September 27, 2022 | Stories

Community Foundation Awards $276,664 in Grants

Community Foundation Awards $276,664 in Grants
Wildfarmers Propagating Native Plants Workshop in 2021

In partnership with our donors, the Community Foundation for San Benito County provided funding for Program Project Grants through five different funds held at the Foundation – the Community Engagement Grants Fund, Homeless Services Fund, Martin Rajkovich Children’s Fund, Sonny Paullus Fund and the Women’s Fund. After much discussion and hard work from the Grants Committee, 42 requests were recommended for funding and approved by the Board on September 19, 2022.

American Red Cross
Home Fire Financial Assistance in SBC

Election Forum: 2022 Midterms

Breast Cancer Assistance Group
Breast Cancer Assistance

Bulldog Boxing
General Op and Building a New Gym

Education Support for Foster Children/Youth

Catholic Charities Diocese of Monterey
Hope in Home

Community Homeless Solutions
H.O.M.E. Resource Center

Community Media Access Partnership
Student Video Journalism and Production

Coopers Calling

Eden Housing
Family Health & Wellness

El Treatro Campesino
Community Circulos: Creators in Community

Emmaus House
Kitchen Renovation

Family Matters SBC
Family Time Accountability Program

Girl Scouts of Ca Central Coast
Entrepreneurship-Workforce of Tomorrow

Girls Inc of the Central Coast
ECHO Leadership and Mentoring Program

Growing Hearts Garden Center
Restorative Garden Program

Guitars Not Guns
SBC Chapter of Guitars Not Guns

Health Projects Center
Caregiver University-San Benito County

Hollister Presbyterian Preschool
Playground Development/Beautification

Hope Services
Employment & Training for Adults with Developmental Disabilities in SBC

Jacob’s Heart Children's Center
Support for SBC Families of Children with Cancer

Jovenes de Antano
Meals on Wheels

Junior Achievement of Northern CA
2022-23 SBC Youth Economic Empowerment

League of United Latin America
Adelante-Onward to Success

Martha’s Kitchen
SBC Food Program

Mission San Juan Bautista
Seismic Strengthening Coast Estimate Update

Partnership for Children
Services for Children Living with Serious Illness

Pet Friends and Rescue
Laundry Critical Need

Advancing the Mission


SBC Amateur Radio
Electronic Devices for FCC License Testing

SBC Arts Council
Artist Exhibition Program

San Benito Historical Society
Palmtag Shed Flooring

Santa Cruz Community Ventures
Familias con Mas/Alas

Senior Citizens Legal Services
Elder Abuse and Homelessness Prevention

S.N.I.P. Bus
Low-Cost Spay/Neuter SBC

Sun Street Centers
Women's Residential and Perinatal

The Salvation Army
Food Box Distribution Program

Wildfarmers Stork Peterkin
Native Planting for Pollinators Habitat

Women's Club
Laundry 2 Literacy-Impact Expansion

Healthy Families Home

This list represents the Community Foundation’s commitment to making a difference in San Benito County. This would not be possible without the generosity of our donors and dedicated Grants Committee who worked tirelessly.

With a gift to the Sonny Paullus Fund, you can help strengthen a nonprofit’s ability to make a positive impact in our community.

To make a donation towards the Sonny Paullus Fund, click here.