December 2015 Grants

Adult Literacy Program
A grant will support ALTA, an adult literacy program in Trinidad.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County
A matching challenge grant was awarded to establish a High School Bigs program at Hoover High School, Rosa Parks Elementary, and Franklin Elementary. This is the second phase of BBBS’ expansion in San Diego’s Mid-City neighborhoods.

California Western School of Law
A grant to California Western School of Law to support the Community Law Project. The Community Law Project provides free legal information in a variety of areas to low income residents. In City Heights, the Project offers free weekly clinics at Hoover High and Rosa Parks Elementary.

Children’s Hospital Costa Rica
A grant was awarded to support the purchase of equipment for the Transplant Unit.

City Heights Community Development Corporation
A general operating grant was awarded to support the City Heights CDC’s mission to enhance the quality of life in City Heights by working with the community to create and sustain quality affordable housing, livable neighborhoods, and foster economic self-sufficiency.

North County Lifeline
A grant will support Club Crown Heights Youth Program, which provides support to 190 high risk youth ages 5-18 in Oceanside, CA.  This after-school program focuses on education, employment readiness, and civic-engagement.

San Diego Botanic Garden
A grant will support the construction of the Dickinson Family Education Conservatory at the San Diego Botanic Garden. The conservatory will expand the Botanic Garden’s education offerings and opportunities for community involvement.

San Diego Unified School District
Grants were awarded to Hamilton Elementary and Normal Heights Elementary to support art programs for students.