Junior Achievement of Northern California in the classroom. Photo courtesy of Junior Achievement of Northern California.

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Junior Achievement receives grant to service students in SBC

The $6,668 grant will impact 300 students in the current school year through its San Benito Youth Economic Empowerment project.


Fall fundraiser begins: Strengthen local news!

In a time of confusing online information, local reporting is what readers trust most.


Community Foundation and local sponsors help BenitoLink reach new community members

Full-length and short videos are available online and a version with Spanish language subtitles.

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Anderson Homes connects new home owners with local nonprofits with ‘Giving Back Starts at Home’

Anderson Homes continues to support local nonprofits with their annual campaign.

BenitoLink Marketing Coordinator, Alex Esquivel receives a commemorative check from Brenda Weatherly with the Community Foundation of San Benito County. BenitoLink photo


Bob Stratton: Quietly giving where it counts

His gift helps ensure BenitoLink’s long-term stability.

CFFSBC prepares for training on Diversity Equity and inclusion in the coming year. Photo by Leslie David


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will be focus of nonprofit training in 2022

Consultants say training can cause a shift in personal values and perspective of organization.

December 17, 2019. Louisville, Kentucky. Hero Care Call Center. Photo by Bill Wine/American Red Cross

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Red Cross Receives Community Impact Grant

The $10,000 grant will assist the Red Cross in rolling out a new software platform called RC Care to increase efficiency in services delivered in response to disasters big and small.

Community Foundation for San Benito County board members meet monthly. Photo by Leslie David.


Community Foundation and United Way announce Covid-19 Grant Awards

Twenty-seven local nonprofits were awarded $415,000 in government grant funding.

Community Foundation for San Benito County. Photo Leslie David


Community Foundation grant will improve community awareness about news provider, BenitoLink

Each year, an expanding force of local nonprofits are eligible and apply for Community Foundation for San Benito County community impact grants.

Volunteers for the Manger nonprofit at the New Harvest Church packaging dinner to give out. “I’ve been volunteering since the beginning. More people have shown up every week from volunteers to those benefiting from our services," said volunteer Janet Lezama. Photo provided by Community Foundation.


Community Foundation grants over $100,000 to local nonprofits

COVID-19 Relief Fund helps provide a collective approach to addressing emergency needs.

Intero Real Estate in Hollister. Photo by Leslie David.


Local real estate group gives back

Intero of Hollister provides relief funding for community nonprofits.

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#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.

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.


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.

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


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.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, captures the attention of the Knight audience. Photo by Leslie David.


BenitoLink attends Knight Foundation conference in Miami

Local online news expands as media reconfigures in the digital era.