Julia DeNatale is the Vice President of Community Impact for Napa Valley Community Foundation and has been on staff since 2010. In her role, Julia oversees the Community Foundation’s grantmaking, including donor-recommended, discretionary, designated, endowed and scholarship portfolios and community impact grantmaking in the areas of: Invest in Youth; Fight Poverty; and Champion Community.
Julia also leads the Foundation’s community initiatives, which currently include: Housing, and the recently launched NapaSonoma ADU Center, which aims to create more affordable housing inventory by helping homeowners build and rent Accessory Dwelling Units; Disaster Relief, which currently includes relief, response and recovery efforts related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 wildfires and prevention and preparedness efforts; and, One Napa Valley, which incubated civic engagement and immigrant legal services in Napa County nine years ago, and has since provided nearly 9,300 locals with free legal consultations.
Prior to joining Napa Valley Community Foundation, Julia was Director of Development and Community Education at Wolfe Center, a nonprofit behavioral health organization in Napa. Her work in the private sector includes marketing and promotions management at Bay Area radio and television stations. Julia has a bachelor’s degree in communications (with an emphasis in journalism) from the University of San Francisco, and is a graduate of Leadership Napa Valley Class 20. Julia was born and raised in Napa and lives with her husband and three children.
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