Morgan Hill Community Foundation
Partners in the Community
The MHCF serves as a fiscal sponsor for many local groups. Each current MHCF Community Partner has its own philanthropic purpose and annual goals. If you are interested in proposing a new community partnership for us to consider, please click here.
For donations to our partners, please use partner-specific Pay Pal buttons below or donate by mail:
Make checks payable to "INSERT PARTNER NAME - MHCF" and mail to MHCF, P.O. Box 1974, Morgan Hill, CA 95038.
Our full list of current partners as of December 2018 are:
BookSmart Community Advantage Foundation - a newly formed local foundation that fosters literacy and community through reading, writing, art, and educational programs. For questions, please contact Nick Gaich at firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations may be made through:
El Toro Culture and Arts Committee – a MHCF subcommittee that focuses on supporting a wide range of arts projects in Morgan Hill, including the Morgan Hill Peace Project. For questions, please contact email@example.com. To donate to El Toro Culture & Arts:
Kirk's Kids - Established in 1997 for the purpose of helping South Bay kids, Kirk's Kids contributions include support to Morgan Hill's Community Solutions, aiding children of domestic violence, and the establishment of teh Chuck Kirk Memorial Fund at St. Catherine Parish in Morgan Hill, honoring Randy Kirk's late brother. Through this fund, St. Catherine has been able to add and maintain Spanish-speakiing teachers at each grade level.
Lewy Body Dementia Awareness & Research Fund - supports the mission of Susan and Chuck Berghoff to increase awareness, support services, and research funding to find a cure for Lewy Body Dementia (LBD). This fatal, degenerative brain disease is the second most common form of dementia next to Alzheimer's, yet few people have heard of it. Medical researchers and doctors are struggling to diagnose and treat LBD. The Sue's Story Project advances the Berghoff's mission through community events featuring documentary film screenings, Q&A sessions, education, and media outreach. This project is funded 100 percent by donations and grants. Learn more at thesuesstoryproject.com.
Morgan Hill Dog Owners Group - a local dog enthusiasts group, information available here. To donate to the MH Dog Owners Group:
Morgan Hill Inclusive Playground - supports the design, construction, development, fundraising, and other activities associated with the creation of an inclusive playground in Morgan Hill. For more information, contact Ron Locicero, general coordinator.
Morgan Hill Sister Cities - a local group that creates international relationships based on cultural, educational, information and trade exchanges, and person-to-person citizen diplomacy. Morgan Hill's sister cities are Mizuho, Japan; Headford, Ireland; San Martin de Hidalgo, Mexico; Ameca, Mexico; San Casciano, Italy; and, Seferihisar, Province of Izmir, Turkey. THe nonprofit also manages a cultural exchange program for teen-aged high schoolers between Morgan Hill and San Casciano. For more information on that program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit its website or to donate to MH Sister Cities:
Morgan Hill Sister Cities and the MHCF proudly support the Mizuho/Morgan Hill Student Exchange Program, which organizes annual middle school student exchanges between Morgan Hill and Mizuho, Japan. Please donate though PayPal:
Project Roadmap – a program that guides families and college-bound teens through the college application and entrance process. For questions about the group's work, please contact email@example.com. To donate to Project Roadmap:
Teachers Aid Coalition - meets the needs of children in Morgan Hill Schools by filling the supply gap left by diminishing classroom budgets. For information, visit its website:http://www.tacmh.org/. To donate to Teachers Aid Coalition:
To make a general donation to the MH Community Foundation: