2010 Annual Report

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Building Legacies

Sonoma Valley Fund’s unique role in our community as an affiliate of Community Foundation Sonoma County is designed to take advantage of the Community Foundation’s sound investment management of donor funds and the gift planning expertise of its staff. Community Foundation Sonoma County has operated for 28 years and currently manages nearly $150 million in […]

Our Growing Community

A Focus on Youth Formed at the outset of 2010, the Coordinating Council for Youth Development in Sonoma began its work by assisting grade 4-8 students with activities that enriched their summers. The Council, with the aid of civic organizations, foundations and individuals, enhanced the school district’s newly structured summer school by providing support for […]

Grant Making in Sonoma Valley

In 2010, Sonoma Valley Fund, with Community Foundation Sonoma County, awarded $167,380 to the local community in grants and scholarships. Sonoma Valley Fund awarded seven grants from the George and Phyllis Ellman Fund totaling $30,500 to support a diversity of work. 2010 Sonoma Valley Ellman Fund Grants AuduBon Canyon Ranch – to restore degraded habitats, […]

2009 Annual Report

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The Youth Initiative

Sustaining Our Community for the Next Generation In early 2009, the Sonoma Valley Fund established a Youth Initiative Committee to explore the many challenges facing Sonoma Valley’s youth, and to attempt to address important community concerns such as the perceived low numbers of local high school students going on to college or meaningful jobs, continuing […]

Grant Making in Sonoma Valley

In 2009 Sonoma Valley Fund, with Community Foundation Sonoma County and their donors, awarded $265,550 to the local community in grants and scholarships. Sonoma Valley Fund awarded six grants from the George and Phyllis Ellman Fund totaling $25,500, to support a diversity of work as shown here. Sonoma Valley Fund Partners The partnership between the […]

2008 Annual Report

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Sonoma Valley Nonprofits

The Sonoma Valley Fund is the bridge between Sonoma Valley nonprofits and the donors who support them. The expertise of Community Foundation Sonoma County, the parent of the Sonoma Valley Fund, ensures that donors’ charitable wishes will be fulfilled in the most beneficial way at the end of their lifetimes and that their funds will […]

Strengthening and Sustaining Our Community

Bridges for Legacy Donors The Sonoma Valley Fund is the bridge between donors and the nonprofit organizations they support, ensuring the prudent investment of funds and the achievement of legacy gift objectives. Through its parent, Community Foundation Sonoma County, the Fund wisely invests and fulfills donors’ charitable bequests. A few of our many donors share […]