Grants

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 p.m., February 7, 2020 (applications requesting $15,000 or less are due by 5:00 p.m., March 6, 2020). Grant seekers are invited to learn what’s new for 2020 by...

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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 p.m., February 7, 2020 (applications requesting $15,000 or less are due by 5:00 p.m., March 6, 2020). Grant seekers are invited to learn what’s new for 2020 by...

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Grants Available from the Southern Monterey County Foundation Apply By 9/27/19

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release August 30, 2019 Media Contact: Amanda Holder, Communications Officer / 831.884.5723 / amandah@cfmco.org/General Information: 831.375.9712 / www.cfmco.org / www.facebook.com/cfmco / @cfmco Monterey County, California —  The Southern Monterey County Foundation, an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County, has $18,000 available to grant in 2019 to nonprofit organizations, public programs and other groups...

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2019 Neighborhood Grants Awarded

$50,000 Granted to Resident-Led Groups Through Neighborhood Grants Program The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC)’s Neighborhood Grants Program has granted $50,000 to volunteer-led groups working to improve their communities in Monterey County. “The goal of the Neighborhood Grants Program is to empower residents to lead change in their neighborhoods,” said Erika Matadamas, Program Officer for the CFMC. The Neighborhood...

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President’s Blog: Philanthropy’s Image

By Dan Baldwin, President/CEO, Community Foundation for Monterey County I’ve been the CEO of a community foundation since 2002. Prior to that I was a museum director. So one could say I’ve been engaged in organized philanthropy since 1992. While there have always been people wanting to game the system (pick any system), one of the joys of philanthropy is...

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NMCF Grants Available: Apply by 5/31/19

North Monterey COunty Foundation Announces Grant Opportunties

The Northern Monterey County Foundation (NMCF), an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County, has $35,000 available to grant in 2019. Nonprofit organizations and groups serving the Northern Monterey County communities of Aromas, Bolsa Knolls, Boronda, Castroville, Elkhorn, Las Lomas, Moss Landing, Oak Hills, Pajaro, Prunedale, Royal Oaks or Santa Rita are encouraged to apply. Grant applications are...

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Southern Monterey County Foundation Awards $21,000 in Grants

SMCF grantee YMCA

In its fifth year of grantmaking, the Southern Monterey County Foundation (SMCF), an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County, granted $21,000 to nonprofit organizations that are providing a variety of community-based services aimed at improving the quality of life for Southern Monterey County residents. To date $93,600 has been granted. “We’re amazed with how local donors have...

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