Stories and Events

Engaging San Benito County through Philanthropy

September 30, 2021 | Events

San Benito Community Auction Success!

The Community Foundation would like to thank the participating organizations and bidders for the success of this on-line event. Deep gratitude also goes to the volunteer auction committee and staff that spent countless hours organizing and managing this effort.

August 23, 2021 | Stories

CFFSBC Scholarship Spotlight

As we transition back into the academic year, Community Foundation for San Benito County would like to congratulate our Ed Stephenson Memorial Scholarship recipient, Bridget Murphy, and our Timothy Conley Baldwin Leadership Scholarship recipient, Anton Borges, as they pursue higher education at their respective colleges. Both students attended San Benito High School and graduated in 2021.

August 16, 2021 | Events

San Benito Community Auction to be held this month

Second Auction article involving another scoop from previous auction winner Alexis. This article can be found in BenitoLink https://benitolink.com/san-benito-community-auction-to-be-held-this-month/

August 9, 2021 | Events

Get ready—it’s almost auction time!

Auction Article from MVV that features story from Doug (previous auction winner)

August 3, 2021 | Events

Professional Advisors Meeting

The Community Foundation hosted the Professional Advisors Networking event at the Joshua Inn Bed & Breakfast.

July 27, 2021 | Stories

Community Foundation COVID-Relief Fund Spotlight

In January of 2021, the Hollister Downtown Association (HDA), with initial funding support from the Community Foundation for San Benito County (CFFSBC), successfully launched their Meals for Heroes program. The Meals for Heroes program’s purpose is to support our essential frontline health care providers by serving individually packaged meals from local participating restaurants. Meals for Heroes offered struggling restaurants an opportunity to continue to serve the community while keeping their workers employed. San Benito County restaurants that participated with Meals for Heroes included Paine’s Restaurant, Mangia’s Italian Kitchen, La Catrina, Heavenly Bakery, Fourth Street Eatery, Cozy Cup Café, La Sabrosa, Farmhouse Café, Seabrisa’s, Country Rose, Eva Mae’s, Doña Esther’s, Grillin & Chillin Alehouse and Round Table Pizza.

June 17, 2021 | Events

San Benito Community Auction Nonprofit Participants

Announcing 38 nonprofits

June 1, 2021 | Stories

Congratulations Class of 2021!

Congratulations to our graduating students of San Benito County! The Community Foundation for San Benito County is happy to share in the excitement of your well-deserved success. Many of these graduates will be transitioning into higher education and beginning their next phase of young adulthood, while others are continuing the journey in furthering their growth. In support of our many high school and college graduates, as well as current university students, the Community Foundation for San Benito County is very proud to announce our 2021 Scholarship recipients.

May 7, 2021 | Stories

CFFSBC Awards COVID Relief Grant to Bulldog Boxing Gym

The Community Foundation for San Benito County is grateful to award a COVID-19 Relief Grant to Bulldog Boxing Gym. Our generous COVID-19 Relief Fund Donors and a group of anonymous Foundation Fund holders made this specific Grant possible. Bulldog Boxing used the Relief Grant to acquire a used replacement vehicle, allowing the safe transportation of their competing boxers to local and out-of-state tournaments.