From Audit to Redesign: The Complete Nonprofit Website Toolkit

This 5-part webinar series is offered by Idealware. Visit for complete details and to register. Five 90-minute webinars from October 19 to November 16. Throughout the course, you will: Audit your site against a core set of questions. Define goals for how your website will serve your audience. Learn best practices for designing an accessible, usable, and polished website....

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President’s Blog: Harmony – an Antidote to the Noise


By Dan Baldwin, Community Foundation for Monterey County President/CEO Noise. That seems to be the dominant feature of our daily lives in recent months. Noisy tweets. Noisy talking heads. Noisy battles in the media. Noise over standing and kneeling. People arguing over what constitutes patriotism, even while hundreds of thousands of DACA students who want desperately to be part of...

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Future Audience Network

This event is sponsored by the Arts Council of Monterey County. For information and to RSVP, Contact or call 831.622.9060 ext. 103. Admission is free. Presenters: Esmeralda Montenegro Owen Director of Communications, Marketing, and Public Relations, Hartnell College Featured Topic: Marketing to the different audiences can be a challenging task for any arts organization. Typical methods are no longer enough...

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Stories of Impact: Immigration

Catholic Charities

This series of blog posts focuses on Community Impact grantee highlights in the areas of Arts, Culture & Historic Preservation, Children & Youth, Health & Human Services, Community Development and Environment & Animal Welfare.  Grantee Highlight Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Monterey Over the last year, political uncertainty regarding immigration policy has caused an unprecedented surge in people seeking out immigration...

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Philanthropy by Design – Annual Report

2016 Annual Report Details Record Year No two people have exactly the same reasons and goals for giving. The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) crafts individual solutions to help each person achieve his or her unique philanthropic vision. It all connects. Donors establish funds and recommend grants. Grants fuel nonprofit organizations in Monterey County and beyond. Nonprofit programs and services...

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Growing LEADers

CNE 2013

By Kaki Rusmore, Director Center for Nonprofit Excellence of the Community Foundation for Monterey County About LEAD For the past eight years, up and coming nonprofit leaders have honed their leadership and nonprofit management skills in the LEAD (Leadership Education and Development) Institute. Offered by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence of the Community Foundation for Monterey County, LEAD prepares successful managers in...

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Making Social Media Work for Small Nonprofits


Workshop Overview With limited time and resources, how can your small nonprofit make best use of social media to advance your work?  In this interactive workshop you will create a digital strategy for social media and then share it with the group.  Author and Master Trainer Beth Kanter will provide feedback about how to get the most impact. Register Workshop...

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