CFMC Welcomes New Board Members

New CFMC Board Members 2018

The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) announced the addition of five new members to their board of directors. The new board members are: Michael Reid, Loren Steck, Abby Taylor-Silva, Jan Vanderbilt and Maija D. West. Michael Reid, of Monterey, is an Episcopal priest, published author and co-founder of the Fund for Homeless Women of the Community Foundation for Monterey...

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Kennedy, Meurer Join CFMC Board

Kennedy Meurer Join CFMC Board

A former city manager and a seasoned attorney with vast experience in business and nonprofit law have joined the Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) Board of Directors. The new board members are Nolan M. Kennedy and Fred Meurer. Kennedy, of Monterey, is a Monterey attorney and founding partner of Kennedy, Archer & Giffen. He has been practicing law on...

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New Additions to CFMC Board of Directors

CFMC board of directors additions

Three new additions to the Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) Board of Directors come from nonprofit, real estate and the wine industry. Betsey H. Pearson, Bill Mitchell and Jeff Eikenberry were recently voted on to the board of directors to serve three–year terms for the CFMC, which manages more than $209 million in assets comprised of charitable funds created by individuals,...

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Sharpe, Belli Join CFMC Board of Directors


Economist, Business Consultant Join CFMC Board of Directors The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) has two new members of its Board of Directors with the additions of  William F. Sharpe and Teri Belli. Dr. William Sharpe, of Carmel, is an internationally noted economist, a 1990 Nobel Memorial Prize winner in Economic Sciences and is the STANCO 25 Professor of Finance, Emeritus at Stanford...

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Board Officers Share Experiences in CNE Series


By Susie Polnaszek, Community Foundation for Monterey County Program Officer, Center for Nonprofit Excellence. I am inspired by the dedication and community-focus of the nonprofit board leaders I meet through the CNE’s monthly Board Officers’ Roundtable Series. They come from all parts of Monterey County and spend their time and energy supporting youth and libraries, seniors and visual art and...

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Helping Small Nonprofits Take ‘Next Steps’

Next Steps for Nonprofits participants

Parenting classes and growing inquisitive young brains is the focus of The Parenting Connection for Monterey County. The Marina-based nonprofit is among the 50 percent of nonprofits in the United States that operate on budgets under $100,000.  With limited financial support, The Parenting Connection has been working on stretching each dollar. “The focus has been on growing programs to be...

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Nonprofit Resources & Toolkits

The arrival of spring brings more daylight hours, but not more hours in the day. Time spent frantically searching for a template to revise your bylaws or a sample calendar to guide your communications plan can mean time not spent delivering programs or meeting your mission. The good news is that templates, guides and other helpful resources are just a few...

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