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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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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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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.

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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.


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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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.


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.


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.

Fumigation and spraying of termites, funded in part by a Community Impact Matching Grant, helped to restore integrity of the Wellness Center at Chamberlain's Children Center.


Nonprofits and Community Benefit from Community Impact Grants

The current Community Impact Matching Grant cycle will open on Monday, February 5, 2018. Nonprofits who serve San Benito County should apply.

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Community Impact matching grants awarded

Community Foundation awards 32 nonprofits with a matching grant from funds provided by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Kathina Szeto is the owner of San Benito Bene in downtown Hollister.

Business / Economy

Micro-loans available for woman-owned businesses

The Women's Fund of the Community Foundation for San Bento County announces available micro-loans, empowering women in San Benito County