Jan 9, 2014

From NorthBay Biz: NVCF Gives Props to Puertas

Author: Dawn Marie Carlson January, 2014 Issue   Excerpt Terence Mulligan, president of the Napa Valley Community Foundation, says, “Puertas Abiertas has built a safe and welcoming place where people can gain access to a host of important services for their families. It’s the go-to family resource center for many Latinos […]


Nov 8, 2013

From Napa Valley Register: Community Foundation gives scholarships to veterans

November 8, 2013 12:30 PM • Register Staff • In honor of Veterans Day, Napa Valley Community Foundation has announced that a scholarship program for veterans will see a 38 percent increase in its budget this year. The George and Gwendolyn Goodin Scholarship Fund, which gives college and university scholarships to […]


Nov 7, 2013

From American Canyon Eagle: STRIKE UP THE BAND!

November 7, 2013 12:30 PM • Eagle Staff • ‘Seventy-Six Trombones’ gives out music grants Representatives from the 17 recipients of Napa Valley Community Foundation’s Ruth L. Terranella “Seventy-Six Trombones” Music Fund gathered at the Napa Valley Unified Schools District Auditorium on Tuesday to receive grant checks, and to show […]


Sep 1, 2013

From Napa Valley Register: Special grants boost music in public schools

September 1, 2013 12:30 PM  •  Isabelle Dills • A total of $118,500 awarded countywide Numerous schools throughout Napa Valley were recently awarded grant money to boost their music programs. The funding was awarded through the Napa Valley Community Foundation’s Ruth L. Terranella “Seventy-Six Trombones” Music Fund, which aims to enhance music […]


Aug 14, 2013

From Weekly Calistogan: Pioneer Park Fundraising Boosted by NVCF Donor

August 14, 2013 11:47 am • Dear Editor, Thanks for your excellent coverage of our presentation to the City Council last week regarding our planned improvements to Pioneer Park. We were very gratified at the enthusiastic response to our plans, both from the audience and the council members. We are […]


Jul 20, 2013

From Napa Valley Register: $1 Million Project Aims to Smooth Path to Citizenship

July 20, 2013 6:00 pm  •  Howard Yune  • A new team effort among Napa County community groups aims to remove the roadblocks standing between thousands of immigrants and U.S. citizenship, beginning by month’s end. With funding from the Napa Valley Community Foundation, a group of local nonprofits is preparing to offer […]


Jun 12, 2013

From St. Helena Star: Fund for St. Helena Gives $37,000 to Youth-oriented Nonprofits

June 12, 2013 9:01 AM  •  David Stoneberg • Six grants totaling $37,000 have been distributed to local nonprofits to help at-risk, low-income youth in St. Helena and surrounding areas. The grants from $1,000 to $8,000 came from the Fund for St. Helena, which is a part of the Napa Valley […]


Apr 28, 2013

From Napa Valley Register: Greater Level of Citizenship Will Make Napa a Better Place

April 27, 2013 8:54 pm • Editorial Board • Why go from green card to citizen? What is the appeal of U.S. citizenship to a legal immigrant permanently living within Napa County? Many legal immigrants remain unaware of the benefits. A bold new effort announced last week, the One Napa […]


Apr 24, 2013

Press Release: One Napa Valley Initiative

Napa Valley Community Foundation Launches One Napa Valley Initiative.  Focus is on Naturalization Services for Legal Permanent Residents.  Thousands of Others Could Also be Served if Immigration Reforms Are Enacted. Napa, CA — April 24, 2013 — Napa Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) today announced the One Napa Valley Initiative, a […]


Apr 23, 2013

From Los Angeles Times: $1 Million Will Go to Naturalize Immigrants in Napa County

April 23, 2013, 2:18 pm • Lee Romney • SAN FRANCISCO — The Napa Valley Community Foundation on Tuesday announced it would invest $1 million over the next three years to help the county’s legal immigrants become U.S. citizens. The initiative comes a year after the release of a comprehensive analysis […]


Sep 19, 2012

From Napa Valley Register: Mulligan Helps Build Foundation for Community

September 18, 2012 6:12 pm  •  Jennifer Huffman • Terence Mulligan is the president of the Napa Valley Community Foundation, which distributes $2 million to $3 million annually to local charities. Mulligan moved to Napa in 2004 to become president of the Napa Valley Community Foundation. The nonprofit works sort of […]


May 7, 2012

From American Public Media’s Marketplace: Napa Valley Immigrants Pay Their Way

Jeff Tyler discusses the fiscal impact of immigration on Napa County in this interview with Napa Valley Community Foundation President, Terence Mulligan. Kai Ryssdal: It’s not likely immigration policy’s going to be a big national issue in November. Congress and the White House agreed to disagree on that a couple of years ago. Locally, though, it’s much […]


May 4, 2012

From La Opinión: La economía de Napa la mueven los inmigrantes

Por: Pilar Marrero / pilar.marrero@laopinion.com PUBLICADO: MAY, 4, 2012 3:00 El valle de Napa, con sus plantíos de uva, sus grandes fincas y su prestigiosa industria del vino, es un motor económico de California. Pero no tendría la vitalidad que hoy tiene – y el prestigio mundial- si no fuera porque cuenta con […]


Dec 13, 2011

From American Public Media’s Marketplace: In Napa, Civic Leaders Try to Grow a Hispanic Middle Class

Jeff Tyler discusses creating a Latino middle class in Napa County in this interview with Napa Valley Community Foundation President, Terence Mulligan, and other local nonprofit leaders. Kai Ryssdal: A report out here in California last week shows that less than half the families in this state are middle-class anymore. Yes, part of that’s […]


May 26, 2011

From New York Times: Aware of Its Dependence, Napa Takes Care of Migrant Workers

By SCOTT JAMES • A worker trimmed excess branches and leaves from vines. Nearly every drop of Napa County’s world-class wine is produced by migrant labor. This time of year, that means the workers are suckering vines — pulling off, by hand, tiny sprouts that might hinder the growth of […]


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