As a region, we have experienced disasters before. The Napa Valley Vintners helped establish the Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief fund with a lead gift of $10 million following the South Napa earthquake. Since that time, it has been bolstered by additional NVV fundraising efforts.
In response to this current epidemic, the Napa Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) has approved distributions from the Relief Fund of up to $3.5 million to address the public health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 virus in Napa County. Funding will be distributed over the next eight to 12 weeks in two specific areas: