A Caring Community

2018 Donations to Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

Donors to the Community Foundation include individuals, businesses, other foundations and charitable funds, as well as other nonprofit organizations. We are honored by the trust they place in us to use their gifts to make Santa Cruz County a better place.

Donors to Funds by Category

Funds are the building blocks of the Foundation. Each is a “giving account” designed to support its founder’s charitable interests, now or in perpetuity. These donors added to one or more funds in 2018.

Individuals

Anonymous Individuals (13)
Glenn Bartz
Richard Beach
William & Lupe Burgstrom
Marilyn & Drew Calciano
Estate of Florence Cole
Joseph Collins
Diane & Donald Cooley
Arne & Carol Croce
Richard & Theresa Crocker
Shan Crockett
Badri Dass
Stephen & Carmella Dautoff
Joan DeNeffe & Gary Silberstein
Liliana Diaz
Michael Dively
Linda Dyson-Weaver
Terry & Cathleen Eckhardt
Dawn Faber
Linda Fawcett & Joe Griffin
Rocky & Judy Franich
John & Sharen Gillette
Jonathan Greenberg
Michael Greenberg
Amy & David Harrington
Suzanne Heinze & Greg Vaughan
Brian & Patricia Herman
Paul Heussenstamm
Holland Sustainability Project Trust
Doug Hopkinson & Sara Lively
Mary James
Phyllis Johanson
Debra Jones
Tom & Mary Anne Jorde
Ellen Kimmel
Bob Katz & Leola Lapides
Linda N. Larkin
Esther Levandoski
Loewenstern Family Community Property Trust
Pam Lowry & Allen Rozelle
Salem & Laurie Magarian
Robert & Marty Martin
Bruce & Mary McPherson
Donna Meyers
Michael B. Mooser
Barbara Murray
Edward W. Newman
Estate of Dale O'Rourke
Gayle & Joe Ortiz
Julie E. Packard
Tonee Picard
Rogelio & June Ponce
William L. Richter & Pamela Sharpless Richter
Robert & Crystal Ann Ridino
Caroline Rodgers
Estate of Roy & Frances Rydell
Edmund & Norma Sacks
Alan Savat & Gene Smith
Kirk & Carol Schmidt
Mark & Laurie Scurich
Sarah Skikne
Robert Stephens
Michael Stobbe
Gabrielle Stocker
Marta & Ben Strock
Trevor Strudley & Heather Stiles
Mary & Ernie Tavella
James Thompson
Susan True
Jean Ruth Vlamynck
Rachel Wedeen
Christine Weir & Sally Arnold
Kenneth Weisner
Robert & Anne Marie Willis
Kirill S. Zaitsev
Donna Ziel

Businesses

Driscoll's Inc.
Graniterock Company
Reiter Affiliated Companies
Santa Clara Farms, LLC
Santa Cruz Seaside Company
Santa Cruz Warriors LLC
Select Trading, Ltd.
SoCal Berry Growers, LLC
Tres Hijas Berry Farms, LLC
West Marine
Geo. H. Wilson, Inc.

Foundations & Charitable Funds

Anonymous Foundations (4)
Benevity-Apple Matching Program
Benevity-Driscoll's Inc.
David & Lucile Packard Foundation
Fidelity Charitable-Amy R. Newell Fund
Fidelity Charitable-Anonymous Fund
Fidelity Charitable-Excel Fund
Fidelity Charitable-Harbourton Foundation Fund
Fidelity Charitable-Harold Widom Fund
Fidelity Charitable-Shirlen Fund
Merck Gives Back
Michels Family Foundation
Monterey Peninsula Foundation
Peter Halmos Family Foundation
Silicon Valley Community Foundation-John M. Sobrato Fund
Surf Pony Fund
Women’s Inclusion Fund
The Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation
Women’s Inclusion Fund

Nonprofit Organizations

Agricultural History Project
Agri-Culture
Bonny Doon Community School Foundation
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County - CASA
Friends of the Watsonville Public Libraries
Happy Valley Elementary School
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County
Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz
One Dance Tribe
O'Neill Sea Odyssey
Pajaro Valley Historical Association
Pajaro Valley Prevention & Student Assistance, Inc.
Pajaro Valley Quilt Association
Pajaro Valley Youth Soccer Club
San Lorenzo Valley Water District

Donors to the Capitola Library Campaign

The Foundation accepted gifts to support the campaign to build the new Capitola Library. We were happy to support this wonderful community effort. These donors contributed in 2017 & 2018.

Eric Anderson & Ann Sullivan
Dan Aspromonte
Fredrick Banks
Mary Amanda Behe
Mario & Linda Beltramo
Jacques Bertrand
William & Leda Bishoff
Ed Bottorff
Ted Burke
Toni & David Campbell
Capitola Public Safety & Community Service Foundation
Toni Castro & Marc Tucker
Carla Christensen
Robert & Diana Deacon
Joan DeNeffe & Gary Silberstein
Sally Doke-Crowe
Carol Fuller
Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria
Benjamin & Amy Goldstein
Barbara & William Gorson
Barbara Graves & Bruce Daniels
Antony & Kathryn Gualtieri
Glenn Hanna
Stephanie Harlan
Richard Hill & Laurie Ross Hill
Erik Johnson
Linda Jordan
Katz-Lapides Family Fund at the Community Foundation
John Kawahara
Niels Kisling
Janette Magruder
Christine R. McBroom
Mary McClure
Terrence McManus
Betty Mello
Kenneth Miller & Amanda Jackson Miller
Michele T. Mosher
Edward Newman Family Charitable Fund at the Community Foundation
Dennis Norton
Molly Ording
Gayle & Joe Ortiz
Kristen Petersen
Linda Rigsby-Smith & Larry Smith
Karen Scott & Keith Gudger
Annita Sibert & Jennifer Prag
Sam Storey & Helen Ewen-Storey
David & Betsy Tanza
Mary & Ernie Tavella
Toyota of Santa Cruz
Michelle & Gordon van Zuiden
Ruth & Stephen Walsh
Susan & Nels Westman
Bob & Bonda White
Julie & Carey Williams
Jean Walton Wolff

Friends of the Foundation Donors

The following donors made gifts to support out core services to the community.

Individuals

Geoff & Judy Alexander
Tandy Beal & Jon Scoville
James & Kim Beckett
Janet Bell
Rita Bryant
Don Burgett
Ceil Cirillo
Leonora Clow
Carolyn & Curt Coleman
Michael Custer
Lawrence & Mary Donatoni
David & Elizabeth Doolin
James & Susan Farrar
James & Marianna Franks
Lesley Franz
Margaret Gordon
Julie & Larry Haff
Janet M. Heien
Jeanne Howard
Marilyn Hyde
Fred Keeley & Barbara Herrlich-Keeley
Don Lane & Mary Howe
Paul Lapidus & Lindasue Marshall
Tom Lehrer
Patty Lezin
Dean & Jacquelin McHenry
Michael Meara
Terry & Myrna Medina
Michael R. Mellon
David Morales & Alexa McCrea
Harvey & Judy Nickelson
Gayle & Joe Ortiz
Earleen Overend & Wayne Palmer
Carlos Palacios
Tom Purdy & Elizabeth Anne Gentholts-Purdy
Barbara Rogoff
Norman Schwartz & Mary Ellen Sullivan
Bill Scurich
Mark & Laurie Scurich
Anthony & Debra Sloss
David & Mary South
Trevor Strudley & Heather Stiles
Jonathan & Susan Wittwer
Donna Ziel

Businesses

Bolton Hill Co., Inc.
Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria Green Farm, LP
Hopkins & Carley

Foundations & Charitable Funds

Anonymous Foundation (1)
AmazonSmile Foundation Program
Apple Lane Foundation
Benevity-Sony Inc.
DonateWell-AIG
Matching DAF
Fidelity Charitable-Anonymous
Rosalind Hastings Trust
Sierra Fund-Sorensen's Resort Fund

Donor-Advised Funds at the Community Foundation

The Applewood Fund
Marilyn & Andrew Calciano
Family Fund
Fair Share Fund
Rocky & Judy Franich Fund
Harold Widom Fund
Brian & Patricia A. Herman Fund
David E. Kaun Fund
Solari Mazry Family Fund
Robert Stephens Non-endowed Fund

New Funds

We welcomed the following new funds in 2018.

Anonoymous Fund (1)
Richard & Susan Beach Family Fund
Ernest & Beverley Bontadelli Memorial Fund
Laura Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund
Burton Endowed Scholarship Fund
CASA Operating Fund II
Community Investment Revolving Fund
Croce Family Fund
Rocky & Judy Franich Notre Dame Fund
Scholarship Fund
Halmos Family Fund
Amy & David Harrington Fund
Holland Cornell Sustainability Project Fund
Holland Sustainability Project Fund
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County Endowment Fund
Pamela Lowry & Allen Rozelle Donor-Advised Fund
Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz County Trail Fund
Lawrence Michels Family Fund
Pajaro Valley Prevention & Student Assistance Capital Campaign Fund
Pajaro Valley Quilt Association Flex Fund
Pajaro Valley United Field Fund
San Lorenzo Valley Water District Olympia Wellfield Habitat Set-Aside Endowment Fund
Schudela Family Fund
Shoreline Community Athletics Facility Fund
Judith C. Stobbe Scholarship Fund for Alianza Charter School
TMA Aptos Fund
Geo. H. Wilson Fund

Legacy Society

These individuals have made the Foundation a beneficiary of a gift in their wills, trusts or retirement plans or started an endowed fund. Legacy Society members have directed their gifts to a wide variety of needs. Harrison Society members have named the Diversity Partnership Fund. They share a common goal to invest in our community’s future.

Anonymous (32)
Joan & Joe Akers
Michael & Toby Alexander
Janet & Wesley Allinger
John & Betty Ann Altman Ernestine Anderson
Richard & Leslie Andrews
Sharon D. Barrett
Kay Bartlett
Jack Baskin & Peggy Downes Baskin
Tandy Beal & Jon Scoville
Lucy Bernholz
Larry & Theresa Biggam
Carole & Lawrence Birndorf
Gary Bloom & Katy Stonebloom
Debbie Boscoe
Harry Brauer
Robert & Nancy Bremner
John & Patty Brissenden
Bill Brooks
Jess Brown
Rita Bryant
Emily Buchbinder
Bill & Lupe Burgstrom
Sheila M. Burke
David & Susan Campbell
Charles Canfield
Jane Carr, Nancy Proctor & Sally Brownsberger
Roy & Mark Chambers-Bray
Carl & Anne Marie Christensen
Ceil Cirillo
Nell & Lee Cliff
Jessica Cohen & Matthew McKown
Val Cole
Carolyn & Curt Coleman
Joseph Collins
Diane & Donald Cooley
Freny Cooper
George & Debra Couch
Kathryn Cowan Shepard
Diane Craddock
Shan Crockett
Badri Dass
Stephen & Carmella Dautoff
Joan DeNeffe & Gary Silberstein
David & Elizabeth Doolin
Allan & Judy Dorosin
Cynthia Druley
Linda Dyson-Weaver
Fred & Charlene Ebey
Terry & Cathleen Eckhardt
Edna Elkins
Anita Maria Elliott
Michael Elliott & Jessica Friedman
Roger Emanuels
Shelly Errington
Ana Espinoza & Jerry Lopez
Linda Fawcett & Joe Griffin
Noel & Miriam Fishman
Sandra Fontes
Judith Ford & Susan Rexrode
James & Barbara Frandeen
Carol Gaab
Susanna Gaertner
Deanna Gardiner-Garcia & Chuy Garcia
Wilma M. Gawthrop
Nancy Giberson
John & Susan Gilchrist
John & Sharen Gillette
Margaret Gordon
Deidre Hamilton
Mary & Joe Hammer
Meg & Don Harlor
Amy & David Harrington
Rosalind C. Hastings
Suzanne Heinze & Greg Vaughan
Brian & Patricia Herman
Laureen Herr
Dina Hoffman
Tom Hopkins
Doug Hopkinson & Sara Lively
Paul & Sheri Howe
Catherine J. Hudson-Webb
Jo Ann Hughes
Kathleen Hughes & Katharine McGirr
John Hunt & Teresa Clayton
Harold & Dorothy Hyde
If Not Me, Who?/ Beverly Alexander Martin
Maggie Ivy
Patricia Johns
Dale Johnson & Isebill Gruhn
Nancy Jones
John Kari
Robert Katz & Leola Lapides
David Kaun
Fred Keeley
Mary Ann Kirch
Richard & Diane Klein
Susan Kubiak & Julie Meyer
Jean Lane
Joan Lane
Jean Langenheim
Linda Larkin
Robin & Bruce Larsen
Samuel Leask
Esther Levandoski
Jeremy Lezin
Lance Linares & Laura Sutherland
Scott Lindberg & Cristie Thomas
Eleanor Littman & Robert Goff
Terry Locke-Paddon
Nancy Lockwood
Pam Lowry
Gerry Mandel
Mary Marcus
Terry Marchese & Mark Swindell
Ginny Solari Mazry
Jody McKellar & John Ahner
Keith & Della McKenzie
Ian & Elisabeth McPhail
Bruce & Mary McPherson
Fred & Linda McPherson
Michael Meara
Fred Mejia & Marianne Gabriel Mejia
Virginia Mickelson
Drew Mihalik
Ralph Miljanich
Clint & Karen Miller
Harold & Barbara Morris
Barbara Murray
Wesley & Kathryn Musitelli
J. Rosella Myers & Robert Myers
Harvey & Judy Nickelson
Gus & Joy Norton
Michael & Ursula O’Farrell
Gayle & Joe Ortiz
Julie Packard
Russee Parvin
Helen Power & Dean Dubbe
Ellen Primack & Eric Schmidt
Rowland & Patricia Rebele
Cheryl Rebottaro
J. Miles & Rosanne Reiter
JoAnn Resteigen
Alan Ritch
Caroline Rodgers
Sally-Christine Rodgers & Randy Repass
Ann Rogers
Janice Rourke & Eric Fujishin
Liz Ryan
Richard Rubin
Philip Sachs
Ed & Norma Sacks
Lisa Schaechter
G. Schulz
Norman Schwartz & Mary Ellen Sullivan
Mark & Laurie Scurich
Ron & Cindy Sekkel
Karen Semingson
Jacob Sidman & Kris Sidman-Gale
Johnny Simmons
Bob & Carol Simpkins
Mary Solari
Ashley Spencer
Patricia & John Steele
Robert Stephens
Gabrielle Stocker
Dean & Joanne Storkan
Glen Stribling & Pam Logan
Trevor Strudley & Heather Stiles
George B. Tate & Tamara Frank
Julie Thiebaut
James Thompson
Joan Trenbeth
Puiyee Tse & Jeff Schuyler
Mari Tustin
Patty Walker & David Brooks
James & Karen Watson
Matt Watson
Rachel Wedeen
Esther Wedner
Christine Weir & Sally Arnold
Jeffrey Werner & Susan Lasko
Harold Widom
Louise M. Wightman
David Wilson & Mary Lee Crooks
Stephen Wyckoff
Abby Young
Peggy & Gary Young
Mark Zammit & Wayne Crabbs

Harrison Society

A subset of the Legacy Society, these thoughtful people have named the Diversity Partnership Fund as the beneficiary of a gift in their wills, trusts or retirement plans.

Anonymous (2)
Ralph Alpert
Rosemary Anderson
Richard Army
Tony Augimeri & Jim Howley
Carroll Correa Family Trust
Roy & Mark Chambers-Bray
Nancy Buell & Lisa Durand-Buell
Barbara Goza
Ami Ebright
Anita Maria Elliott
Judith Ford & Susan Rexrode
Lisa Ford
Lawrence Friedman & Tom Ellison
Carlene Hawksley
Mark Huett
Patty Hunter & Sharon Grennan
Kate Kaufman & Karen Sommerfeld
Ellen Kimmel
David Kirk
John Laird
Margaret Leonard & Clare Sheils
Nancy Loshkajian
Dinah Phillips & Gail Groves
Andrea Roland
G. Schulz
Jan Shannon & Sue Taves
Charles Singer
Jerry Solomon & Alan K. Segal
Michael Tossy & Mark Grantham
Christine Weir & Sally Arnold

With Thanks

We are honored to carry on the legacy of our giving community and strive to remain dedicated stewards of their giving nature.

Deceased Legacy or Harrison Society Members

Arthur Anton
Stephen Aron
P.W. Bachan
Elma E. Ballard
David Bartlett
Bob & Bonnie Bernardi
Evelyn “Eve” Bertrandias
Georgia Brauer
Laura Brown
Lillian Burton
Bernice Caminata
Cecil Carnes
Al & Robert Castagnola
Maybelle Corrigan
Geraldine Couch
David Davis
Barbara Drew
Nancy Driscoll
Floyd & Naomi Estess
Richard Faggioli
Rosanne Fakunding
Ruth Gabbert
Kathy Ruiz Goldenkranz
Hannah Goldstein
Jeanne Goret
Adelaide S. Healey
Robert & Joey Jackson
Ralph Lane
William Lane
Anne Levin
Jeane Ley
Margaret Lezin
Mary Kate Mooser Lezin
Norman Lezin
Lorraine Litchfield
William Locke-Paddon
Norma Manildi
Dean & Jane McHenry
Karl Mertz
Kathryn Metz
Susan Mihalik
Gurden Mooser
James Morley
Dale O'Rourke
Frank & Zoe Ann Orr
Dale Owen
Gussie M. Paddon
Tamara Parker
Siegfried Puknat
Rosemary Raphael
A. L. Resetar
J. Arthur & Iris Rodgers
Ilse Rowe
Roy & Frances Rydell
June Borina Schnacke
Marjorie Secondo
Priscilla Shaw
Alan & Phyllis Simpkins
Jasper Simunovich
Richard Solari
Stephen Staub
Robert & Frances Swenson
Mary Turner
Dan Untermyer
Ruth Utter
Esther C. Weitzman
Stan & Joan Williams
Betsy Woolpert
Florence Wyckoff


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