The Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County



Founded in 1982 by local community leaders, the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County is an independent public charity.


Our mission is to promote philanthropy to make Santa Cruz County a better place to live, now and in the future.


Web Address

www.cfscc.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @CFSantaCruzCo

Recent News from Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County


Community Foundation raises more than $1.2 million for fire victims - Santa Cruz Sentinel
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

The Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County started its fire fund to support CZU fire victims one year ago Thursday, Community Foundation...more

Coalition for Racial Justice Launches in Santa Cruz
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

Approximately 300 people showed up to the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County’s “Rise Together” coalition launch party Friday night, many gathering for the first time with friends they...more

County & MAH make it easier to 'Vax up Santa Cruz!': As Delta concerns grow, effort mirrors pushes ...
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

The MAH news comes as the county announced that SCCPH is partnering with the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County to provide funding...more

Santa Cruz County begins vaccine outreach with pop-up clinics, businesses and community events
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County Public Health is partnering with the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County to help businesses with COVID-19...more

Santa Cruz County community steps up throughout pandemic
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

The Community Foundation has provided over $1 million to Center for Farmeworker Families to help with food, rental, or household...more

Hospice of Santa Cruz County honors lost community members with light display
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

Hospice of Santa Cruz County is partnering with the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County and the Arts Council and Tannery Arts Center...more

Everyday Heroes | Sisters team up to help Latino community during COVID-19
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

In partnership with the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County and generous community donors, Fe and Nereida expanded their work...more

Internet Company and Educators Work to Bridge Digital Divide
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

It's an honor to work with the Community Foundation to extend true broadband equally throughout the county.” Organizers say that an estimated...more

Santa Cruz Mountains' Wineries Collaborate to Offer Limited-Production Wine Series
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Fire Response Fund administered by the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County. “The...more

COVID-19 and Fire Updates and Resources/Additional Information
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

The Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County — Community Foundation has a fire resource page that links to the latest evacuation orders,...more



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Pedagogy of the Oppressed, a 1970s book by author Paulo Freire, envisions a world not as a given reality, but as “a problem to be worked on and solved.” That mentality is often applied to the greatest social entrepreneurs.




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