Special Purpose Grants

Special Purpose Grants

These grants are made to nonprofit organizations doing work in a specific area of interest designated by the donors when they created their funds. Applications are open only to those nonprofits which fit the special purpose of the fund.

Special Purpose Grants

Northern Monterey County Foundation

To support nonprofit organizations that provide important community resources and services in the Northern Monterey County communities of Aromas, Bolsa Knolls, Boronda, Castroville, Elkhorn, Las Lomas, Moss Landing, Oak Hills, Pajaro, Prunedale, Royal Oaks or Santa Rita.

Southern Monterey County Foundation

To support nonprofit organizations that provide important community resources and services in Southern Monterey County communities (King City and south).

Fund for Homeless Women

To support programs and services for homeless women on the Monterey Peninsula, especially those offering emergency or transitional housing.

Joel and Dena Gambord Charitable Foundation

By invitation only. To support the training and placement of service dogs for mobility, hearing and visual assistance, disease detection/alerting, search and rescue, and psychiatric service.

Tri-Counties Blood Bank

To provide reimbursement to organizations which supply blood and blood products to people who can’t afford them and for other related activities.