Fund List

The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) administers more than 400 charitable funds for individuals, families, nonprofits, foundations and businesses.

Click the fund type below for a description and listing. Anyone can add to an existing fund, or create a fund

Affiliate Funds

A local advisory board provides oversight, defines grantmaking priorities, and raises funds that are distributed to community organizations

Agency Endowment Funds

Agencies benefit from participation in the CFMC’s investment pool, help with planned giving, and a reliable source of income

Agency Stewardship Funds

Agencies benefit from participation in the CFMC’s investment pool, help with planned giving, and maintain access to the fund’s principal

Corporate Funds

Businesses receive tax advantages, and customized support to maximize their community philanthropy

Designated Funds

Donor Advised Funds

Advisors recommend grants from their fund to support nonprofit organizations and work with CFMC staff to create a meaningful philanthropic legacy

Field of Interest Funds

Donors specify a charitable field of interest and the CFMC’s Board of Directors awards grants to organizations making a difference in our county

General Endowment Funds

Donors place their trust in the CFMC’s expert staff and board to respond to the community’s most pressing needs now and into the future

Private Foundation Funds

Scholarship & Award Funds

Donors invest in the future of local students and support a variety of individuals with the help of professional staff

Temporary Funds