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From Philanthropy News Digest: Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund Launched

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August 29, 2014

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AUGUST 29, 2014 Napa Valley Vintners, a nonprofit trade association, has announced a $10 million pledge to establish a disaster relief fund for people and businesses affected by the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that rattled California’s Napa Valley region on August 24. Established in partnership with the Napa Valley Community Foundation, the Napa […]

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From Wine Spectator: Wine industry, Oakland Raiders and others come together for Napa earthquake relief

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August 28, 2014

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August 28, 2014 In the aftermath of the 6.1-magnitude earthquake that struck Napa Valley on Sunday—the Bay Area’s largest in 25 years—the California wine industry and others are coming together to help those in need in Napa. • Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has donated $10 million to the cause so far, […]

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From Napa Valley Register: Vintners provide $10 million for new disaster fund  

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August 27, 2014

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August 27, 2014  •  By Howard Yune Against a backdrop of fallen bricks and battered buildings in Napa, the regional winemakers’ association on Wednesday revealed the largest gift yet to help the earthquake recovery effort. The Napa Valley Vintners announced a $10 million donation to launch the Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief […]

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From Bohemian: Napa County awarded grant for citizenship

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July 23, 2014

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PATH TO CITIZENSHIP—Tom Gogola Among entries on a long list of the $2.4 million in 2014 Napa Valley Community Foundation grants, one figure stands out: a $295,000 grant for a Napa County citizenship program established by the foundation. “This is the largest discretionary grant we made this year,” says Terence […]

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From Napa Valley Register: Donors give $2.4 Million in 90 days through Community Foundation

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July 20, 2014

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July 20, 2014 12:00 pm  •  Register Staff Local donors distributed $2.4 million to area nonprofits through Napa Valley Community Foundation (NCFV) between April 1 and June 30, capping off a year in which NVCF and its donors supplied nearly $3.8 million to a broad range of charitable projects in Napa Valley. […]

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From St. Helena Star: NVCF makes a difference in countless lives

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July 7, 2014

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July 07, 2014 12:14 pm  •  Sara Cakebread Congratulations to the Cleveland Foundation on their 100th anniversary and many thanks to Napa Valley Community Foundation Executive Director Terence Mulligan for highlighting the under the radar value that community foundations bring to 750 communities around the country, including ours. As an active participant […]

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From St. Helena Star: 100 years of solitude

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June 23, 2014

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June 23, 2014 2:30 pm  •  TERENCE MULLIGAN Hello, Cleveland! In the movie “This Is Spinal Tap,” a brilliant mockumentary about a fading English metal band, the group gets lost on their way to a Cleveland venue’s stage. They walk through a warren of underground hallways, unable to find their way. It […]

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From Napa Valley Register: One Napa Valley aids newcomers to clear citizenship hurdles

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April 5, 2014

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April 05, 2014 6:14 pm  •  JANELLE WETZSTEIN Philanthropy behind ambitious local effort What is the introduction to the United States Constitution called? How many senators make up the U.S. Congress? How many voting members are in the House of Representatives? Most people born in the United States never have […]

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From Napa Valley Register: Abramowicz Family Fund bestows grants

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March 17, 2014

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March 16, 2014 9:00 am  • Register Staff • Three Napa County organizations will receive four grants totaling more than $15,000 from The Abramowicz Family Fund at Napa Valley Community Foundation. Myrna Abramowicz, a longtime Napa resident who was a supporter of environmental, educational and political causes in Napa, established the […]

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From Napa Valley Register: Hispanic Network Awards

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March 9, 2014

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March 09, 2014 5:00 pm • Register Staff • Hispanic Network awards The Napa County Hispanic Network would like to congratulate the following individuals for being selected as recipients of the Lifetime Achievement and Friends of the Network awards for 2014. Lifetime Achievement Award recipients: Terrence Mulligan, Napa Valley Community Foundation; Eva […]

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