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The only domestic violence service provider in Merced County. It provides comprehensive services for survivors, including emergency and transitional shelter. It serves over 450 individuals annually.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

housing stability
$25,000
2021

general support, $25,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $75,000)

housing stability
$25,000
2020

general support, $25,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $75,000)

responsive
$10,000
2020

Valley Crisis Center, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

housing stability
$25,000
2019

general support, $25,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $75,000)

housing stability
$25,000
2018

general support, $25,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $75,000)

housing stability
$25,000
2017

general support, $25,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $75,000)

A collaborative of families, faith leaders, community based organizations, local foundations, government officials, school representatives, and public health officials working to create sustainable and positive health outcomes in Southwest Merced and East Merced County. It seeks to reduce health disparities and improve community health overall through systemic change fueled by adult and youth resident engagement and community collaboration

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$25,000
2018

Building Healthy Communities Merced

A regional nonprofit that operates the largest family resource center in Merced County. It offers a food pantry, clothing, application assistance, and other support services.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$40,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$25,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

family support
$40,000
2021

Catholic Charities of Merced, $40,000 per year for three years

responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$25,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$15,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

family support
$30,000
2020

Catholic Charities of Merced

responsive
$20,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

family support
$30,000
2019

Catholic Charities of Merced

family support
$30,000
2018
Services in Merced County

A legal services provider in the Central Valley that serves over 15,000 clients each year.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
family support
$60,000
2021

general support, $60,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $180,000)

responsive
$55,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$20,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$15,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

family support
$60,000
2020

legal services in Merced County, $60,000 per year for three years
(payment three of three, total grant amount $180,000)

family support
$60,000
2019

legal services in Merced County, $60,000 per year for three years
(payment two of three, total grant amount $180,000)

family support
$60,000
2018

legal services in Merced County, $60,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $180,000)

family support
$50,000
2017

legal services in Merced County

A multi-service agency that operates in Stanislaus, Merced, and Madera counties to provide families with a range of support services and workforce training. It serves over 14,000 individuals each year, including over 1,200 children ages 0-5.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$40,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$45,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

family support
$90,000
2021

general support, $90,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $270,000)

responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$25,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$35,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

family support
$90,000
2020

general support, $90,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $270,000)

family support
$90,000
2019

general support, $90,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $270,000)

family support
$90,000
2018

general support

family support
$75,000
2017

general support

A unit of the Stanislaus County Office of Education. It oversees the county's resource and referral service as well as Early Head Start, Migrant Head Start, and Head Start programs. It serves over 8,000 young children each year.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$65,000
2021

the charitable activities of Child & Family Services

safe spaces
$125,000
2021

Child & Family Services, $125,000 per year for three years

safe spaces
$125,000
2020

Child & Family Services

responsive
$20,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$125,000
2019

Child & Family Services

bright spots
$5,000
2018

general support

safe spaces
$125,000
2018

Child & Family Services

An organization that provides clients with a range of safe and affordable financial products and services to improve financial stability, protect assets, and build wealth.
Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
economic opportunity
$30,000
2019

general support

A community program dedicated to creating health equity. It uses a policy and environmental change approach to help community members gain access to healthy food, healthy beverages, and safe places to be physically active. In Merced, the program works with parents to advocate for health needs, community play spaces, safe routes to schools, and other resources.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$50,000
2017

Cultiva La Salud in Merced County

"An immigrant integration organization dedicated to ensuring full participation of immigrants in building strong, vibrant, inclusive communities. Its activities include: mobilizing and combining resources of allies to offer quality immigration and naturalization services; growing the capacity of members to serve and empower immigrant communities; changing the dominant discourse about immigrants and immigration; and advocating for opportunities for immigrants to pursue their dreams. "

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

immigration
$20,000
2020

general support

immigration
$20,000
2019

general support

family support
$20,000
2018

the charitable activities of the Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative

family support
$10,000
2018

Central California Immigration Integration Collaborative and its Local Update of Census Addresses Operation (LUCA) project in San Joaquin County

A faith-based grassroots community organization in California’s Central Valley of 120 congregations representing over 100,000 families in Fresno, Kern, Merced, Stanislaus, and San Joaquin counties. It focuses on four initiatives to improve the communities it serves: clean energy jobs, police reform, immigrant rights, and affordable housing.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
family support
$150,000
2021

general support; $150,000 per year for two years (payment two of two , total grant amount $300,000)

responsive
$110,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$60,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$50,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$60,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

family support
$150,000
2020

general support; $150,000 per year for two years (payment one of two , total grant amount $300,000)

responsive
$20,000
2020
general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding
family support
$150,000
2019

general support

food security
$150,000
2018

general support

food security
$150,000
2017

general support

A countywide agency that funds programs serving 4,000 children ages 0-5 years old and their families. Services include quality child care and preschool, developmental screening, and parenting programs.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$20,000
2018

general support

A federally qualified health clinic network of 28 centers serving Merced, Stanislaus and San Joaquin Counties. It provides comprehensive primary care services including family medicine, pediatrics, women's health, dental, chiropractic, podiatry, and more.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
health care access
$200,000
2017

general support

Golden Valley Health Centers Foundation is the fundraising entity of Golden Valley Health Centers and exists to provide resources for the patients and the communities served by GVHC. GVHC provides comprehensive primary care services including family medicine, pediatrics, women's health, dental, chiropractic, podiatry, and more.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$100,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

health care access
$200,000
2020

general support

responsive
$50,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

health care access
$200,000
2019

general support

health care access
$200,000
2018

general support

A community-based organization creating cross-cultural health connections between consumers and providers. Its mission is to promote the well-being and health of all people in Merced County through the provision of education, support services, and advocacy, which are founded in respect for language, culture and health equity.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$25,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$15,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

health care access
$20,000
2020

general support, $20,000 per year for two years in FY 2019 and FY 2020 (payment two of two, total grant amount $40,000)

Responsive
$10,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

health care access
$20,000
2019

general support, $20,000 per year for two years in FY 2019 and FY 2020 (payment one of two, total grant amount $40,000)

health care access
$20,000
2018

general support

health care access
$20,000
2017

general support

Offers a robust daily meal program and distributes over 260,000 hot and cold meals annually to more than 30 nonprofit organizations in Santa Clara County as far south as Morgan Hill and Gilroy. It also serves Merced, Santa Cruz, and Monterey counties.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
food security
$30,000
2019

general support

bright spots
$1,000
2018

general support

food security
$60,000
2018

general support, $60,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $180,000)

food security
$60,000
2017

general support, $60,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $180,000)

food security
$60,000
2016

general support, $60,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $180,000)

food security
$20,000
2015

general support

A regional food bank serving local communities where 25.6% of residents are living at or under the federal poverty level. It works with 80 partner agencies to assist over 15,000 people each month.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$125,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$75,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

food security
$150,000
2021

general support, $150,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $450,000)

responsive
$50,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$75,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$50,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

food security
$150,000
2020

general support, $150,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $450,000)

responsive
$50,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

food security
$75,000
2019

capacity building for partner agencies in Merced County

food security
$150,000
2019

general support, $150,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $450,000)

food security
$85,000
2018

general support, $85,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $255,000)

food security
$49,000
2017

to launch a CalFresh Outreach program, $49,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total grant amount $98,000)

food security
$85,000
2017

general support, $85,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $255,000)

food security
$175,000
2017

capacity building for infrastructure and partner agency development

food security
$49,000
2016

to launch a CalFresh Outreach program, $49,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total grant amount $98,000)

food security
$85,000
2016

general support, $85,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $255,000)

food security
$200,000
2016

purchase of 24 ft refrigerated box truck, warehouse equipment, office needs and materials, jumpstart of new campaign

A county agency that operates early childhood education programs, a resource and referral service, and many other services that provide support to over 3,000 children ages 0-5.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$40,000
2021

Early Education Department

safe spaces
$40,000
2020

Early Education Department

family support
$25,000
2020

Family Resource Center Strategic Plan

responsive
$20,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$40,000
2019

Early Education Department

safe spaces
$40,000
2018

Early Education Department

A health care clinic that offers low-cost primary care, family planning, reproductive health care, and educational services at over 30 health centers and 11 community sites in California and Nevada. More than 250,000 women, men, and children are served every year.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$165,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

health care access
$325,000
2021

general support; $400,000 in FY 2020, $325,000 in FY 2021, and $250,000 in FY 2022

responsive
$50,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

health care access
$400,000
2020

general support; $400,000 in FY 2020, $325,000 in FY 2021, and $250,000 in FY 2022 (payment one of three, total grant amount $975,000)

health care access
$250,000
2019

the Second Century Capital Campaign, to be paid on the following schedule: $500,000 in 2017, $250,000 in 2018, and $250,000 in 2019 (payment three of three, total grant amount $1,000,000)

health care access
$500,000
2019

general support, $500,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $1,500,000)

health care access
$250,000
2018

the Second Century Capital Campaign, to be paid on the following schedule: $500,000 in 2017, $250,000 in 2018, and $250,000 in 2019 (payment two of three, total grant amount $1,000,000)

health care access
$500,000
2018

general support, $500,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $1,500,000)

health care access
$500,000
2017

the Second Century Capital Campaign, to be paid on the following schedule: $500,000 in 2017, $250,000 in 2018, and $250,000 in 2019 (payment one of three, total grant amount $1,000,000)

health care access
$500,000
2017

general support, $500,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $1,500,000)

health care access
$500,000
2016

general support

The San Joaquin Valley Housing Collaborative focuses on regional solutions to promote affordable housing via dialogue among local, state, and federal stakeholders.
Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

housing advocacy
$20,000
2020

general support, $25,000 for 2019 and $20,000 for 2020 (payment two of two, total grant amount $45,000)

housing advocacy
$25,000
2019

general support, $25,000 for 2019 and $20,000 for 2020 (payment one of two, total grant amount $45,000)

A nonprofit founded by Sierra Health Foundation to bring together people, ideas, and infrastructure to promote health and racial equity in communities throughout the San Joaquin Valley. One of its key initiatives is the San Joaquin Health Fund, a collaborative funding effort focused on advancing programs and policy changes that promote community health and health equity for all.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
2020 census
$60,000
2019

San Joaquin Valley Health Fund Census Cluster Project, $90,000 in 2019 and $60,000 in 2020
(payment two of two, total grant amount $150,000)

2020 census
$90,000
2019

San Joaquin Valley Health Fund Census Cluster Project, $90,000 in 2019 and $60,000 in 2020
(payment one of two, total grant amount $150,000)

family support
$60,000
2018

San Joaquin Valley Health Fund census planning

A regional multi-service agency which operates a range of programs including childcare, housing, emergency services, family support programs, and social service centers that provide assistance to those in need.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$60,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

family support
$40,000
2021

Salvation Army Monterey Peninsula Corps, excluding religious activities, $40,000 per year for two years (payment two of two , total grant amount $80,000)

responsive
$35,000
2021

Salvation Army Monterey Peninsula Corps, excluding religious activities

responsive
$25,000
2021

Salvation Army Monterey Peninsula Corps, excluding religious activities

responsive
$35,000
2020

Salvation Army Monterey Peninsula Corps, excluding religious activities

responsive
$25,000
2020

Salvation Army Monterey Peninsula Corps, excluding religious activities, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

family support
$40,000
2020

Salvation Army Monterey Peninsula Corps, excluding religious activities, $40,000 per year for two years (payment one of two , total grant amount $80,000)

responsive
$25,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

family support
$40,000
2019

Salvation Army Monterey Peninsula Corps, excluding religious activities

family support
$40,000
2018

Salvation Army Monterey Peninsula Corps, excluding religious activities

family support
$40,000
2017

Salvation Army Monterey Peninsula Corps, excluding religious activities

housing stability
$30,000
2016

general support, excluding religious activities, of the Monterey Peninsula Corps

An agency based in southern Stanislaus County that offers emergency shelter, day shelter, food, case management, transportation, and other services.
Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$25,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

housing stability
$45,000
2021

general support

housing stability
$45,000
2020

general support

housing stability
$45,000
2019

general support

housing stability
$45,000
2018

general support

housing stability
$35,000
2017

general support

A community-based nonprofit that provides grants and support to local nonprofits and initiatives for issues related to education, health, financial stability, and more.
Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$125,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$75,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$50,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$75,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$50,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$50,000
2020

LIVE UNITED COVID-19 Relief Fund

regional capacity building
$25,000
2019

nonprofit capacity building initiative

Grants