Nov 8 - Dec 31, 2018


These additional Special Award opportunities are made possible through the generosity of the Community Foundation for Monterey County.

$2,500 Ingenuity Grant 
This grant is awarded to one nonprofit that demonstrates ingenuity and creativity through their approach in resolving their sector’s challenges.

$1,000 Most Donors Award 
This award will be given to the nonprofit that generates the most donors during MCGives!.

$1,000 Most Young Donors Award (from 18-35 Year Olds)
This award will be given to the nonprofit that receives the most donations from those who are between 18 and 35 years old. This award is meant to challenge our younger readers and the organizations participating to help stimulate more contributions. This is a way to build excitement around philanthropy and to inspire the next generation, to experience the feelings of joy and reward that accompany acts of generosity. Plus, the goal is to jumpstart vital lifelong partnerships between younger donors and the local nonprofit community, with the hope that as their financial position grows so will their contributions and involvement.