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A community foundation working with donors and nonprofits to create a healthy, safe, vibrant Monterey County. It bridges fund holders and community needs, and provides expertise about local nonprofits working in the region.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
sector support/research
$10,000
2020

the Center for Nonprofit Excellence

responsive
$70,000
2020

COVID-19 Relief Fund

2020 census
$30,000
2019

the Monterey Census Pooled Fund

sector support/research
$10,000
2019

the Center for Nonprofit Excellence

2020 census
$40,000
2019

Monterey Census Pooled Fund

sector support/research
$10,000
2018

the Center for Nonprofit Excellence

sector support/research
$10,000
2017

the Center for Nonprofit Excellence

A community foundation that brings together people, ideas, and resources to inspire philanthropy in Santa Cruz County. The foundation works to help charitable visions get established, improve the effectiveness of local nonprofits, and provide grants to local organizations and initiatives.
Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$70,000
2020

COVID-19 Response Fund

2020 census
$30,000
2019

Santa Cruz Census Pooled Fund, $40,000 in 2019 and $30,000 in 2020 (payment two of two, total grant amount $70,000)

2020 census
$40,000
2019

Santa Cruz Census Pooled Fund, $40,000 in 2019 and $30,000 in 2020 (payment one of two, total grant amount $70,000)

A community foundation that partners with community stakeholders to champion quality education for all students, fight for good jobs and livable wages, and invest in high-impact community programs. It invests in organizations with deep roots in community, incubates bold ideas with the goal of building powerful community voice, and advances partnerships and policies – all in service of a Just East Bay.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$315,000
2020

COVID-19: A Just East Bay RESPONSIVE Fund

2020 census
$70,000
2019

Alameda and Contra Costa Census Pooled Fund, $60,000 in 2019 and $70,000 in 2020

(payment two of two, total grant amount $130,000)

2020 census
$60,000
2019

Alameda and Contra Costa Census Pooled Fund, $60,000 in 2019 and $70,000 in 2020

(payment one of two, total grant amount $130,000)

family support
$40,000
2018

census planning in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties

family support
$15,000
2018

the Local Update of Census Addresses Operation (LUCA) project in Contra Costa County

A network of local, state, and national funders who seek to leverage their grantmaking to expand opportunities for and address challenges facing immigrants, refugees, and their communities. Its network of nearly 130 foundations is dedicated to uplifting the contributions and addressing the needs of this country’s immigrant and refugee populations.
Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
2020 census
$15,000
2020

the Bay Area Census Funders Collaborative Evaluation Plan

A community foundation that provides leadership, expertise and capital to help address challenging social issues in the region. It shapes critical public policy issues, partners with nonprofit groups advancing the best ideas, and directs resources swiftly and strategically toward unforeseen needs.
Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$270,000
2020

COVID-19 Coronavirus Regional RESPONSIVE Fund, with $120,000 to support organizations in San Mateo County and $150,000 to support organizations in Santa Clara County

2020 census
$50,000
2019

San Mateo and Santa Clara Census Pooled Fund, $60,000 in 2019 and $50,000 in 2020
(payment two of two, total grant amount $110,000)

2020 census
$60,000
2019

San Mateo and Santa Clara Census Pooled Fund, $60,000 in 2019 and $50,000 in 2020
(payment one of two, total grant amount $110,000)

safe spaces
$50,000
2017
Choose Children 2018

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 youth support nonprofit providing culturally relevant, trauma-informed programs in south Santa Clara and San Benito counties to risk youth through early intervention bilingual counseling and case management, intervention programs serving youth in the juvenile justice system, and teen parents, as well as parent and systems leaders engagement and education.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$15,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

family support
$30,000
2020

general support, $30,000 per year for two years (payment one of two , total grant amount $60,000)

responsive
$15,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

2020 census
$10,000
2019

Census outreach and education in San Benito County, $10,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total grant amount $20,000)

2020 census
$10,000
2019

Census outreach and education in San Benito County, $10,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total grant amount $20,000)

family support
$30,000
2019

general support

family support
$30,000
2018

general support

family support
$30,000
2017

general support

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