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


Foundation Launches Fund for Santa Cruz County Wildfire Evacuees
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

The Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County has launched a fund to help evacuees with all of their needs, including shelter and food. Gas...more

Community Foundation Aids Farmworkers During Crisis
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

The Center for Farmworker Families is one of many organizations that have recently been aided by the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz...more

Santa Cruz wildfire evacuees, volunteers tap into social media for help
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County has set up a donation link: https://www.cfscc.org/updates/fire-response-fund To volunteer to help in...more

How to help the Central Coast fire victims
Foundation: Community Foundation for Monterey County, Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

Donate Money - The Community Foundation for Monterey County has created the Monterey County Fire Relief Fund to assist those affected by...more

Bay Area philanthropist, engineer, and affordable-housing developer Jack Baskin dies at 100
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

... and helped found numerous regional nonprofits — among them, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County and the Live Oak Senior...more

Philanthropist, engineer, and affordable-housing developer Jack Baskin dies at 100
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

“Both in Jack's profession and his philanthropy, he's left an incredible impact and legacy,” said Susan True, CEO of the nonprofit...more

Legally Speaking series offers estate-planning information session | Coast Line
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

She serves on the board of the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County and the Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit Group. Legally Speaking is a...more

Live Oak School gets a helping hand | Name dropping
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

The Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County has made a major investment in the San Lorenzo Valley, granting $50,000 to sponsor...more

Live Oak's Field of Dreams
Foundation: Monterey Peninsula Foundation, Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

Bill Simpkins has led the fundraising efforts in collaboration with the Live Oak School District and Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County...more

Luncheon spotlighting women in agriculture returns
Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

Also speaking at the event will be Susan True, CEO of the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County and a graduate of the Focus...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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