Grantmaking Overview

During 2018, the Foundation granted over $607,000 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 Community Resource Center received a grant from the Mental Health Fund 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

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:

Friends of Rollo received a grant from Junior Cares (Mark Girard Jr. Memorial Fund) to take children on a half day fishing trip excursion.  Most of these youth had never been on a boat before or had been fishing.  It was a fun day for the youth and parents.

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

Teton Farmhouse at Heritage Ranch