President’s Blog – Philanthropy: Finding Common Ground

By Dan Baldwin, President/CEO Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) A Rough Year I imagine I’m just one of many who are trying make sense of 2017. Despite one’s political perspective, this has been a strange and at times difficult year. The constant churn in the news cycle, and the unsettling events we see and hear, has made it difficult...

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Sustaining Collective Impact

This online webinar is offered by FSG. Visit their website for full details and to register. This online training explores different strategies that can be employed from the onset to move the collective effort forward and gain momentum as you go.

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Strategy Map Workshop

This free workshop is offered by the IMC Network. Visit their website for full details and to register. Nonprofit organizations are invited to join Impact Monterey County as it unveils a countywide strategy map – a new tool for increased impact, stronger grant proposals and partnering with other organizations.  Learn how these interactive tools can boost your organization’s success.

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Engaging the Next Generation in Giving

Mahoney Family

John and Ann Mahoney John and Ann Mahoney are long-time Monterey residents who give generously both of their time and resources. John was raised in California and earned his bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley. He moved to Monterey from LA to “get off the treadmill” and began his real estate business, now Mahoney & Associates, in 1975. Ann was raised in...

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Paying it Forward: Raymond Costa

Raymond Costa Family Scholarship Fund

Raymond Costa was just nine years old when an act of kindness embedded a feeling he’s never forgotten. “We had just lost my father – he died and Christmas was coming up. I’ll never forget seeing two station wagons full of toys collected in a toy drive just for my family,” said Costa.  “It was totally unexpected – that memory...

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Nonprofit Takeaways on Working with Immigrant Communities

CNE workshop helping nonprofits immigration

CNE Workshop Panel (l to r) Luz Padilla, Catholic Charities, Ricardo Nuñez, UFW Foundation, Sarait Martinez, CSUMB, Israel Villa, MILPA, Bronwyn Moreno, Hartnell College, Ariadna Renteria, Watsonville Law Center, Kaki Rusmore, Center for Nonprofit Excellence of the Community Foundation for Monterey County By Kaitlyn Throgmorton Nonprofits: Immigration & Deportation A recent Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) workshop featured a panel of...

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The Power of Collaboration for the Nonprofit Sector

This webinar is offered by SSIR – Stanford Social Innovation Review. Visit their website for full details and to register. This webinar will explore: Why collaboration is critical for nonprofits facing increasing technological shifts What considerations to keep in mind when entering a collaboration How organizations can reframe collaboration as coming from a place of strength rather than weakness How...

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