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Areas of Impact
Donate Greatest Needs Fund
The Greatest Needs Fund addresses a broad range of critical and emerging needs in health and human services, economic and community development, education, the arts, and the environment. Grants support trusted nonprofits working to address pressing local issues. Funding supports a healthy and vibrant Santa Cruz County where all can thrive. Gifts to the fund offer us a flexible way to invest in the areas where community partners can do the most good to positively impact our community.
Donate COVID-19 Response Fund
The Community Foundation's COVID-19 Response Fund is rapidly deploying resources to community-based organizations at the frontlines of the coronavirus outbreak in Santa Cruz County. Learn more at
Donate Love You Madly - Santa Cruz Artists for Fire Relief Fund
Love You Madly is a benefit concert series to support the needs of victims of the August wildfires in the Santa Cruz Mountains. 100% of donations go to nonprofit agencies supporting victims and the recovery effort. Learn more at
Donate Fire Response Fund
This fund supports the needs of Santa Cruz County residents affected by the August 2020 Lightning Complex fires. The fund addresses the relief and long-term recovery needs throughout the San Lorenzo Valley and North Coast. Grants support nonprofits responding to victims and programs that aid in the rebuilding and recovery process. Learn more at
Donate Equal Access Santa Cruz County Fund
To bridge the digital divide and bring true high-speed broadband to every family in the Santa Cruz community, regardless of income level. This project is spearheaded by Cruzio Internet, working with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, Pajaro Valley School District, and other local organizations. Learn more at
Core Services
Donate Friends of the Foundation Fund
This funds supports the core services of the Community Foundation. Each year, our donors support more than 800 different causes and charities in Santa Cruz County and beyond.This fund supports our ability to offer wise investment strategies, local expertise about community issues, and first-class donor services.
Donor-Advised Fund
Donate Driscoll's Charitable Fund
As part of its Charitable Giving Program, Driscoll’s uses its fund at the Community Foundation to address critical needs and make strategic investments in the communities where they work, live, and grow.
Donate West Marine BlueFuture® Fund
The West Marine BlueFuture® Fund is committed to supporting and promoting healthy and vibrant marine habitats and sustainable fisheries, as well as to connecting future generations to the water through youth recreation and education initiatives. All contributions benefit the nonprofit community organizations that are grant recipients of the fund.
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