Major Grants Approved

The Price Family Charitable Fund (PFCF) Board of Directors Approved the following major grants at its board meeting in August:

Helen Price Music Fund
The purchase of 102 string instruments for the San Diego city schools music programs. San Diego State University’s Campanile Foundation will be responsible for the care and maintenance of the instruments. Each instrument will be inscribed with the words, “In memory of Helen Price.”

Guardian Scholars Fund
The Board approved funding to support 10 emancipated foster youth attending San Diego State University for the 2011-12 school year. The students are part of San Diego State University’s Guardian Scholars Program, which is designed to make it possible for former foster youth to attend SDSU.

City Heights Public Schools
Grants were given to six City Heights schools, five elementary and one middle school, to support counseling, parent training, and academic support with the goal of improving student achievement.

Vista Community Clinic
A grant was approved for the Vista Community Clinic to purchase furnishings and equipment for the newly constructed women’s center.

Toussaint Youth Villages
A grant was approved to support the Toussaint Youth Villages After Care Program, which provides long-term residential care and a continuum of supportive services for unaccompanied homeless youth. Services are provided until they graduate college, join a military service or have a good job.