Jun 19, 2020

From The Weekly Calistogan: Calistoga Fire Department takes delivery of new, donated fire truck

June 19, 2020 by Cynthia Sweeney With funding made possible by an anonymous donor, the Calistoga Firefighter Association has purchased a new fire truck for the Calistoga Fire Department. The donation is worth $435,000, and the new Type 3 Brush Truck will replace the Fire Department’s old 1998 Brush Truck. […]


Jun 12, 2020

From Napa Valley Register: Using our voice and our resources in service

June 11, 2020 by Loraine Stuart and Terence Mulligan We’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to breathe in America of late. Or more pointedly, who gets to breathe, and breathe freely, in America. COVID-19 has taken more than 110,000 lives in the United States, and the last […]


Jun 3, 2020

From Napa Valley Register: Napa County Grand Jury says local government can do more to promote ‘granny flats’

June 3, 202 by Carly Graf Napa County Grand Jury recently wrapped up its probe into local efforts to promote accessory dwelling units as a tool to address the area’s ongoing housing crisis. Though the Jury identified some attempts to streamline the planning, approval and building of ADUs, it concluded […]


Jun 2, 2020

From The North Bay Business Journal: First wildfires and power shut-offs, now North Bay nonprofits face coronavirus economic, fundraising challenges

June 2, 2020 by Jessica Zimmer As economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic increases, many North Bay nonprofits are meeting their new short-term goals with the help of emergency grants from community foundations, but remain concerned. Their client lists are growing, while traditional fundraising methods, like spring and summer events, […]


May 28, 2020

From Patch Napa Valley: Nonprofits Webinar with Sen. Dodd, Rep. Thompson & CalNonprofits

May 28, 2020 by Patch Staff COVID-19 Webinar Hosted by California Senator Bill Dodd & Special Guest Congressman Mike Thompson May 28, 2020 02:00 PMRSVP Here to get the https://bit.ly/2zpKcT1 In this rapidly changing environment, answers aren’t easy to get, and sometimes nonprofit needs are left out of the discussion. […]


May 5, 2020

From Napa Valley Register: 10 Questions: Napa nonprofit executive puts community first

May 5, 2020 by Jennifer Huffman Julia DeNatale might have worked for any one of the many industries in Napa Valley. Instead, she’s made a personal commitment to a career in the nonprofit world. “Nonprofits often know our community and its needs better than most,” she wrote in an email. […]


May 5, 2020

From The Weekly Calistogan: UpValley Family Centers: There are resources for those suddenly unemployed

May 5, 2020 by The Weekly Calistogan Staff Ana was laid off in mid-March, when Napa County’s Shelter-at-Home ordinance shuttered the large hotel where she worked. As a single mother with two teenage children, this job had been her only source of income. It had been enough to get by, […]


May 3, 2020

From Napa Valley Register: New director leads center to promote Napa accessory dwelling units

May 3, 2020 by Carly Graf The Napa Sonoma ADU Center, the newly launched information hub for homeowners looking to build an accessory dwelling unit, recently announced the hire of a director to lead the operation. Renée Schomp, the Sonoma County native who brings with her nearly a decade of […]


Apr 28, 2020

From Wine Business: Napa County Announces COVID-19 Testing Collaboration with CORE and Verily

April 28, 2020 by Press Release – Napa County Board of Supervisors (NAPA, CALIF.) – Napa County announced today the expansion of free COVID-19 testing through a collaboration recently announced by Governor Gavin Newsom with Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) and Verily. “Governor Newsom has identified six indicators to safely […]


Apr 27, 2020

From Napa Valley Register: All in this together

April 27, 2020 by Loraine Stuart The Napa Valley Register has been consistently and thoroughly providing Napa County important, current information on the Covid-19 crisis for which we are very grateful. All of us in Napa County are interlinked. All of us are only as secure and healthy as our […]


Apr 24, 2020

From Napa Valley Register: Aldea launches free telehealth during COVID-19 outbreak

April 24, 2020 by Register Staff Napa and Solano County residents feeling the emotional and mental toll of COVID-19 can get support from a special helpline and free drug treatment for teens in Napa County. Through a disaster relief grant from Napa Valley Community Foundation funded by the Napa Valley […]


Apr 23, 2020

From Patch Napa Valley: Napa County Expands Free Coronavirus Testing Through Partnership

April 23, 2020 by Maggie Fusek, Patch Staff NAPA COUNTY, CA— Napa County announced the expansion of free coronavirus testing in the county through a collaboration with California Gov. Gavin Newsom, the nonprofit group Community Organized Relief Effort — or CORE, founded by Sean Penn in 2010 in response to […]


Apr 16, 2020

From Napa Valley Register: City of Napa offers tips for small business, shoppers during COVID-19

April 16, 2020 by Rachel Raskin-Zrihen The city of Napa wants its residents to know there are ways they can help keep their favorite local businesses stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. City officials also want business owners to keep up with the ever-changing landscape of help available, and have […]


Apr 15, 2020

From The Weekly Calistogan: COAD is behind the scenes responding to the coronavirus

April 15, 2020, Star Editorial Board In a society like ours that depends on many nonprofits to provide emergency services in times of crisis, having someone who can make sure it is all running well is a gift. Fortunately, such an organization actually exists in the Napa Valley. The Napa […]


Apr 7, 2020

From Napa Valley Register: Napa County residents can now be tested for COVID-19 at no cost

April 7, 2020 by Register Staff Napa Valley Community Foundation has partnered with the Napa County Public Health Division to eliminate financial barriers that might prevent uninsured or underinsured residents from being tested for the COVID-19 virus. A grant of $100,000 has been issued from the Napa Valley Community Disaster […]


Mar 25, 2020

From Napa Valley Register: Demand soars for Napa food relief as coronavirus shutdown continues

March 25, 2020, By Howard Yune With the shutdown of daily life triggered by the coronavirus outbreak has come a surge in demand at the Napa Food Bank, Meals on Wheels and other relief programs in recent days, organizers say. Visits to the Napa Food Bank’s branches around the county […]


Mar 24, 2020

From Napa Valley Register: Napa County services available to help during COVID-19 pandemic

March 24, 2020, By Tish Wagner The County of Napa and all its services, along with school districts, police and fire, hospitals, residential care facilities and non-profits have been organizing in order to meet the needs of Napa County through this Coronavirus/COVID-19 situation. These below listed agencies and organizations are […]


Mar 17, 2020

From Napa Valley Register: Napa’s Community Foundation activates Disaster Relief Fund due to COVID-19

March 17, 2020, by Register Staff In response to last week’s emergency declaration by Napa County related to COVID-19, Napa Valley Community Foundation has activated the Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund, and committed an initial and immediate $100,000 to support efforts to help slow the spread of the virus. […]


Feb 20, 2020

From Napa Valley Register: Town hall meeting set for Mount Veeder residents affected by 2017 wildfires

February 20, 2020, By Register Staff The Napa Valley Community Foundation is coordinating a town hall meeting for the Mount Veeder community about the impacts of the 2017 Nuns fire. Organizers also want comment on possible future programs that can help the community be more resilient when the next natural […]


Feb 5, 2020

From Napa Valley Register: 7 Napa County animal care organizations benefit from $115,000 in grants

February 5, 2020, Register Staff Napa Valley Community Foundation announced Wednesday the first round of grants from The David and Jane Gotelli Family Fund, which was created through a bequest from the late David and Jane Gotelli to support small animals in Napa Valley. In total, the $115,000 in grants […]


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