Morgan Hill Community Foundation
Partners in the Community

The MHCF serves as a fiscal sponsor for many local groups. If you are interested in proposing a new community partnership for us to consider, please click here. For questions, contact Pamala Meador at


Each MHCF Community Partner has its own philanthropic purpose and annual goals. Our partners are:


BookSmart Community Advantage Foundation - a newly formed local foundation that fosters literacy and community through reading, writing, art, and educational programs. For questions, please contact Nick Gaich at Donations may be made through:

El Toro Culture and Arts Committeea MHCF subcommittee that focuses on supporting a wide range of arts projects in Morgan Hill, including the rotating art exhibits at the MH Community and Cultural Center, Art a la Carte, an annual children’s arts and crafts fair every April, and the Morgan Hill Peace Project. For questions, please contact To donate to El Toro Culture & Arts:

Friends of the Morgan Hill Senior Center -
an active local group of volunteers who are committed to raising money to sustain, grow, and develop Morgan Hill's Centennial Recreation Senior Center. The group's activities include hosting "Tuesday Night Bingo" at the Morgan Hill Community & Cultural Center. More information here.
To donate to the Friends of the Morgan Hill Senior Center:

Kirk's Kids - Established in 1997 for the purpose of helping South Bay kids, Kirk's Kids contributions include support to Morgan Hill's Community Solutions, aiding children of domestic violence, and the establishment of teh Chuck Kirk Memorial Fund at St. Catherine Parish in Morgan Hill, honoring Randy Kirk's late brother. Through this fund, St. Catherine has been able to add and maintain Spanish-speakiing teachers at each grade level.


Mind Before Mouth - MHCF's newest partner, Mind Before Mouth is an orgnaization that coordinates presentations by students and young adults to schools, clubs, and other venues about overcoming adolescent adversities, such as bullying, self-image, and other social issues. Led by Joshua Toch, nationally recognized for his volunteer spirit and leadership, you can find more information here or here. For any questions contact


Morgan Hill Dog Owners Group - a local dog enthusiasts group, information available here. To donate to the MH Dog Owners Group:


Morgan Hill Inclusive Playground - the newest MHCF partner, which supports the design, construction, development, fundraising, and other activities associated with the creation of an inclusive playground in Morgan Hill. For more information, contact Ron Locicero, general coordinator.

Morgan Hill Sister Cities - a local group that creates international relationships based on cultural, educational, information and trade exchanges, and person-to-person citizen diplomacy. Morgan Hill's five sister cities are Mizuho, Japan; Headford, Ireland; San Martin, Mexico; San Casciano, Italy; and, Seferihisar, Province of Izmir, Turkey. Visit its website or to donate to MH Sister Cities:

Morgan Hill Sister Cities and the MHCF proudly support the
Mizuho/Morgan Hill Student Exchange Program, which organizes annual student exchanges between Morgan Hill teens and teens from Mizuho, Japan. Please donate though PayPal:

Project Roadmapa program that guides families and college-bound teens through the college application and entrance process.
For questions about the group's work, please contact To donate to Project Roadmap:

South Valley Athletic Foundation - dedicated to promoting healthy activities within the MH Unified School District through athletic opportunities for public school youth. For information, visit To donate to the South Valley Athletic Foundation:


Teachers Aid Coalition - meets the needs of children in Morgan Hill Schools by filling the supply gap left by diminishing classroom budgets. For information, visit its website:
To donate to Teachers Aid Coalition:

To make a general donation to the MH Community Foundation:

The MHCF also provides a connection to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF), a well-established and highly respected community foundation that has approximately $5 billion in assets. Leadership Morgan Hill (LMH) is one such local group with funds invested with the SVCF. LMH is a training and development group created to inspire future leaders toward community service. Info here.


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