1. RJ Harper Memorial Scholarship – Supporting Golf’s Greatest Lessons

    RJ Harper Memorial Scholarship

    By Cristina Medina Dirksen,  Community Foundation for Monterey County Communications Coordinator There is no game bigger than golf on the Monterey Peninsula. And there was no insider as connected and beloved as RJ Harper, the Executive Vice President of Golf and Retail at the Pebble Beach Company, who passed away in November, 2017 after a 14-month battle with pancreatic cancer....

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  2. Press Release – Community Foundation Women’s Fund Focuses on Women’s Leadership and Empowerment

    MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release                                    May 22, 2019 Media Contact: Amanda Holder, Communications Officer / 831.375.9712 x123 /  General Information: 831.375.9712 / / / @cfmco 14th Annual Luncheon Raises More than $136,000 for Grants and Scholarships Monterey, California — The vision of the Women’s Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) is to help change...

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  3. Women’s Fund: Leading Change

    Women's Fund Group 2019

    By Christine Dawson, Community Foundation for Monterey County Vice President of Philanthropic Services When a woman thrives, her family thrives. When a family thrives, the community thrives. The Community Foundation for Monterey County’s Women’s Fund invests in women and girls now to create a better future for us all. Together, we are transforming the lives of women and girls and...

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  4. Designing Your Philanthropic Vision

    Grow your giving

    By Christine Dawson, Vice President of Philanthropic Services, Community Foundation for Monterey County No matter where you are on your philanthropic journey, taking a moment to reflect on where you want to go can be beneficial. The Community Foundation for Monterey County can help you give with purpose. The Philanthropic Services team is able to provide strategic guidance and research...

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  5. NMCF Grants Available: Apply by 5/31/19

    North Monterey COunty Foundation Announces Grant Opportunties

    The Northern Monterey County Foundation (NMCF), an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County, has $35,000 available to grant in 2019. Nonprofit organizations and groups serving the Northern Monterey County communities of Aromas, Bolsa Knolls, Boronda, Castroville, Elkhorn, Las Lomas, Moss Landing, Oak Hills, Pajaro, Prunedale, Royal Oaks or Santa Rita are encouraged to apply. Grant applications are...

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  6. CFMC Announces 2019 LEAD Institute Participants

    Lead2019 participants

    The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) has selected 18 emerging nonprofit managers to join the LEAD (Leadership, Education and Development) Institute’s 2019 cohort. LEAD is a year-long professional development institute presented by the CFMC’s Center for Nonprofit Excellence to foster strong, effective leadership in the nonprofit sector. It’s a great asset for nonprofits to have employees who can think...

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  7. CFMC Names New Board Members

    CFMC Welcomes New Board Members

    Dr. José Luis Alvarado, Elsa Mendoza Jimenez and Giff Lehman Join Board of Directors The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Jose Luis Alvarado, Elsa Mendoza Jimenez and Gifford Lehman to their Board of Directors. José Luis Alvarado, Ph.D. is the Dean of the College of Education and Professor of Education at...

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