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Aldea Children & Family Services

Aldea serves more than 3,000 people annually through therapy and psychiatry, substance abuse prevention and treatment services, treatment foster care and adoption services, and other services that enable people to improve their health, relationships, and, ultimately, their community.

Benicia Community Action Council

The Benicia Community Action Council offers a broad range of support services to the residents of Benicia. Our primary areas of focus are housing, homelessness, hunger, and financial stability. Many of our clients are of the aging population as Benicia has one of the largest aging demographics in our county. We have specialized our services to cater to the needs of our community. We have seen our programs change lives. 

Benicia Tree Foundation

 The Benicia Tree Foundation is an all-volunteer non-profit organization established in 2009 that has worked with property owners on projects to plant and maintain trees within the City of Benicia.

Camp Fire Golden Empire

Camp Fire is a youth development organization committed to building upon over 100 years of rich history and experience in responding to the changing needs of youth. We believe that through informal education programs "kids can be kids," have fun, learn to set goals, and meet challenges.

Children's Network of Solano County

We improve the lives of children and families by coordinating and providing services that strengthen and support families. At the Children's Network of Solano County, we don’t focus on just one sector or issue. We help prevent child abuse and neglect, support programs that provide families with access to financial literacy, basic needs assistance and help with employment, lift the voices of underrepresented communities, and advocate for legislation that positively impacts children and families.

Choice in Aging

Choice in Aging was established in 1949 as a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) public benefit corporation. Choice in Aging has two adult day centers in Contra Costa County plus three other programs that serve more than six hundred people each year in Contra Costa, Napa, and Solano counties. We are also proud to offer information and referral resources to the local community, as well as support services to caregivers & family members of frail elders and persons with Alzheimer’s and related dementias.

Club Stride Inc

Club Stride, Inc. provides high-quality experiential civic education to increase the scale, impact, and equity of civic engagement in Solano County. Our overarching goal is to close civic participation gaps that contribute to unhealthy communities. Our approach to civic renewal is youth-centered, participatory, and focuses on highlighting connections between media literacy and civic education.

Connections For Life

Connections For Life (CFL) provides support to adults who have intellectual and developmental disabilities who want to live independently in their own home. This support is customized for each person, catering to their specific needs of support. We also provide mobility training on public transportation throughout Solano County.

Downtown Theatre Foundation for The Arts

The non-profit organization, Downtown Theatre Foundation for The Arts, was formed in 2012 in an effort to keep the Fairfield Center for Creative Arts open and available for the community performing arts groups. Downtown Theatre Foundation manages the facility through ticket sales, facility rentals, and most importantly, generous donations from the community. This foundation strives to provide a home for all performing arts groups, and the arts community members.

Dreamcatchers Empowerment Network

To provide employment assistance to youth and adults with limitations and disabilities. The philosophy at Dreamcatchers Empowerment Network is a client-centered approach to providing services with respect and dignity, as well as educating the community on the benefits of employing people with limitations. We believe that when an individual achieves meaningful employment, the community benefits from the exposure and contributions of individuals, who are frequently marginalized. Dreamcatchers employment services are key to fighting stigma and discrimination for individuals with limitations.

Fighting Back Partnership

At Fighting Back Partnership, we believe that the right investments in people and community reap quality returns that remain long past any of our programs. Our services aim to significantly improve lives and to educate people to help themselves.

Humane Society of the North Bay

HSNB operates a 24/7 shelter to house stray animals; we return lost pets to their homes; we find homes for those without them; we provide veterinary care for animals in need; we educate the public about the need to spay/neuter, vaccinate, and microchip their pets; we host a monthly spay/neuter clinic for cats; we process dog licenses; we loan humane traps for the spay/neuter of feral cats; and we strive to strengthen the lifelong commitment between animals and people.

KOL Education Foundation

KOL Education Foundation is a youth mentoring organization founded in Solano County designed to work with at-risk high school youth to help them develop their academic skills, leadership potential, and to give them financial support. The members realized a need in the community to encourage students to pursue a higher education after high school and to do productive activities in the community. We have given over $200,000 in scholarship and will continue to support the youth in Solano County.

NAMI Solano County

NAMI is a grassroots organization dedicated to assisting those living with mental illness and their families. With renowned programs, dedicated volunteers, publications, and online resources, we seek to improve the lives of those affected by mental illness.

Nonprofit Partnership Program (NPP)

NPP is a Solano Community Foundation program designed to strengthen, develop, and serve Solano County nonprofits by enhancing their organization's visibility and providing assistance with development and capacity-building efforts.

Operation: Care and Comfort

Founded in 2003, Operation: Care and Comfort (OCC) is an all volunteer organization which supports forward deployed military units with monthly care packages. Here at home, OCC supports troops, veterans, military, and Gold Star families through two programs- Tickets for Troops and Adopt a Military Family. Fiscally responsible, our overhead is 3% or less.

Solano County Library Foundation

This Foundation supports the Reach Out and Read,, and Solano Kids Read, primary programs of the Solano County Library.

Solano Family & Children's Services

Solano Family & Children's Services is the child care resource & referral agency for Solano County.

Solano Land Trust

Solano Land Trust conserves open space in Solano County for recreation, wildlife habitat, agriculture, and ranching.  The work we do goes beyond conserving land; it’s also about ensuring people’s relationship to the land remains strong. We are committed to building a conservation and stewardship ethic in our community by supporting values based on common ground and engaging the future leaders and land stewards who will come after us to take care of this land.

Solano Valley Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Delta Sigma Theta is an international non-profit public service organization. A wide range of programs address education, health, international development, and strengthening of the African American family and the community at large. Delta Sigma Theta provides public service initiatives through its Five-Point Program Thrust of Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement.

SpiritHorse Therapeutic Riding Center of the San Francisco Bay Area

SpiritHorse Riding Center of the San Francisco Bay Area is a 501(c)(3) non-profit founded in January of 2012. This program is open to riders of all abilities. Our lessons, camps, and classes are designed to improve the lives of children and adults who are facing developmental, emotional, social, and physical challenges. We are a licensed SpiritHorse International Center that strives to provide opportunities that help our community members build self confidence and feel empowered!

Sugar's Gift, Inc,

The mission of Sugar’s Gift™ Inc., is to provide hospice, euthanasia, and end-of-life veterinary services for terminally ill pets in their own homes. This allows them a relaxed, peaceful setting, where they have lived and been loved, to cross over the Rainbow Bridge with Comfort, Dignity, and Peace. We provide the euthanasia service, a private cremation, and home delivery by a local volunteer of the beloved pet's ashes in a hand made urn and other special items to celebrate their baby's life.

Suisun Marsh Natural History Association

The SMNHA operates the Suisun Wildlife Center for rescue, rehab, and release back to the wild of native California wildlife.  It offers an extensive environmental education program on wildlife and the Suisun Marsh.

Sustainable Solano

Sustainable Solano is a grassroots, countywide movement uniting people through work that serves Solano County to promote ecologically sustainable, economically and socially just communities in a world that works for everyone. Our decades of dedicated community work started with community gardens and has grown to include an emphasis on creating sustainable, regenerative environments, community capacity building, supporting local food systems and building workforce skills for a better future.

The Vacaville Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club

Ensuring a safe, productive place for kids to spend out-of-school time is vital. Our goal at The Vacaville Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club is to inspire our youth to believe in themselves and to enhance their lives through the programs brought to them by our compassionate staff. We provide our young people with life-changing programs that develop a desire for learning and we believe that every young person deserves a great future.

Vacaville Public Education Foundation (VPEF)

Since inception in 2003, the Vacaville Public Education Foundation, in a partnership with the community of Vacaville, has raised millions of dollars to fund learning and enrichment opportunities for students of the Vacaville Unified School District (VUSD). We fund programs like after-school robotics, early reading, science exploration, nature hikes, sports, music, and many others that help our students become well-rounded.

Vallejo Community Arts Foundation

To facilitate and advocate for participation in the arts in Vallejo and throughout Solano County. We accomplish this by developing and providing educational programs, supporting and promoting local arts organizations, and participating in local and area arts events and projects.

Water and Education International (WEI)

WEI is a global humanitarian organization with a driving purpose of addressing the need for safe water in developing countries and for educational opportunities in the world. WEI also promotes wellness through health education.

GLS Participant List

All participating nonprofits have demonstrated that they meet (or exceed) the eligibility criteria shown below.

  • A 501 (c) (3) organization in good standing with the IRS
  • A NPP member with Solano Community Foundation
  • Headquartered in, or providing services to residents of Solano County
  • Has filed a tax form 990 for a minimum of 3 years
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