ACLU - The Monterey County Chapter of the ACLU maintaining a full-time Complaint Line and a Legal Committee, both overseeing complaints and projects reflective of ACLU concerns.
Alliance on Aging - The largest and oldest agency devoted exclusively to the welfare of Monterey County’s older men and women.
Alzheimer's Association - The mission of the Alzheimer's Association is: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research;
to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
American National Red Cross - Contact them right away, because this kind of help can't wait.
American Red Cross, Monterey
Bay Area Chapter - information for locals on blood drives,
volunteering, and more.
Animal Friends Rescue Project - (AFRP) is a nonprofit
organization dedicated to finding good permanent homes for
abandoned, stray, and abused companion animals. We are
also committed to ending the overpopulation crisis through
aggressive spay/neuter programs.
Arts Council for
Monterey County- All about the Arts.
Big Sur Arts Initiative
Big Sur Land
Trust - Works to protect the natural, recreational, and scenic values of Monterey County
Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey
County - Provides services to Monterey County residents who
are blind or visually impaired, helping them overcome the
difficulties of vision loss.
Camp SEA Lab
- Fostering lifelong excitement, scientific understanding, and stewardship of our coasts and ocean by providing quality marine oriented programs that promote Science, Education and Adventure for youth, families and teachers.
Carmel Art Association - One of
the oldest run artist galleries in the U.S., it promotes the visual arts
with exhibitions of paintings and sculptures that change monthly. The
Association also reaches out to the local community with free lectures
Festival Inspired music-making and
the uplifting beauty of Carmel and its environs attracts artists and
audiences from across the Monterey Peninsula, the United States, and
the world to the Carmel Bach Festival.
Foundation - Assists seniors on the Monterey Peninsula. Our
Foundation strives to assist its members in
carrying out the everyday functions of living, to promote their
physical health and emotional well-being, to bring them
companionship in a friendly atmosphere, and to provide them an array
of activities and services that will enhance and enrich their lives.
Carmel Arts Festival
- (CPAF), the largest and most diverse performing arts festival in
California, is celebrating its fifth year of providing the best
music, dance, theatre and spoken word from the Monterey Peninsula
Central Coast Visiting
home care, hospice, extended services, and adult day care.
Chispa is Monterey
County's largest non-profit affordable housing provider.
Colleagues of the Arts - The mission of COTA is to provide opportunities to help gifted, under-served, Monterey County artisits realize their potential in the arts by offering support for on-going lessons, equipment, programs, as well as mentor support.
Coastal Kids Home Care
- Coastal Kids Home Care works to improve the quality of life for children facing life's end, those living with prolonged, serious illness, chronic or developmental conditions, or short-term injury, by providing top-notch in-home medical care.
Communities for Sustainable Monterey County
- Communities for Sustainable Monterey County provides fiscal and organizational structure for eight community-based groups, all working under a common mission statement: "To meet the challenge of declining resources and climate change by helping our communities to transition to sustainable practices."
Community Emergency Response Volunteers (CERV)
- CERV's mission is to promote and maintain greater readiness for emergencies
throughout the Monterey Peninsula.
Community Foundation for
Monterey County - The mission of the Community Foundation for Monterey County is to inspire philanthropy and be a catalyst for strengthening communities throughout Monterey County.
Community Hospital of
the Monterey Peninsula -
A nonprofit, integrated healthcare delivery system dedicated to
identifying and meeting the changing
healthcare needs of the people of the Monterey Peninsula and
Community Human Services -
provides quality behavioral healthcare
services at the Counseling Centers, Family Service Centers, Genesis
House, Off Main Clinic, Rising Eagle Youth Services and Safe Place.
Dance Kids of Monterey County
- A non-profit group with the objective of brining the art of the dance
and theater experience to the youth of Monterey County.
Deaf and Hard of
Hearing Service Center, Inc - Provides services and assistance for
the hearing-challenged public. Also offers support program and youth
club for the hearing impaired and their families.
Door to Hope: provides recovery services to women and behavioral
health services to children and teens.
ECTAR - As an ARES (Amateur Radio
Emergency Services) group and ARRL (American Radio Relay League)
affiliate club, ECTAR is dedicated to providing trained amateur radio
communicators to local government agencies, emergency support
services, and disaster relief agencies such as the American Red Cross.
In the event of a natural or man made disaster and the assistance of
ARES is called upon, ECTAR members are prepared to station themselves
where needed to provide these necessary emergency communications.
Educational Resources of Monterey County (ERMCO) - Providing learning opportunities beyond the classroom via educational study trips, a resource lending library, fundraising opportunities and tutoring services.
Fomukong Health Foundation,
Inc. - A non-profit, non-governmental organization involved in humanitarian development and aid in sub Sahara Africa, underdeveloped, and developing countries.
Foundation for Monterey County Free Libraries -
Provides funding for the 17 Monterey County Libraries, including those
located in the most rural sections of our county to operate child
literacy programs year-round.
Food Bank for Monterey County - A certified Feeding America food
bank, is the largest supplier of emergency food in Monterey County distributing 6 million pounds of food annually.
Moss Landing Marine Labs (MLML) - Involves and educates the public
in the research and education efforts of the Moss Landing Marine Labs.
Friends of the Sea Otter - An organization founded in 1968 to protect and serve the threatened Sea Otter by working with the public and its members to spread awareness.
Gateway Center of Monterey County, Inc. - A community based organization which provides a wide range of services, including residential care, developmental training, and activity programs for adults with developmental disabilities.
GRID Alternatives - GRID Alternatives' mission is to empower communities in need by providing renewable energy and energy efficiency services, equipment and training. The core program is the Solar Affordable Housing Program, where we train and lead community volunteers and job trainees from all walks of life to install solar electric systems with low-income homeowners.
Habitat for Humanity
Monterey County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, International
Helping Our Peninsula's
Environment (HOPE) - Protecting the natural environment on the Monterey Peninsula by providing vision, advocacy, and public education in environmental science and law, and public participation.
Hope Services - Provides a full range of integrated social services for people who have developmental disabilities.
Authority of the County of Monterey has a mission to provide,
administer, and encourage quality affordable housing and related
services to eligible residents of Monterey County
Memorial Pool is a warm water swim & exercise program for
disabled children and adults.
Keep Monterey County
Clean - Dedicated to keeping Monterey County litter free. Report
Litter problems easily online, and learn how to help reduce the litter
in our area with helpful links. Sponsored by the Monterey Regional Waste
Loaves, Fishes & Computers
- Collects and refurbishes donated computers and provides those
computers as complete, working systems to prequalified low-income families, individuals, nonprofit
organizations and schools.
Lyceum of Monterey County
- The Lyceums
Mission is to stimulate the individual creativity and intellectual promise in children
through enrichment classes that aim to inspire a life-long love of learning.
Meals on Wheels of the Monterey
Peninsula - The agency provides healthy nutrition to homebound
adults and active seniors across the Monterey peninsula through its
home delivered meals and congregate dining programs. Meals on Wheels
owns and operates the Sally Griffin Active Living Center, which offers
health and wellness, exercise and enrichment classes and activities to
on Wheels of the Salinas Valley - Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley promotes
a better quality of independent living and addresses the unmet needs of
people who are homebound, elderly or disabled and who are unable to shop
for or prepare their own meals, by delivering affordable nutritious
meals to their Salinas Valley homes and providing friendly contact with
- Monterey Institute for
Research in Astronomy
- This site provides a central
information clearing house of Regional Occupational Programs and Adult
Education services in Monterey County.
Monterey Bay Veterans - Monterey Bay Veterans, Inc. is a
non-profit organization that provides fishing trips to disabled people.
Monterey Bay Users Group
welcomes all those who want to become more involved in the use of personal computers and
are willing to actively participate in club activities to pursue that goal.
Monterey County Film Commission
Monterey County Historical
Monterey County Scholarship and Awards Program
out their Calendar of Events and Junior Rodeo information.
Monterey County Veterans Employment Committee (MCVEC)
the employment of veterans in Monterey County
Monterey County Youth Museum (MY Museum) - A community-based non profit organization whose mission
is to provide an environment where curiosity and creativity flourish,
while both children and adults learn together through experience.
Monterey County Young
Professionals Group - A non-profit social club with the primary purpose of
providing opportunities for young professionals ages 21-39 to promote personal and professional development through networking events in order to create growing leadership opportunities within Monterey County.
Monterey Jazz Festival
Monterey Museum of Art - Expanding a passion for the visual arts and inspiring appreciation of California art - Past, present and future with exhibitions and educational programs for multi-generational audiences.
Monterey Rape Crisis Center
- committed to advocacy services to victims of sexual abuse, and
delivers prevention programs to the local schools and community
Monterey Regional Waste Management
District - Providing integrated waste management services to the greater Monterey Peninsula while preserving our environment and protecting public health through the reduction, reuse, recycling and safe disposal of our waste stream.
MSVRR (Monterey and Salinas Valley Model Railroad
and Historical Society) is a non profit educational corporation.
Nonprofit Alliance of
Monterey County - NAMC provides educational workshops, legislative updates, networking and outreach opportunities to elected officials to advocate for the nonprofit community in Monterey County.
Northern California Golf Association Foundation (NCGA Foundation)
- Providing deserving youth the opportunity to develop life skills and values through golf
Theatre - Produces a full season of live theatre and provides
classes in every aspect of the theatre to young people through the
School of Dramatic Arts.
Peacock Acres - An agency
dedicated to serving the foster youth of Monterey County by providing
residential care in group homes.
Peter Maurin Screen Printers
is a non-profit
organization that provides employment opportunities and training to marginalized persons in the Salinas area.
(Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is a non-profit
site dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual
and transgender persons.
Point Lobos Foundation
- The Point Lobos Foundation is a partner of Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. Our mission is to advance visitors' enjoyment and understanding of Point Lobos
State Natural Reserve, protect its natural environment for future generations and strengthen the Monterey County network of coastal California State Parks.
Pride of Monterey County -
An organization dedicating to providing support to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community by providing literature, events and activities.
Together with Christmas in April - A community based organization
dedicated to helping low income or disabled people, especially the
elderly, live in warmth, safety and independence through volunteer
repair and renovation of owner-occupied homes and non-profit facilities
which benefit underserved populations.
Redwings Horse Sanctuary - The mission of Redwings Horse Sanctuary is
to eliminate the causes of equine suffering through education and
community outreach programs, rescue abused and neglected equines and
provide permanent sanctuary or selected foster homes for those
Relay for Life - A team event to fight
Salinas Area Modelers,
Inc. - Members of
this RC model aircraft club prefer good-time fly-ins to serious competition events.
Barrios Unidos - is a multi-cultural, grassroots, non-profit
organization based in Salinas, California. Our mission is to prevent
and curtail violence and drug abuse among youth by providing them with
life-enhancing alternative activities.
Salinas Valley Memorial Foundation - The Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital
Foundation through committees composed of volunteers seeks tax
deductible gifts of cash, securities, and other properties as well as
deferred gifts. Our goal is to enhance the quality of health care given
to the members of our community at Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare
County Out Reach Effort (SCORE) - a group of agencies that provide
services to underserved portions of the South County.
Steinbeck Center Foundation
- Exploring Human
Values through the works of John Steinbeck.
TCOPS International, Inc. - a peer support network for transgendered law enforcement officers.
Teddy Bears with Heart - a non-profit organization that provides Teddy Bears to first responders, hospitals, family services, seniors, and child protective services in order to provide comfort to those in need.
Valley Health Associates We are a non-profit corporation offering prevention,
intervention, and treatment services for alcoholism, alcohol abuse and drug dependency.
Society - An organization committed to conserving native wildlife and their habitats
Volunteer Center of
Monterey County - Here's your chance to "Act
Locally" while you "Think Globally" . Volunteer for something.
YWCA Monterey County - Dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and
promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The YWCA Monterey provides domestic violence prevention, education, crisis intervention, and legal services that protect survivors, and work to eradicate domestic and dating violence.