Fund for Homeless Women

Fund for Homeless Women

The Fund for Homeless Women is a field of interest fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County established to support programs and services for homeless women on the Monterey Peninsula.

Homeless Women on the Monterey Peninsula

In 2016 the CFMC commissioned the Assessment of Homeless Women on the Monterey Peninsula on behalf of the Fund for Homeless Women to document the primary causes of homelessness for local women, their needs and challenges and existing services. Researchers found there are an estimated 400 homeless women on the Monterey Peninsula, whose challenges are complex and diverse. Read the Full Report or  Key Findings to learn more.  Read more about the creation of the Fund for Homeless Women.

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Fund for Homeless Women Key Findings

Homeless Women
on the Monterey Peninsula
Full Report

Homeless Women
on the Monterey Peninsula
Key Findings

What the Fund Supports

Fund for Homeless Women - FrenchieThe Fund for Homeless Women supports programs and services for homeless women on the Monterey Peninsula. The Fund supported both emergency assistance (e.g., temporary motel lodging, transportation expenses, laundry, etc.) and innovative ideas that expanded temporary and permanent housing options and case management services. Review the current grant guidelines for more information.

Grant Guidelines 

Learn More & Get Involved

Learn more about the Fund for Homeless Women by visiting their website: www.fundforhomelesswomen.org, by attending a Friends of the Fund for Homeless Women meeting or by making a donation to support Fund for Homeless Women grants. Learn more about homelessness in Monterey County by contacting the Coalition of Homeless Service Providers.

Contribute to the Fund for Homeless Women’s Current Grantmaking

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Contribute to the Fund for Homeless Women Endowment

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Results

More information including a list of recent grants is available.

Since the fund began awarding grants in 2014, it has distributed 43 grants to 11 nonprofit organizations totaling $1,149,110.