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Nonprofits

#CommunityCARES campaign works to support those in need

MBEP and three community foundations encourage residents who may not need all of their federal stimulus checks to donate what they can to local coronavirus relief funds to benefit those who need it most.

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Staff from Hazel Hawkins Memorial and St. Louise Regional hospitals were happy to receive their new supply of KN95 protective masks. Photos provided by Ana De Castro.

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Community Foundation helps with relief fund

$45,000 approved in disbursements so far, including emergency financial assistance, as well as support for immediate public health needs to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in San Benito County.

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Community Foundation leaders meet to discuss the relief fund. Photo provided by Community Foundation for San Benito County.

Nonprofits

Community Foundation establishes COVID-19 relief fund

Foundation has committed $50,000 to the fund, and will continue to solicit additional resources from corporate partners and donors.

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Nonprofits

Community Foundation plans financial well-being workshop for women

Topics will include budgeting, debt management, investments, retirement accounts, life insurance basics, estate planning, asset protection, and more.

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Nonprofits

Holte Holiday Dinners bring joy

What started as a simple, gracious idea has turned into an annual event that has touched many lives. The Community Foundation is proud to give a grant to Holte Holiday Dinners and to play a part in their amazing work.

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Nonprofits

Effect Change with a Gift

Donations through San Benito GIVES on Sept. 10 will connect the power of giving with the Community Foundation's commitment to making a difference.

Grants Committee reviews applications. Photo provided.

Nonprofits

Applications open for Community Foundation grant funding

The Community Impact Matching Grant cycle is open until Oct. 4.

Community Foundation President Gary Byrne and Grants/Projects Manager Salina Chacon receive check from the Teichert Foundation. Photo provided by the Community Foundation for San Benito County.

Nonprofits

Community Foundation receives grant for nonprofit education

Teichert Foundation awards $5,000 to address areas of need.

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Business / Economy

What to know about the 2020 Census

Community Foundation received $30,000 grant to be used to help reach difficult to count populations.

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Nonprofits

Community Foundation announces 2019 scholarships

Applications available for Latino high school and college students. Deadline is Friday, March 29.

Partnership for Children received a Community Impact Matching Grant in 2018. Photo provided by Community Foundation.

Nonprofits

Community Foundation makes two grant cycles available in 2019

The first of two Community Impact Matching Grant cycles is now open. Applications are being accepted until Friday, April 19.

Jack Preader received his Adaptive Tricycle in 2013. Photo provided.

Children and Youth

COLUMN: Refer a Child, Help Make a Difference

The Martin Rajkovich Children’s Fund (MRCF) has been helping critically or chronically ill children in San Benito County since 2007.

Community Philanthropist Sonny Paullus. Photos courtesy of the San Benito County Historical Society and Bonnie Flores.

Nonprofits

Remembering a Man Who Served his Community

Ten years have passed since his death, but the generosity Sonny Paullus demonstrated throughout his life continues to be received by nonprofits today.

The Sunnyslope Library received a grant for new books.

Children and Youth

Education Fund Close to $100,000 Milestone

Students from Hollister schools benefit from family directed grants made from the Connie O'Connor Education Fund.

2016 Scholarship Recipents are very grateful for support from the late Fr. Larry Betrozoff

Schools & Education

Scholarships available for latino students

The Community Foundation for San Benito County announces the availability of scholarships for Latino Students who reside in San Benito County.