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Why nonprofits need a technology plan

Posted on August 27, 2018
Why nonprofits need a technology plan

Foundations that award grants to nonprofits for the purpose of upgrading their technology have started asking organizations to also... Continue

How the October wildfires are impacting our nonprofits

Posted on May 10, 2018
How the October wildfires are impacting our nonprofits

Last month, the Community Foundation Sonoma County and Napa Valley Community Foundation released a report describing the results of... Continue

Preventing workplace violence

Posted on April 4, 2018

The shocking events that unfolded on March 9 at The Pathway Home social services organization at the Veterans Home of California in... Continue

Breathing new life into membership-based nonprofits

Posted on March 10, 2018
Breathing new life into membership-based nonprofits

Thirty two percent of Sonoma Valley residents being 60 plus years old, it’s no wonder that the median age of member-based nonprofits... Continue

Nonprofits may be the biggest losers under the new tax law

Posted on January 12, 2018
Nonprofits may be the biggest losers under the new tax law

For the past 100 years, U.S. nonprofits have benefitted from the fact that Americans who filed an itemized tax return have been able... Continue

Fire survivors need your cash, not your clothing

Posted on December 11, 2017
Fire survivors need your cash, not your clothing

By Dr. B.J. Bischoff — Recently I was in a meeting with the leader of a Sonoma County nonprofit organization. I knew she had... Continue

Volunteers make us Sonoma Strong

Posted on October 26, 2017
Volunteers make us Sonoma Strong

By B.J. Bischoff It’s been a somber and stressful two weeks here in Sonoma Valley. Everyone I know knows someone who has lost... Continue

Mentoring our Valley’s future leaders

Posted on September 7, 2017

Later this month, Sonoma Valley’s La Luz Center will launch a new initiative to help emerging Sonoma Valley Latino leaders hone their... Continue

July is the season of change

Posted on July 20, 2017

July is a month of great change for many Sonoma Valley organizations. July begins the fiscal year for most Sonoma Valley nonprofits,... Continue

Addressing needs of Sonoma Valley seniors

Posted on June 2, 2017
Addressing needs of Sonoma Valley seniors

Last month, the Sonoma Valley Fund released its groundbreaking report describing Sonoma Valley’s nonprofit sector and the charitable... Continue