Blog & Events

CFMC Awards More than $2 Million in Storm Relief Grants

The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) created the Monterey County Storm Relief Fund on January 10 to assist communities impacted by the 2023 winter storms. The fund is a trusted repository for donations and 100% of gifts to cfmco.org/StormRelief are used for grantmaking to support storm relief and recovery throughout Monterey County. More than $2 Million Granted from Storm...

Read more

Community Fund for Carmel Valley Responds to Local Needs

CFCV Grants $15,000 for Storm Relief – Adds to $22,500 Granted in 2022 The Community Fund for Carmel Valley (CFCV), an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County, is a way for residents to strengthen their communities. Last year, the fund granted $22,500 to eight local nonprofits to support a variety of programs, from youth camps to home...

Read more

CFMC Creates Monterey County Storm Relief Fund

The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) created the Monterey County Storm Relief Fund on January 10 to assist communities impacted by the 2023 winter storms. The fund is a trusted repository for donations directed specifically for storm relief and recovery throughout Monterey County and 100% of donations to cfmco.org/StormRelief will be used for grantmaking. This winter’s storms have caused...

Read more

Resilient Nonprofits Face Challenges and Opportunities

Responses to CNE’s 2022 Nonprofit Survey offer a glimpse into how our local nonprofit community is faring. Nonprofits shared familiar challenges as well as excitement for the future. Read the full report. 1. Challenges related to the pandemic are far from behind us. Challenges that nonprofits faced prior to the pandemic have been exacerbated: board and volunteer engagement, shifting funder...

Read more

CFMC Offers $1.4 Million in Scholarships

Many Monterey County students aspire to attend college, but the cost of higher education keeps them from achieving that dream. The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) has been working with generous individual, family and business donors to help close the gap. The CFMC announced that more than $1.4 million in scholarship awards are available in 2023 for Monterey County...

Read more

Giving Matters – Fall 2022 Newsletter

The Fall 2022 edition of our Giving Matters newsletter includes a message of gratitude from Community Foundation for Monterey County President/CEO Dan Baldwin and the latest news: Celebration of Philanthropy with presentation of Distinguished Trustee Award to Bruce and Linda Taylor Monterey County Gives! year-end giving campaign Summer events roundup and photos including Northern Monterey County Foundation, Southern Monterey County Foundation,...

Read more

My Scholarship Story: Angela Diaz

Taylor Farms Scholarship Recipient Angela Diaz Shares Her Story Angela Diaz, from Salinas, CA, is a sophomore at CSUMB majoring in Agriculture Plant and Soil Science and a first generation college student. A Taylor Farms Scholarship recipient, Angela, whose family is from Mexico, is currently part of the College Assistance Migrant Program at CSUMB, and plans to become a successful...

Read more