Impact100 Sonoma presents video #8!

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Small changes make big differences... See why in our latest video about Impact100 Sonoma grant recipient, Child Parent Institute. … [Read more...]

Impact100 Sonoma Snags Third Place in 4th of July Parade!

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Fourth of July on the Plaza celebrates our historic plaza and the people and organizations of Sonoma with a parade that has been called one of the ten best in the country. But this year, the celebration was made bigger and better so that the town could pay its respects to the Sonoma Community Center, which marks the 100th anniversary of its historic building and its 52 years of service to our … [Read more...]

Join us for the 4th of July parade!

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There is nothing like an award-winning, old-fashioned 4th of July parade, and thanks to the Sonoma Community Center, our town has one of the best! This year, Impact100 will join in the fun and welcomes member participation! WE NEED YOU! Fourth of July Impact100 Celebration One of the greatest events each year in Sonoma Valley is the … [Read more...]

Impact100 Sonoma Welcomes New Board Members

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The Impact100 Sonoma Board of Directors recently elected seven new Board members: Carole Eubanks, Communications. Carole’s technical writing career took her from her home in Texas, to a Congressional campaign, technical writing positions with Marsh & McLennan and Cigna Insurance, and ultimately to documentation specialist for Oracle Corporation. She has also served as President and Advisor … [Read more...]

Impact100 Sonoma debuts new video: The Impact of Giving

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It is only fitting that the latest video produced by Pat and Russ Johnson would debut at the Sixth Annual Meeting of Impact100 Sonoma. While awaiting the results of the vote before awarding the 2015 grants, members were clearly moved by this extraordinary video that captures the very heart and soul of our organization. … [Read more...]

Impact100 Sonoma awards $100,000 to On The Move

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At its 6th Annual Meeting, Impact100 Sonoma awarded the $100,000 grant to On The Move to fund its program – Sonoma Valley Parent University. As the winner was announced, cheers and applause filled the Sonoma Veterans Memorial Auditorium where Impact100 Sonoma members and guests gathered to hear presentations from the Impact $100,000 Grant finalists, await the tallying of the membership votes, and … [Read more...]

Sonoma Land Trust hosts town meeting on the future of the SDC

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As a finalist for the Impact Grant last year, Sonoma Land Trust received $20,000, which was certainly put to good use! The goal of the Transforming the SDC Project was “to engage and unite the diverse communities of the Sonoma Valley to support a common vision and adoption of a “transformation plan” to preserve the health services and natural resources of the Sonoma Developmental Center.” Funds … [Read more...]

Impact100 on YouTube!

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Impact100 Sonoma is celebrating a huge milestone in 2015 – the awarding of $1,192,000 in support of the amazing work of the nonprofit community serving the Sonoma Valley!  To highlight the accomplishments of the recipients of Impact100 grants during the past five years, we have initiated the Profiles of Impact project – a one-page profile featuring each of our 24 nonprofit grantees, highlighting … [Read more...]

The 2015 finalists have been chosen!

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We are pleased to announce the three finalists for our $100,000 Impact Grant and the 13 finalists for Community Grants. Impact100 Sonoma will award $263,000 in grants to a variety of Sonoma Valley nonprofit organizations at its May 30th Annual Meeting. This year, the $100,000 Impact Grant will be awarded to one of the following three nonprofit organizations serving Sonoma Valley: 10,000 … [Read more...]

Impact100 Members Visit Sassarini Preschool!

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A group of Impact100 members recently had the privilege of seeing the results of our 2013 $100,000 Impact Grant at the new Sassarini Preschool.  Reports can be written and stories told about how wonderful the students are doing in class both socially and academically, but there is nothing more magical than being in the classroom, seeing the world through a child’s eyes, and experiencing his or her … [Read more...]