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.

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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 $1 million to supply gift cards for immediate needs and temporary shelter to those displaced by the fires, as well as to provide essential emergency services, like counseling, food access and insurance navigation.  In the coming weeks, the Disaster Relief Fund will continue to provide immediate response grants for additional safety net services, like legal and housing assistance, as well as the launch of cash assistance available to homeowners and renters affected by the fires.

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Our Response to COVID-19

The Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund is responding to the COVID-19 pandemicSo far, more than $4 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.

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Stronger Community

A Stronger Community One New Citizen at a Time

Some of the biggest challenges we face in Napa Valley are hiding in plain sight.  Take immigration, for example.  While other regions have avoided frank conversations about this polarizing issue, our community has come together – with our help – to ask, “how do we create a brighter future for all?”  A few years back, we funded a first-of-its kind study on the economic and fiscal impact of immigration in Napa County.

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What is a Community Foundation?

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