Supporting Our Community

Explore Available Grants

If you are looking for funding, the Community Foundation has numerous options. We manage a growing collection of funds which serve the diverse needs of San Benito County.


Community Impact Matching Grants

Supporting nonprofit organizations who serve the broad needs of San Benito County. If your organization is general in nature, this type of grant may be for you.


Children's Special Needs Grants

The Martin Rajkovich Children's Fund was established to enhance the quality of life for chronically ill children in San Benito County. Look to this fund if you want to refer a child with medical needs.


Women's Fund Grants

Grants from this fund are given to organizations that address the needs of women and girls in our county through the larger Community Impact Matching Grant cycle.


Grant for Interest of Horses

The intent of this charitable fund is to benefit nonprofits which provide services and/or are associated with the beneficial interest of horses, or their care, maintenance, improvement or promotion.

2019 Community Foundation Grant Recipients

Community Foundation grants are made through our various funds. Matching Impact Grants are competitive, but other grants are made on donor initiative. Each grant is a story of

resources meeting needs, of people doing good things in our communities, either by giving or doing. We applaud our donors and those organizations getting the good work done.

Grantees as of December 2019

United Methodist Church

Church Capital Campaign, $5,000

12 Days of Giving
Community Support, $2,500

Access Options
Vehicle Down payment, $5,000

American Red Cross Central Coast
Home Fire Campaign, $3,000

Strategic Marketing, $10,000

Bulldog Boxing
Capacity Building, $6,076

CASA of San Benito County
Advocacy Foster Children, $10,000

Catholic Charities Diocese Monterey
Emergency Food and Utilities, $7,000

Chamberlain's Children Center
Classroom Two, $10,000

Coastal Kids Home Care
Expressive Art Therapy, $2,560

Community Solutions
Promotoras Project, $5,000

Family Service Agency Central Coast
Suicide Prevention Service, $7,000

Fishes & Loaves
Feeding the Poor, $5,000

Gavilan Jr. Rams Club
T-Shirts, $2,167

Girls Inc. of the Central Coast
ECHO Leadership, $5,000

Hazel Hawkins Hospital Foundation
Trauma Patient Treatment, $5,000

Health Projects Center
Del Mar Caregivers, $10,000

HOPE Services
Employment Programs, $5,000

JMM Dance Company
Social Emotional Dance, $9,000

Jovenes de Antoño
Nutrition Program, $10,000

Kitchen Table Advisors
Capacity Building, $5,000

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership
Programming, $2,500

Partnership for Children
Capacity Building, $10,000

Pet Friends
Spay Neuter Program, $10,000

Point Blue Conservation Science
Capacity Building, $2,500

San Benito Agricultural Land Trust
Land Trust Alliance, $5,000

San Juan Committee
Capacity Building, $10,000

SBC Opioid Task Force
Med Safe San Benito, $9,250

SBC Arts Council
Technology Improvement, $7,000

SBC Health & Human Services
Individual Dental Request $3,087

SBHS Safe and Sober Grad Night
Celebration Event, $1,000

Seniors Council
Foster Grandparent Program, $5,000

Spay Neuter Imperative Project CA
SNIP Clinics, $10,000

United Methodist Church Capital Campaign, $5,000

United Way of San Benito County
Succession Plan, $2,500

YMCA of San Benito County
Strengthen Programs, $6,000

Youth Alliance
Capacity Development, $10,000