The Price Family Charitable Fund Board of Directors approved grants totaling almost $252,000 to fund 11 jobs at seven nonprofit organizations. All 11 jobs will be filled by San Diego residents working and/or living in City Heights.
The jobs include two positions at San Diego Canyonlands to clean and restore City Heights canyons, three positions at the La Maestra Family Clinic and one will work as a tax preparer and site coordinator for Home Start.
Wilson Middle School will use grants to employ two bilingual student advocates and one parent education coordinator to increase parent involvement in the education process. Social Advocates for Youth (SAY) San Diego will employ an additional assistant to enhance the Dad’s Club at six City Heights schools and a program coordinator to assist with the Success for Life program.
In total the Board has approved grants to create or maintain 23 jobs at City Heights nonprofit organizations this year.