Recent Grants

Recent Grants

In 2020, we awarded over $2.1 million through the Community Impact Grant program.

More detailed information on the grants awarded can be found below by program area.

Children & Youth Development 2020

Alisal Union School District $30,000 Alisal Early Learning Center at Buckhorn
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County $25,000 College & Career Readiness Program
Bright Futures Monterey County $30,000 Increasing College and Career Readiness
Central Coast YMCA $48,000 Youth Fit 4 Life (two-year grant)
City of Greenfield: Greenfield Community Science Workshop $25,000 Operating support
Community Partnership for Youth $26,000 Operating support
Epicenter of Monterey $20,500 Operating support
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast $21,430 After-school youth development programs
Harmony At Home $31,000 Teen Success Program
Hartnell College Foundation $30,000 Salinas Valley Promise program
Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower $12,000 operating support
Partners For Peace $25,000 Operating support
Positive Discipline Community Resources $15,000 Operating Support
Read to Me Project $25,000 Operating support
Restorative Justice Partners, Inc. $20,000 Operating support
Seniors Council of Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties $50,000 Foster Grandparent Program in Monterey County (two-year grant)
Silicon Valley Education Foundation $15,000 Elevate [Math] 2020: summer learning in Soledad
Special Kids Connect $10,820 Operating support
The Village Project, Inc. $20,250 Mae C. Johnson Education and Cultural Enrichment Academy

Health & Human Services 2020

Access Support Network $100,000 Maximize housing stability and homeless prevention for people living with HIV in Monterey Co (two-year grant)
Alliance on Aging $30,000 Operating support
Big Sur Health Center $25,000 Operating support
Big Sur Marathon Foundation $10,000 Just Run, youth fitness program
Carmel Foundation $10,000 Operating support
CASA of Monterey County $50,000 Operating support (two-year grant)
Central Coast Center for Independent Living $25,000 Independent living services and support for people with disabilities in Monterey County
Central Coast VNA & Hospice $25,000 Operating support for services in Monterey County
Coalition of Homeless Services Providers $30,000 Operating support
Coastal Kids Home Care $15,000 Pediatric home health care and counseling
Community Bridges $15,000 Free drop-in assistance for Monterey County residents
Community Homeless Solutions $30,000 Operating support
Community Human Services $50,000 Operating support (two-year grant)
Covia Foundation $20,000 Home Match Monterey
Family Service Agency of the Central Coast $20,000 Suicide Prevention Services in Monterey County/Servicio para la Prevencion del Suicidio
Food Bank for Monterey County $25,000 Emergency Supplemental Food Assistance
Gathering for Women-Monterey $20,000 Operating support
Health Projects Center $25,000 Operating support for services in Monterey County
Hospice Giving Foundation $10,000 Operating support
Independent Transportation Network Monterey County $25,000 Operating support
Interim, Inc. $25,000 Sun Rose Apartments construction
Kinship Center, A Member of Seneca Family of Agencies $30,000 Placement Program for Monterey County foster-involved youth
Legal Services for Seniors $10,000 Operating support
Meals on Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula $20,000 Home Delivered Meals
Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley $30,000 Operating support
Monterey County Rape Crisis Center $50,000 Operating support (two-year grant)
Natividad Medical Foundation $25,000 Operating support
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte $30,000 Clinical operating funds for Seaside and Salinas health centers
RotaCare Bay Area, Inc. $20,000 RotaCare Monterey Free Medical Clinic
Salud Para La Gente $25,000 Operating support (to serve Monterey County residents)
Southern Monterey County Memorial Hospital dba Mee Memorial Hospital $15,000 Operating support
Sun Street Centers $50,000 Operating support for Prevention (two-year grant)
United Way Monterey County $30,850 211 Monterey County Resource and Referral System
YWCA Monterey County $25,000 Youth Education and Advocacy Program

Community Development 2020

Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association (ALBA) $30,000 Land-based education for the advancement of farmworkers Community Development
California FarmLink $30,000 COVID-19 support for Latino small farm businesses in Monterey County Community Development
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Monterey $40,000 Immigration and Citizenship Program Community Development
Center for Community Advocacy (CCA) $40,000 Advocacy and leadership programs Community Development
Centro Community Partners $13,000.00 Entrepreneurship training and financial literacy programs in Monterey County Community Development
El Pajaro Community Development Corporation $25,000 Small Business Recovery and Growth Program in Monterey County Community Development
Future Citizens Foundation  $5,000.00 Life exploration and preparation program Community Development
Kitchen Table Advisors $15,000.00 Business success for farms and ranches in Monterey County Community Development
Loaves, Fishes & Computers $31,000 Operating support Community Development
OLINGA LEARNING $32,750 Wings of Knowledge program Community Development
Radio Bilingue, Inc. $44,750  Coronavirus relief and recovery Community Development
Rancho Cielo $40,695 Operating support Community Development
Youth on Course $10,000.00 Careers on Course Program in Monterey County Community Development

Arts, Culture & Historic Preservation 2020

ARIEL Theatrical $15,000.00 Operating support Arts, Culture
Artists Ink $12,000.00 Operating support Arts, Culture
Arts Council for Monterey County $38,000 Operating support Arts, Culture
California Department of Parks & Recreation – Monterey District $25,398 Pacific House collections improvements Historic Preservation
Carmel Mission Foundation $15,000.00 Perimeter wall emergency restoration Historic Preservation
El Sistema USA/Salinas, Inc.  $38,000 Operating support Arts, Culture
Friends of Olympia Station DBA Tandy Beal & Company $35,000 Operating support for efforts on the Monterey Peninsula Arts, Culture
Junior League of Monterey County $10,000.00 Preserve the Old Whaling Station Adobe Historic Preservation
Monterey County Agricultural & Rural Life Museum $38,000 Educational programming Arts, Culture
Monterey County Pops!  $15,000.00 Pros Teach Live Arts, Culture
Monterey County Symphony Association $38,000 Operating support Arts, Culture
National Steinbeck Center $12,500.00 Operating support Arts, Culture
National Trust for Historic Preservation $35,000 Operating support at Cooper Molera Adobe Historic Preservation
Orchestra in the Schools, Inc $12,000.00 Operating support Arts, Culture
Sol Treasures $40,000 Operating support Arts, Culture
University Corporation at Monterey Bay $8,897.00 Project 21 Historic Preservation
Youth Music Monterey $32,300 Operating support Arts, Culture

Environment & Animal Welfare 2020

Big Sur Land Trust $45,000 Nature immersion excursions and at-home nature experiences for youth Environment
Elkhorn Slough Foundation $36,000 Elkhorn Slough Habitat Restoration and Outdoor Classroom Environment
Max’s Helping Paws Foundation  $15,000 Pet health crisis financial support Animal Welfare
Point Lobos Foundation $39,495 Operating support Environment
Regeneration – Pajaro Valley Climate Action $10,000 CSUMB partnership to promote climate equity Environment
Ventana Wilderness Alliance $13,000 Youth in Wilderness Environment
Watsonville Wetlands Watch $36,000 Operating support for efforts benefitting Monterey County youth Environment