Fishing for fun (and more) at Camp di Rosa in south Napa


NOTE: Some Camp subsidies for scholarships were made possible by generous contributions from Donor Advised Funds of the Napa Valley Community Foundation. July 13, 2022 by Jennifer Huffman in the Napa Valley Register Casting from his pole on Tuesday into Winery Lake at the di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art, Owen Stone, 11, realized he…

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Prefab Accessory Dwelling Units are coming to the North Bay


June 11, 2022 by Edward Booth in the Napa Valley Register Abodu, a company focused on building prefabricated Accessory Dwelling Units, installed its first North Bay unit in unincorporated Sonoma County roughly two weeks ago. The company says more units will be coming to both Sonoma and Napa counties in the coming months. ADUs are small, self-contained…

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Napa County Announces $9 Million Investment in ADU Development, Proximity Housing


April 20, 2022 – Napa County Board of Supervisors Continuing to address the housing crisis, the Napa County Board of Supervisors voted yesterday to make an historic investment in affordable housing programs using $7 million from the counties American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) allocation and an additional $2 million from the Affordable Housing Fund balance…

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Efforts to ease Accessory Dwelling Unit building process continue in Napa County


April 4, 2022 by Edward Booth in the Napa Valley Register Approvals for Accessory Dwelling Units, touted by lawmakers as one way to help solve California’s housing crisis, have been picking up across Napa County and California over the last few years. Still, the need for housing units still remains astronomically higher in California than what the slowly increasing…

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Big Support for Napa County Small Animals  


Napa Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) is honored to distribute $225,000 from the David and Jane Gotelli Family Fund to support nine Napa County nonprofit organizations and public agencies whose work improves or sustains the welfare of small animals throughout the Valley. This year’s round of grants will fund the following organizations: Jameson Humane      Friends of Napa…

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Accessory Dwelling Unit approvals pick up across Napa County


March 22, 2022 by Edward Booth in the Napa Valley Register The city of Napa saw a boom in Accessory Dwelling Unit applications last year and approved a total 60 of applications, 15 more than in 2020. “We are doing exceedingly well in ADU production, with our highest number of units permitted since we’ve been…

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Napa Register: Napa Community Foundation partners with Redwood Credit Union to provide ADU loans


March 15, 2022  by Edward Booth   The Napa Valley Community Foundation announced Tuesday that it has partnered with Redwood Credit Union to create a construction loan program specifically for Accessory Dwelling Units, allowing homeowners greater access to capital needed to build the small, self-contained residence buildings on the lots of single-family homes. “We think our collaboration…

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