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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Quarterly Conversations, Sharing Solutions

    Exploring Big Ideas for Local Impact

    By Kaki Rusmore, Director, Center for Nonprofit Excellence of the Community Foundation for Monterey County Quarterly Conversations are opportunities to address topics not usually discussed in nonprofit forums. In March 2019, we gathered to discuss “Engaging Who We Serve to Create Solutions”. Anyone from the nonprofit community is invited to join us at the next discussion on June 20, 2019:...

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  6. 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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  7. Board Cohesion – Your Nonprofit’s Power Source

    Nonprofit Board

    Merriam Webster defines cohesion as the act or state of sticking together tightly. How often do nonprofit boards describe themselves as cohesive? In her presentation to Next Steps for Small Nonprofits grantees, “Building Your Cohesive Board: Working Together to Achieve Your Mission,” Grace Hammond reminded us that a nonprofit board speaks as one voice, since it is a corporate body....

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