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  1. COVID-19 Relief Fund Created

    COVID-19 Relief Fund Created Monterey County is a caring and generous community. The Community Foundation for Monterey County created the COVID-19 Relief Fund in partnership with the Monterey Peninsula Foundation to help those affected by the impact of the Coronavirus in Monterey County. The COVID-19 Relief Fund will address the immediate and longer-term needs of our region’s most vulnerable residents....

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  2. Responding to COVID-19

    The Community Foundation for Monterey County is concerned with the well being of its staff, donors, nonprofit partners and the residents of Monterey County impacted by COVID-19. The President announced a Federal Emergency Declaration March 13, 2020. The County of Monterey has issued a proclamation of a local emergency and Shelter in Place measures. The Monterey County Operation Area Emergency...

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  3. Southern Monterey County Awards $27,000 in Grants

    Photo: Portola Butler Continuation School received a SMCF Grant for STEM classes support

    Monterey County, California — The Southern Monterey County Foundation (SMCF) granted $27,900 to 19 nonprofit organizations in December 2019 for projects, programs and capital projects in 2020 serving the residents of King City and points south. To date, $121,500 has been granted from the SMCF for organizations providing community-based services aimed at improving the quality of life for Southern Monterey...

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  4. Press Release – Pro Bono Consulting

    MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release December 18, 2019 Media Contact: Amanda Holder, Director of Communications (831) 375-9712 x123 amandah@cfmco.org Program Contact: Kaki Rusmore, Director, Center for Nonprofit Excellence 831.375.9712 x138 kaki@cfmco.org Public Information: www.cfmco.org/StanfordACT or www.facebook.com/cfmco Pro Bono Consulting Available through Stanford Alumni Consulting Team (ACT) Applications due January 31, 2020 through the Center for Nonprofit Excellence of the Community...

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  5. Stanford Alumni Consulting Team (ACT)

    Stanford ACT Meets with Client

    Each January, nonprofits can apply for pro bono consulting from the Stanford Alumni Consulting Team (ACT) in Monterey Bay. The Stanford ACT team of business school alumni and business executives bring decades of private business sector management expertise to participating nonprofits, which dedicate staff (or qualified volunteer) time to the process. Stanford ACT was established on the Central Coast in...

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  6. 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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  7. 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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