Aug 24, 2015

From Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Earthquake’s fallout still felt

August 24, 2015 . Derek Moore Theresa Lang was asleep in bed or walking to her kitchen — she can’t recall which — when the South Napa earthquake struck last August and toppled the mobile home Lang shared with her boyfriend, sending the 53-year-old woman sprawling to the floor. Lying […]


Aug 21, 2015

From KGO ABC 7 News: Donations Help Napa Quake Victims Save Storage Facility

Friday, August 21, 2015 Michael Finney It’s been nearly a year since the powerful 6.0 earthquake badly damaged part of the Napa area. While many have recovered, hundreds of residents have been living all this time under a threat of even more destruction. Some residents stored their precious belongings at Napa […]


Aug 21, 2015

From KQED Radio: The South Napa Earthquake–One Year Later

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Aug 11, 2015

From Napa Valley Register: Letter to the Editor – Clarifying Community Foundation aid plans

August 11  •  Terence P. Mulligan Thank you very much for your Aug. 7 story about the next phase of grants from the Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund, which is managed by my organization and was launched with a $10 million gift from Napa Valley Vintners (“Community Foundation planning […]


Aug 3, 2015

From St. Helena Star: It’s not (just) about the money

August 03  •  Lisa Toller Sure, every nonprofit needs money to operate. Fundraising is an ongoing, ever-present and sometimes challenging endeavor for nonprofit organizations. And just as important as bringing in the dollars is how well that money is managed in achieving the organization’s mission – a responsibility that the […]


May 22, 2015

From Today In The Napa Valley: Interview with Napa Valley Community Foundation President, Terence Mulligan

May 22, 2015 Napa Valley Community Foundation was featured on Today In The Napa Valley, Napa Chamber Edition. To listen to the full interview with Terence Mulligan, President, please visit the Today In The Napa Valley page.


May 8, 2015

From Napa Valley Register: Local citizenship program earns invite from President Obama

May 08, 2015  •  By Jennifer Huffman Receiving an email a few weeks ago from someone who claimed to be writing from the White House, Napa nonprofit executive Terence Mulligan admitted that at first “I thought it was spam and ignored it.” It was only after the real White House […]


Mar 5, 2015

From Napa Valley Register: Local relief fund continues aiding quake victims

March 5  •  By Jennifer Huffman No one expects to discover they live on top of an earthquake fault line, but that’s exactly what happened to Napan Tim Whitlock this past summer when his home on Twin Oaks Drive in Browns Valley was severely damaged in the Aug. 24 quake. […]


Feb 24, 2015

From Napa Valley Register: Letter to the Editor – Thanks for saving Victorian home

February 24  •  Christina Jamieson Please acknowledge my great appreciation for the support and assistance from Terrence Mulligan, president of the Napa Valley Community Foundation, plus Shannon Fitzgerald and Amanda Goldberg at E4E Relief, the Foundation’s relief administrator for the Napa Valley Vintners’ gracious emergency earthquake fund. Also please note […]


Jan 15, 2015

From KTVU News: Deadline extended for earthquake relief money

NAPA, Calif. (KTVU) – The Napa Valley Community Foundation has extended the deadline to apply to its Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund to March 31, 2015. The fund provides grants to repair structural damage to homes and physical and economic losses to small businesses from the 6.0 Aug. 24 […]


Jan 15, 2015

From Napa Valley Register: Local quake fund is filling federal aid holes

January 15  •  Barry Eberling A $10.9 million disaster fund launched by the wine industry has spent $2.5 million doing such things as repairing Herb Caraway’s mobile home and restocking Joseph Sciambra’s store – and it’s just getting started. Napa Valley Vintners donated $10 million to the fund in the […]


Dec 30, 2014

From Napa Valley Register: Napa’s mighty earthquake

December 30  •  Kevin Courtney At 3:19 a.m. on Aug. 24, most Napans were sleeping the sleep of angels. A minute later, all hell broke loose. At almost any other hour, the 6.0-magnitude quake would have produced vast numbers of injuries and likely deaths as buildings shook violently to the […]


Dec 12, 2014

From Napa Valley Register: Grants available at the local assistance center

December 12, 2014  •  MARY CERVANTES If your business suffered physical damage or economic loss from the August earthquake, grants are available to help in your recovery. The Napa Valley Community Foundation and the Napa-Sonoma Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provide the assistance businesses need to access these disaster relief […]


Nov 26, 2014

From Napa Valley Register: Community Foundation details next phase of quake aid  

November 26  •  REGISTER STAFF Napa Valley Community Foundation has announced up to $8 million in the second phase of funding from the Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund. This aid is aimed at repairing structural damage sustained by homeowners and mobile homeowners, as well as physical and economic losses […]


Nov 23, 2014

From Napa Valley Register: The ongoing process of rebuilding

November 23, 2014 •  The Napa Valley Register Editorial Board While much of the region has moved on, the truth is that the Aug. 24 earthquake is still a daily fact of life for many residents and business owners in and around Napa (the Napa Valley Register among them). That is […]


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 […]


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