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Access Monterey Peninsulaamp is the community media organization for Monterey County. We help everyone – the general public, non-profit organizations and public agencies - get out their message through video and other digital media.

Founded in 1998 as Access Monterey Peninsula as a 501(c)3 tax-exempt group, we operate through community support, user fees and funding from the cities of Monterey, Marina, Seaside and Pacific Grove.
Action Inspiring Change
Alliance on AgingAlliance on AgingAlliance on Aging provides services to seniors in Monterey County at no cost at venues throughout the County and to homebound seniors. Programs include: HICAP(Medicare Counseling), Senior Peer Counseling, Ombudsman for Long-term care, Senior Employment Training, Tax Assistance and Outreach.
Alvarez TechnologyAlvarez Technology GroupAlvarez Technology Group is the only strategic technology partner on the Central Coast, enabling GREAT organizations to accomplish BIG THINGS using technology. Our focus is not just on managing devices or networks; instead we help our clients achieve their business goals.
AW_color_fullAnimal Welfare Assistance GroupSince 1978, Animal Welfare Assistance Group has been keeping Monterey County residents and their pets together. We strive to keep pets out of shelters and rescues and to help their owners keep them in their loving homes.
ARIEL TheatricalARIEL Theatrical is committed to helping young people learn to lead principle-centered lives. ARIEL is a non-profit that provides year-round theatre programs for youth, emphasizing the practice of Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Excellence and Leadership. At ARIEL, young people learn to do their best and be their best, on stage and in life.
ArmsofAngels logoArms of AngelsArms of Angels provides 6 sessions of no-cost grief counseling sessions to families without the insurance coverage or means of their own to get help. We believe in a Whole Family approach, where all family members in the household learn how to communicate better and support each other. The sessions are private and one-family-at-a-time - NOT group sessions. We have a counselor who travels to different locations (Monterey, Marina and Big Sur - pending space in Seaside and Watsonville too) and therapists with their own offices in PG and Salinas (the Salinas therapist is bi-lingual). We are the only organization offering bereavement care in this many locations. Arms of Angels is supported locally by the Yellow Brick Road, Monterey Volunteer Services and the Monterey County Weekly's annual Gives campaign. Please go to our website for more information about our fundraiser in June, how to donate, and how to start grief counseling.
Arts CouncilArts Council for Monterey CountyThe mission of the Arts Council for Monterey County is to improve the quality of life for everyone in our region through the arts.
Thanks to our supporters and partners, we help bring high quality arts programs to more and more residents — including those who have historically had little access. Over the years, we have strengthened the capacity of all arts organizations and cultural groups to more effectively serve our families and we have influenced a broad range of leaders to incorporate the arts to achieve their goals.
PrintArts Habitat Inc.Arts Habitat connects and collaborates with artists and arts organizations in Monterey County to foster a dynamic, growing community, while leading the way to a thriving center for the arts at East Garrison.
Big Sure Food & Wine FestivalThe Big Sur Food & Wine Festival holds events to promote Big Sur as a culinary destination, supporting the overall health, character and vitality of the Big Sur community. Its intention is to stimulate the local economy and donate a large portion of event proceeds to support local nonprofits that benefit Health, Safety, Education and Arts.
Big Sur International Marathon
Big Sur Land TrustBig Sur Land Trust is a non-profit organization with a mission to inspire love of land and conservation of our treasured landscapes. Founded in 1978, our legacy includes conserving over 40,000 acres and increasing access to public parklands. We bring people together to conserve, restore and care for our region’s natural beauty so that everyone can benefit from experiencing nature where they live.
BLIND_LOGOBlind & Visually Impaired CenterThe BVIC is a 501(c) 3 non-profit agency that has provided free services since 1971 to Monterey County residents who are visually impaired. Our mission is to encourage and inspire people who are blind or visually impaired to transcend the loss of sight as independent contributing members of society.
Boys & Girls Club of Monterey CountyOur mission is to inspire and empower the youth of Monterey County to realize their full potential to become responsible, healthy, productive and successful citizens.
Breen Consulting
Brigid MassieBrigid McGrath Massie, M.B.A.Brigid McGrath Massie, M.B.A. provides organizational, Board of Director’s development and retreat services to a wide variety of non-profit organizations throughout California. Brigid’s sessions are productive, highly interactive and result in enhanced organization and staff performance.
Caminos Del Arte
Carmel FoundationCarmel FoundationThe Carmel Foundation, established in 1950, provides an exciting array of over 50 classes per week, programs, tours, workshops, lunches and events. What more could those 55 and better ask for?
Carmel River Watershed Conservancy
Carmel Youth Center
CCCIL logoCentral Coast Center for Independent Living
Central Coast YMCA
CHISPA Housing
CSMC logoCommunities for Sustainable Monterey CountyMission: To meet the challenge of declining resources and climate change by helping our communities transition to sustainable practices.
Communities Organized for Relational Power in Action, COPA
Community Emergency Response Volunteers (CERV) of the Monterey Peninsula
2010 CFMC_HereforGood_stacked-1Community Foundation for Monterey County
CHS LogoCommunity Human ServicesAddiction, mental illness and homelessness destroy lives and weaken families, therefore Community Human Services (CHS) provides people of all ages with the tools and support to overcome these challenges and create lasting change in their lives.
Community Partnership for Youth
CSU Monterey Bay Office of Inclusive ExcellenceThe Office of Inclusive Excellence was established in 2013. Our mission is to advance excellence at CSUMB through inclusion and equity. Toward this end, we promote the retention, positive college experience and graduation of students by identifying and institutionalizing effective educational practices for all students. We also foster the success of faculty and staff, and work towards sustaining a vibrant and welcoming campus for all.
DTH_LogoDoor to HopeDoor to Hope provides developmental and behavioral health services to women, infants, children, teenagers, men, and at-risk families. We work closely with the Monterey County Department of Social Services, Family and Children’s Services Division to provide much needed services to children and families. We also partner with Monterey County Probation and Behavioral Health in our work with children and teenagers.
Eden Housing
FSA logoFamily Service Agency of the Central CoastWe provide counseling, suicide prevention and supportive mental health services to residents of Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito Counties.
First 5 Monterey CountyA child’s FIRST 5 years are a critical time for brain connections that shape lifelong learning. The strong relationships young children build with their families, child care providers, and community help lay the foundation for their success in school and in life. Recognizing this importance, First 5 Monterey County:
Invests in local programs that support families with children ages 0 to 5. Our funded programs help parents understand their child’s development and nurture strong connections with their child and community.
Works with community organizations in building knowledge, skills, and connections to deliver a wide range of resources for families.
Advocates for changes in policies and systems to support young children and their families.
Food Bank Monterey County
Friends of the Marina Library
The Friends af the Pacific Grove Public Library help ensure that our library is a thriving community center for intellectual discovery and lifelong learning.
Fund Builders AllianceFund Builders Alliance is a local association of nonprofit
consultants providing expertise to organizations of all sizes in
fund raising & events; grant writing; marketing & public relations;
organizational development & administration; board coaching,
training & interim staffing.
Gateway_pdfGateway Center of Monterey CountyOur mission is to provide a caring and stimulating environment where people with intellectual disabilities can achieve their individual goals safely and with dignity.

Gateway Center’s core values are guided by the following principles that permeate all of our work:
• Rights
• Choice
• Opportunity for Growth
Understand and respond to the special needs of each individual while instilling a sense of order and balance, thereby supporting self-reliant individuals.
Gathering for Women - Monterey
gscccservicemarkrgbGirl Scouts of California's Central Coast
GILOGO-redGirls Incorporated of the Central CoastGirls Inc. of the Central Coast® is an affiliate of Girls Incorporated, a national organization that has been providing programs for girls since 1864 in the United States and Canada. As an affiliate of the national organization, Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast is part of a national network of girl-serving organizations that deliver innovative, research-based programs designed specifically to address the strengths and needs of girls ages 8-18 and to prepare them for economic independence and confident adulthood. Girls Inc. of the Central Coast (Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz County) serves over 1,100 girls in 30 schools sites in 9 cities.
Go Kids, Inc.
Grants by Design
Harden Foundation
HartFound.Logo_CMYK-1Hartnell College Foundation
Health and Wellness Services, CSU Monterey Bay
Health, Human Service & Public Policy – CSUMBThe Health, Human Services, and Public Policy Department is recognized for unique and innovative programs that provide students, who are interested in careers in the health and human services, nonprofit management and public administration professions, with integrative and multidisciplinary learning opportunities including academic study and field-based practice in community-based agencies.
HRC new logo MediumjpegHousing Resource Center for Monterey County
Interim, Inc.
Jacob's Heart
Josephine Kernes Memorial Pool, Inc.Kernes Adaptive Aquatics helps adults and children build health, strength, and well-being through warm water exercise in the beautiful Josephine Kernes Pool. Personalized programs make exercise fun for everyone through gentle movement classes, independent exercise, or 1:1 full-assistance. All ages and abilities are welcome.
Copy of KC logo teal with Seneca text and tagKinship Center/Seneca Family of Agencies
Ladies FirstThe vision of Ladies First is for adolescent girls of color to transition into adulthood confident, educated and independent.
Admin_Law office of Maija West logo-2Law Offices of Maija West, Moxie LabThe Law Office of Maija West provides legal services, non-profit consulting services and executive director coaching to clients throughout California. We strive to make the law more accessible to our clients and the community. We see clients on a concierge basis or remotely, as well as at our office in Monterey.
Legal Services for SeniorsLegal Services for SeniorsLegal Services for Seniors provides direct legal assistance and representation at no charge to Monterey County seniors 60 years of age and above.
Libby McMahon, Floating CFOLibby provides financial, accounting and administrative systems consulting and services, specializing in nonprofits. She enables organizations to determine and understand their past, current and projected financial status, so that they can develop and protect their financial health, and efficiently comply with internal and external reporting requirements.
City of Salinas Library and Community Services
lfcbasketlogo-With-WordsLoaves, Fishes & Computers, Inc.Loaves, Fishes and Computers’ (LFC) mission is to help overcome the digital and economic divides by providing low-cost or no-cost computer systems, technology assistance and computer repair to low-income families, seniors, veterans, people with disabilities, and non-profit organizations, while providing volunteers a place to learn, share & grow in the field of Computer Science & Information Technology.
Lyceum Logo 2015 4cpLyceum of Monterey CountyThe Lyceum has provided enrichment education for 55 years in order to inspire a life-long love of learning through intellectual development, enhancing creativity and increasing academic achievement.
Margie McCurry - The McCurry Group
Masters of Social Work Program, CSUMB
Meals on Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula
Meals on Wheels SalinasMeals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley, Inc.Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley delivers nutritious meals to frail seniors, 60 and older, who can't shop or cook for themselves. We serve homebound seniors in Salinas, unincorporated areas of north and south Monterey County, and in the small cities of the Salinas Valley.
Monta Potter
BlackLogoMonterey Bay AquariumDriven by our mission to inspire conservation of the oceans, the nonprofit Monterey Bay Aquarium has become a global leader among public aquariums. We reach nearly 2 million visitors a year with award-winning living exhibits. As an ocean conservation organization, we conduct essential research aimed at recovering key ocean species, provide free education programs for teachers and schoolchildren, and advocate on critical marine conservation issues–in California, and around the world.
mbec-logoMonterey Bay Educational CenterMonterey Bay Educational Center (MBEC) strives to educate, support, and mentor children utilizing independent qualified instructors and unique programs which assist children in achieving their personal goals as well as building a strong academic foundation and a solid set of skills which will assist them throughout their lives. MBEC operates as an educational brokerage house for independent study programs that meets the needs of students from 6th through 12th grade. In addition to indepedent study, MBEC also provides tutoring and educational counseling services for students throughout the region.
Monterey County Business Council
Monterey County Film CommissionThe mission of the Monterey County Film Commission is to inspire and facilitate film and media production throughout Monterey County, creating positive economic impact. MCFC annually awards a Director Emeritus Richard Tyler Film Student Scholarship Award ($1,000 - $2,000). In 2015-16, we fielded more than 500 production inquiries, with 119 projects that yielded $5.96 million in economic impact. Since our inception in 1987, MCFC has generated nearly $100 million in economic activity.
SmallColorSealMonterey County Health Department
MC Rape Crisis CenterMonterey County Rape Crisis CenterThe Monterey County Rape Crisis Center (MCRCC) is a nonprofit agency whose mission is to advocate for all victims and survivors of sexual assault and child sexual abuse, to prevent sexual violence in our community through education, and to provide ongoing support and healing to survivors of sexual assault. For further information, call (831) 373-3955 or (831) 771-0411.
Monterey County Soccer LeagueMonterey County Soccer League (MCSL) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the positive development of our youth through their participation in a safe, healthy, and affordable soccer program that is fun and rewarding for all participating players. Our core objective is to teach and train our youth soccer players, develop leadership qualities and promote good sportsmanship among players, coaches, officials, parents and spectators.
Monterey County Theater AllianceThe Monterey County Theatre Alliance promotes awareness and appreciation of the quality and diversity of local live theatre by acting as a liaison between venues, artists and the public. With a focus on community outreach, the MCTA addresses issues of administration, media, education, accessibility, audience development and other concerns related to the theatre.
Monterey Jazz Festival
Monterey Museum of Art
mpfPrntLogo_pc_pantone-on-whiteMonterey Peninsula Foundation
MSQLP-masthead-LOGOMultiple Sclerosis Quality of Life ProjectThe Multiple Sclerosis Quality of Life Project (MSQLP) provides a free case management program & support services to families living with MS in the Tri-county area. MSQLP has expanded its case management services to families living with Parkinson's disease in Monterey County. All of our services are free.
Monterey SymphonyThe Monterey Symphony, founded in 1947, is led by conductor Max Bragado-Darman. Serving over 15,000 people annually, the Symphony presents six weekends of subscription concerts with accompanying youth concerts and music education programs in the schools.
National Alliance on Mental Illness, Monterey County
NCBI MC logoNational Coalition Building Institute Monterey CountyNational Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) Monterey County brings people together across group lines including race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability and class. We provide training and education in schools and the community to increase understanding, promote acceptance, and reduce prejudice and violence. We collaborate with public and private organizations to nurture leadership for social justice and provide opportunities for healing from the impact of oppression.
National Steinbeck CenterDrawing from the works of John Steinbeck, the National Steinbeck Center is dedicated to Steinbeck’s creative legacy: to participate, to inspire, to educate, and to understand one another.
Natividad Medical Foundation
Nonprofit Compensation Associates
NRC Research
Papillon Center for Loss and Transition
Parenting Connection of Monterey CountyThe Parenting Connection of Monterey County(PCMC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that supports parents and caregivers in developing their ability to nurture young children. We have a vision that families in Monterey County thrive because children are parented well. We value parent education that is delivered respectfully, is research-based, honors the whole parent and child, and is appropriate for each age and stage.
Paul Mondestin, Fund Emporia
Peacock Acres LogoPeacock AcresPeacock Acres provides supportive housing, intense case management, and life coaching for foster children and young adults who have been separated from their families. With high character and resolve, our youth are steered towards opportunities for healing and growth as they continue their journey toward a fulfilling, productive life.
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte
Rancho Cielo Youth CampusRancho Cielo is a comprehensive learning and social services center for underserved and disconnected youth in Monterey County who share our vision of their future success. Our goal is self-sufficiency, and the self-esteem it generates, for all young people. We have created a series of programs and collaborations to wrap around the whole youth: diploma education to age 25; true vocational training with industry professionals; mental health counseling; probation case management and support; job readiness; life skills; physical activity; enrichment activities; and connections to health, social and family services. Rancho Cielo is in the transformation business. We serve 150 youth across 5 programs. We respond to the needs of the economy through workforce development and college preparation.
Rayne Technology Solutions, Inc.
Read To Me ProjectThe Read to Me Project is an early literacy program that prepares young children to enter kindergarten with the knowledge, vocabulary, and comprehension skills that will help them succeed in school and become literate and successful adults. The Project provides structure and opportunity for children as young as eight months old to be regularly read to at home by their elementary-aged brothers and sisters.
logo colored from vicki 2 12 07.Salinas Senior Center
Restorative Justice Partners
Ron Wormser, Effective Nonprofits
SVMHS_logo#2_CMYK_2-1Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Service LeagueThe mission of the Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Service League is to support compassionate quality healthcare, promote community health education, provide services which generate financial resources, and offer fulfilling volunteer experiences.
Seaside CAN
Service Learning Institute – CSU Monterey BayThe Service Learning Institute fosters and promotes social justice by connecting students, faculty, staff and the surrounding tri-county community.
Sol Treasures
SPCA for Monterey County
SKC_Logo_CircleR_RGB-2Special Kids CrusadeSpecial Kids Crusade develops resources, raises awareness and provides support for children with developmental disabilities and their families. Its goal is to build a community of opportunity, respect and acceptance for individuals of all abilities, regardless of their unique and special needs.
Sun Street CentersSun Street CentersOur mission: To prevent alcohol and drug addiction by offering education, prevention, treatment and recovery to individuals and families, regardless of income level.
Sunrise House
Teddy Bears with Heart den of Good Bears of the WorldOur mission: To bring comfort to Children in Crisis, the Forgotten Elderly and the Terminally Ill, one bear at a time.
packard stacked logo greenThe David & Lucil Packard Foundation
The Henry Miller Memorial Library
The Village Project
The Wahine Project
TPO Human Resource Management
UnchainedUnChained fosters empathy and respect in at-risk youth through animal advocacy.
United Nations Association Monterey Bay Chapter
Local, MC-R, ColorUnited Way Monterey County
Veterans Transition CenterThe Veterans Transition Center offers transitional housing and a wide array of supportive services to homeless veterans and their families with a goal of helping them become self-sufficient members of society with permanent housing and employment. We provide a clean and sober living environment with full-time case management to deliver financial laid, job and legal assistance, VA benefits and medical care – all to help our nation’s deserving veterans jumpstart a new life!
Voices for Children – CASA of Monterey County
Youth Arts Collective
Central Coast Senior Services, Inc.
Voices of Monterey Bay