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Steve & Ann Packer: Sharing Values Through Giving

Ann was born in Syracuse, NY and moved to California in the 1970s. She met Steve, born and raised in San Diego, while she was a paralegal in San Francisco and he was in medical school at UCSF. They married in 1985, the same year they moved to Monterey for Steve’s pulmonary and critical care practice at Community Hospital of...

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NMCF Awards $31,500 in Grants

The Northern Monterey County Foundation (NMCF) granted $31,500 to 11 nonprofit organizations in August 2021 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 were the Monterey Bay Fisheries Trust (MBFT) which since 2017 has coordinated the Lost Gear...

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Vistra Donates $25,000 to the NMCF

Vistra, operator of the world’s largest battery energy storage system, has chosen to support the local community through a $25,000 gift to the Northern Monterey County Foundation (NMCF). Vistra chose to invest in the North County community by partnering with the Northern Monterey County Foundation because it enabled them to support many local organizations through one gift. This partnership is...

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Southern Monterey County Foundations Accepting Grant Applications for 2021

Monterey County, California — The Southern Monterey County Foundation, an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County, has $18,000 available to grant in 2021 to nonprofit organizations, public programs and other groups serving Southern Monterey County Residents. Grants will range from $500 to $2,000 and focus on projects and programs that benefit the communities of Southern Monterey County,...

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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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