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  1. Supporting the Small But Mighty: Capacity Building for Smaller Nonprofits

    By Kaki Rusmore, Director, Center for Nonprofit Excellence of the Community Foundation for Monterey County This blog originally appeared in the Alliance for Nonprofit Management September 2019 Between 50 and 75 percent of nonprofit organizations have budgets under $100,000 and less than two staff members. Many are all volunteer. Small, grassroots organizations are often deeply embedded in their communities and committed...

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  2. Grants Available from the Southern Monterey County Foundation Apply By 9/27/19

    MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release August 30, 2019 Media Contact: Amanda Holder, Communications Officer / 831.884.5723 / amandah@cfmco.org/General Information: 831.375.9712 / www.cfmco.org / www.facebook.com/cfmco / @cfmco Monterey County, California —  The Southern Monterey County Foundation, an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County, has $18,000 available to grant in 2019 to nonprofit organizations, public programs and other groups...

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  3. 2019 Neighborhood Grants Awarded

    $50,000 Granted to Resident-Led Groups Through Neighborhood Grants Program The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC)’s Neighborhood Grants Program has granted $50,000 to volunteer-led groups working to improve their communities in Monterey County. “The goal of the Neighborhood Grants Program is to empower residents to lead change in their neighborhoods,” said Erika Matadamas, Program Officer for the CFMC. The Neighborhood...

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  4. Northern Monterey County Foundation Grants $34,000 to 12 Nonprofits

    MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release August 14, 2019 NORTHERN MONTEREY COUNTY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES GRANTS $34,000 AWARDED TO 12 NONPROFITS in 2019 Monterey County, California — The Northern Monterey County Foundation (NMCF), an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County, has awarded its third year of grants to benefit the communities of North Monterey County. A total of $34,000...

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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. LEAD Institute: Investing in Leadership

    LEAD Cohort 2019

    Guest Blogger: Alexandra Dami Director of External Programs Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services, LEAD Participant Each month, LEAD brings together a group of nonprofit leaders to develop our skills on topics such as strategic planning, program evaluation, employee supervision, and leading a team. Each topic, diverse and robust, allows the LEAD cohort to apply the lessons to our own...

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  7. Census 2020 Grants for a Fair and Accurate Count

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2019 Media Contact: Amanda Holder, Communications Officer / 831.375.9712 x123 / 831.320.7102 cell / amandah@cfmco.org Public Information: 831.375.9712 / www.cfmco.org / www.facebook.com/cfmco / www.twitter.com/cfmco Community Foundation for Monterey County to Award Census 2020 Grants for a Fair and Accurate Count Information Session Wednesday, July 10 Grant Applications Due: Friday, July 26, 2019 Monterey County, CA...

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