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, Culture and Community Stewardship. Nonprofits serving the Big Sur area are invited to apply. Application deadline is July 30, 2021.
In 2021, the fund has $37,500 available to grant. Grants are expected to range from $1,000 to $10,000 and focus on projects and programs that benefit the communities surrounding Big Sur, defined in this case as Mal Paso Creek to the Monterey County line.
Grant proposals are due 5:00 p.m. July 30, 2021 and decisions will be announced in September. Applications can be found online at www.cfmco.org/BigSurGrants. For questions please contact Brian Thayer, CFMC Senior Philanthropic Services Officer, at 831.375.9712 x144 or email@example.com.
About the Weston Call Fund for Big Sur
The Weston Call Fund for Big Sur was created in 2020 to provide residents, businesses and visitors an opportunity to pool their giving. It is governed by an advisory board which provides oversight, raises funds, defines grantmaking priorities and recommends grants to benefit Big Sur. It is a special purpose fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County, which offers administrative and investment support. Grantmaking is made possible by the support of local individuals, families and businesses. For more information or to support the fund, visit www.cfmco.org/impact/weston-call-fund-for-big-sur
About the Community Foundation for Monterey County
The mission of the CFMC is to inspire philanthropy and be a catalyst for strengthening communities throughout Monterey County. Thanks to generous community members who have created charitable funds in their lifetimes or through their estates, the CFMC granted $27 million in 2021 to nonprofits working towards healthy, safe, vibrant communities and has granted more than $250 million since 1981. The CFMC’s Center for Nonprofit Excellence provides local nonprofit organizations with high-quality professional development, information and resources. For more information visit www.cfmco.org or call 831.375.9712.