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

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November 9, 2014

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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 […]

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

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November 2, 2014

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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, […]

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

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October 28, 2014

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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 […]

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From Napa Valley Register: Quake aid locations open Wednesday

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September 29, 2014

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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 […]

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

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September 28, 2014

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

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September 21, 2014

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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 […]

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

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September 19, 2014

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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 […]

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

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September 19, 2014

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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 […]

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

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September 4, 2014

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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 […]

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From Napa Valley Register: Napa survives the quake

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August 30, 2014

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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, […]

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