Live Here, Give Here

Ways to Give

Help your neighbors by giving where you live. We invite you to help make San Benito County a vibrant place for everyone who lives here. By giving to your personal area of interest, you add value and improve the quality of life for the present and future generations.

Whether we work here, have our business here, or raise our family here, we are proud to call San Benito County our home. Leave a lasting impact through your generosity.

Support our Specialty Funds

These funds are robust, serving specific areas of need.

Community Foundation Operating Fund

Supporting the ongoing work of the Community Foundation

Sonny Paullus Grants Fund

Supporting our local grantmaking program for nonprofits who support San Benito County

Latino Generations Endowment Fund

Creating a permanent revenue source to invest in the most pressing needs facing the Latino community within San Benito County

Women’s Fund of the Community Foundation for SBC

Empowering women to come together and create a lasting impact in the lives of all women and girls in our community

Martin Rajkovich Children’s Fund

Benefitting critically or chronically ill children living in San Benito County

Field of Interest Funds

Funds that allow donors the opportunity to support various areas of interest and address the general needs within our community.

Create a Long Lasting Impact

Planned Giving

A planned gift is the easiest way to create your legacy and may be made in a donor’s lifetime or at death to help ensure the future of San Benito County. It’s often part of the donor’s overall financial and/or estate planning.


Create A Fund

Join others in building a permanent legacy for the future of San Benito County by starting a fund with us. Funds enable people from all walks of life to come together and express their commitment to our community. You decide what field of interest your contribution goes to and where you'd like to make a lasting impact.



Nothing is as personal as the gift of time. If you have a strong desire to become involved with the community by donating your time, contact us to discuss opportunities that are meaningful to you.

The Foundation's Committees are made up of many active community member volunteers. Visit our Committees page to learn more about each one and if you would like to participate.