Community Impact

Celebrating Legacy Giving

2019 Legacy Society Luncheon The Legacy Society honors those who have made the important decision to name the Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) in their estate plans to benefit the nonprofit(s) of their choice. This year more than 175 Legacy Society members and friends gathered February 5, 2019 at the annual Legacy Society Luncheon to hear how their partnership with the...

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Legacy Society Luncheon – 2/5/19

More than 175 of the Community Foundation for Monterey County’s Legacy Society members and their guests gathered February 5, 2019 to hear how their partnership makes a tremendous impact now, and into the future. Enjoy the event slideshow (below) or learn more about the Legacy Society: www.cfmco.org/legacy Legacy Luncheon Photo Slide Show

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President’s Blog: Helping the Homeless

By Dan Baldwin, Community Foundation for Monterey County President/CEO  It appears a new era of services for the homeless in Monterey County is just around the corner. Approximately $10.5 million in state HEAP (Homeless Emergency Aid Program) funds have been approved for Monterey County. Many meetings have taken place to get public feedback, to hear from homeless services providers and...

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Valuing Diversity & Moving Towards Inclusion

By Cristina Medina Dirksen, Community Foundation for Monterey County Communications Coordinator Everyone has likely played the game Monopoly. The object is to acquire properties, collect mounting rents from players who land on your properties, thus building compounding wealth. By applying those rules to the concepts of inclusion and equity at a Center for Nonprofit Excellence workshop, panelist Ed Allen, Diversity...

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Neighborhood Grants Available: Application Deadline 2/15/19

NGP Grantee

$50,000 AVAILABLE FOR RESIDENT-LED GROUPS THROUGH THE NEIGHBORHOOD GRANTS PROGRAM Information Sessions: January 30, 2019 (Salinas), January 31, 2019 (Greenfield) Application Deadline: by 5 p.m., February 15, 2019 The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) has a total of $50,000 available to award to volunteer-led groups through the 2019 Neighborhood Grants Program. Community groups throughout Monterey County are encouraged to...

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Community Impact Information Session – Monterey

Children and Youth Health CI grants

You are invited to learn about the Community Foundation for Monterey County’s Community Impact grant program. Applications addressing the 1) Children & Youth Development and 2) Health & Human Services program areas are due by 5:00 PM, February 1, 2019 (application requesting $15,000 or less are due by 5:00 PM, March 1). The purpose of this presentation is to help new applicants better understand what we...

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Community Impact Information Session – Salinas

Children and Youth Health CI grants

You are invited to learn about the Community Foundation for Monterey County’s Community Impact grant program. Applications addressing the 1) Children & Youth Development and 2) Health & Human Services program areas are due by 5:00 PM, February 1, 2019 (applications requesting $15,000 or less are due by 5:00 PM, March 1, 2019). The purpose of this presentation is to help new applicants better understand what...

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