The McLean Foundation has been awarding grants to nonprofits in Humboldt County, California, since 2000. The Founders, Mel and Grace McLean, lived and worked in the Eel River Valley of Humboldt County and their legacy continues to serve the community. The Foundation reserves all awards solely for the nonprofit organizations residing in Humboldt County. More information regarding granting criteria can be found on the Grant Opportunities tab. The McLean Foundation supports numerous program areas when considering funding such as;

  • Children/Youth Programs
  • Health and Medical
  • Education
  • Civic
  • Economic Development
  • Environmental
  • Faith Based
  • Historical
  • Arts / Humanities
  • Social Welfare
  • Miscellaneous

For more information about our grant application process, you may email the Foundation at admin@mcleanfoundation.org or visit our grants page for more information.