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Scholarship Applications Close in 1 Week!


Time is flying, and we want to share a friendly reminder that the scholarship applications for the Napa Valley Community Foundation are due in ONE WEEK on March 4. Have you submitted your application yet? Don't miss this opportunity to secure funding for your education and advance towards your dreams. Whether you're aiming for a…

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New Report: the Future of News in Napa Valley 🗞️


At Napa Valley Community Foundation, we believe that our community and our democracy are more vibrant when everyone participates in the decisions we make about our future. But all too often, certain segments of our population face obstacles to civic engagement — like the lack of affordable legal services to obtain citizenship, or the dearth…

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Coming Soon: 2024 Scholarships in Napa Valley! | Próximamente: Becas 2024 en Napa Valley!


ANNOUNCING 2024 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES! WHO IS ELIGIBLE? Seniors Graduating from Napa County High Schools Students at Napa Valley College Napa County Nursing Students Napa County Teachers/Educators Napa County Veterans Viticulture and Enology students Veterinary students Calistoga Jr./Sr. High School Students studying music And more!  *Completion of the FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application is required…

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An interview with Redwood Credit Union’s Brett Martinez


Last year, we partnered with Redwood Credit Union to support their launch of a new type of construction loan that could make building an ADU more accessible to more people in Napa and Sonoma counties. As part of this effort, NVCF established a $100,000 loan-loss reserve fund to help RCU defray any actual monetary loss…

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Wildfire Resilience Summit: Shaping a Resilient Tomorrow, Together


Three years after the devastating 2020 fires, we come together to reflect, learn, and forge a path to a safer tomorrow. Please save the date of November 2, 2023 and join Napa Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) at the Wildfire Resilience Summit, a collaborative event hosted by NVCF, Napa Valley Vintners, and Napa Valley Grapegrowers, where…

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Join the Force for Good: Volunteer to Shape the American Dreams of Your Neighbors


The Citizenship Legal Services Collaborative (CLS), in partnership with Napa Valley Community Foundation, is gearing up for a series of citizenship workshops and we need your help. As a volunteer, you play a critical role in assisting individuals on their journey to becoming U.S. citizens. Join us on October 5 for an orientation and training…

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Julieta Carrillo: Charting a Path in Healthcare


Julieta Carrillo marked her 11th birthday aboard a bus, traveling with her family from Jalisco, Mexico to Los Angeles, in pursuit of a new life in the United States. Her parents were determined to seek a bright future for their children, and Julieta is working hard to live up to those dreams today. Now 22,…

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A Journey from El Salvador to CSU Chico: Mariela’s Dream to Become a Nurse


Mariela Rivera-Moreno, an 18-year-old pre-nursing student heading to California State University, Chico, has always dreamed of going places. Born in Pennsylvania, raised for some time in El Salvador, and finally settling in Napa, Mariela has developed a passion for travel, learning, and giving back to her community. Her journey is now receiving a significant boost,…

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