Press Releases

Impact100 Sonoma Announces 3 Finalists for Its $100,000 Impact Grant and 15 Finalists for $99,000 in Community Grants

June 4, 2014 Impact100 Sonoma will award its annual $100,000 Impact Grant on June 21st to one of the following nonprofit organizations serving Sonoma Valley: Redwood Empire Food Bank, in partnership with Sonoma Valley Community Health Clinic, proposes to expand its Diabetes Wellness Project to address needs of low-income adults living with diabetes in Sonoma by providing monitoring supplies, … [Read more...]

Impact100 Sonoma Membership Tops 200 for 2014

From left to right are Sydney Randazzo, President of Impact100 Sonoma; Pam Larson, AVP/Branch Service Manager; Ulku Barrett, VP/Senior Priority Bank Relationship Manager; Molly Fedorchak, VP/Senior Community Relationship Manager; Robin Gold, VP/Branch Manager; and Mirja Muncy, Chair of Development, Impact100 Sonoma.

 Sonoma, CA – January 13, 2014 As Impact100 Sonoma members gathered at their January 11 Annual Education Forum, applause erupted as president Sydney Randazzo announced, “We have done it again – We beat the 200 mark two years in a row! This year, 231 women have joined Impact100 Sonoma, which means that on June 21, 2014, our organization will be able to award $231,000 in grants to nonprofits in … [Read more...]

Impact100 Sonoma Hosts Annual Holiday Reception

Sonoma, CA – December 2, 2013 – Impact100 Sonoma is hosting its annual holiday reception on Thursday, December 12 from 4 to 6 pm at Vintage House, 264 First Street East.   Current members and women interested in joining Impact100 Sonoma are invited to attend to learn more about the organization and to interact with past Impact100 and Community Grant winners. This festive event provides an ideal … [Read more...]

Impact100 Sonoma Hosts Second Symposium for Nonprofits and the Community

Sonoma, CA – November 5, 2013 – Impact100 Sonoma will be holding the second in its symposium series for nonprofits and interested community members on Wednesday, November 13 in the Community Room at St. Leo's Church (601 W. Agua Caliente Rd.), 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Building on the highly successful and energetic October symposium in which attendees imagined a “more perfect Sonoma Valley,” this … [Read more...]

Impact100 Sonoma Kicking Off 2014 Grant Cycle with October 16 Symposium for Nonprofits and the Community

Sonoma, CA – October 10, 2013 – Impact100 Sonoma is offering the first of two symposia for nonprofits and the community at large.  The symposium will take place on October 16 from 3:00 -5:00 pm. at St. Leo’s Church (601 W. Agua Caliente Rd.) on Wednesday, The symposium will provide the opportunity for all nonprofits serving the Sonoma Valley and other community members to participate in group … [Read more...]

Impact100 Sonoma Members See First-hand the Impact of Their Efforts

Sonoma, CA—September 30, 2013 On Saturday, September 28, members of Impact100 Sonoma were able to see first-hand the impact that they are making in Sonoma Valley.  Only three months ago, they awarded the $100,000 Impact Grant to the Sonoma Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) to support SmartStart – a program to expand early learning opportunities for children at high-risk of entering … [Read more...]

July 10, 2013 Press Release: Impact100 Sonoma Welcomes New Board Members

Sonoma, CA—July 10, 2013 Impact100 Sonoma’s Board of Directors recently elected three new Board members: Celia Canfield will serve as the Executive Vice President of Impact100.  She is a skilled communications expert with over 30 years of print and Web publishing experience. In 2007, she established a sustainability consultancy firm, EcoVertex, and serves on the board of several … [Read more...]

June 22, 2013 Press Release: Impact100 Sonoma Awards $100,000 Grant to the Sonoma Valley Education Foundation and $128,000 among Ten Other Nonprofits

Sonoma Valley Education Foundation accepts $100,000 check from Impact100 Sonoma.
Back row:  Terra Dixon, El Verano Preschool Teacher,  Anne Kuschner, SVEF Board,  Jan Davis, SVEF Board, Maite Iturri, El Verano Principal
Front row:  B.J. Bischoff, Impact100 President Impact100; Laura Zimmerman, SVEF Executive Director:  Impact100 Grant Chair Patti England; Louann Carlomagno, Superintendent Sonoma Valley Unified School District; VP of Grants & Greater Impact Constance Grizzell
Photograph by Melania Mahoney

Sonoma, CA—June 24, 2013 Impact100 Sonoma awarded its fourth $100,000 grant to the Sonoma Valley Education Foundation to fund its program - Smart Start:Preschool for All in Sonoma Valley.  As the winner was announced, cheers and applause filled the auditorium of Hanna Boys Center where more than 200 Impact100 Sonoma members and guests gathered to hear presentations from the Impact100 Grant … [Read more...]

June 4, 2013 Press Release: Impact100 Sonoma Announces the Finalists for Its $228,000 in Grants to be Awarded June 22

Sonoma, CA—June 4, 2013 Impact100 Sonoma will award $228,000 in grants to a variety of Sonoma Valley nonprofit organizations at its June 22 meeting. Its annual $100,000 Impact Grant will be awarded to one of the following three nonprofit organizations serving Sonoma Valley: Prevention & Intervention area – The Sonoma Valley Education Foundation in partnership with the Sonoma Valley … [Read more...]

March 10, 2013 Press Release: Impact100 Sonoma Hosts Special Event

Impact100 Sonoma Hosts Special Event: The Impact of Impact100 Sonoma Sonoma, CA – March 10, 2013 – Impact100 Sonoma welcomes members, prospective members, and friends to a special event featuring the 2012 grant recipients who will share updates on their programs. This annual event provides an opportunity for those who are interested in learning more about Impact100 membership to see how funds … [Read more...]