Fund for Monterey County

Jean P. Fitton Fund


Jean FIttonThe Jean P. Fitton Fund was established in 2017 as an endowed field of interest fund. Its purpose is to award grants to nonprofit organizations, public schools and public school foundations in support of 

  • Programs that benefit public elementary, middle and high school teachers; 
  • Nonathletic scholastic and arts programs for teacher professional development and enrichment; and 
  • Necessary equipment and facility acquisition and improvements. 

 Jean P. Fitton Fund at a Glance

Grant Amount Approximately $5,000 – $15,000/year
Application Due Date Friday, October 6, 2023 by 5:00 p.m.
Scope Activities and programs that support professional development of teachers
Application Reporting Online
Decisions Announced By the end of November


Grants from the Jean P. Fitton Fund are open to 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations, public schools and public school foundations in Monterey County. 

Guidelines and Application

Please review the grant guidelines and application questions, then review how to apply for a grant.

Online Grants Manager


Grant recipients will be expected to provide a final written report including an expense report. 

Recent Grants

Salinas Union High School District Science Teacher Support For El Sausal And La Paz Middle Schools $16,500
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Elevate [Math] Professional Learning For K-12 Teachers In Monterey County $16,500

Community Foundation for Monterey County