Our Investments

Incentivizing relevant & rigorous education programs to align with local industry

We invest in educational strategies that bring relevancy to the classroom. Strategies that are designed to provide students with opportunities for career exploration while developing skills required for success in college and career, and ultimately improving academic outcomes. We invest in innovative programs to significantly improve overall student success and achievement — all synchronized with regional economic and workforce trends.

Aligning Industry and Education Through Competitive Grant Making

Grants to schools to create, enhance or expand programs for career technical education and training in Sonoma County.

Addressing Regional Workforce Needs through Education

Industry partnerships to identify high-demand careers and the skills necessary to be successful in them.

Creating Relevance for Students Through Industry Engagement

Opportunities for students to prepare for entry-level positions, lifelong careers and post-secondary education.

Community Women Investing in STEM Equity (Community WISE)

Initiatives that enrich learning and career opportunities in STEM fields for girls and women.