What’s Happening


$174,000 Boosts Local Arts Ecosystem
Meet our 2019 arts grant awardees
Welcome to New Trustee Sandy Skees
New board member blends business expertise, community leadership
2019 Grantmaking Plan Update
Hear what's coming in 2019 from our Community Grants team. 
Newsworthy Nonprofits Grab Headlines
We're investing in the success of local changemakers.
Community Foundation Announces Retirement of Program Director Christina Cuevas
We honor the two decade career of our grants and programs director. 
Our CEO reflects on new tools, leaders, and opportunities
Good Times Santa Cruz sits down with our CEO, with one year under her belt. 
How to Help Those Affected by Wildfires
Make a gift to help fire victims get back on their feet.
CIRF’s Up! $1.5 Million Gift Fuels Impact Investments Benefitting Local Teachers, Farmers
Our Community Investment Revolving Fund receives a landmark gift of $1.5 million. 
$1M Impact Investment Helps Small Farmers Realize Big Dreams on Central Coast
Sustainable ag. industry gets boost from locally invested dollars.
Survey Results Guide Support for Nonprofit Partners
2018 workshops, trainings reflect nonprofit needs, feedback