Engine For Good

We work side-by-side with local donors and nonprofits to tackle the most important challenges our Valley faces.

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Napa Valley Community Foundation

Every day, we gather generous hearts and bright minds to solve the problems that lie beneath the surface of this beautiful place we call home.

Recent News & Stories

On May 20th, we were joined Angelica Salas, the Executive Director of CHIRLA, the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights for the fourth in our series of community Zoom conversations, aka “Town Halls 2.0.”

Angelica is a state and national leader on immigration reform whose advocacy efforts helped spur the creation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and passage of the Dream and Promise Act of 2019 in the US House of Representatives.  We talked to Angelica about CHIRLA’s work; the prospects for immigration reform; and policy advocacy opportunities.

If you missed it, check out the video here.

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Our Response to COVID-19

The Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund is responding to the COVID-19 pandemicSo far, about $5 million has been distributed to provide emergency financial assistance to more than 1,500 local families and farmworkers, and help more than 25,000 Napa County residents with essential recovery services, like medical care and counseling,  groceries, hot meals, legal and housing assistance, domestic violence programs and support for seniors and people with disabilities. Emergency Financial Assistance is still available for Napa County workers who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Fire

Our Response to the Fires in Napa County

The Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund is responding to the LNU Lightening Complex Fires and the Glass Fire.  So far, the Foundation has granted nearly $2 million to supply gift cards for immediate needs and temporary shelter to those displaced by the fires, to provide essential emergency services, like counseling, mental and physical healthcare, food access and insurance navigation, and to seed the cash aid program.  Emergency Financial Assistance is now available for homeowners and renters whose primary residence in Napa County was damaged or destroyed by the LNU Fire Complex or Glass Fire and for workers who live in Napa County facing economic hardship as a result of the firestorms.

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What is a Community Foundation?

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