Grants

Community Impact Information Session – Salinas

You are invited to learn about the Community Foundation for Monterey County’s Community Impact grant program. Applications for the 1) Children & Youth and 2) Health & Human Services program areas are due by 5:00 PM, February 2, 2018. The purpose of this presentation is to help new applicants better understand what we look for in a strong application.   Who Should Attend? Grant...

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Community Impact Information Session – Monterey

You are invited to learn about the Community Foundation for Monterey County’s Community Impact grant program. Applications for the 1) Children & Youth and 2) Health & Human Services program areas are due by 5:00 PM, February 2, 2018. The purpose of this presentation is to help new applicants better understand what we look for in a strong application. Who Should Attend? Grant writers...

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Grantmaking – Stories of Impact

Parent Institute for Quality Education

Community Impact Grants Community Impact grants make a meaningful difference for many people and communities throughout Monterey County. Field of interest and unrestricted funds, created by generous donors through their estates, fuel the CFMC’s competitive grantmaking programs. In 2016 the Community Foundation for Monterey County granted more than $2.7 million through the foundation’s competitive programs and leadership initiatives. Here we highlight four grantees...

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Disaster Giving & Grantmaking

Hurricane Harvey

Wildfires, hurricanes and earthquakes have caused devastation both on our shores and beyond. We stand with those affected and have compiled selected resources to help inform effective giving to help those in need. (see below). As we know from past local experience with the Soberanes Fire and Big Sur Relief Funds, there are three phases of support: relief, recovery and rebuilding....

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2017 NGP Grantees Build Community

NGP Grantee PANES

From teaching boxing and fitness as ways to encourage and empower youth to be healthy, to providing support for Spanish-speaking parents with special needs children, the 2017 Community Foundation for Monterey County Neighborhood Grants Program (NGP) grantees have varied missions in mind. All, however, are small, grassroots organizations working to improve their communities. The Community Foundation is committed to supporting...

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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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5 Tips To Organize Your Grant Proposal

Preparing a strong grant proposal is like a team sport, where staff input, board approval, and proposal writers all come together to bring an application over the finish line. This can be challenging when important documents and data exist in different locations, files, or computers. Taking some time in advance to organize your game plan can help. Local consultant, Susan...

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