Over $100,000 in 21 Grants Awarded Supporting 14 Local Non-profits
We are pleased to announce that the MHCF Disaster Relief Program has now completed four grant cycles totaling over $100,000 in 21 awarded grants supporting 14 Morgan Hill area non-profits. These grant recipients received disaster relief funds ranging from $2,000 up to $20,000 per grant. In turn, these local non-profits use the grant funding to provide essential resources and services to individuals and families of greatest need during this ongoing economic and health crisis.
APPLY FOR GRANTS FUNDING LOCAL COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORTS
The Morgan Hill Community Foundation (MHCF) is continuing to accept applications for grants in support of local COVID-19 related relief efforts. New grant applications received will be reviewed January 7 for awards expected to be issued in the second week of January.
MHCF’s COVID-19 Disaster Relief Program is an ongoing fundraising and grants program, with no firm deadline for submitting grant applications. Grant applications are periodically reviewed by our community advisory committee as funds become available. To date, the fund has granted out over $48,000 to local nonprofit organizations with amounts ranging from $2,000 up to $8,000 per grant.
MHCF Philanthropy Night Honorees to be Celebrated on November 13, 2020 During Virtual Event
The Morgan Hill Community Foundation (MHCF) has conducted a celebration of philanthropy for the Greater Morgan Hill Area dating back to 2005. This annual event provides recognition to individuals who have been nominated by their non-profit organization for impact to people and non-profits in our local community.
Philanthropy Night is geared towards recognizing the good work of local volunteers and philanthropists who embody the “Give Where You Live” spirit. MHCF plans to continue this important tradition and will conduct a virtual event in 2020.
The Nominating Organizations and Honorees for the 2020 Philanthropy Awards Are:
Honorees to be celebrated on November 13, 2020, using virtual presentation
The Morgan Hill Community Foundation (MHCF) has conducted a celebration of philanthropy for the Greater Morgan Hill Area dating back to 2005. This annual event provides recognition to individuals who have been nominated by their non-profit organizations for impact on people and non-profits in our local community. Philanthropy Night is geared towards recognizing the good work of local volunteers and philanthropists who embody the “Give Where You Live” spirit. MHCF plans to continue this important tradition and will conduct a virtual event in 2020.
SCU Lightning Complex Fire Declared Emergency under MHCF Disaster Relief Fund
Effective August 25 the Morgan Hill Community Foundation (MHCF) has identified the SCU Lightning Complex Fire as an Emergency under the MHCF’s Disaster Relief Fund.
Concerned citizens can go to https://www.morganhillcf.org/donate-to-the-disaster-relief-fund.html to donate to the Disaster Relief Fund. All donations made to the MHCF Disaster Relief Fund will be used to directly support nonprofit organizations in the greater Morgan Hill area. Local nonprofits who are either mobilizing their efforts in support of the SCU Lighting Complex Fire or continuing their efforts in support of COVID-19 are encouraged to apply for a MHCF Disaster Relief Grant .
Congratulations to All of the Awardees
The time has come! We are excited to announce the results of the fabulous 'Morgan Hill Together' Window-Art contest. This competition was created with a dual purpose; as a vehicle for self-expression for our youth as they reflected on our interconnectedness, even while apart during COVID-19, and to raise awareness of the newly formed Disaster Relief Fund umbrellaed under the Morgan Hill Community Foundation (MHCF). With donations being accepted to the fund, this allowed our our youth to participate in a philanthropic cause benefitting their community.
MHCF Continues to Support and Fund Subsidized Childcare for Essential Workers
Morgan Hill Community Foundation in partnership with Morgan Hill Unified School District, The YMCA, and Santa Clara County is asking for your help in supporting local healthcare workers, first responders, and other essential workers. This Essential Services Workers Childcare Program provides childcare service for people working in essential businesses.
Urgent Appeal for Community Support in Response to Local Disasters
Recognizing both immediate and long-term needs for disaster relief, the Morgan Hill Community Foundation (MHCF) has established a Community Disaster Relief Fund for the greater Morgan Hill area.
The Morgan Hill Community Foundation (MHCF) is a philanthropic non-profit organization supporting the local Morgan Hill Community. We raise money to support local non profit organizations, provide grants to local schools, and act as a 501c3 partner organization to help new non-profits grow.