The Price Family Charitable Fund grant screening committee approved grants to the following organizations at its January meeting:
Horn of Africa
A grant to support the hiring of a case manager at the Horn of Africa. The case manager will help women obtain a license to operate a home-based day care center. The target population is refugee women who’ve lived in the U.S. more than five years. The program will generate income for the day care provider, create trusted child care for refugee families working or attending school, and integrates a Readiness for Kindergarten program to help children reach proficiency standards for kindergarten. The Horn of Africa is based in City Heights and focuses on the Somali community.
ACLU Foundation of San Diego County
A grant of general support to the ACLU Foundation of San Diego County. The Foundation works to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country. The San Diego office serves San Diego County and Imperial County residents.
Volunteers In Probation, Inc.
A grant of general support to Volunteers In Probation (VIP), Inc. VIP assists low income probationers to become law abiding citizens. Assistance may include bus passes to go to school and/or work, clothes for job interviews, glasses, educational scholarships, and other temporary assistance.