During 2016, the Foundation granted approximately $300,000 for community projects, scholarships and nonprofits programs and services. Scholarships were provided for 32 students from North Coastal schools. “Our donor advisors, who recommend grants for causes important to them, have expanded the Foundation’s grantmaking“ stated President Alice Jacobson. “These local residents are truly making an impact in people’s lives through their grants to a wide variety of nonprofits locally, regionally and nationally.”
Philanthropy in Action
Hand to Hand supports Casa Cornelia Law Center’s Domestic Violence program. Through this program, Casa Cornelia provides free legal assistance and education to victims of domestic violence. For more information visit their website at www.casacornelia.org.
The Solana Beach Fund provided grants for various community programs that make Solana Beach a thriving community. Casa de Amistad pre-school program. www.casadeamistad.org
Coastal Community Foundation’s Mental Health Program granted to Hospice of the North Coast to support specialized counseling for children and teens that help them understand grief and learn lifelong coping skills. For more information visit their website at www.hospicenorthcoast.org
North County Lifeline receives a grant from Coastal Community Foundation’s Mental Health Program for therapy dog training. Additional information can be found on their website at www.nclifeline.org
The Community Resource Center received a grant from the Mental Health Program for a Therapeutic Children’s Center. The center provides comprehensive mental health services for children domestic violence victims. Additional information can be found on their website at www.crcncc.org.
Rlementary schools received grants to bring the Valise project from the Lux Art to local schools. The Valise Project is provided through the Ed Ventures grant program, which provides art and science education to students in grades 4 through 8. For more information on programs at the Lux Art Institute please visit their website at www.luxartinstitute.org.
Seventh grade broadcasting students at Valley Middle School received a grant from the Education PLUS! Program. The students were able to attend the Student Television Network convention in Anaheim this year.