$35,000 in Grants Available from the Northern Monterey County Foundation

$35,000 in Grants Available from the Northern Monterey County Foundation

The Northern Monterey County Foundation (NMCF), an affiliate fund of the  Community Foundation for Monterey County, has $35,000 available to grant in 2020.

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 due Friday, May 29, 2020 by 5 p.m.

Decisions will be announced in late July. Applications may be found online at www.cfmco.org/NMCF. Grants are expected to range from $1,000 -$3,000. For questions, please contact Brian Thayer, Community Foundation for Monterey County Senior Philanthropic Services Officer, at 831.375.9712 x144 or briant@cfmco.org.


About the Northern Monterey County Foundation

NMCF LogoThe NMCF was created in 2016 to bring positive change to the communities of North Monterey County and has already awarded $93,500 in grants. It provides an opportunity for individuals, families and businesses to come together to improve the quality of life for all residents of the region.

A local advisory board provides oversight, defines grantmaking priorities, and raises funds that are distributed to support important projects and programs. For more information, to support the fund or view past grants, visit www.cfmco.org/NMCF.

About the Community Foundation for Monterey County

The mission of the CFMC, celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2020, is “to inspire philanthropy and be a catalyst for strengthening communities throughout Monterey County.” Thanks to generous individuals, families and businesses who have created charitable funds, the CFMC has granted more than $200 million to nonprofits working towards healthy, safe, vibrant communities.

Its COVID-19 Relief Fund is now active and is accepting donations to address the immediate and longer-term needs of our region’s most vulnerable residents. For more information visit www.cfmco.org/CovidRelief or call 831.375.9712.