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  1. CFMC Awards More Than $3 Million in COVID-19 Grants

    COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on the lives of Monterey County residents. Since launching March 16, 2020, COVID-19 Relief Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) has provided critical funding for food, housing, mental health and program support to nonprofits serving Monterey County residents in need. The CFMC granted $3,023,762 in the first six months(through September 16,...

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  2. Monterey County Fire Relief Fund Grants $165,165

    The River, Carmel and Dolan fires that broke out in Monterey County beginning August 16 caused the loss of more than 120 structures so far and thousands of evacuations. The Dolan Fire doubled in size overnight on September 7 and injured three firefighters. There have also been many positive stories of neighbors helping neighbors. One way people have come together...

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  3. Northern Monterey County Foundation Awards $35,000

    The Northern Monterey County Foundation (NMCF) granted $35,000 to 12 nonprofit organizations in August 2020 for projects, programs and serving the residents of Aromas, Bolsa Knolls, Boronda, Castroville, Elkhorn, Las Lomas, Moss Landing, Oak Hills, Pajaro, Prunedale, Royal Oaks and Santa Rita. One of the grants was to the Central Coast YMCA to provide programming in Pajaro Park, with a...

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  4. Grants Available from the Southern Monterey County Foundation

    The Southern Monterey County Foundation, an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County, has $14,000 available to grant in 2020 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, which covers King City...

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  5. Monterey County Fire Relief Fund Created

    The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) has created the Monterey County Fire Relief Fund to assist communities affected by the three fires burning in Monterey County. The River Fire began August 16, 2020 and the Carmel and Dolan fires began August 18, 2020. Homes have been lost and evacuations are ongoing. The fund is also a vehicle for future...

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  6. CFMC Names Francine Rodd, Judy Guzman Krueger to Board of Directors

    The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) is pleased to announce the addition of Francine Rodd and Judy Guzman Krueger to their Board of Directors. Francine Rodd, of Marina, is Executive Director of First 5 Monterey County (F5MC). The vision for F5MC is to ensure that all children reach their unique potential in a family and community that values, respects,...

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  7. 2019 Annual Report Now Online

    “Never has the Community Foundation for Monterey County felt more vital. Staying disciplined yet entrepreneurial in good times, nimble and responsive in difficult times, we provide critical resources to help sustain the nonprofit services that have become the lifeblood of our community.” On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of the CFMC, we hope you enjoy this annual report,...

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