We make grants from Auction Napa Valley proceeds to agencies within Napa County that are meeting a documented, demonstrated community need in the areas of community health and children's education.
Our goal is to invest deeply rather than broadly to have a meaningful, measurable impact on the community. The majority of grants support organizations providing programs for Napa County's neediest residents, focusing on strategies for prevention and early intervention.
Based on these priorities, NVV awards grants from its Community Support Fund to provide substantial and typically unrestricted funding to a core group of about 25 organizations that work within the long-term priorities.
Our giving model also provides for significant funds to major initiatives that fall within the long-term strategic priority areas that can meaningfully impact the community. This may include capital projects deemed to offer substantial benefit to the community. For example: