Foundation / Corporation
Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC)
09/06/19 5:00 PM - for Community Impact Grants - Children and Youth Development and Health and Human Services only
Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 and grants ranging from $15,001 to $50,000 to California nonprofit organizations and public agencies for innovative and emerging programs that improve the quality of life of communities in Monterey County. Funding is intended to address important issues in the following five areas: community development; children and youth; environment and animal welfare; health and human services; and arts, culture and historic preservation. Requests are accepted for program support, organizational development, capital support, and operating support.
The CFMC offers two types of grants:
Community Impact Grants:
- Countywide or larger scope programs
- Impact on complex issues and/or multiple geographic areas
- Organizations with strong track record of effectiveness
- Small Grants:
- Limited size and scope programs
- Serve specific community or neighborhood
- Smaller organizations
- First-time Community Impact applicants
GrantWatch ID#: 180122
Community Impact grants of $15,001 to $50,000; Small grants of $5,000 to $15,000
The CFMC expects to fund larger Community Impact grants with the average grant award of $25,000.
Community Impact grants are from July 1, 2019 - May 31, 2020 and Small grants are from June 1, 2019 - April 30, 2020.
For both grants, funds must be spent within 11 months of the grant date and for the purposes stated in the grant proposal and specified.
Multi-year applications may be considered for organizations that have a proven grants record of community benefit and a positive and stable history with CFMC.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit an application: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=cfmco
Contact the Program Officer who oversees that program area or the Grants Administrator if you have any questions:
Michael Castro, Programs and Scholarship Officer (Arts, Culture and Historic Preservation)
Contact Janet Shing, Director of Grantmaking (Health and Human Services)
Contact Erika Matadamas, Program Officer (Children and Youth, Community Development, and Environment and Animal Welfare)
Contact Karina Gutierrez-Barboza, Grants and Programs Coordinator for grant processing/reporting, questions regarding the online grant system and fiscal sponsorships.
Community Foundation for Monterey County-
2354 Garden Road
Monterey, CA 93940
945 South Main Street, Suite 207
Salinas, CA 93901
Contact Names & Emails
USA: California: Monterey County