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Major Funding Partners

Visionary | $1, 000, 000+

Claire Giannini FundJack R. Killian Living TrustMonterey Peninsula FoundationThe California Endowment
Community Hospital of the Monterey PeninsulaHarden FoundationSalinas Valley Memorial Healthcare SystemThe James Irvine Foundation
Estate of Terezina Alice HackneyAndy and Yasuko MatsuiTaylor Farms

Benefactors | $500, 000+

Chevron USA, Inc.First 5 Monterey CountyNatividad Medical CenterThe William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Community Foundation for Monterey CountyHartnell Community College DistrictSally Hughes Church Foundation
Driscoll’sDr. James Fassett TrustTanimura Family Foundation
Estate of Dorothy and Elmer EadeNancy Eccles and Homer M. Hayward Family FoundationThe David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Champions | $250, 000+

AnonymousDavid and Susan GillMonterey County Office of EducationU.S. Department of Education
Follett Higher Education GroupHSBCJoanne Taylor

Leaders | $100, 000+

Alisal Union School DistrictBill and Barbara ElliottKonica MinoltaPeggy and Jack Baskin Foundation
Andrew and Phyllis D’Arrigo Charitable FoundationEstate of Burrel LeonardMarcos and Vivian Duran Family TrustRava Ranches, Inc.
Associated Students of Hartnell College (ASHC)Estate of June HandleyMargaret D’Arrigo-Martin and Steve MartinJohn and Annette Romans
Barnet Segal Charitable TrustEstate of Ruth R. KaiserMonterey County Administrative CenterSam Linder Auto Group
California Governor’s Scholarship ProgramFoundation for California Community CollegesNancy Buck Ransom FoundationService League-Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital
Carmel Capital Management, LLCFresh Express/Chiquita BrandsOcean Mist FarmsUnion Bank of California
Coastal TractorGranite Construction, Inc.Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyWells Fargo Bank
D’Arrigo Bros. Co. of CaliforniaHospital Council of Northern and Central CaliforniaPacific International Marketing, Inc.
Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc.Huntington FarmsPebble Beach Company Foundation

Scholars | $50, 000+

American Cooling, Inc.Friends and Family of Sze SooMonterey Bay Air Resources DistrictDr. Pablo and Patricia Romero
American Farms, LLCGrowers ExpressArnold and Nancy MyersSalinas City Elementary School District
Central Coast Federal Credit UnionDr. Phoebe K. HelmNoland, Hamerly, Etienne & HossSalinas Land Co.
CHISPA, Inc.Holaday Seed CompanyMike and Mary OrradreScheid Family Wines
Bud and Rebecca ColliganIndependent Order of Odd Fellows/Gabilan-GonzalesOsher Scholars-Foundation for California Community CollegesSSB Construction, Inc.
Comerica BankJohn T. HackneyPacific Ag Rentals, LLCStuart Dufour Trust
Confidence Lodge #203 Free and Accepted MasonsJoanne Kanow and Joe PetersackPinnacle BankGary and Mayumi Tanimura
Dataflow Business Systems, Inc.Kerry Lee Remarkable JewelryPremium PackingTanimura & Antle, Inc.
Dilbeck & Sons, Inc.Mann Packing Co., Inc.Terri Pyer and Dave EdsonThe Nunes Company, Inc.
Employees of Hartnell CollegeDottie MasseyRabobankTMD Creative
Foundation of CSU Monterey Bay Mission Ranches CompanyRio Farms, LLC

Partners | $25, 000+

1st Capital BankCandi DePauwProf. Michael IsaacsonSalinas High School
Antle Family FundPatricia DonohueJohn Steinbeck FoundationLance Fors and Shari Selover
Sue AntleDowd Family TrustKing City High SchoolSmith Barney
Paul and Jeannie AschenbrennerEducational Resources of Monterey CountyKing City Young FarmersSnow Seed Company
Big Valley Labor, LLCEl Charrito CorporationAlbena and Ron LeonSons of Italy ‒ Salinas Lodge
Cabrillo CollegeEstate of Kenneth H. WhalenSam and Coralee LinderSouth Valley Auto Plaza
California Orchard Co.Jim and Karen FanoeLong Family FoundationSturdy Oil Company
California Rodeo AssociationAllen and Linda GinLois McFarlaneJames and Marjorie Sturgeon
California Water Service Co. Hartnell College Fine Arts ClubMonterey County Sheriffs PosseThe Don Chapin Company, Inc.
Dennis and Janice Caprara Hayashi & Wayland Alfred and Jacquelyn Muñoz The Haynes Charitable Foundation
Central Coast Builders Association Hayward Lumber Mike Thomas and Patty Powell The Salinas Californian
Christopher Ranch Nate and Cindy Holaday Jerry and Natalie Rava Third Sector Capital Partners
City of Gonzales Howard and Pat Hudson Reiter Affiliated Companies Wayne and Julie Tucker
City of Soledad I & T Produce S.T.A.R. Foundation of Monterey County
Crown Packing Company, Inc. Impact Asset Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce

Mentors | $10, 000+


Able Freight Services Destiny Packaging Inc. Itri Corporation RDO Equipment Company
Doris Adams Sharon Dilbeck J.T. Healthcare Uniforms Francis and Lillian Rianda
Larry and Elizabeth Adams Jovita Dominguez John and Annette Romans Family Fund Rita and Luis Echenique Charitable Foundation
AGC of California, Inc. AGC of California, Inc. John and Lois McFarlane Scholarship Hermelinda Rocha-Tabera
AGCO Quinn Nora Dowd Drs. Ted Kaczmar and Debra Kaczmar Dora Sanchez-Mosqueda and Hector Mosqueda
Alvarez Technology Group Margaret Duflock Kasavan Architects Santa Lucia Medical Foundation
American Institute of Physics Dr. Theodore D. Englehorn Jr. Joan Lam Jean Schmidt
Andrew and Cathleen Watt Enogen Lavorato & Darling, Inc. Jim Schwefel
Anne Secker and Mark Alderson Estate of William H. Hargis, Jr. Dr. Willard and Michele Lewallen Lucille and Ramon Serrano
Arroyo Labor Fabrikant Fine Diamonds, Inc. Emmett Linder Smith-Monterey, LLC
Arts Council of Monterey County Felice Consulting Services Butch and Vivien Lindley Claudia Smith
AT&T Dr. William Fellner Bruce and Elizabeth Lindsey Gary Smith
Nick and Stacy Azcona Ford Motor Company ‒ San Francisco Region Ctr. James and Shelley Lipe Soilserv/John Pryor
Edmond Benech Forest Hill Auto Service Dr. Kelly and Robert Locke Soledad Auto Sales
Nancy Schur Beymer James and Jeri Gattis Vince and Tina Lopez Soledad Development
Susan Black and Aris Angelopoulos Genesis Freight Lines Kathy Matsui Evelyn Starr
Shannon Bliss George Brazelton Family Trust Matsui Nursery, Inc. Steinbeck Innovation Foundation
Don Bovee Kurt and Janet Gollnick Cicely C. McCreight Dr. Irving R. Stuart
Elsa and Jerry Brisson Henry Gong Fran McFadden Jeff and Paula Taylor
Paulette and Jerry Bumbalough Joe and Lori Grainger Jane McKay tBP/Architecture
John and Janet Buttgereit Robert and Patricia Gray Jeanne Mercurio Thad Evans
CA Construction Education & Research Foundation Beverly Grova Mexican American Opportunity Foundation The Fay & Gloria Griffin Trust
California Arts Council Javet Guaracha and Loyanne Flinn de Guaracha Basil Mills The Haley Charitable Foundation
California International Airshow Salinas Fred Hackney Monterey Salinas Transit The Inmate Activity Group/Phoenix Alliance Scholarship
Carol and David Kimbrough Hartnell College Society of Physics Students NAACP-Salinas Branch The McGraw-Hill Companies
Carpenters 46 No. CA Counties Scholarship Foundation Penelope Lockridge Hartnell News-Press & Gazette Company KION/Telemundo/TheCW Townsend Management, Inc.
Church Brothers HGHB Architecture, Planning, Urban Design John Ottone and Barbara Ching-Ottone United Way of Santa Cruz County
City of Salinas / Administrative Office Health Professions Education Foundation Pacific Valley Bank Valley Fabrication
Claude Crabb Foundation Frank Henderson and Jacqueline Thompson Peninsula Business Interiors Paraiso Vineyards/Smith Family Wines Valley Guild-Steinbeck House
Clinica De Salud Del Valle De Salinas Pat Horsley Peninsula Business Interiors Wayside Garage
Coast Hills Credit Union Louis and Roberta Huntington PGA Tour Charities, Inc. George Werth
ConAgra Foods Foundation Jean Hurd David Phillips WestEd
Jacqueline Cruz Jody Inman Quinn Company Donna Wills
Datatel, Inc. Integrated Crop Management Consultants, Inc. Bill and Marlene Ramsey Dr. Ann Wright
Charles W. Des Roches International Produce Group R.C. Farms, LLC

Stewards | $5, 000+

AAUW/Monterey Peninsula Branch Delta Kappa Gamma-Theta Omicron Chapter JRG Attorneys at Law, LLP Regional Health Occupations Resource Center
Academy for Educational Development Dentistry for Animals Calvin and Rebecca Kanow Esther Rubio
Albert Fisher Holdings Inc. Alfred Diaz-Infante Kapor Center for Social Impact Saguaro Sales, Inc.
Laura Alladeen Eugene Dong Mark Kelton Salinas High Music Association
American AgCredit Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Memorial Fund King City Rotary Club Foundation Salinas Lodge #204 F. & A.M.
American Cancer Society DUDA Farm Fresh Foods, Inc. KIS Computer Center Salinas Valley Federation of Teachers – Retirees Chapter
Mrs. Leon Amyx Earthbound Farm KSBWSalinas Valley Ford Lincoln
Gary and Judy Andreasian Elmer Eade Shelley G. Lee Salinas Valley Medical Aesthetics Inc.
Tonya Antle Dr. Esmond and Clara Chan Sam Linder Jim Sarno
Ascend Learning , LLC Enza Zaden North America, Inc. Dr. Brian Lofman Valerie Schlothauer
Ausonio, Inc. FanAngel Lockwood Vineyard Cathy Schlumbrecht
Axiom Engineers First Hawaiian Bank Stephanie Low Scholarship America
Robin Baggett Lynn Fehnel Robert Maffei Albert Schoepf
Belli Architectural Group Michael and Andrea Fling Diane Mahoney Scholl & Company LLP
Bengard Ranch Dirk and Maria Giannini David Marshall Seco Packing
Bill Rawson and Judy Sulsona Giving Assets, Inc. Teresa Matsui Dr. Earl Seymour
Biotechnology Innovation Organization Gold Star Buick GMC Marian and Loyd Mayer Esteban and Judy Soriano
Michael and Lucia Boggiatto Oly and Lina Gomez Margaret Corlett Mayfield Steinbeck Country Produce
Boosters of Salinas Schools Victor Dahir and Kimberly Burgess Mark McCarter Bruce and Linda Taylor
Emily Brandt Drew and Myra Goodman Mike and Diane Middaugh The American Association of University Women
Thomas Brick Graniterock Company Richard B. Miller The Clinton Family Foundation
William E. Brown, Esq. Bruce and Ana Maria Greenberg Mission Trails ROP The J.M. Long Foundation
Buttgereit, Pettitt & Davis Agency Greenfield High School Moncrief and Hart The N.R.A. Foundation
California Conservation Corps Grinding and Dicing Services, Inc. Monterey Bay Area Veterinary Medical Association Dr. Neal and Margaret Thornberry
California Correctional Peace Officers Association Janice Gryp Monterey County Association of Realtors Tides Foundation
California Strawberry Commission Karen Hagman Monterey County Benevolent Foundation Col. Hector E. Topete
Calpine King City Power Plant Hancock Timber Resource Group Monterey County Scholarship Awards Program Dr. Steven Triano
CannonDesign Harlem Globetrotters Bronwyn Moreno UBS Financial Services
Carl Christensen and Jo Ann Novoson Kurt Hartmann Sherry Morse Unilever Bestfoods, N.A.
Carol Popp William Head Alice M. Moser Dr. and Mrs. Edward J. Valeau
CarrAmerica Development, Inc. Heavy Connect Mike and Kathy Moser Tim Vaughan
Center for Cultural Inovation Michele Hedges MY Jeep Chrysler Dodge Senorina Vazquez
Salvador and Maria Chavez Arnold and Janet Hedlund Natividad Medical Foundation Veteran’s Foundation for Monterey County
Children’s Services International Robert and Anne Herendeen George and Mimi Niesen Bart and Wendy Walker
Chilton & House Hesselbein’s Jewelers Northern California Laborers Scholarship Foundation Wendy Walker
CHISPA Scholarship Hinman Charitable Foundation Joan Nucci Susan Wallman
Christensen & Giannini Brian Hinman Nutrien Ag Soluctions Walmart Foundation
Sanford and LaVerne Cook Mike and Alice Hitchcock Ocean View Veterinary Hospital David Warner
Converted Organics, LLC Matthew and Stacilee Hosford Albert and Donna Oliveira Washington Middle School ‒ Band Boosters
Pierre and Mary Cousineau Jason Hough and Jason Blackford William Owen and Esmeralda Montenegro Owen Peter J. Weber
Josephine Crawford Bob and Linda Hurkmans Erica Padilla-Chavez and Alejandro Chavez Janeen Whitmore
Cream of the Crop Incotec, Inc., Royal Sluis Guiseppe and Pauline Patania Karla Wolf
D.H. Morgan Manufacturing, Inc. International Door Association Peaceful Planet Programs, Inc. Brian Worthington
Dandy Cooling Company ISA In Studio Architecture Perocchi Family Trust Alla Zeltser
Pamela and John Darling Dr. Romero Jalomo and Rocio Mendoza Produce Marketing Association, Inc. Christopher Zepeda
Mary Alice Davis Janet Roberts Fine Arts Randall and Odette Pura
Mark DeHart JC Penny Life Insurance Co. Rancho Cielo Inc.

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