June 2014 Grants

The Price Philanthropies (formerly Price Family Charitable Fund) grant committee approved the following grants in June:

San Diego Youth Symphony
A general operating grant to the San Diego Youth Symphony.

San Diego Hunger Coalition
A grant to support innovative outreach programs to increase CalFresh (food stamps) enrollments amongst hard to reach populations in San Diego.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego
A grant to support the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) program at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego. The program engages students in hands on activities and competitions, such as robot building, to encourage more youth to pursue science and technology careers.

North County Lifeline
A grant to support two programs at North County Lifeline. The first is the Club Crown Heights program that works with 170 high-risk youth in Oceanside to keep them out of gangs and in self-reliant homes. The second is the Life Achievement Center that provides 90 adults with families with case management in the areas of employment, financial literacy, and basic needs.

UPLIFT
A grant to support the after school tutoring program at UPLIFT, a non-profit in City Heights catering to low income youth living in homes where English is rarely spoken.

Passport to Life
A grant to support Passport to Life Career and Education Expo, a one day conference hosted by the Superior Court of California, to inspire youth on probation that they can attend college, get a job, and lead productive lives.

San Diego Repertory Theatre
A grant will help low income youth attend San Diego Repertory Theatre performances and support an organization that works to spread culture, tolerance and inclusivity throughout the community.

Voices for Children
A grant to support Voices for Children and the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program. As the Juvenile Court’s eyes and ears, CASAs advocate for children placed in foster care.