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Coastside Gives brings the Coastside together as one community, raising money and awareness for our local nonprofits during the 24-hour online giving challenge. We inspire people to give generously to nonprofits making our region stronger, creating a thriving community for all.

How it works


Registration Opens

Registration opens for Coastside Gives in early January! 


We invite nonprofits with current 501c3 status from Montara to Pescadero to register today to be a part of the largest 24-hour fundraiser on the San Mateo County coast.



Registration closes in February and online planning meetings begin.  Nonprofits work together to start planning and strategizing and planning for a successful giving day!


Prize Grants

Prizes are sponsored by the private donations of Friends of the Coastside and generous local businesses and foundations. The prizes are available to pre-registered nonprofits participating in Coastside Gives.


Sponsorship + Private Donors

Join the effort! Are you a business or community member interested in participating and supporting Coastside Gives? We invite you to join us in our quest to fund nonprofits from Montara to Pescadero that serve our community.


Giving Guide & Early Giving

Our Coastside Giving Guide will inform the community of the work and accomplishments nonprofits provide from Montara to Pescadero and acknowledge the sponsors and businesses who support Coastside Gives. Donations can be accepted online starting March in March!


Giving Day


24-hour giving day begins May 2nd, 2024!

Visit us online at or check our Facebook Page for the drive-thru donation location.


Village of the Coastside

...we doubled our donors and our donations through the strategies that Coastside
Gives emphasized.

Coastside Childern's Programs

...a great experience to network with a diversity of nonprofits with the common goal...


Coastside Gives gave us an opportunity to engage with the community and to showcase the work we are doing...

Our Mission

2023 Participating Nonprofits

AAUW-Half Moon Bay

Abundant Grace Coastside Worker

Ayudando Latinos A Soñar

Big Wave Group

Boys & Girls Club of the Coastside

Cabrillo Education Foundation

Coastal Arts League

Coastal Repertory Theatre


Coastside Adult Day Health Center

Coastside CERT

Coastside Children's Programs

Coastside Community Orchestra

Coastside Feral Care

Coastside Hope

Coastside Land Trust

Coastside on Bikes

Coastside Post 474 The American Legion

Coastside State Parks Association

Coastside Women's Club

Cunha Athletic Boosters

Cunha Intermediate School- PTO

El Granada Elementary PTO

Elkus Ranch/ UC ANR

Farallone View PTO

Friends of Half Moon Bay Parks and Recreation

Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc.

Half Moon Bay High School PTO

Half Moon Bay History Association

Half Moon Bay Sister City Association


Hatch Elementary PTO

HMB Boosters Athletic Corp

HMB Shakespeare

HMB volunteer fire department

Hmb-Odd Foundation Inc

HMBHS Grad Night Committee

Johnston House Foundation, Inc.

Kings Mountain Associated Parents

La Honda Educational Foundation

La Honda Fire Brigade

Loma Mar Fire

Main Street Scholars

Maverick's Community Foundation

Partners in Animal Care & Compassion

Pescadero Education Foundation

Pie Ranch

Puente de la Costa Sur

Rotary Club of Half Moon Bay Foundation

SC4ARC Amateur Radio Club

Sea Crest School

Sea Hugger

Senior Coastsiders

Sonrisas Dental Health, Inc.

Spanish Immersion Parent Association

Square Peg Foundation

The Friends of Fitzgerald Marine Reserve (FFMR)

The HEAL Project

Village of the Coastside

Wilkinson School

San Mateo County Large Animal Evacuation Group

Participating Sponsors