Grantmaking Overview

During 2018, the Foundation granted over $615,000 for community projects, scholarships and nonprofits programs and services.  “Our donor advisors, who recommend grants for causes important to them, have continued to expand 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.”

2019 Mental Health Grants Awarded

Casa de Amparo for counseling services for foster youth ages 12 to 18 who have been removed from their homes to due abuse or neglect.

North Coastal Council of PTAs for Grateful Connections website and network of resources for mental health services for youth.

San Dieguito Alliance for Drug Fee Youth  for Study Buddy mentoring for youth.

Trauma Intervention Program of San Diego to expand training for 15-20 year olds to assist youth impacted by traumatic events.

Philanthropy in Action

The Betty Scalice Foundation, a donor advised fund at CCF granted funding to the Encinitas Friends of the Arts for stipends for musicians at Art Night Encinitas. View art work, listen to music and have refreshments at various locations. For more information:

The Fund for Supportive Housing and Homeless Recovery awarded a grant to North County Lifeline to support Lifespring which provides transitional housing through rented apartments and intensive case management to help foster youth prevent or overcome homelessness – to achieve financial, employment and education goals. Through a continuum of supportive services that include meeting basic needs, case management and mental health support, the program is able to help these youth who are “aging out” of the foster care system.

A grant from the Weidner Family Fund supported the San Dieguito Heritage Museum.

Teton Farmhouse at Heritage Ranch

Encinitas Fund Awards First Grants

The American Academy of Pediatrics California Chapter 3 received funds to deliver Reach Out and Read at North County Health Services in Encinitas. The project reinforces early literacy to families during well-child care visits. Books are provided to families.

Doctor sharing book with mother and child

Community Resource Center received funds for a pilot project for seniors in Encinitas. CRC staff will proved case management and referral services to low-income seniors to facilitate health food and improve personal wellness leading to safety, stability and self-sufficiency.

George G. Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers – Encinitas center was awarded funds to offer art and music therapy. These services provide high therapeutic value for individuals with low functionality and cognition.