our Community Impact Team, and do not include individual Donor Advised Fund (DAF) grants.

Funding for our Community Impact Grants comes through the generosity of our donors, who have supported our giving through donations to our funds for the Arts, Education, Environment, and more; and from donors who have chosen to leave legacy gifts to the Community Foundation.

If you are interested in giving to one of these funds, you can give online today. If you are interested in learning more about legacy giving, please contact us to learn more.

For a list of 2019 grants, please click here. To see the Healdsburg Forever 2019 grant recipients click here.

Education

Chop’s Teen Club aka DeMeo Teen Club Inc.: for general operating support of Chop’s

Los Cien Sonoma County: to support the Los Cien Virtual Platform for development of the Sonoma County Latino Report Card & State of the Latino Community Forum and to support their work with a consultant as they transition their leadership structure

Environment

Extended Child Care Coalition of Sonoma County Inc.: to support the Community Soil Foundation K-8 students participation in environmental educational programs at the Larkfield Community Garden/ Learning Center and General Operations

LandPaths: to support the In Our Own BackYards (IOOBY) Program and General Operations

North Bay Organizing Project: to support Latino Student Congress outings and outdoor retreats and for General Operations

Pepperwood Foundation: to support professional development of members of the Sonoma Environmental Education Collaborative (SEEC) and continued operation of SEEC

Pepperwood Foundation: to support TeenNat, connecting youth to natural resource careers through participation in conservation research

Point Reyes National Seashore Association: to support !Vamos Afuera! environmental education outdoor exploration program for underserved Latino youth and families

Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation: to support Science, Science Everywhere a learning experience integrating classroom lessons, field trips, and stewardship projects

Sonoma Ecology Center: to participate in the Creating Resilience with Capacity and Connections Cohort

Sonoma Ecology Center: to support the K-8 Watershed Education Program

Sonoma Land Trust: to support Bay Camp, a bilingual summer day camp on the San Pablo Bay

Health and Human Services

Alliance Medical Center: General operating support for COVID-19 response

 

Buckelew Programs: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Child Parent Institute (CPI): to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

City of Santa Rosa Housing and Community Services: for general operating support to the Samuel L. Jones Hall Homeless Shelter

Corazon Healdsburg: for general operating support

Covia Foundation: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Farm to Pantry: for general operating support

Food For Thought: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Friends in Sonoma Helping: to participate in the Creating Resilience with Capacity and Connections Cohort

Healdsburg Shared Ministries: to purchase food from the Redwood Empire Food Bank

Jewish Community Free Clinic of Sonoma County: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Lilliput Children’s Services: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

On The Move: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Operation Access: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Reach for Home: for general operating support

Redwood Empire Food Bank: for general operating support

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

Side by Side: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Sonoma Community Center: to participate in the Creating Resilience with Capacity and Connections Cohort

Sonoma Springs Community Hall: to participate in the Creating Resilience with Capacity and Connections Cohort

Sonoma State University Seawolf Scholars Program: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Sonoma Valley Community Health Center: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Sonoma Valley Youth & Family Services: to participate in the Creating Resilience with Capacity and Connections Cohort

St. Vincent De Paul Society of Sonoma County: 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 support 2-1-1

Verity-Compassion Safety Support A California Corporation: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Vintage House Senior Multipurpose Center of Sonoma Valley: to participate in the Creating Resilience with Capacity and Connections Cohort

YWCA of Sonoma County: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Disaster Recovery

10,000 Degrees: for General Operating expenses

Alexander Valley Film Society: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19

Alliance Medical Center: for general operating support grant from donor to continue providing services to Healdsburg residents during the COVID-19 pandemic

Art Escape: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis

Artstart (START SoCo): to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19

Boys and Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis

California Indian Museum & Cultural Center: to support CIMCC’s Implementation Plan to the Partnership for Resilient Communities

California Indian Museum & Cultural Center: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19

California Parenting Institute (CPI): for general support to continue serving our most vulnerable children and families during this COVID19 crisis

California Parenting Institute (CPI): to expand the Child Abuse Treatment Program

California Poets in the Schools:  to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19

Cancer Support Sonoma: to provide individual psychotherapy and mental health support groups for low fee and underserved cancer patients, caregivers and their families

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa: for continued efforts with fire recovery assistance and support

Center for Effective Philanthropy: to support YouthTruth Surveys – Phase 1

Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership: to support the operations of Sonoma County Community Organizations Active in Disaster (SC-COAD)

Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership: to develop and implement a webinar series titled, Stronger Together: Effective Nonprofit Leadership During the Crisis

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

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County: to support Community Action Partnership response to COVID-19

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County: for continued efforts with fire recovery assistance and support

Corazon Healdsburg: for general operating support to assist northern Sonoma County vulnerable residents

COTS (Committee on the Shelterless): to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Council on Aging Services for Seniors: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Farm to Pantry: for general operating support grant from donor to continue providing services to Healdsburg residents during the COVID-19 pandemic

FISH of the Santa Rosa Area Inc.: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Friends in Sonoma Helping: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Healdsburg Center for the Arts: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19

Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Inc: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19

Healdsburg Shared Ministries: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Humanidad Therapy & Education Services: to support delivering mental health therapy and resources to some of Sonoma County’s most vulnerable individuals during COVID-19

InterFaith Shelter Network: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Knights of Indulgence Theatre United States: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19

La Luz Center: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

La Luz Center: to support the La Luz Center’s Micro Loan program

La Luz Center: to support the El Verano Family Resource Center Mental Health Program

Legal Aid of Sonoma County: to support the Disaster Law Project (DLP) providing legal and policy support to individuals affected by the 2017 and 2019 Sonoma County fires

Legal Aid of Sonoma County: to improve organizational infrastructure in response to COVID 19

Lomi School Foundation (Lomi Counseling Clinic): to support delivering mental health therapy and resources to some of Sonoma County’s most vulnerable individuals during COVID-19

Main Stage West: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19

Museum of Sonoma County: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19

NAMI Sonoma County: for general operating support

New Vision Santa Rosa Foundation: to support grants for small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19

North Bay Organizing Project: to support UndocuFund in providing direct financial assistance to our undocumented community members

On The Move: for general operating support to La Plaza, to continue providing outreach and resources to Latinx families during and after the pandemic

Petaluma Arts Center: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19

Petaluma City Schools: to support the McDowell Family Resource Center pilot program Convivencia

Petaluma People Services Center: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Raizes Collective: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19

Reach for Home: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Redwood Empire Food Bank: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Renewal Enterprise District: to support the commitment of the Renewal Enterprise District to increase the housing stock in Sonoma County, through partnerships with Forsyth Street and Map OneSonoma

Roustabout Theater: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19

Santa Rosa Community Health: to expand the work of Sonoma Community Resilience Collaborative during disasters

Sebastiani Theatre Foundation, Inc.: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19

Shared Housing and Resource Exchange California: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Side by Side: to support the New Immigrant Collaborative pilot at Healdsburg Junior High School

Sonoma Community Center: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis

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, as fiscal sponsor to Sustainable Sonoma

Sonoma Ecology Center: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis

Sonoma Overnight Support: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Sonoma Springs Community Hall: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis

Sonoma Valley Community Communications: to support installment of a new radio antenna for KSVY 91.3 Sonoma

Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19

Sonoma Valley Youth & Family Services: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis

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

Teen Services Sonoma: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis

The Living Room: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Living Room: to provide mental health services to women currently experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, homelessness

Tides Center: to provide core funding to Generation Housing

Transcendence Theatre Company: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19

United Way of the Wine Country: to support the MAP OneSonoma initiative

Verity-Compassion Safety Support A California Corporation: to augment therapeutic counseling services to Spanish-speaking survivors of sexual violence and their families

Vintage House Senior Multipurpose Center of Sonoma Valley: to support organizational sustainability during the COVID-19 crisis

West County Community Services: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Windward Fund: to support the development and deployment of the Zonehaven Evacuation Management Platform (EMP) in Sonoma County, as fiscal sponsor for Zonehaven Fund

Women’s Recovery Services – A Unique Place: to provide support for economically vulnerable individuals and nonprofit operations affected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Young Actors Studio and Left Edge Theatre: to support immediate organizational needs related to COVID-19

YWCA of Sonoma County: to provide specialized, trauma informed domestic violence services to the vulnerable victims and their families

Other

Boys and Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley: to support the integration of the Boys and Girls Clubs and Teen Services Sonoma programs

Reach for Home: in support of the Healdsburg Forever Challenge Campaign

Russian River Rotary Foundation: to support the Russian River Rotary Crab Feed

Sonoma County Office of Education: to support a community promotion designed to recognize Sonoma County’s K-12 public schools and teachers

For more information about our grant programs, see Apply for Grants or contact:

Karin Demarest

Karin Demarest

Vice President for Community Impact
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