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Response Funds | 2020 Northern California Wildfires


Multi-County Funds

Single-county funds


Multi-County Funds

The funds below support communities in multiple counties. 

California Community Foundation: Wildfire Relief Fund 
This fund supports both immediate disaster relief and long-term recovery efforts for those affected by California wildfires.
California Fire Foundation: Disaster Relief Programs 
The California Fire Foundation administers a variety of programs that provide assistance to the victims, firefighters, and communities that are affected by natural disasters.
Center for Disaster Philanthropy: California Wildfires Recovery Fund 
With an emphasis on recovery, this Fund targets and support vulnerable populations and communities disproportionally affected, identifies and fill in gaps where public resources are unavailable or scarce, gives locally and prioritize grants to small nonprofits and community groups, builds and supports collaborative relationships among donors.
GlobalGiving: California Wildfire Relief Fund 
This fund will support firefighters and get emergency supplies like food, water, and medicine to people in need.
Latino Community Foundation: NorCal Wildfire Relief Fund 
This fund was established to support Latino-led grassroots organizations who are on the frontlines of providing critical financial assistance, rehousing support, and emergency translation for Latino and immigrant families.
League of California Community Foundations: Disaster, Relief, Recovery and Resilience Fund 
This fund will support the response to, recovery from, and resilience to natural hazard events for communities across the state of California. Through a statewide coalition of community foundations, funds will provide disaster relief, support recovery efforts, and strengthen community resilience to future hazards.
North Valley Community Foundation: Wildfire Relief and Recovery Fund
This fund provides emergency relief and support to North State communities affected by wildfires.
Silicon Valley Community Foundation: San Mateo & Santa Clara County Fire Relief Fund 
This fund supports nonprofit organizations based in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties that are working directly with individuals and families who have been harmed by this disaster.
United Way Bay Area: Greater Bay Area Central Coast Wildfire Relief Fund 
This fund addresses the immediate needs of impacted individuals and families, including providing housing assistance (vouchers or cash), cash assistance to displaced families, and other needs. Participating United Ways in this fund includes:
  • Monterey: United Way of Monterey County
  • Santa Cruz: United Way of Santa Cruz County
  • Bay Area: United Way Bay Area, serving the 8-county Bay Area (Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Solano, Napa)
  • Wine Country: United Way of the Wine Country, serving Sonoma, Lake, Mendocino and Humboldt counties
Women's Foundation of California: Relief and Resilience Fund
This fund is taking an intersectional approach to address the racial, economic, and gender disparities only exacerbated by this disaster.


Single-County Funds

The funds below support communities within a specific county. 

Community Foundation for Monterey County: Fire Relief Fund 
Created to assist communities affected by current and future fires including the #RiverFire #CarmelFire and #DolanFire.
Napa County | Napa Valley Community Foundation: 2020 Napa County Wildfire Fund 
This fund focuses on organizations providing services such as medical care, counseling, temporary shelter and meals to the individuals and families affected by the fires
Santa Cruz County | Community Foundation Santa Cruz County: Fire Response Fund
Donations to the fund will be distributed to nonprofit agencies and organizations directly assisting individuals to meet needs as they arise.
Solano County | Solano Community Foundation: Solano Disaster Relief Fund 
The Solano Disaster Relief Fund was established to support recovery and rebuilding efforts. After the initial frenzy, chaos, and loss caused by devastating disaster passes, the relief and recovery stages begin.  Grants from this Fund will help nonprofits provide direct services and financial assistance to individuals and families.
Sonoma County | Community Foundation Sonoma County: Resilience Fund 
The Resilience Fund supports long-term recovery efforts from wildfires and other natural hazards.
Sonoma County | Undocufund 
This fund supports immediate and long-term relief for undocumented community members who work in temporary or low-wage jobs, without access to sick leave, unemployment or the ability to work remotely.