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CFMC Allocates $500,000 in Census 2020 Grant: Co-Hosts 2/7/20 Convening

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2020 Community Foundation for Monterey County Allocates More Than $500,000 in Census 2020 Grants to Local Nonprofits for a Fair and Accurate Count – Co-hosts Census 2020 Convening February 7, 2020 Monterey County, CA – Preparation for the 2020 United States Census is going full steam ahead in Monterey County with the Community Foundation for Monterey...

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Leslie Mulford: Flexibility with IRA Giving

By Cristina Medina Dirksen, Communications Coordinator, Community Foundation for Monterey County Leslie Mulford has always had philanthropy in her life, but she just didn’t recognize it by that word.   The instinct in me has always been to do small things for people who need it,” said Leslie. Working & Saving Leslie has worked very hard for her earnings, combining...

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$1.4 Million in 2020 Scholarships Available


January 3, 2020 Media Contact: Amanda Holder, Director of Communications / 831.375.9712 x123 / General Information: 831.375.9712 / / / @cfmco Community Foundation Offers $1.4 Million in Scholarships  Monterey County, California — Many Monterey County students aspire to attend college, but the reality of higher education costs keeps them from achieving that dream. The Community Foundation for...

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President’s Blog: Front Row Seat to Generosity

By Dan Baldwin, President/CEO Community Foundation for Monterey County In a joyous time of year what could be more appropriate than emphasizing the joy of giving?  The Community Foundation for Monterey County has the pleasure and honor of working with many folks who use philanthropy to invest in the people of Monterey County.  We have a front row seat in...

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Press Release – Pro Bono Consulting

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release December 18, 2019 Media Contact: Amanda Holder, Director of Communications (831) 375-9712 x123 Program Contact: Kaki Rusmore, Director, Center for Nonprofit Excellence 831.375.9712 x138 Public Information: or Pro Bono Consulting Available through Stanford Alumni Consulting Team (ACT) Applications due January 31, 2020 through the Center for Nonprofit Excellence of the Community...

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The Adventure of Giving: Michael and Gloria Ipson

By Amanda Holder, Community Foundation for Monterey County Director of Communications Michael Ipson, a Washington native raised in California, was attending U.C. Berkeley when he went to the Chinese University of Hong Kong as an exchange student. He met Gloria, a native of China, who was studying literature at the same campus. He proposed within seven months and they married...

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