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CALL TO ARTISTS: NVCF 30th Anniversary Mural Project!


Napa Valley Community Foundation is excited to invite artists residing/working in Napa County to apply for a unique opportunity: creating a mural to celebrate our 30th anniversary! 📌 Project Details: Budget: $15,000 Location: NVCF Office 3299 Claremont Way, Napa Size: Up to 14’ x 45’ Theme: A creative, visual reflection of NVCF's mission and values,…

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Transforming Dreams into Citizenship: The Success of the One Napa Valley Initiative


Since its launch in 2013, our One Napa Valley Initiative (ONVI) has profoundly transformed the Napa Valley community, turning the dream of U.S. citizenship into a tangible reality for thousands. Spearheaded by Napa Valley Community Foundation, this program is a testament to the power of collaboration among four key nonprofit partners: Immigration Institute of the…

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A New Citizen, Giving Back: Maria Pantoja


In Napa Valley, Maria Pantoja found a home and a pathway to a new beginning. A resident of Napa with her husband and five boys, Maria’s journey to U.S. citizenship, facilitated by NVCF’s One Napa Valley initiative — a program dedicated to helping residents navigate the path to U.S. citizenship — is a testament to…

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Our May Town Hall Event: California Forever?


We hope you will join us on May 15 for a thought-provoking Town Hall event,  “California Forever?,” featuring Conor Dougherty, a distinguished New York Times reporter renowned for his in-depth coverage of housing and urban development. Conor brought the ambitious California Forever project into the national spotlight when he broke news about the eye-popping proposal and…

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Expanding Access to The ADU Center: From Napa and Sonoma to Marin County


When we launched the Napa Sonoma ADU Center in 2020, it was a significant undertaking — the recent wildfires had severely impacted an already tight housing market, and we believed that Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) had the potential to become a bigger part of the solution. Now, we are excited to share Napa Sonoma ADU…

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The Coppola Family Travel Scholarship is now Open


We are thrilled to announce the Coppola Family Travel Scholarship, an extraordinary opportunity for Napa County students in grades 10-12 who dream of exploring the world and expanding their horizons. This educational enrichment grant can be used to pay for tuition and associated costs, including travel costs, for participation in a summer enrichment program in…

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Honoring Two Decades of Impact: Terence Mulligan Continues to Lead and Inspire


Last month, we gathered to mark a significant milestone — the 20th anniversary of Terence Mulligan taking the helm as President & CEO for Napa Valley Community Foundation. Far from a farewell, the celebration — a gathering of family, staff, and board members past and present — was a reflection of Terence’s ongoing leadership. Terence,…

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Now Open: Invest in Youth Initiative Grants


Napa Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) is now accepting funding proposals from qualified organizations providing education support programs and targeted academic interventions that close the achievement gap for students ages 3-24 in Napa County. Napa Valley Community Foundation has up to $200,000 available for grants this year. Grants are available in amounts from $5,000 to $25,000.…

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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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