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News! CFMC Grants Record $27.9 Million in 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2021 Media Contact: Amanda Holder, Director of Communications / 831.375.9712 x123 / amandah@cfmco.org/ Public Information: 831.375.9712 www.cfmco.org / www.facebook.com/cfmco / www.twitter.com/cfmco Community Foundation for Monterey County Grants Record $27.9 Million in 2020 Stories of Impact Featured in 2020 Annual Report: Meeting the Moment MONTEREY COUNTY, CA – 2020 included enormous challenges – a global pandemic,...

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Meeting the Moment – 2020 Annual Report

Every household in Monterey County faced challenges in 2020. And so did every business, government, entity, school and nonprofit. We’re very proud of what the CFMC accomplished in 2020. Record gifts and grants. Leadership. All accomplished while the CFMC also worked remotely. We’re here for good. We’re here for you. We’re here to do our best to meet the moment.”...

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Golf to Give at Spyglass 9/26/21

Golf to Benefit Monterey County Gives! and First Tee – Monterey County What A rare opportunity to play a world class course in tournament conditions at a reduced rate thanks to Monterey Peninsula Foundation, host of the PURE Insurance Championship. The course will be in prime tournament condition, readied for the PURE Insurance Championship — but with you and your...

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Grants Available from The Weston Call Fund for Big Sur

The Weston Call Fund for Big Sur is accepting applications from nonprofits doing good work in Big Sur. The fund, founded in 2020, is a special purpose fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County. The fund is governed by an advisory board of individuals committed to Big Sur, which has established the following priority areas, Health, Safety, Education, Arts,...

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Fire Impact Report – Rising Together

In the midst of a global pandemic came one of the most damaging wildfire seasons in California history. Monterey County was hit with three simultaneous blazes in August 2020. The River Fire began burning August 16, 2020 and the Carmel Fire and Dolan Fire followed two days later, causing the loss of more than 117 structures and thousands of evacuations....

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President’s Blog: Don’t Forget the Arts

By Dan Baldwin, Community Foundation for Monterey County President/CEO It has taken a long time, but cautious optimism is starting to settle in. Vaccines are becoming available to all ages. Monterey County has begun moving through tiers that will allow restaurants and businesses to reopen, albeit at limited capacity. The governor has set a goal for reopening the state. While...

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CFMC Spring 2021 Giving Matters News

The Community Foundation for Monterey County’s Spring 2021 newsletter, Giving Matters is now available. Read about the work the CFMC and its partners are doing to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Monterey County through the Covid-19 Collaborative. A Covid-19 Relief Fund special Impact Report details how funds were deployed. The newsletter features fund holders Birt and Kathleen Johnson Jr.,...

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