Recent Grants

Grants Approved in 2017

Organization Purpose Granted
Action Council Urban Arts Collaborative $5,000
Action Council Palenke Arts $10,000
Action Council Greenfield Community Science Workshop’s Drop-In Program $15,000
Alisal Center for the Fine Arts Operating Support $15,000
ARIEL Theatrical, Inc. Operating Support $15,000
Art in Action Expanding Educational Equity in Monterey County Schools Through Art $10,000
Arts Council Mural Arts Monterey County $15,000
Arts Council Santa Cruz County Mariposa’s Art $8,000
Big Sur Land Trust Glen Deven Ranch Summer Camps $30,000
Boy Scouts of America 55 Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council Operating Support for Monterey County Programs $15,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County Operating Support $50,000
California Missions Foundation All Aboard The Bus $5,000
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts Monterey County High School Poetry Awards $8,000
Carmel Bach Festival Fall School Programs in Seaside and Salinas and Seaside Community Concert $8,000
Central Coast YMCA After School Program in Monterey County $30,000
Chartwell Need Based Financial Aid Program $5,000
Christine Marie’s Star Riders Christine Marie’s Riding Stars $5,000
Coastal Kids Home Care Clinic on Wheels $15,000
Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula TEEN CERT in Monterey County: Safe, Resilient
Youth and Communities
Community Human Services Street Outreach Program $30,000
Community Partnership for Youth Operating Support $40,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Monterey County dba Voices for Children Operating Support $30,000
Crivitz Youth, Inc. CYI – Technology Initiative $100,000
Crivitz Youth, Inc. Operating Support $700,000
Digital NEST, Inc. Operating Support $15,000
El Camino Real Futbol League Operating Support $8,000
El Sistema USA / Salinas dba YoSal Operating support $30,000
Elkhorn Slough Foundation Environmental Literacy: Youth Conversation Outreach $7,000
Epicenter of Monterey Operating Support $25,000
First Night Monterey Greenfield Cultural Arts Music Program $5,000
Food Bank for Monterey County Kids Nutrition on Weekends $25,000
Foundation for Monterey County Free Libraries Translating Learning to Read into Reading to Learn $13,000
Friends of Monterey Academy of Oceanographic Science Operating Support $7,000
Friends of Olympia Station dba Tandy Beal & Company ArtSmart $8,000
Gil Basketball Academy Youth Basketball Programs $8,000
Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast Girl Scout Leadership Experience $25,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast Operating Support $25,000
Harmony at Home Operating Support $25,000
Hope, Horses & Kids Operating Support $5,000
International School of Monterey Foundation ISM Family Share $10,000
Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services Teen Support and Peer Mentorship $5,000
Josephine Kernes Memorial Pool Adaptive Aquatics for Children with Disabilities $10,000
Junior Achievement Of Northern California Junior Achievement’s Monterey County SUCCEED Project $10,000
Life is For Everyone, Inc. Operating Support $10,000
Loaves, Fishes & Computers, Inc. LFC Volunteer Program $12,000
Lyceum of Monterey County Operating Support $15,000
MEarth FoodConnect Program Expansion for At-Risk Youth $15,000
Montage Health Foundation Kids Eat Right $20,000
Monterey County Agricultural & Rural Life Museum High School Internship Program $10,000
Monterey County Rape Crisis Center Sexual Violence Prevention Clubs $25,000
Monterey County Symphony Association Music for the Schools $15,000
Monterey County Youth Museum Operating Support $10,000
Monterey Jazz Festival Summer Jazz Camp $20,000
Monterey Museum of Art School Visit Program $6,000
Monterey Peninsula College Foundation Evans College Incentive Program $25,000
Museum Foundation of Pacific Grove, Inc. dba Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History No Brain Drain Here! $8,000
National Steinbeck Center Steinbeck Youth Authors Middle School Literacy Program $5,000
Olinga Learning Wings of Knowledge $5,000
O’Neill Sea Odyssey Monterey County Ocean Education $5,000
Orchestra in the Schools Operating Support $15,000
Pacific Repertory Theatre School of Dramatic Arts & Tix4Kids Project $25,000
Partners for Peace STEP UP Mentoring $10,000
Positive Discipline Community Resources Parenting for Strong Communities $10,000
Raising a Reader Raising a Reader 3.0m: Monterey $15,000
Rancho Cielo Youth Campus Operating support $20,000
Read-To-Me Project Operating Support $15,000
Restorative Justice Partners, Inc. Restorative Justice in the Schools $15,000
Salinas Area Reading Is Fundamental Purchasing and distributing books $2,000
Seniors Council of Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties Foster Grandparent Program $20,000
Sol Treasures Children’s Musical Theatre $8,000
SpectorDance Dance On-site $15,000
Sun Street Centers Safe Teens Empowerment Program (STEPS) $20,000
Sunset Cultural Center Arts-in-Education Programs $20,000
Teen Success, Inc. Salinas Teen Success, Inc. Program $5,000
The Parenting Connection of Monterey County Operating Support $30,000
University Corporation at Monterey Bay (CSUMB) South County Monterey 2+2+1 Collaborative Teacher Pathway Program $14,300
Ventana Wilderness Alliance Youth In Wilderness $5,000
Ventana Wildlife Society Natural Science Discovery Camp $25,000
Village Project Mae C. Johnson Education and Cultural Enrichment Academy $15,000
Wave Program Summer Camp Program $5,000
Youth Arts Collective, Inc. Operating Support $30,000
Youth Music Monterey Operating support $15,000
YWCA Monterey County Youth Education and Advocacy $20,000

Total Grants: $2,016,100