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Teen Services Sonoma – Grant Recipient Success!

Thanks in large part to 2016 and 2017 Community Grants, Teen Services Sonoma launched, then expanded, their successful Welding Program in collaboration with Hanna Boys Center. The goal: Offer valley youth living-wage job skills! Spirits were high and students' thoughtful remarks got the tears flowing during Teen Services Sonoma's (TSS) recent Ready to Work Graduation Celebration. The evening … [Read more...]

Record Membership & Grant Dollars for 2018! News from the Annual Meeting!

The Impact100 Sonoma Annual Meeting is the place to hear all the news - and on January 27, literally reflecting the meeting's theme of "Growing Together", extra chairs had to be wheeled in to accommodate the room full of members who attended. All were eager to hear an update about our organization and community, welcome new members and greet long-time friends and colleagues.   After a brunch … [Read more...]

Our NextGen Continues to Grow!

Impact100 Sonoma 2018 NextGen members (from left to right) are Sarah Carroll, Casey Chavez, Nicole Lee, and Anya Everett. This month we are proud to welcome four new members of the NextGen Program, designed to inspire and empower young women to become actively involved in serving our Sonoma Valley community through Impact100. These women are eager to contribute their unique experiences, skills, … [Read more...]

Generosity Warms the Holiday Party

Candlelight, the gentle tones of a duet’s guitars and vocals, stations laden with food, two bars ably “manned”, tables for relaxing and visiting with friends old and new -- that was the welcome to over 165 Impact100 Sonoma members and 30 guests who attended the annual Holiday Party on December seven. Sometimes circumstances heighten our appreciation for all that we have, and what we are able to … [Read more...]

An Afternoon in the Garden…..

It was all play and no work at the annual Garden Party, an afternoon that Impact100 Sonoma members and their guests look forward to every summer. Graciously hosted by member Penny D'Allaird in her lovely garden surrounded by vineyards laden with almost-ripe grapes, the sky was blue and the weather mild – perfect for catching up with long-time friends and making meaningful connections with new … [Read more...]

We Love our Sonoma Valley!

Our hearts go out to the Sonoma Valley community after the traumatic fires, particularly those that suffered the loss of their homes or pets. The healing will take time, yet our community is resilient and strong.  We are proud of the wonderful local nonprofits reaching out and doing the hard work of helping in the recovery process and we will continue our mission to support them and all of Sonoma … [Read more...]

2017 Community Grant Recipients

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Impact100 Sonoma awards its $100,000 Impact Grant to Sonoma Land Trust

Impact100 Sonoma awards its $100,000 Impact Grant to Sonoma Land Trust $192,227 went to two Impact Grant Finalists and also funded ten Community Grants that were awarded to other nonprofits serving Sonoma Valley At its 8th Annual Awards Celebration, Impact100 Sonoma awarded its 2017 $100,000 Impact Grant to Sonoma Land Trust to fund its program, Sonoma Development Center Land Protection … [Read more...]

See You at the Farmers’ Market!

The Impact100 Farmer's Market gatherings are held the last Tuesday of each month from May through October.  Bring an appetizer or wine to share and enjoy old and new friends, partners and guests. July 25, August 29 and September 26 See you there! … [Read more...]

2016 Community Grants Update: Sharing Stories, Making an Impact!

Rewarding, inspiring, poignant - that's how members describe the 2016 Community Grant Update held on March 18 at Vintage House. Last May, $121,408 in Community Grants was awarded to eleven organizations. During the gathering spokespeople from the eight nonprofits that received full funding shared how the grant money is serving their clients in Sonoma Valley. Here are their informative and … [Read more...]