A graduate's cap. Photo by Marisa Sachau.

News Release

The Community Foundation announces 2022 scholarships recipients

Over 20 scholarships were awarded.

News Release

Grant allows Dentistry4Vets to service local veterans

Services for veterans include a comprehensive dental exam plus x-rays, fillings, extractions, crowns, bridges and partial / full dentures.

California Office of Emergency Services picking up vests and helmets from the San Benito County Sheriff's Office on March 16. Photo by Leila Sadeghian.

News

San Benito County agencies sending relief to Ukraine

The Community Foundation, Health Foundation and Sheriff's Office raising funds and sending medical kits and tactical gear.

Photo by Leslie David.

Nonprofits

Community Foundation hosts tour of Epicenter

10 nonprofits set to move into the new Hollister building in March.

Custom Pet Portrait by Nina Summer and pictures from Winder's lunch at Calera Wine Company from the 2020 auction.

News Release

San Benito Community Auction to be held this month

Over 135 packages from 31 nonprofit organizations available for the four-day event.

Michael Anderson and Leslie Schatz with Anderson Homes prepared checks from their 2020 Giving Back Starts at Home campaign. Photo courtesy of Anderson Homes.

Nonprofits

Anderson Homes helps nonprofits serve through COVID-19

Third year of 'Giving Back Starts at Home' promotion gave a combined $7,500 to five San Benito nonprofits.

Students in the Excel Beyond the Bell program. Photo courtesy of YMCA.

Nonprofits

Local nonprofits receive $631K in COVID-19 relief grants

35 organizations get additional help to cover pandemic-related shortages.

Pet Friends board members and volunteers at Be True Cafe: Kristen Wynn, Linda Hilden, PJ Arata, Alexis Winder, and Barb Ament. The organization is participating in the San Benito Gives online auction alongside 40+ nonprofits. Photo courtesy of Pet Friends.

Nonprofits

Nonprofits band together for online auction

San Benito Gives fundraiser shifts gears during the pandemic.

Community Foundation CEO/President Gary Byrne, Rebecca and Randy Wolf, and Marilyn Ferreira take part in official groundbreaking ceremony for the Epicenter. Photo by John Chadwell.

Nonprofits

Community Foundation hosts ceremony for new nonprofit HQ

Leon Panetta, Anna Caballero, Robert Rivas among attendees of groundbreaking for the Epicenter, slated for completion in December 2021.

Del Curto Brothers Construction broke ground Sept. 5 for the new Epicenter that will serve as a meeting place for San Benito County nonprofits. Photo by John Chadwell.

Housing / Land Use

Community Foundation breaks ground on 400 block project

New nonprofit headquarters known as the Epicenter expected to be open at the end of 2021.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Nonprofits

San Benito Gives Community Auction goes online

Each participating nonprofit will secure items to offer on their page at the auction website.

Students at Bulldog Boxing Gym in Hollister. Photo provided.

Health / Fitness

Bulldog Boxing Gym thanks Community Foundation

Grant funding helps gym meet goals and provide for local at-risk youth.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

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.

Photo provided by Community Foundation.

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.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

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.