North Bay Fire Relief Fund
Nonprofit Grant Recipients
The North Bay Fire Relief Fund has provided the following local nonprofits with grants to assist the immediate needs of North Bay fire survivors. We encourage fire survivors to review the services available, and contact the nonprofit directly to gain access to the noted services. We’ve organized the information by county and type of service provided, and also provided contact information for each nonprofit providing services to fire survivors.
Ceres Home Delivered Meals for Fire Victims with Medical Needs Program offers 4 weeks of delivered meals that are medically tailored for anyone impacted by the fire that has medical needs and is not able to shop and/or prepare meals.
Through a combination of grant funds from the North Bay Fire Relief Funds (NBFRF) and other grantors, it is COTS’ goal is to serve a minimum of 180 individuals with Rapid Re‐Housing Services.
Provide permanent housing assistance and placement, temporary housing, assistance with household items, furniture, supplies, food, and transportation, resource services, housing retentions and sustainability, mental health services
The goal of JFCS North Bay Fire Relief programs is to assist those in need to return to self-sufficiency and personal stability. JFCS is providing case management and education to help the community recover.
The Foster-A-Family initiative was created to work with families displaced by or affected by the recent fires in Sonoma County. by helping families replace items lost in the fires and to help pay rent or deposits for those who are currently struggling to make their payments.
Expand evidence informed program to meet the growing need put on our community by the dislocation of so many residents into our service area.
Station 3990 distributes food twice weekly. Station 3990 was activated days after the fires and will continue operating and add new sites as needed, targeting those impacted by the fires.
Provide case management to low-income displaced families and individuals and supply newly housed low-income individuals with a House-In-A-Box with household necessities.
Providing rental and financial assistance to Ag employees along with covering architecture and constructions fees for Ag employee housing.
Provide financial assistance to community members to find housing and replace household items.
Provide scholarships for school age children to Sonoma Valley families impacted by fires to ensure childcare and youth development continues during recovery.
CAP’s Disaster Relief Housing Assistance Fund may be able to provide short term rental assistance per household and a one-time security deposit assistance per household.
The Recovery Fund will serve creative individuals, enterprises and nonprofit organizations who have experienced economic loss as a result of the fires. The Teaching Artists Relief Project will serve students who suffered loss as a result of the fires.
Fire Relief Program will assist people with disabilities who were displaced by the fires and/or lost disability-related equipment and/or have disability-related expenses as a result of the fires in Sonoma and Napa Counties.
Provide recovery assistance to socioeconomically disadvantaged Latino community members impacted by the North Bay fires.
Provide immediate monetary assistance for fire relief to undocumented children, individuals and families via direct assistance and referrals.
Health and Wellness
Establish a fund to provide immediate financial relief to patients who need to replace lost medical equipment.
Provide fire-affected populations support in addressing grief and loss from the North Bay Fires through by cultural, environmental, native, and behavioral health providers.
Child Parent Institute will asses and serve our community’s Mental Health needs by providing the most current information and education of the effects of trauma and how to manage it as a community.
This program is designed to support blind and visually impaired individuals who have sustained trauma particular to their impairment as a result of the North Bay fires.
Our Farm Therapy Program, located on a 3-acre animal farm sanctuary and garden on the property of the Sonoma Humane Society, teaches young trauma survivors with diagnoses such as post traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, and attachment disorder how to value and care for living beings, develop respect for all life forms, and create a compassionate way of behaving and relating to others that is the antithesis of their violent experience. This program is geared towards and will cater to school age children.
Provide emotional wellbeing and resilience training to fire survivors and agencies serving them.
Expand social services, introduce behavioral health services by a newly hired mental health professional and increase outreach of available services.
Hosting community gatherings for fire-affected families and friends, shared meals and partnering with local health providers for outdoor yoga, meditation, and well-being activities. Additionally, to provide summer day camp scholarships to fire-affected children to provide healing opportunities for free play in nature.
Conduct 20 life planning workshops, provide transportation funding for students, increase enrollment of low literacy, low income adults to SRJC.
Brief, free individual and group counseling to those affected by the fires. Our therapists are trained to work with current techniques to manage stress, trauma, loss, and other mental health issues including depression and anxiety. We provide brief therapy to help people stabilize, recover and learn skills for resiliency.
Rebuilding the library of over 400 instruments lost during the fires. Those instruments offered school children the opportunity to engage music before and after school.
PHC aims to assist North Bay fire survivors in recovering physically and mentally from disaster related trauma, promote awareness, improve chronic conditions by improving access to medication.
Replacing high school basketball equipment destroyed during the fire. Balls, uniforms, training equipment and the gym was lost.
IWC will provide immediate wellness clinic in a vacant classroom providing mental health services along with basic medical services to students at Santa Rosa City Schools.
Replacing High School Choir uniforms destroyed in fires.
Providing of medical, dental, and mental health services to low-income residents of Sonoma County during Santa Rosa Community Health’s recovery from the October 2017 firestorm.
School-based mental health services and expanded housing and support services for youth including increased intensive case management to transitional age youth and school children - connecting youth to services via SAY’s Street Outreach Team and a range of crisis counseling services and supports for 5-25 year olds.
Provide grants to fire-impacted individuals, businesses, or nonprofits that specialize in equine well-being.
Provide Behavioral Health treatment at Sonoma County Indian Health Project post Wildfires and provide community wellness events along with distributing gift cards to those affected by fires.
Expanding services and increasing access to mental health services for Sonoma State University students affected by the fires and providing education security for those at risk of dropping out due to hardship and supplementing direct assistance funds for affected students.
Resource Integration, Support, and Engagement (RISE) is focused on helping individuals directly impacted by the fires with pro-active behavioral health and trauma support, resource case management and connection with the community that will lead to long-term healing and greater community resilience.
Funds to accommodate increase in demand post-fire - allowing BGC of Central Sonoma County to serve fire impacted school age children and their families.
YMCA after school programming for fire impacted school aged children and their families.
Disaster Case Management and Community Recovery Program aimed at helping communities’ most vulnerable individuals and families to rebound from their losses and strengthen their physical, social, economic and overall well-being.
Providing subsidies to families impacted by the fire and supporting childcare providers impacted by fire through financial support.
The grant from the North Bay Fire Relief fund would ensure that 53 homeless children receive free child care and the completion of the Riebli Center rebuild.
Provide a centralized resource to increase local tribal victim service capacity and provide needs assessment, case management, referrals and coordination of care, insurance document review, and emergency financial assistance.
Provide monthly trauma coaching, and creating an outreach plan. In addition, NBCC will convert a preschool classroom into a toddler classroom. Programing through North Bay Childrens Centr will serve pre-school and school age children.
Expanding current services needed as a result of the fire and introduction of new services including case management.
The fire damaged a 4 family dwelling, the amount requested is the amount needed to close out the funding and get women and their families back in their homes.
Support for intake, counseling, referral, alternate housing locating, and investigation/enforcement regarding housing needs specific to fire victims.
Health and Wellness
Enhanced emergency counseling and student support services, provide parent/family support workshops, provide staff training on mental health and trauma informed care training
Free behavioral/emotional health support groups led by licensed behavioral health staff in Spanish and English.
Provide at least 100 surgical procedures and diagnostic services to low-income, uninsured Napa and Sonoma community members referred by local community clinics.
Financial assistance to children, uninsured, seniors, undocumented, homeless, low-income via hardship grants (food, shelter, clothing), financial literacy, occupational transferable skills training, mental health referrals/services, and case management/care coordination.
Provide direct financial assistance to fire survivors addressing needs such as housing, replacement of essential household items, and medical care and counseling.
As determined through case management, distribute funds to address the financial needs of fire survivors leading to life stabilization and secure, permanent housing.
Replacing equipment the Redwood Valley Volunteer Fire Department lost during fire.
Parent/child programs incorporating the Positive Parent Program and Community Resiliency Model to aid positive coping mechanisms.
Provide storage for impacted victims who lost their homes. Engage volunteers to help provide support by engaging victims and offering contact through this valuable resource.