The mission of the Martinez Community Foundation (MCF) is to promote, champion, and enhance an equitable and sustainable quality of life for the people of Martinez. Programs and projects funded by the MCF must respond to a need identified annually by the Board of Directors that address one or more of the five focus areas below.

Community Engagement

Promoting cooperation and collaboration among Martinez residents to build community resilience and prosperity.


Sustaining the quality and health of the natural resources of Martinez with emphasis on clean air, water, and soil.

Arts & Culture

Celebrating the diversity of Martinez through community celebrations and art installations.

Economic Opportunity

Encouraging entrepreneurship and the creation of community-based small businesses to support and sustain Martinez residents.

Education & Skills Development

Fostering informal opportunities for community learning and skills development via workshops, work events, camps, and volunteer service.

The Board of Directors is pledged to utilize the funds of the MCF as a community incubator to foster a rich and sustainable legacy that benefits the whole of Martinez.

The MCF is a nonprofit, public benefit corporation created in 1993.

Tax-deductible donations from individuals, families, private foundations, and corporations are pooled to build a sustainable endowment fund. Earnings from the endowment are used each year to make grants.

Historic MCF Grant Funding Since 1993

Total Funding $624,264

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PO Box 789, Martinez, CA 94553   (925) 372-6286