Resilience Fund Grants

Grants Made to Date

$5,189,300+

and counting

Emergency Grants - $510,000

  • California Human Development – to support immediate fire relief efforts after the 2017 firestorm
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa – to support immediate fire relief efforts after the 2017 firestorm
  • Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership – to support the Volunteer Center of Sonoma County and CVNL Merger
  • Ceres Community Project – to support immediate fire relief efforts after the 2017 firestorm
  • Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County – to support immediate fire relief efforts after the 2017 firestorm
  • Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County – to purchase gift cards to distribute to families affected by the Kincade fire
  • Community Child Care Council of Sonoma County – to support immediate fire relief efforts after the 2017 wildfire
  • Corazon Healdsburg – for general operating to support response to the Kincade fire
  • Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees – to support immediate fire relief efforts after the 2017 firestorm
  • Humane Society of Sonoma County – to support immediate fire relief efforts after the 2017 firestorm
  • La Luz Center – to support immediate fire relief efforts after the 2017 firestorm
  • Petaluma People Services Center – to support immediate fire relief efforts after the 2017 firestorm
  • Petaluma People Services Center – for general operating to support response to the Kincade fire
  • Redwood Empire Food Bank – to support immediate fire relief efforts after the 2017 firestorm
  • Redwood Empire Food Bank – for general operating to support response to the Kincade fire
  • United Way of the Wine Country – for general operating to support response to the Kincade fire
  • Volunteer Center Of Sonoma County – to support immediate fire relief efforts after the 2017 firestorm

Helping Individuals Grants - $1,971,055

  • Buckelew Programs – to provide direct and immediate emergency services to community members with behavioral health challenges
  • Burbank Housing Management Corporation – to cover the temporary housing costs for Journey’s End residents awaiting permanent housing
  • California Parenting Institute (CPI) – to provide financial support to high risk families with emergent needs to maintain housing, medical care and stability
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa – to support the unmet needs of our most vulnerable community members post-fires
  • Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County – to support Rebuilding Our Community Sonoma County (ROC)
  • Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County – to hire a Disaster Case Manager focused on the home rebuild process
  • Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County – to support the unmet needs of our most vulnerable community members post-fires
  • Corazon Healdsburg – to provide emergency housing, utilities, food, baby supplies, transportation and shelter for qualified families and individuals served by Corazón Healdsburg
  • Council on Aging Services – to provide home delivered meals to frail, isolated and homebound seniors
  • La Luz Center – to assist low-income Sonoma Valley individuals/families with emergency shelter, food and basic needs
  • Legal Aid of Sonoma County – to support the Disaster Law Program (DLP) to provide legal information and representation to those affected by the 2017 wildfires
  • Lutheran Social Services of Northern California (ROC Sonoma County) – to support the unmet needs of our most vulnerable community members post-fires
  • Petaluma People Services Center – to provide home-delivered meals and check-ins through the Meals on Wheels Program for at-risk seniors
  • Redwood Empire Food Bank – to provide nourishing fruits and vegetables to our hungry neighbors to improve their quality of life
  • Shared Housing and Resource Exchange California – to provide immediate and direct aid through an Emergency Needs Fund for participants in the home share programs
  • Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department – to support the purchase of medals for staff in recognition of their performance during the first hours of the October 2017 fires
  • TLC Child and Family Services – to assist former foster youth with emergency housing, gas, food and transportation assistance.
  • United Policyholders – to support the enhanced long term recovery services to North Bay wildfire impacted households through United Policyholders’ Roadmap to recovery program
  • United Way of the Wine Country – to provide grants to law enforcement and fire personnel who lost homes in the 2017 wildfire in Sonoma County
  • West County Community Services – to provide food for very low-income residents and seniors

Healing the long-term effects of trauma - $1,460,000

  • Daily Acts Organization – to support the Sonoma County Environmental Health Coalition Project
  • Healthcare Foundation Northern Sonoma County – to support the Wildfire Mental Health Collaborative Public Awareness Campaign
  • Humanidad Therapy & Education Services – to support culturally-proficient mental health counseling for underserved Latinos, primarily high-risk, low-income migrant workers
  • Lomi School Foundation (Lomi Counseling Clinic) – to provide individual and family psychotherapy to adults and children impacted by the wildfire of 2018
  • NAMI Sonoma County – to increase the capacity of NAMI’s warmline and outreach and referral services
  • NAMI Sonoma County – to launch Ending The Silence program in Sonoma County middle and high schools
  • On the Move – to support the launch and implementation of La Plaza which will improve access to trauma-informed care and community-led mental health services for Latinos in Sonoma County
  • Santa Rosa Community Health – to support Sonoma Community Resilience Collaborative – Building a Self-Healing Community
  • Santa Rosa Fire Fighters Foundation – to support behavioral health programs for firefighters in our county
  • Side by Side, formerly Sunny Hills Services – to reduce the stigma of mental health challenges in the vulnerable, at-risk Latino youth community
  • St. Joseph Home Care Network – to support the children’s grief services program
  • Support Our Students – to support affordable and accessible therapy services for low-income families and individuals

Housing Solutions for our Community - $638,351

  • Burbank Housing Development Corporation – to support the incubation of the cross sector leadership group, Generation Housing
  • CSB Consulting – for research and guidance on housing issues in Sonoma County
  • Napa Valley Community Foundation – to support the launch of a comprehensive Accessory Dwelling Unit program
  • New Vision Santa Rosa Foundation – to develop resources and information to facilitate affordable housing development in Sonoma County through a Housing Trust Fund
  • Shared Housing and Resource Exchange California – to provide funding for an additional Home Matching Specialist to SHARE Sonoma County
  • Sonoma Ecology Center – to support Sustainable Sonoma, a project of Sonoma Ecology Center, to further housing affordability in the Sonoma Valley
  • The CaseMade Inc – for research and guidance on housing communication strategies in Sonoma County

Preparedness - Resilient Communities - $280,000

  • Ceres Community Project – to support training and projects related to resilient leadership in times of disaster
  • Children’s Museum of Sonoma County – to support training and projects related to resilient leadership in times of disaster
  • Chop’s Teen Club aka DeMeo Teen Club Inc. – to support training and projects related to resilient leadership in times of disaster
  • City of Santa Rosa – to strengthen community cohesion and prepare neighborhoods for future emergency via the Resilient Neighborhood Neighborfest Program
  • Community Child Care Council of Sonoma County – to support training and projects related to resilient leadership in times of disaster
  • Compassion Without Borders – to support training and projects related to resilient leadership in times of disaster
  • Pepperwood Foundation – to support training and projects related to resilient leadership in times of disaster
  • Petaluma Ecumenical Properties – to support training and projects related to resilient leadership in times of disaster
  • River to Coast Children’s Services – to support training and projects related to resilient leadership in times of disaster
  • Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation – to support training and projects related to resilient leadership in times of disaster
  • United Way of the Wine Country – to support training and projects related to resilient leadership in times of disaster

Planning, Research, and Convening - $329,893

  • Career Technical Education Foundation Sonoma County – to support the broader Our Kids Our Future framework
  • Innate Strategies – to support the Map One Sonoma Initiative, a community-wide resilience collaborative
  • Laurie Johnson Consulting – a disaster recovery consultant to support the City of Santa Rosa and County of Sonoma in developing research-based and equitable recovery plans.
  • Pepperwood Foundation – for Living with Fire Symposium
  • Sonoma State University – to support a convening to identify transformative county goals on climate change
  • United Way of the Wine Country – to support the Map One Sonoma Initiative, a community-wide resilience collaborative

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

Karin Demarest

Karin Demarest

Vice President for Community Impact
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