Past Grant Recipients 2006-2012

Fall Cycle 2012

  • Child Advocates of Silicon Valley - $1,000 grant to help fund academic tutoring, summer camps, fine arts lessons, and enrichment for local Foster Youth.

  • Community Law Enforcement Foundation (CLEF) - $1,000 grant to provide funding for the Parent Project, a nation-wide parenting skills program designed for parents with strong-willed, out-of-control adolescents engaging in destructive behaviors.

  • Learning & Loving Education Center - $1,000 grant to fund printing and reproduction expenses for literacy classes, personal finance workshops and technology training for immigrant women and their children.

  • Community Solutions - $500 grant to augment the Enrichment Fund used to provide specific assistance to clients through youth support services, and mental health programs.

  • Silicon Valley Education Foundation - $1000 grant to help fund materials and training for the Stepping Up to Algebra intensive four-week summer course for traditionally underserved youth.

  • Wildlife Education & Rehabilitation Center (WERC) - $500 grant to assist in funding of hands-on wildlife education classroom programs at Morgan Hill elementary schools. back to top

Fall Cycle 2011

  • Community Law Enforcement Foundation of Morgan Hill (CLEF) - $1,000 grant towards the purchase of “The MinuteMan Folding Ballistic Shield” for the Morgan Hill Police Department.

  • DreamPower Foundation, Inc. - $1,000 grant to provide funding for the “Horses for Heroes” program that provides psychotherapy services for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

  • Learning & Loving Education Center - $1,000 grant to augment expenses for English as a Second Language classes, GED attainment and computer literacy.

  • Morgan Hill Sister City Committee - $625 grant to help fund the first city-wide, multi-cultural event celebrating our city's diversity through music.

  • Morgan Hill Youth Action Council (YAC) - $750 grant to help fund YAC's 6th annual Senior Citizens Ball. Over 220 seniors will attend this event.

  • Mt. Madonna YMCA - $1,000 grant to assist in funding exercise equipment for the Senior Center 's Arthritis Foundation classes.
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Fall Cycle 2010

  • Community Solutions: $500 to purchase children's furniture for the therapy room at La Isla Pacifica domestic violence shelter.
  • Community Law Enforcement of Morgan Hill: $1,000 to help fund a thermal imaging camera that will provide officers the ability to observe in low visibility situations or in total darkness.
  • Girl Scout Troop: $500 to purchase materials to assemble care-boxes (toothpaste, small toys, emergency pack, books, etc) for children that are victims of child abuse.
  • American Institute of Mathematics (AIM): $500 to help support the Math Mardi Gras. The Morgan Hill Math Mardi Gras is an annual event with fun-filled math activities for all ages.
  • Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center (W.E.R.C.): $500 to help fund educational wildlife classes on the rehabilitation of animals.
  • Learning and Loving Education: $500 to purchase office supplies and to help support teachers at the center which educates immigrant women in English and job development skills.

Spring Cycle 2009

  • The Dream Power Foundation: $1,000 to provide scholarship assistance to low-income foster care youths in horsemanship program.
  • Community Solutions: $998 to fund 6 outdoor security lights at the domestic violence shelter and kitchen/ dinning supplies.
  • Learning and Loving Education Center: $1,000 to help fund and support the Early Childhood Educational Program.
  • The Ann Sobrato High School: $ 800 for two digital wireless tablets to support the science and agricultural departments.
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Spring Cycle 2008

  • American Red Cross Santa Clara Valley Chapter: $1,000 to fund materials and training for the Community Disaster Education Programup.
  • Community Solutions: $1,000 to help purchase Safeway and Target gift cards to be used as emergency assistance resources for Community Solutions clients.
  • Santa Clara County FireSafe Council: $400 to help fund Community outreach and educational programs - homeowners guide.
  • South County Cal - SOAP (California Student Opportunity and Access Program: $1,000 to help fund after school tutoring and academic assistance for documented low-eligibility for college, first in their families to attend college.
  • South Valley Civic Theatre: $600 in scholarships for cast members to participate in the theater's annual productions.
  • Youth Advisory Committee: $1,000 to help fund the annual senior citizen ball. The banquet-style event is hosted by 90 youth volunteers and attended by over 220 senior citizens. back to top


Spring Cycle 2007

  • Community Solutions: $1,000 to fund the emergency assistance gift card program for low-income individuals and families. Community Solutions is the largest human service agency in south Santa Clara County and last year served over 13,000 individuals.
  • Friends of the Library: $1,000 to help fund the Beyond Books Campaign to furnish the new library. The new library opened its doors on July 21, 2007.

Foundation's Marilyn Librers presents Carol O'Hare President of Friends
of the Library with a check for the grant. (see MHCF donor leaf)

  • Learning & Loving Education Center: $1,000 to purchase pictorial dictionaries for the English Literacy Educational program. The center is a women-focused organization with on site childcare that provides educational services to over 250 immigrant women and children.
  • Morgan Hill Aquatics Center: $900 to help purchase adult and youth lifejackets. The Center provides fitness programs, recreation swimming and educational/ safety classes to approximately 70,000 individuals during its 80 day season.

Aquatics Center's Angela Papp displays new lifejackets

  • Centennial Morgan Hill Committee: $800 to fund the transportation and installation of the “Waiting for the Train” public art project at the corner of Depot and Third Street. The committee formed in 2005 to help celebrate Morgan Hill’s 100th birthday and to promote our heritage through community events and projects.
  • Media Access Coalition of Central California (MACCC): $325 to help purchase electronic equipment for the Master Control Upgrade Project. Morgan Hill Access Television (MHAT) operates Channel 19 on the Charter Cable System and provides a public service that benefits the community and supports other non-profit organizations.
  • Morgan Hill Wind Symphony: $300 to help fund the cost of putting on 5 to 6 free public concerts for the 2007/08 season.
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Spring Cycle 2006

  • The Centennial Morgan Hill committee: $1,000 toward the construction of the historical spiral trail at the Villa Mira Monte grounds. The trail will depict about 90 historical events along its path and will have a time capsule buried at its center.

Centennial Project Site

Centennial project at the Morgan Hill House (Full Image)


  • The Emergency Housing Consortium, Inc.: $1,000 to help fund supplies and materials for the Artistic Heritage Project that serves children from low-income families at the Boccardo Family Living Center in San Martin.
  • Leadership Morgan Hill: $1,000 to help fund a public art project for the new library as part of their 2006 graduating class community service project. Leadership Morgan Hill is a training and development program created to inspire future leaders in community service.
  • The Live Oak High School Rugby Club: $1,000 for the purchase of regulation goal posts. The rugby club is an associated student body (ASB) club. back to top



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