Sonoma County has seen unimaginable hardship these past five years.
A fire that destroyed over 5,300 homes in 2017, flooding and a 77,000 acre fire in 2019, and the compounding burden of the coronavirus.
The Sonoma County Resilience Fund is the only long-term recovery fund in Sonoma County dedicated to supporting residents impacted by disaster.
We have made more than $17 million in grants to support nonprofit organizations working on the front lines of disaster recovery.
Our work continues.
Prior to the 2017 fire disaster in Sonoma County, the core services offered through Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa focused primarily on homelessness and housing, emergency shelter, and street outreach work. The organization also offered immigration...
Founded in early 2020, the Napa Sonoma ADU Center is making it easier for homeowners to understand the process of designing, and building, accessory dwelling units—sometimes called granny units. The center is a fiscally-sponsored project of Napa Valley Community...
Helping navigate the legal challenges of losing your home in a wildfires: Legal Aid of Sonoma County
The October 2017 North Bay fires left thousands of households with the daunting tasks of navigating insurance claims, disaster recovery assistance like FEMA, and the rebuilding or relocating process. As a result, Legal Aid of Sonoma County established a Disaster...
Other Ways to Give
- Mail a check to Community Foundation Sonoma County, 120 Stony Point Rd., Suite 220, Santa Rosa, CA 95401. Please indicate “Sonoma County Resilience Fund” in the memo line.
- Transfer stock or securities; contact a Philanthropic Advisor to begin the process.
- To learn about more ways to give, contact us.
Thank you for your generosity and commitment to Sonoma County.
If you have questions about the Resilience Fund, please contact us
Community Impact Officer
Community Foundation Sonoma County is committed to equitable access to arts education. Our Arts Education grant program supports nonprofits providing high-quality arts education for students furthest from these opportunities. Arts education curricula should be delivered by qualified Sonoma County visual, performing, or literary artists providing instruction and creative experiences directly to young people. Organizations may apply for funding up to $15,000.