Philanthropy

14th Annual Women’s Fund Luncheon

2019 Women's Fund Save the Date May 16

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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Fund For Homeless Women Benefit

Homeless Who Has Their Back?

The Fund for Homeless Women is hosting an event Thursday, March 14, 2019 to benefit women living without adequate shelter on the Monterey Peninsula. Join supporters at Montrio Bistro in downtown Monterey for food, wine and a live auction to raise funds in support of the Fund for Homeless Women – 100% of proceeds will benefit the fund. The Fund for...

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CFMC Names New Board Members

CFMC Welcomes New Board Members

Dr. José Luis Alvarado, Elsa Mendoza Jimenez and Giff Lehman Join Board of Directors The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Jose Luis Alvarado, Elsa Mendoza Jimenez and Gifford Lehman to their Board of Directors. José Luis Alvarado, Ph.D. is the Dean of the College of Education and Professor of Education at...

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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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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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2019 Legacy Society Luncheon

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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The CFMC Offers Over $1.4 million in Scholarships

CFMC Scholarships 2018

Thanks to the generosity of local individuals, families and businesses, the Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) announced that more than $1.43 million in scholarship awards is available for Monterey County students who aspire to attend college. The CFMC has increased its focus on scholarships, doubling the dollar amount of scholarships awarded from 2017 to 2018. In 2017, the CFMC...

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