Nonprofit YBR Grants Information


May 1, 2020 - "Due to the mandatory closing of stores and subsequent loss of revenue, our Grant Program is suspended until further notice"


The new tri-annual (every four months) grants schedule will go into effect in Spring 2020, as follows:

All applicants must: 


  • Be a Monterey County organization

  • Have 501 (c)(3) status with supporting documentation

  • Have been established for at least one year

  • Provide your most recent annual budget

  • Use online Grant Application System

      (see form on the main Grants page)


The required submissions: 


  • Your written request 

  • Evidence of 501(c)(3) status

  • Financials for last 12 months

  • Annual / project budget 

Grant Categories


  • Physical Necessities

  • Quality of Life

  • Education (excludes college scholarships

       - separate program)

  • Arts (esp. programs that help underserved


  • Community needs


Important Notes:

  • Grants are not available to individuals

       or businesses.

  • If your organization has never received 

      a grant from Yellow Brick Road,     

      additional time may be required.

  • Applicants will be notified via email of:

      a) Receipt and status of application

      b) Approved grant amount, if any, after board



To ensure best use of YBR grant funds:


Once funded projects are completed, grantees

will be asked to provide feedback about how

grant funds were used and what was achieved

as a result. Details will be provided in the grant

award letter.

Yellow Brick Road is an
outreach ministry of
Carmel Presbyterian Church
A 501 (c)(3) organization
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