June 2016 Grants

Assistance League of Greater San Diego
Price Philanthropies awarded a grant to the Assistance League of Greater San Diego to support the purchase of quality school uniform clothing for City Heights children in need.

Balboa Park Institutions
General operating grants were awarded to the following organizations:
San Diego Air and Space Museum
San Diego History Center
San Diego Museum of Art
San Diego Museum of Man
San Diego Natural History Museum
Old Globe Theatres
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
Museum of Photographic Arts

Feeding America San Diego and Jacobs & Cushman SD Food Bank
Over the last two years Feeding America San Diego and Jacobs & Cushman SD Food Bank have collaborated to improve the systems by which food is distributed. The organizations successfully decreased wait times and increased client choice at 14 Mid-City agencies. Price has awarded a new grant to support the expansion of this project to 11 new agencies. In addition, Price awarded fresh produce matching grants to each organization to ensure that clients have access to healthy food options.

Griffin & Wong Institute for Education & Training – Hannah’s House
Hannah’s House offers family therapy and a safe place for supervised visits for more than 200 San Diego families per week experiencing family conflict caused by domestic violence, child abuse, and substance abuse. A general operations grant will support their efforts.

Interfaith Shelter Network
Price awarded a general operating grant to Interfaith Shelter Network, which provides support to situationally homeless families and adults in San Diego County. Programs include a winter rotational shelter, a shelter for victims of domestic violence, and financial services to help families secure housing.

San Diego Blood Bank
Established in 1950, San Diego Blood Bank is the safety-net for San Diego’s blood needs, and a primary supplier of blood to the majority of hospitals throughout San Diego County.  They operate six donor centers and nine bloodmobiles that travel throughout the county. A grant will support the purchase of a FrioZone Refrigerated Blood Storage System. At maximum capacity, the refrigerator can store up to 3,831 units of blood which can help save the lives of up to 11,493 patients.

San Diego Repertory Theatre
San Diego Repertory Theatre provides a multicultural and multidisciplinary performing and visual arts center in San Diego serving audiences of 150,000 people each season. A grant will support the Project Discovery Education program, which provides educational productions that provide study guides, back stage tours, and meetings with artists for San Diego students at drastically reduced rates.

San Diego State University Research Foundation – Guardian Scholars
Established in 2007, Guardian Scholars provides scholarships and support services to students who are homeless, aging out of the foster care system, under legal guardianship, or are wards of the state. A grant will provide housing assistance to 100 scholars in the 2016-17 school year.

San Diego Unified School District – Franklin Elementary School
A grant will support STEAM programming in the 2016-17 academic year at Franklin Elementary School.

St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center
St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center is a vocational day training program for adults with developmental disabilities.  Their mission is to educate and empower individuals with developmental disabilities to realize their full potential.  Price has awarded Sophie’s Center a capital gift to support a new aquatics complex and locker room facility.

Voice of San Diego
Voice of San Diego is a public service, nonprofit news organization that focuses on in-depth, investigative reporting. They cover the issues that are crucial to the region’s quality of life: its politics, educational system, environment, housing, and economy. A grant will support the Voice of San Diego’s general operations.