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

The Women's Fund is dedicated to empowering women who come together with a shared vision to create a lasting impact in the lives of all women and girls in San Benito County. Grants from this fund are given to organizations that address the needs of women and girls in our county.

2017 Community Foundation Grant Recipients

Community Foundation grants are made through our various funds. Grants are often competitive, although some 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 October 2017

Anzar High School
Woodshop Course, $1,500

Pledge of Champions, $10,000

Bulldog Boxing
Building Maintenance, $5,000 

Chamberlain's Children Center
Wellness Center Integrity, $4,750

Infants & Toddlers Program, $3,000

Central Coast Quality of Life Progams
Multiple Sclerosis in SBC, $1,000

Community Foodbank SBC
Operation Support, $10,000

Community Media Access Partnership
Youth Media SBC, $7,000

Economic Development Corporation of SBC
Part-time Executive Director, $10,000

Family Services Agency of CC
Suicide Prevention, $6,500

Fishes and Loaves
Feeding the Poor,$10,000

Friends of the SBC Free Library
Teen Reach, $6,000

Girls Incorporated
Girls Making Smart Choices, $6,000

Hazel Hawkins Hospital Foundation
Equipment for Diabetes Center, $6,777

Health Projects Center
Del Mar Caregivers, $5,000

Hollister Downtown Association
Development Director, $5,000

Hollister Pregnancy Center
The Sixteen Project, $5,000

Jovenes de Antano Senior Services
Golden Age Nutrition Program, $10,000

Kitchen Table Advisors
Economic Viability for Farmers, $10,000

Mission SJB Preservation Fund
Development of Construction Documents, $10,000

Native Daughters of Golden West #179
Balcony Restoration, $10,000

Partnership for Children
Increase Access to Medical Care, $10,000

REACH San Benito Parks Foundation
SBC Historical Park Art Education, $3,853

Roza's House Organization
SJB Historic Walking Tour, $10,000

San Benito Babe Ruth Bambino Division
Equipment for New Division, $3,500

San Juan Committee
Website Development, $10,000

SBC Ag in the Classroom
Local Agriculture, $8,500

SBC Arts Council
The Dreams Project, $6,000

SBC Business Council
Capacity Building, $5,000

SBC Office of Education
Early Learning Equity and Access Initiative, $2,500

SBC Police Activities League
PAL Fundamentals, $7,875

Sun Street Centers
Women's Residential Treatment, $10,000

The Salvation Army Hollister Corps
Youth & Community Programming, $10,000

Youth Alliance
Out-of-School/After-school program, $10,000