Ready, Set, Give – Monterey County Gives! 2016

Ready, Set, Give – Monterey County Gives! 2016

Leverage Your Year-End Giving

Monterey County Gives! is a community fundraising effort linking donors with participating area nonprofits. This year it kicks off with more than $600,000 in matching funds and challenge gifts. Now it’s your turn to support the “Big Ideas” of 123 local nonprofits.

It’s a great way to leverage your year-end giving. In addition to donations directed to their organization, each agency receives an additional pro-rata match based on the total amount raised. More than $8 million has been granted through MC Gives! since 2009.

DanBaldwinThe power of Gives! resides in the thousands of donors who make the choice to give, whether small gifts or large. All are meaningful and speak to what happens when a community gives together.” – Dan Baldwin, President/CEO, Community Foundation for Monterey County

MCGives! 2016 Giving Guide 

Get Involved – How to Donate

MontereyCountyGivesLogoVisit between November 10 and December 31, 2016 to view the giving opportunities, boost your giving and support the participating nonprofits.

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MC Gives! Partners


(l to r) Steve John, Dan Baldwin, Bradley Zeve

Monterey County Gives! is a special project of the Monterey County Weekly Community Fund − a donor advised fund established in 2000 at the Community Foundation for Monterey County.

Partners include the Community Foundation for Monterey County, the Monterey County Weekly and the Monterey Peninsula Foundation with the support of Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and Cannery Row Company.

Sponsors are The Ausonio Family Fund, Doolittle Fund and Anonymous Donor Advised Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County

Anytime our community comes together and manifests its best, we all benefit and can celebrate. We are discovering on a local level, the power of collaboration.” – Bradley Zeve, Founder & CEO, Monterey County Weekly 

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About the Monterey County Weekly Community Fund

Monterey County Weekly has had a direct relationship with the nonprofit community for over 25 years. It supports and promotes those who work directly within our community to improve the quality of life for all. Monterey County Weekly witnesses, reports, and collaborates with nonprofits to promote their events and programs, so they may communicate and carry out their mission. Since 2000, the Weekly supported the nonprofit community in another way. It took action and established the Monterey County Weekly Community Fund, a donor advised fund at the CFMC. This fund is structured to support the change nonprofits create through an annual appeal to the Weekly’s generous readers for year-end donations.