Farm Bureau Foundation of
Sonoma County Growing Agricultural Education for Future Generations
The Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide education, training and services for the benefit of the agricultural industry, agricultural youth activities and the community.
The Foundation maintains an ongoing development program for individual and corporate sponsorships, various donations including but not limited to, monetary, real and personal property and in-kind donations. There are many different reasons why friends and supporters of Sonoma County Farm Bureau provide charitable contributions to the Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County. Some give because of ideological commitment, some because of a desire to support local agriculture. Still, others give out of compassion for the educational needs of our youth. Gifts to the Foundation provide support to the Agricultural Education programs of the Sonoma County Farm Bureau.
Gifts of Cash
payable by check or credit card to the Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County.
fair market value is tax-deductible as a gift.
Closely Held Stock
allows the same benefits as donations of other securities.
Life Insurance Policies
can be transferred to the Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County, or the Foundation can be named when creating a new policy.
Charitable Gift Annuities & Charitable Remainder Trusts
can produce immediate tax benefits and income for life when directed to the Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County. Bequests
can specify how you would prefer your estate to benefit the Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County in your will or living trust.
Wilson Artisan Wineries Scholarship
CHILDREN OF VINEYARD WORKERS SCHOLARSHIP
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00 P.M. March 1, 2018
Scholarships of $750 to $2,500 will be awarded to children of Sonoma County vineyard workers. Scholarships are open to high school seniors continuing their education and to students who are already in a college, trade, or technical school.
Wilson Artisan Wineries provides these annual scholarships because Ken and Diane Wilson believe the children of Sonoma County vineyard workers should not be limited by financial hardships in their pursuit of educational opportunities. This year Wilson Artisan Wineries will award more than $20,000 in scholarships to deserving students.
Copyright Sonoma County Farm Bureau
To represent, protect and advance the social, economic and educational interests of the farmers and ranchers of Sonoma County.