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  1. Record Grants Announced

    January 30, 2020 Record Year for Philanthropy Community Foundation for Monterey County grants $19.2 million in 2019, Surpasses $200 million total grantmaking MONTEREY COUNTY, CA – People who partnered with the Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) in their philanthropy set a new mark for generosity in 2019. Grants totaling $19.2 million were awarded to more than 890 nonprofit organizations...

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  2. CFMC Allocates $500,000 in Census 2020 Grant: Co-Hosts 2/7/20 Convening

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2020 Community Foundation for Monterey County Allocates More Than $500,000 in Census 2020 Grants to Local Nonprofits for a Fair and Accurate Count – Co-hosts Census 2020 Convening February 7, 2020 Monterey County, CA – Preparation for the 2020 United States Census is going full steam ahead in Monterey County with the Community Foundation for Monterey...

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  3. About the CFMC – Did You Know?

    In this blog we address frequently asked questions and misconceptions about the Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC). Do you have a question? Give us a call at 831.375.9712 or email us and we’ll add it to the list! You don’t have to be wealthy to partner with the CFMC. The CFMC seeks to make philanthropy accessible to everyone. Donors...

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  4. Year-End Giving Strategies & Deadlines

    Year-End Giving

    There are many ways to integrate charitable giving into your financial planning in 2019. The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) can help. Each of these options offer tax advantages and can help you make a meaningful difference. We can help you customize a solution that works for you. Be sure to make your gifts by the deadlines for a...

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  5. Census 2020: Everyone Counts!

    By Erika Matadamas, CFMC Program Officer and 2020 Census Complete Count Committee for Monterey County What is Census 2020? Every 10 years, the United States Census undertakes the operation of counting everyone once, only once and in the right place. For some of us, it is standard practice to receive the form in the mail, fill it out and then...

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  6. Engaging for Good – 2018 Annual Report

    Report Cover (cropped)

    You know an organization is on solid footing when new levels of success are expected each year. 2018 was no different. We granted a record $18.7 million. Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) donor advisors are more active than ever, utilizing their funds to make significant investments into Monterey County. Scholarship funding took another huge leap to $1.3 million with...

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