Who Are We?
Established in 1993, the Martinez Community Foundation (MCF) is a nonprofit, public benefit corporation organized to support projects and programs that benefit the Martinez community in the areas of cultural and community celebrations, community services, economic development, education and the environment.
MCF brings together people of purpose and vision dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for the people who live and work in Martinez.
What Do We Do?
MCF exists to encourage and develop local philanthropy and to serve as a conduit through which charitable funds may be directed to meet the needs of local nonprofit organizations. MCF's Board of Directors strategically select projects and programs that will help make a difference in sustaining the community for years to come.
Tax-deductible donations from individuals, families, private foundations, and corporations are pooled into a capital fund through our affiliation with East Bay Community Foundation to increase an endowment fund. Earnings from the endowment are used each year to distribute grants.
Donors may direct gifts to be used to support general fields of interest (education, community needs, art and culture), specific populations (youth, seniors), or specific Martinez nonprofit institutions (schools or special-focus organizations).