Solano #1 Cohort, CA

Together for 4 Years

This Cohort lasts four years so relationships can strengthen, processes can develop, and internal structures can be built. Together, A Place-2-Live, Rio Vista CARE, and Solano Advocates for Victims of Violence meet quarterly to present grant proposals to each other, vote on new grants, share progress updates, and seek advice on new challenges as they build capacity and grow.

The mission of A Place-2-Live is to provide residential placement services for low to moderate-income families and life skills training, helping our clients become self-sufficient over time.

Founded 2004

The mission of Rio Vista CARE is to provide low-cost, professional counseling and family resource to better the lives of the citizens of Rio Vista as well as the surrounding area.

Founded 1985

The mission of Solano Advocates for Victims of Violence is to lessen the impact of violence by offering interventions that empower a victim’s transformation into a survivor by inspiring hope, growth, and resiliency.

Founded 2016

Long-Term Community Investment

Magic Cabinet prioritizes community-born, led, and serving organizations to build their capacity and accelerate their impact. We believe if given the time, tools, and resources they ask for, the organizations and the communities they serve will flourish.Founded in 2022, this cohort will last five years.

Capacity Building Projects Overview

An effective nonprofit is more than its programs. Each Cohort has access to $2.5m through collectively approved capacity-building grants— approximately $500k available each year. Every Cohort member faces unique challenges and opportunities for their organization; that’s why they determine how to leverage Magic Cabinet funds.