NGAC & Friends

The strength & efficacy of any community organization is its connection to the neighborhood. Here are some of the Natomas Garden & Arts Club favorite neighborhood organizations, businesses and government agencies with whom we are proud to associate

Chalk It Up! aims to empower and support the next generation of Sacramento artists through targeted art grants for young artists and the programs which inspire them.

The NGAC President, Amie Tokuhama, was the founder of Chalk It Up and has participated as a volunteer artist at the free Labor Day Weekend Chalk It Up! Festival at Fremont Park for all its 30 years.


SMUD began serving Sacramento in 1946 and is now the nation’s sixth-largest community-owned electric utility, recognized nationally and internationally for innovative energy efficiency programs and renewable power technologies.

The Natomas Buzz is an independent, online community news site born out of a concern that the Sacramento region’s largest, fastest-growing neighborhood was not being covered by traditional media outlets.

The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission was established in 1977. The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission (Arts Commission) is a public agency devoted to supporting, promoting and advancing the arts in the region. The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission (SMAC) has been renamed the Office of Arts and Culture. The Office of Arts and Culture and its staff (formerly known as part of SMAC) is housed in the Convention and Cultural Services Department.

The Natomas Chamber of Commerce provides a forum for its members through promoting sound business relationships and by advocating socially responsible community policies.

The Sacramento Tree Foundation is a community benefit organization working to grow thriving communities through stewardship of our urban forest.

Miridae creates habitat for, and engages people with, native plants and the wildlife they support. They tie together design, science, and high-quality construction to create landscapes that are beautiful, resilient, and ecologically powerful.

The Sacramento Valley Conservancy’s mission is to preserve the beauty, character and biodiversity of the Sacramento Valley landscape by protecting and stewarding natural and working lands, and scenic open spaces for the benefit of current and future generations.

The Gardenland Northgate Neighborhood is located in the South Natomas area of Sacramento, a neighborhood of older homes with multi-generational families. GNNA is a 501(c)3 non-profit that is an advocate for our neighborhood.

Saigon corner is a locally owned Vietnamese casual restaurant/sandwich spot in Natomas and a favorite with several members of the NGAC Board of Directors.