Blog & Events

Siembra Latinos Fund Awards $20,000 in Grants

The Siembra Latinos Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County awarded $20,000 to five nonprofit organizations in July 2022 for projects and programs serving Latino residents throughout Monterey County. The Siembra Latinos Fund, which celebrates its 5th Anniversary in 2022, granted more than $80,000 since inception to organizations providing community-based programs aimed at improving the quality of life of...

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Strengthening & Celebrating Carmel Valley Event – July 27, 2022

(Scroll down for event slideshow) We are grateful to all the generous individuals, families and companies that give back to our community through the Community Fund for Carmel Valley (CFCV). Thank you for ensuring that Carmel Valley has the permanent, local resources to improve the lives of our fellow community members, both now and in the future. Special thanks to Stonepine Estates...

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Northern Monterey County Foundation Awards $40,000 in Grants

The Northern Monterey County Foundation (NMCF) granted $40,000 to 12 nonprofit organizations in July 2022 for projects and programs serving the residents of Aromas, Bolsa Knolls, Boronda, Castroville, Elkhorn, Las Lomas, Moss Landing, Oak Hills, Pajaro, Prunedale, Royal Oaks and Santa Rita. Among the grantees was Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services, which supports children with cancer and their families...

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Giving Local — John and Annette Romans

We recently met John and Annette Romans on a warm afternoon in Greenfield at Annette’s childhood home where her mother still lives. John and Annette were both born and raised in Monterey County, attending Greenfield Elementary School and King City High School. Married 47 years, Annette was a school nurse in Greenfield and John farmed with others, including his father,...

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Connecting for Good – 2021 Annual Report

Connecting for Good accurately reflects our role in 2021. We gained skills in many new areas, skills that will be used again and again. We are, after all, Here for Good. – Teri Belli, CFMC Board Chair We are proud to share with you our 2021 Annual Report. It is 40 pages of compelling stories showing the work the CFMC...

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NMCF Driscoll’s Event – May 5, 2022

(Scroll down for event slideshow) We are grateful to all the generous individuals, families and companies that give back to their communities through the Northern Monterey County Foundation (NMCF). Thank you for ensuring that generations to follow will have the permanent, local resources to strengthen North County. Special thanks to Driscolls for hosting the greenhouse tours and reception at O.O. Eaton...

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Guide to Leadership Transitions

How can nonprofit organizations best support healthy, successful executive transitions? In the Guide to Leadership Transitions, rising leaders and veteran nonprofit board members share stories, strategies, and wisdom to support incoming or outgoing executives, boards of directors and nonprofit leaders during times of change. Look to your community and communicate with transparency throughout the search Embrace the moment of growth...

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