Nov 9, 2014

From Napa Valley Register: International Institute marks one year in Napa

Sunday, November 9, 2014 The International Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA) celebrated the first anniversary of the opening of its Napa office at the home of Peter Menzel and Faith Daluisio, authors of “A Hungry Planet” and the “Material World” series ). IIBA, a nonprofit founded in 1918, is […]


Nov 2, 2014

From Napa Valley Register: Community Foundation prepares new round of quake aid

November 02, 2014 •  Register staff The Napa Valley Community Foundation intends to begin giving out some $8 million in earthquake aid in December, dovetailing its application process with the one now in use for federal assistance. To be eligible for a grant from the Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund, […]


Oct 28, 2014

From San Francisco Chronicle: Homeowners, renters hit by Napa quake now eligible for federal funds

Tuesday, October 28, 2014  •  By Kurtis Alexander Federal officials announced Monday that homeowners and renters who suffered damages in the Napa earthquake in August are eligible for financial assistance. A previous emergency declaration by President Obama cleared the way for federal funds to help cover an estimated $80 million in […]


Sep 29, 2014

From Napa Valley Register: Quake aid locations open Wednesday

Monday, September 29  •  Register staff The Napa Valley Community Foundation announced the locations Monday where people with quake losses can go starting on Wednesday for direct aid. The foundation is distributing $350,000 in cash aid for such purposes as short-term rental assistance and essentials like food, utilities, car repairs and […]


Sep 28, 2014

From Napa Valley Register: Napa earthquake benefit concert rocks the house

September 28, 2014 5:01 pm  •  By Howard Yune Thirty-five days after the earthquake shook Napa and produced hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, a different kind of rocking came to town – to aid those whom the quake left in need of aid. A musical bill featuring the bands Michael Franti […]


Sep 21, 2014

From NBC Bay Area: Napa Valley Community Foundation has grants for earthquake relief

Sunday, Sep 21, 2014 Individuals and families who are recovering from the South Napa Valley earthquake last month will get help immediate help from $1.2 million in grants from the Napa Valley Community Foundation. The money will go to 20 trusted nonprofits, including the Salvation Army, American Red Cross and […]


Sep 19, 2014

From San Francisco Chronicle: Millions in aid coming to Napa earthquake victims

Friday, September 19 at 4:34pm | By Joe Garofoli The Napa Valley Community Foundation distributed $1.2 million Friday to 20 nonprofits who are helping those most in need after the Aug. 24 earthquake that struck the region — and plans to give away millions more in the coming weeks. The foundation has amassed a $10.2 million fund for […]


Sep 19, 2014

From Napa Valley Register: Community Foundation announces program to help quake victims

September 19, 2014  •  By Kevin Courtney The Napa Valley Community Foundation will be making $1.16 million in grants to community organizations so they can help earthquake victims who are in immediate need of assistance. This is the first phase of a disaster relief effort launched by a $10 million gift from […]


Sep 4, 2014

From Nonprofit Quarterly: Community Foundations Shine in CoF Awards to Philanthropists

It should be no surprise that the Council on Foundation’s Distinguished Service Award and Robert Scrivner Award nominees are predominantly from the world of community foundations. Winning the Distinguished Service Award, to be presented at the COF Community Foundations conference in Cleveland next month, is Darcy Oman, since 1985 the […]


Aug 30, 2014

From Napa Valley Register: Napa survives the quake

August 30, 2014 6:00 pm  •  The Napa Valley Register Editorial Board The quake that shook the city one week ago today thrust Napa County into the international spotlight. What the world has seen is impressive. Napa survived. It rallied around the injured, the displaced and the traumatized. Though much was damaged, […]


Aug 29, 2014

From Philanthropy News Digest: Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund Launched

AUGUST 29, 2014 Napa Valley Vintners, a nonprofit trade association, has announced a $10 million pledge to establish a disaster relief fund for people and businesses affected by the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that rattled California’s Napa Valley region on August 24. Established in partnership with the Napa Valley Community Foundation, the Napa […]


Aug 28, 2014

From Wine Spectator: Wine industry, Oakland Raiders and others come together for Napa earthquake relief

August 28, 2014 In the aftermath of the 6.1-magnitude earthquake that struck Napa Valley on Sunday—the Bay Area’s largest in 25 years—the California wine industry and others are coming together to help those in need in Napa. • Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has donated $10 million to the cause so far, […]


Aug 27, 2014

From Napa Valley Register: Vintners provide $10 million for new disaster fund  

August 27, 2014  •  By Howard Yune Against a backdrop of fallen bricks and battered buildings in Napa, the regional winemakers’ association on Wednesday revealed the largest gift yet to help the earthquake recovery effort. The Napa Valley Vintners announced a $10 million donation to launch the Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief […]


Jul 23, 2014

From Bohemian: Napa County awarded grant for citizenship

PATH TO CITIZENSHIP—Tom Gogola Among entries on a long list of the $2.4 million in 2014 Napa Valley Community Foundation grants, one figure stands out: a $295,000 grant for a Napa County citizenship program established by the foundation. “This is the largest discretionary grant we made this year,” says Terence […]


Jul 20, 2014

From Napa Valley Register: Donors give $2.4 Million in 90 days through Community Foundation

July 20, 2014 12:00 pm  •  Register Staff Local donors distributed $2.4 million to area nonprofits through Napa Valley Community Foundation (NCFV) between April 1 and June 30, capping off a year in which NVCF and its donors supplied nearly $3.8 million to a broad range of charitable projects in Napa Valley. […]


Jul 7, 2014

From St. Helena Star: NVCF makes a difference in countless lives

July 07, 2014 12:14 pm  •  Sara Cakebread Congratulations to the Cleveland Foundation on their 100th anniversary and many thanks to Napa Valley Community Foundation Executive Director Terence Mulligan for highlighting the under the radar value that community foundations bring to 750 communities around the country, including ours. As an active participant […]


Jun 23, 2014

From St. Helena Star: 100 years of solitude

June 23, 2014 2:30 pm  •  TERENCE MULLIGAN Hello, Cleveland! In the movie “This Is Spinal Tap,” a brilliant mockumentary about a fading English metal band, the group gets lost on their way to a Cleveland venue’s stage. They walk through a warren of underground hallways, unable to find their way. It […]


Apr 5, 2014

From Napa Valley Register: One Napa Valley aids newcomers to clear citizenship hurdles

April 05, 2014 6:14 pm  •  JANELLE WETZSTEIN Philanthropy behind ambitious local effort What is the introduction to the United States Constitution called? How many senators make up the U.S. Congress? How many voting members are in the House of Representatives? Most people born in the United States never have […]


Mar 17, 2014

From Napa Valley Register: Abramowicz Family Fund bestows grants

March 16, 2014 9:00 am  • Register Staff • Three Napa County organizations will receive four grants totaling more than $15,000 from The Abramowicz Family Fund at Napa Valley Community Foundation. Myrna Abramowicz, a longtime Napa resident who was a supporter of environmental, educational and political causes in Napa, established the […]


Mar 9, 2014

From Napa Valley Register: Hispanic Network Awards

March 09, 2014 5:00 pm • Register Staff • Hispanic Network awards The Napa County Hispanic Network would like to congratulate the following individuals for being selected as recipients of the Lifetime Achievement and Friends of the Network awards for 2014. Lifetime Achievement Award recipients: Terrence Mulligan, Napa Valley Community Foundation; Eva […]


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