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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 funder collaborative that pools resources to make grants to nonprofit organizations to encourage and incorporate feedback from the people they serve; understand the connection between feedback and better results; foster more openness between and among foundations and grantees; and share what is learned. It is a sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
sector support/research
$285,000
2018

Fund for Shared Insight's Listen for Good Initiative, ongoing support for 30 months from date of approval

A diverse community of grantmakers working to reshape the way philanthropy operates. Understanding that grantmakers are successful only to the extent that their grantees achieve meaningful results, it promotes strategies and practices that contribute to grantee success.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
sector support/research
$7,500
2020

general support, $7,500 per year for two years (payment two of two, total grant amount $15,000)

sector support/research
$850
2020

general support

sector support/research
$7,500
2019

general support, $7,500 per year for two years (payment one of two, total grant amount $15,000)

sector support/research
$6,400
2018

general support

sector support/research
$6,400
2017

general support

sector support/research
$20,000
2017

2018 Conference Sponsorship

sector support/research
$5,000
2016

2017 Learning Conference Sponsorship

sector support/research
$6,400
2016

general support

sector support/research
$6,100
2015

general support

A national nonprofit dedicated exclusively to families who give and those who work with them. It provides the resources, expertise, and support that families need to transform their values into effective giving that makes a lasting impact on the communities they serve.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
sector support/research
$7,500
2017

general support

sector support/research
$5,000
2016

general support

NCRP promotes philanthropy that serves the public good, is responsive to people and communities with the least wealth and opportunity, and is held accountable to the highest standards of integrity and openness.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
sector support/research
$7,500
2020

general support, $7,500 per year for two years (payment two of two, total grant amount $15,000)

sector support/research
$7,500
2019

general support, $7,500 per year for two years (payment one of two, total grant amount $15,000)

sector support/research
$7,500
2018

general support

An energetic partner in Northern California’s philanthropic community that brings public and private funders and other key stakeholders together to tackle big issues and achieve shared goals.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
sector support/research
$15,000
2020

general support, $15,000 per year for two years (payment one of two , total grant amount $30,000)

sector support/research
$15,000
2019

membership dues ($750 dues, $14,250 general support)

sector support/research
$14,250
2018

general support

sector support/research
$14,250
2017

general support

sector support/research
$10,000
2016

general support

A member-led community of professionals who specialize in grants management for funding organizations. It connects members of the grantmaking profession, offers educational opportunities for grants management professionals at all levels, and guides grantmakers in strengthening practices—improving outcomes for grantmakers and grantseekers alike.
Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
sector support/research
$875
2020

general support

A nonpartisan think tank and research institute that informs policy makers, practitioners, foundations, and the California electorate with research on issues that affect the lives of Californians.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
family support
$50,000
2018

general support

sector support/research
$75,000
2017

research on 1) the scale, scope and location of need of families with young children in poverty in California and 2) California’s low-income families and the high cost of living

sector support/research
$325,000
2016

research on 1) the scale, scope and location of need of families with young children in poverty in California and 2) California’s low-income families and the high cost of living. $325,000 over eighteen months, effective July 2016

A nonprofit capacity-building organization that focuses on human service organizations in Santa Clara County. It facilitates networking for nonprofit professionals around issues such as family services, housing, domestic violence and early education. Professionals have the opportunity to improve their leadership, communications, fundraising, strategy and collaboration skills. It also advocates for county and local governments to support nonprofit organizations.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
sector support/research
$20,000
2020

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

sector support/research
$10,000
2019

onboarding and coaching for new executive director

sector support/research
$20,000
2019

general support

sector support/research
$20,000
2018

general support

sector support/research
$20,000
2017

general support

Stanford University is home to the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, one of the country's three national poverty centers supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The center is committed to providing research, policy analysis, and training on issues of poverty and inequality.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
sector support/research
$100,000
2018

to support the work of David Grusky and his team on reducing poverty in California. This is an unrestricted gift in the amount of $100,000.

sector support/research
$25,000
2016

general support

A membership organization that connects nonprofit, government, business and community leaders in order to strengthen the nonprofit sector. It organizes events, networking gatherings, and trainings to sustain and enhance the vital work performed by nonprofits.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
sector support/research
$15,000
2020

general support, $15,000 per year for two years (payment one of two , total grant amount $30,000)

sector support/research
$15,000
2019

general support, $15,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total grant amount $30,000)

sector support/research
$15,000
2018

general support, $15,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total grant amount $30,000)

sector support/research
$15,000
2017

general support

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