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Application Process

Children's Miracle Network at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Foundation accepts grant applications from individuals (parent/guardian, or court appointed special advocate) on behalf of a child in need of medical equipment or services not covered by insurance.  Applicants are required to live within the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals market (Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Benito Counties), to provide a summary sheet from their prior year tax forms to verify household income, and to submit a completed grant application, in order to be considered for funding. 

Only grant requests on behalf of individual children will be considered.  Applicants can submit a grant request for CMN Hospitals funding at any time throughout the year.   Maximum per grant request up to $2,500.

Grant Requests can be submitted as follows:

By email to:
By fax to:           831-753-5185
By mail to:         Children’s Miracle Network
                           Attn: Melissa Gross
                           PO Box 4760
                           Salinas, CA 93912

Application for an Individual 

CMN Funding — Mission and Objectives

To provide for the allocation of money raised by the CMN program to meet the physical and mental healthcare needs of children (newborn-17 yr.) within the Healthcare District and the CMNH designated market area (Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito counties).  To work in cooperation with other healthcare providers, when applicable, in order to contribute to the wellness of our area’s children.   

To support a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient children’s care center within the Healthcare District.  To identify and purchase medical equipment to meet the needs of children. To develop and support programs that enhance access to health care for children.