Girls’ Health in Girls’ Hands

Women’s Fund: Leading Change

Women's Fund Group 2019

By Christine Dawson, Community Foundation for Monterey County Vice President of Philanthropic Services When a woman thrives, her family thrives. When a family thrives, the community thrives. The Community Foundation for Monterey County’s Women’s Fund invests in women and girls now to create a better future for us all. Together, we are transforming the lives of women and girls and...

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14th Annual Women’s Fund Luncheon

Join us for the 14th annual Women’s Fund Luncheon  of the Community Foundation for Monterey County Changing Lives of Women & Girls Thursday, May 16 The Hyatt Regency Monterey 1 Old Golf Course Road, Monterey, CA 93940 Join more than 600 people seeking to empower local women and girls.  Guest speaker – Julie Castro Abrams, Founder and CEO, How Women Lead Julie is...

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Changing Lives of Women & Girls in Monterey County

Celeste Islas Women's fund speaker and GHGH participant

The timing is right, the message is clear: women are harnessing their power to make change. In the time of the #MeToo movement, and the realization that human trafficking is happening locally, awareness and hope gripped the 575 people gathered at the Community Foundation for Monterey County’s 13th annual Women’s Fund Luncheon. “Where we are is in a moment of real awakening...

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It’s Scholarship Season!

Apply now for scholarships

More than $800,000 Available for 2018 The Community Foundation for Monterey County is pleased to announce that more than $800,000 is available for scholarship applicants through over 40 scholarship programs in 2018. Students can apply through our online system through one application for up to 30 different scholarship programs. The application period begins January 5, deadline to complete an application is...

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Women’s Fund – Creating Opportunity

Women'sFundGroup2017

A scholarship isn’t just money to Francisca “Frieda” Rios – it’s opportunity. It’s being able to buy a computer to do homework and research from home. It’s knowing that making homework a priority when she finishes her shift at a local pizza shop is a must because people she doesn’t know have invested in her and have faith in her...

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Women’s Fund Luncheon 2017

Womens Fund 2016

Mark your calendar now and reserve your seat for the 12th Annual Women’s Fund Luncheon Tuesday, May 9 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey. Registration begins at 11:00 AM with the program starting at 12 noon. Keynote speaker Tracy Gary is a philanthropist, nonprofit entrepreneur, and legacy mentor who has worked tirelessly to help others experience the joy of giving charitable dollars to causes...

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