CAN I MAKE A DONATION IN SOMEONE ELSE’S NAME?

Yes. Please specify on your donation the name of the person you are donating on behalf of.

WHO HANDLES THE MONEY FROM THE DONATIONS?

The fund is overseen by the Monterey County Weekly and the Community Foundation For Monterey County. The Community Foundation will disperse the donations to the individual nonprofit organizations at the close of the fundraising campaign.

ARE DONATIONS TAX DEDUCTIBLE?

Yes. Donors will receive an email receipt immediately after making an online donation. In addition you will receive an acknowledgement letter from the Community Foundation for Monterey County (Tax ID#94-1615897) if you donate $250.00 or more cumulatively.

HOW WILL THE MATCHING GRANT BE APPLIED?

The matching grant will be divided amongst all the organizations based on the percentage of the total donations received during the campaign on the first $50,000 each organization raises through Monterey County Gives!