Thank you in advance for reading our Eligibility Guidelines.   C.M. Capital Foundation is a small private foundation which only awards a few grants a year.  In order to not waste your time, only submit an application if your charity (we do not issue grants to individuals) fits the following Eligibility Guidelines.


Eligibility Guidelines: – Geographically Located in Santa Clara County or San Mateo County, California; and – Serves disadvantaged or ill children; or – Serves disadvantaged families; or – Serves the Asian-American community; and – is a 501C3 organization


Please download the Appropriate PDF Grant Application and complete it as best you can and send it to

Note that Grants of over $1,000 are considered only at Semi-Annual Board meetings, so depending on when you submit them, you may not get a decision for many months.


Grants Of $1,000 and Under

Grant Application-Short Form

Grants Over $1,000

CMCF Grant Application (greater than $1000)