TEN YEARS
OF IMPACT

2009-2019

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GRANT RECIPIENTS

Since its founding Impact100 Sonoma has granted $2,062,000 to nonprofit organizations serving Sonoma Valley.  Every year we award a $100,000 Impact Grant, Impact Finalist Grants of $10,000, and Community Grants between $5,000 and $20,000 in areas that range from education to health, from the arts to the environment.  Here is a list of all grant recipients:

$100,000 Impact Grant Recipients

2018

La Luz Center - Computer Literacy and Employment Services

Finalist Grants, $20,000 each:

  • Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance
  • Sustainable Sonoma

2017

Sonoma Land Trust – Sonoma Development Center Land Protection Project

Finalist Grants of $10,000 In Unrestricted Funds:

  • Community Child Care Council of Sonoma County (4C’s)
  • La Luz Center

2016

10,000 Degrees – 10,000 Degrees Institute Sonoma Valley Expansion

Finalist Grants, $20,000 each:

  • Becoming Independent
  • Pets Lifeline
  • Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance

2015

On The Move – Sonoma Valley Parent University

Finalist Grants, $20,000 each:

  • 10,000 Degrees
  • Audubon Canyon Ranch



2014

Redwood Empire Food Bank – Diabetes Wellness Project of Sonoma Valley

Finalist Grants, $20,000 each:

  • Sonoma Land Trust
  • Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance
2013

Sonoma Valley Education Foundation – Smart Start: Preschool for All in Sonoma Valley

Finalist Grants, $20,000 each:

  • Sonoma Valley Hospital Foundation
  • WillMar Family Grief & Healing Center

2012

La Luz Center – Strengthening Families & the Community

Finalist Grants, $13,375 each:

  • Sonoma Community Center
  • Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance

2011

Sonoma Valley Teen Services – Skills for Life Program

2010

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley – College Bound Program

Finalist Grants, $2,500 each:

  • Sonoma Ecology Center
  • Sonoma Valley Museum of Art
  • Social Advocates for Youth (SAY)
  • WillMar Family Grief & Healing Center

Community Grant Recipients

2018

Becoming Independent
$20,000: To increase their per-client
dollar amount to $150/day and to help
fund/expand client-selected activities such as field trips, classes,
supplies and activities.

Cancer Support of Sonoma
$20,000: For the Patient Assistance Fund to help clients dealing with
cancer receive low-fee complementary therapies that are rarely covered by insurance.

Jack London Park Partners
$15,970: Expanding the successful pilot program that offers an in-depth investigation of ecosystem dynamics and bio-diversity to all Sonoma Valley 7th graders in fall 2018.

Kenwood Education Foundation
$10,030: To fund KIDS (Kenwood Investing in Dynamic Students) enrichment programs for the 2018-19 school year after the 2017 fires prematurely ended the annual KIDS fundraising campaign.

Redwood Empire Food Bank
$20,000: Providing more than 133,300 pounds of fresh produce to food-insecure neighbors in Sonoma Valley.

Sebastiani Theatre Foundation
$20,000: Funding 83 scholarships for Latino youth of low-income families to attend Sebastiani's after-school and summer performing arts camps.

Sonoma Community Center
$20,000: To upgrade aged and outdated safety features, and increase accessibility, in the historic 102-year building.

Sonoma Overnight Support
$20,000: Expanding its free Day Services program to meet increased demand, and prevent it from having to cut back its hours.

Sonoma Valley Education Foundation
$20,000: Expanding, from 50+ to 100 Kindergarten - 12th grade students, of ViVO, an after-school and summer professional music instruction and orchestra program that serves many at-risk socio-economically disadvantaged youth.

Vintage House
$20,000: Funding an external study of the Sonoma Valley senior population to determine their current and future needs in order to inform Vintage House's future programs and services.

2017

10,000 Degrees
$20,000: College Awareness Initiative pilot program for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students and their parents at Altimira Middle School.

On The Move
$19,990: Expanding Parent University program (currently at El Verano and Sassarini Elementary Schools) to Flowery Elementary School.

Redwood Empire Food Bank
$20,000: fresh produce and healthy staple foods for low-income residents of Sonoma Valley who might otherwise go without adequate food and nutrition.

Social Advocates for Youth (SAY)
$20,000: Expanding no-cost services to grieving youth in Sonoma Valley and increase parent education and youth engagement.

Sonoma Overlook Trail Stewards
$10,000: Repair damage from erosion and overuse on Sonoma's Overlook Trail.

Sonoma Valley Education Foundation
$20,000: Expanding the Jump Into Reading! summer intervention program to improve reading proficiency for students in grades K-3.

Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance (SVMA)
$20,000: Continuation of Road Map to Your Future program, providing valuable career exploration opportunities to 240 of Sonoma Valley's most at-risk youth.

Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance
$8048: Upgrades to eight Mentor Centers.

Teen Services Sonoma (TSS)
$19,845: Expanding Ready to Work program with Building Vocational Skills for Success program, offering construction-related skills development.

Teen Services Sonoma
$14,344: Equipment and supplies purchasing to upgrade hospitality programs at TSS's Lovin’ Oven and Sonoma Valley High School's No Name Cafe.

2016

Ceres Community Project
$15,000: Continuation of Healing Meals for Healthy Communities program, serving families and individuals struggling with serious illness.

Friends in Sonoma Helping (FISH)
$15,000: Rental assistance to Sonoma Valley residents in need.

La Luz Center
$15,000: Providing low-income Latinos with free, bi-lingual employment counseling, computer classes and ongoing technology literacy assistance.

Pets Lifeline
$15,000: Expansion of spay/neuter capabilities so that all sterilization surgeries can be performed at the shelter.

Redwood Empire Food Bank
$15,000: Expanding weekly distribution of fresh produce to approximately 300 low-income seniors, families and individuals in Sonoma Valley.

Sonoma Community Center
$10,000: Replacing 30-year-old community gas kiln with a safer kiln to help expand their ceramics program.

Sonoma Ecology Center
$2,316: Funding for training teen EnviroLeaders in urban tree planting/care and community survey techniques to help enhance the Springs.

Sonoma Valley Education Foundation
$2,316: Funds to support overnight college field trips for students enrolled in their engineering and agriculture academies.

Teen Services Sonoma
$15,000: Launching a welding program in conjunction with Hanna Boys Center as the first in a series of programs to prepare youth for construction sector jobs.

Verity
$2,316: Continuation of Youth Empowerment and Support program, educating children and youth to identify, prevent and report sexual violence.

Vintage House
$15,000: Expansion of their senior transportation project (LIMO) that provides free, local rides for life-enhancing purposes.

2015

Becoming Independent
$15,000: Purchasing a new vehicle to transport clients with developmental disabilities to work and volunteer sites.

Ceres Community Project
$15,000: Planning with Sonoma Valley organizations to address nutritional needs for patients after they have been released from a hospital stay.

La Luz Center
$15,000: Computer literacy workshops and employment counseling at El Verano Community School for low-income Latino adults.

Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance
$15,000: Purchase of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning tools for their mentoring centers.

Jack London Park Partners
$15,000: Funds to organize volunteers in invasive species removal in the park and to involve at-risk youth in specific restoration projects.

Community Matters
$15,000: To institutionalize the Safe School Ambassador program (an early-intervention program focusing on communication and conflict resolution) at Adele Harrison and Altimira Middle Schools.

Verity
$15,000: Youth Empowerment and Support project at Sonoma Valley schools to aid students in preventing sexual violence.

4Paws Learning and Wellness Center
$2,200: Expansion of Sonoma Valley canine social therapy teams that provide comfort to healthcare patients and assist children struggling with reading.

Arts Guild
$15,000: To support a mobile arts education program at four elementary schools for 1,448 Sonoma Valley K-5 students.

Pets Lifeline
$800: Structural enhancements to their kennels and dog play area.

2014

Sonoma Valley Community Health Center
$13,000: Equipment purchase for its dental clinic.

Sonoma Overnight Support
$15,000: Expansion of drop-in services for the growing number of homeless.

On the Move, in partnership with Sonoma Valley Unified School District and La Luz Center
$15,000: Developing a Parent University program designed for low-income, English-learning families.

Jack London State Park, in collaboration with Hanna Boys Center
$15,000: Pilot program to employ at-risk teens in an 8-week summer trail-restoration program.

Teen Services of Sonoma
$15,000: Walk-in refrigerator to expand the Lovin' Oven workspace.

Friends in Sonoma Helping (FISH), in collaboration with Sonoma Overnight Support
$14,000: Severe weather shelter for the homeless of Sonoma Valley.

Ceres Community Project
$12,000: Expansion of Healing Meals for Healthy Communities program.

2013

Becoming Independent
$5,000: Healthy Living class for those with developmental disabilities.

Bookmobile/Literary Arts Guild
$3,000: Steel carport vehicle shelter for Bookmobile.

Boys & Girls Club in collaboration with the City of Sonoma, La Luz Center and Social Advocates for Youth
$15,000: Action plan and coordinated effort focusing on gang prevention.

California Parenting
$15,000: Gang prevention parent support services and classes.

Ceres Community Project
$15,000: Healthy meals for seriously ill patients and families.

Hospice by the Bay
$8,500: Hospice suite within Sonoma Valley Hospital for end of life care.

On the Move/Voices
$15,000: Foster care transition support services for self-sufficiency.

Redwood Empire Food Bank
$15,000: Hub distribution for delivery of affordable food.

2012

10,000 Degrees in collaboration with SV Education Foundation and SV Mentoring Alliance
$15,000: Collaboration to create a college-going culture from elementary to 12th grade.

Bookmobile/Literary Arts Guild
$3,250: Book supplies for the Bookmobile.

California Parenting
$15,000: Parent education classes for high risk families.

Friends in Sonoma Helping (FISH)
$15,000: Parking repaving, security camera and flooring.

Sonoma Overnight Support
$11,000: Replace linoleum and carpeting and upgrade bedroom storage.

Willmar Family Grief & Healing Center
$9,000: Supplies for on-the-go grief kits.

2011

Friends in Sonoma Helping (FISH)
$15,000: Facility improvements.

Sonoma Ecology Center
$7,000: Electricity for Garden Park.

Sonoma Valley Health Care Center
$9,000: Equipment for two new exam rooms.

Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance
$7,500: Girl's Empowerment Fund.

Women's Initiative for Self Employment (WISE)
$15,000: Microenterprise training.


Read more about the 2010 to 2013 grants.

Read more about the 2014 grants.

Read more about the 2015 grants.

Read more about the 2016 grants.



OUR VISION
A Thriving Sonoma Valley

OUR MISSION
Empowering women of Sonoma Valley to invest in a more sustainable nonprofit community through collective giving and responsible stewardship

Impact100 Sonoma is a member of the Women's Collective Giving Grantmakers Network

Impact100 Sonoma
P.O. Box 1958
Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 939-5007
info@impact100sonoma.org


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