Betty Scalice Foundation-  Grants are available for nonprofit and school-based music programs serving North Coastal San Diego County.  The grant range is $1,000-5,000.  Eligible programs include: community concerts, youth musical performances, low cost classroom musical instruments, classroom programs that use music, performances at schools; equipment that supports the teaching of choral music, music therapy and related programs. Only one application per organization will be reviewed annually.  Awards will be made periodically throughout the year.   On the grant application make sure that you indicate when the program will be implemented. Grant applications are accepted January through November. 

Education Challenge

Coastal Community Foundation has an opportunity to obtain matching funds for the education grant program.  Donations to the program will be matched one to one (up to $50,000). Your gift can support art and science education programs or career path instruction in North Coastal schools. Gifts may be made in the form of cash or stock.

Donate online or print and mail the education donation form that can be found in the Files section on the top right of this page.

For more information contact or call (760) 942-9245.


Education Pathways Grant Program

Grant Eligibility

  • Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers in middle or high schools from the San Dieguito Unified School District who teach in one of the Pathways programs are eligible to apply.
  • Funding is provided for creative educational projects that stimulate learning and enhance the Pathways curriculum. Projects may provide real world applications and/or needed classroom materials. The grant range is $500 – $1,500.
  • Please provide the project description and budget in the space provided.
  • Grants will not be made for computers, iPads, furniture, or salaries.

See complete eligibility and guidelines and application to the right of this page.

Grant applications and guidelines will be available in summer 2018.. 


Grant Program and Eligibility

EdVentures is a grant program of Coastal Community Foundation. The Foundation has worked in partnership with nonprofit organizations to provide art and science education for students in grades 4th through 8th only for public schools in the Del Mar, Solana Beach, Cardiff, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Oceanside and San Dieguito school districts.  2017 partners included:


Grant application guidelines and application process will be available in summer 2018.