Impact Grants – Listing of all Impact Grants Given

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$100,000 IMPACT 100 REDWOOD CIRCLE ANNUAL GRANTS – Following is a list of Impact Grants given and those organizations nominated each year. Those in red were finalists for the Grant.

2017/2018 GrantCatholic Charities

The Impact 2017/2018 Grant was given to Catholic Charities for an Emergency Services for Homeless Children Program by funding a Children’s Resource Navigator and Emergency Childcare Subsidies.

Nominees for this grant included the following organizations: A Theater for Children, Audubon Canyon Ranch, Canine Companions for Independence, Career Technical Education Foundation Sonoma County, Catholic Charities, Children’s Museum of Sonoma County, Community Child Care Council of Sonoma County, Community Support Network, COTS, Daily Acts, Family Justice Center of Sonoma County, Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Healthcare Foundation of Northern Sonoma County, North Bay Organizing Project, Occidental Arts and Ecology Center, Petaluma Arts Center, Rebuilding Together Petaluma, Redwood Empire Food Bank, Restorative Resources, Santa Rosa Community Health, School Garden Network, The Living Room, The Volunteer Center of Sonoma County, West County Community Services, West County Health Centers, Women’s Recovery Services, and YWCA of Sonoma County.  (finalists in red)

2016/2017 GrantFood for Thought

For 26 years Food for Thought has provided nutrition services for people affected by HIV/AIDS in Sonoma County. Impact 100 RC monies will fund a pilot program to provide these comprehensive nutritional services to people affected by other chronic illnesses.

Impact 100 Redwood Circle Awards 2017 Impact Grant - Food for Thought





Nominees included – 10,000 Degrees, Bird Rescue Center, Boys and Girls Club, Burbank Housing,  Center for Climate Protection, Ceres, Children’s Museum, Chrysalis Community Counseling,  Community Child Care Council, COTS, Face to Face, Food for Thought, Girl Scouts of Northern California, Habitat for Humanity, LandPaths, PDI,  Pepperwood Preserve, Redwood Empire Food Bank, Santa Rosa Players (6th Street Playhouse), Santa Rosa Symphony Simply Strings, SAY, SSU Center for Environmental Inquiry, Taskforce for Homeless, The Living Room, TLC Child and Family Services, YWCA Domestic Violence Services

2015/2016 GrantVOICES

VOICES is an innovative nonprofit that provides youth with the resources they need to make the leap from foster care to successful, independent adulthood. Impact 100 RC monies will be used to develop and implement a “Foster Youth Navigation Program”, which is aimed at increasing the percentage of foster youth successfully matriculating through college.





Nominees included: ArtStart, Bird Rescue Center, BOOST, Boys and Girls Club, Ceres Community Project, Children’s Speech Therapy Center, Community Action Partnership, COTS, Dovetail Learning, Face to Face, Forget Me Not Farm, Global Student Embassy,Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation, LandPaths, Pediatric Dental Center (PDI),  Social Advocates for Youth,  School Garden Network, Sonoma County Museum, The Living Room, United Way, VOICES