2014 Grant Making

In 2014 alone, the Foundation and Fund awarded more than $520K, including grants to 32 organizations, all thanks to the generosity of our donors. Some of this year’s grant highlights include: In the last three years Community Foundation Sonoma County and Sonoma Valley Fund have gifted almost $1.5M in grants and scholarship awards to Sonoma […]

2014 Annual Report

Click here to download our 2014 Annual Report Dear Friends, • Ongoing efforts to encourage more people in the Valley to consider including Sonoma Valley As Sonoma Valley Fund completes its eighth year of operation, I am pleased to report that the organization is playing an ever larger role in the future of our Valley. […]

2013 Community Foundation Sonoma County Grants to Sonoma Valley

Each year Community Foundation Sonoma County makes grants from a variety of funds to nonprofit organizations serving Sonoma Valley. 2013 grants from the Foundation included: Pets Lifeline — to improve the health of household pets in Sonoma Valley through the support of the Bilingual Wellness and Spay/Neuter Clinics. Sonoma Valley Museum of Art — to […]

Todd Grant Recipients

Hazel and Roland Todd named Community Foundation Sonoma County as the beneficiary of their $8.5M bequest with the intent to focus the proceeds primarily in Sonoma Valley. In turn, Sonoma Valley Fund/Community Foundation Sonoma County have made a series of grants in 2013 of just over $290K that will benefit local non-profits. The Todds entrusted […]

2013 Annual Report

Click here to download our 2013 Annual Report To Our Friends, We are happy to report that 2013 was yet another successful year for Sonoma Valley Fund! So much happened in the past year—grants to organizations benefiting the Valley have soared, Community Foundation Sonoma County launched a much expanded scholarship program, and Sonoma Valley Fund […]

2012 Todd Trust Grants

Hazel and Roland Todd named Community Foundation Sonoma County as the beneficiary of their $8.5 million Todd Trust, which focuses primarily on Sonoma Valley. Sonoma Valley Fund, in conjunction with parent organization Community Foundation Sonoma County, made a series of grants from the Roland and Hazel Todd Trust of just under $300,000 that will benefit […]

2012 Ellman Trust Grants

2012 represented the fifth and final year of the Ellman grants. The original grant of $150,000 from Phyllis and George Ellman has benefited several important environmental and historical preservation projects in the Valley. The grants in 2012 totaled $29,000, and were awarded to five Sonoma Valley non-profit organizations in support of projects fostering environmental awareness […]

2012 Annual Report

Click here to download our 2012 Annual Report To our friends We are happy to report that 2012 was Sonoma Valley Fund’s most successful year ever! The Fund’s sponsorship of Endow Sonoma Valley Month, our partnerships with Valley non-profits, our grantmaking (along with parent, Community Foundation Sonoma County) to organizations benefiting the Valley, and our […]

Grant Making in 2011

Sonoma Valley Fund awarded seven grants from the George and Phyllis Ellman Fund to support a diversity of work: Bouverie Preserve, Audubon Canyon Ranch – trail improvements; creation of new seasonal wetlands Sonoma Land Trust – improvements to two scenic overlooks on the Loop Trail at Glen Oaks Ranch Sonoma Community Center – creation of […]

2011 Annual Report

Click here to download our 2011 Annual Report To Our Friends, In 2011, Sonoma Valley Fund, an affiliate of Community Foundation Sonoma County, celebrated its fifth anniversary. Our organization is still young, but our mission is clear: to promote and facilitate local philanthropy and legacy giving by serving as a bridge between nonprofits, estate planning […]