2016 Grants

The Foundation granted approximately $300,000 to a wide variety of local, regional and national organizations.  Over $71,000 in education grants were made for art, science and creative classroom projects in North County schools.  $47,000 funded arts and cultural programs in San Diego County.  Approximately $25,000 supported programs to help animals.   Donor advised funds supported nonprofits locally, regionally and nationally.  See the pdf file on the right for a complete list of grants.

 

Hand to Hand Fund Grants

Generate Hope       $10,000

for a residential treatment program for victims of sex trafficking

Karen Organization of San Diego $5,700

to fund women’s mentoring circles for Burmese refugees

Kitchens for Good  $10,000

for culinary job training and life skills program for women in need

New Entra Casa $6,500

to support the residential treatment program for women being released from prison

Mental Health Fund Grants

Community Resource Center Counseling services for children living in transitional housing / domestic violence shelter  

$4,000

 

Solutions for Change

 

Counseling and case management for  homeless youth  

$4,000

 

Women’s Resource Center

 

Counseling and activities for children living in domestic violence shelter  

$4,000

Solana Beach Fund Grants

California Western Community Law Project The Community Law Project (CLP) provides legal services such as direct legal advice and legal education through bi-monthly legal clinics for low-income families in Solana Beach. $4,000
Casa de Amistad The Study Companions program provides one-on-one tutoring and mentoring to approximately 190 low-income K-12 students in Solana Beach. Volunteer and parent training is an important part of the program. $3,000
North Coast Repertory Theater Theatre School at NCR will stage a production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth in La Colonia Park in summer 2016.  The event is free to public. $3,000
Reality Changers Reality Changers’ College Town program prepares low-income students for higher education through academic support, SAT prep, leadership training, etc. The grant funds the Solana Beach location. $3,000
San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy Citizens Restoring Coastal Habitat program engages the community in restoration of native habitats in the San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve. $3,850