Nonprofit News

  1. CFMC Spring 2021 Giving Matters News

    The Community Foundation for Monterey County’s Spring 2021 newsletter, Giving Matters is now available. Read about the work the CFMC and its partners are doing to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Monterey County through the Covid-19 Collaborative. A Covid-19 Relief Fund special Impact Report details how funds were deployed. The newsletter features fund holders Birt and Kathleen Johnson Jr.,...

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  2. Asian American Hate – CFMC Commentary

    By Laurel Lee-Alexander, CFMC Vice President of Community Impact and Janet Shing, CFMC Director of Grantmaking, a commentary on behalf of the Community Foundation for Monterey County Over the past year, there has been an alarming rise in anti-Asian racism and violence. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, nearly 3,800 anti-Asian incidents of harassment, discrimination, and violence in all 50 states...

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  3. What’s on Your Canvas? Nonprofits Adjust Amid Uncertainty

    By Susie Polnaszek Program Officer and Acting Director, Center for Nonprofit Excellence of the Community Foundation for Monterey County Almost every organization has had to adjust its operations due to COVID-19. Our partners at El Pajaro CDC shared a useful tool, and I’d like to pass it along: the Business Model Canvas. This one-page resource helps you name the key...

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  4. Power Up with Pro Bono Support for 2021

    Pro Bono Resources for Nonprofits Stanford ACT Consulting Team Offers For-Profit Management Techniques for Nonprofits For 15 years, the Stanford Alumni Consulting Team (ACT) Monterey Bay has offered business expertise and consulting pro bono to selected nonprofits. Project types have ranged from board development, business model analysis, strategic planning and more. Sunset Cultural Center turned to Stanford ACT for help...

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  5. $300,000 COVID-19 Relief Fund Matching Gift from Posey Family Foundation

    Monterey County, California — COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on the lives of Monterey County residents. The Posey Family Foundation made a generous matching grant of $300,000 to the COVID-19 Relief Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) to inspire donors to continue to support pandemic relief. Since launching March 16, 2020, COVID-19 Relief Fund has provided...

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  6. SMCF Grants to 13 Nonprofits

    In its sixth year of grantmaking, the Southern Monterey County Foundation (SMCF) granted $21,250 to 13 nonprofit organizations providing a variety of community-based services aimed at improving the quality of life for Southern Monterey County residents. To date, $142,750 has been granted from the SMCF, which is an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County. We’re amazed with...

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  7. New Community Fund for Carmel Valley Creating Impact

    In early 2020 the Community Fund for Carmel Valley was created to serve residents, businesses, and organizations, and contribute to the greater good of others. The mission of the fund is to protect and improve the quality of life for residents and support and foster the vibrancy of the Carmel Valley community.” The fund is governed by a local Advisory...

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