May 2015 Grants

Center for Community Solutions
A general operating grant will support Center for Community Solutions (CCS), a non-profit that helps victims of relationship and sexual violence. CCS operates San Diego’s only rape crisis center and provides emergency domestic violence shelters and legal counseling.

Community Clinics
General operating grants to San Diego Family Care, La Maestra Family Clinic, and Family Health Centers of San Diego will enhance medical care in City Heights. Each organization operates multiple non-profit community clinics in City Heights, including at selected public schools.

San Diego City College Foundation
A grant to San Diego City College, a two year community college, to support its scholarship fund.

San Diego Civic Youth Ballet
A general operations grant will support the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet’s classical ballet school in Balboa Park. The grant will specifically support the outreach program which brings ballet instruction to more than 500 children on public school campuses.

San Diego Justice Foundation
A grant will support the seventh annual Passport to Life Career and Education Expo, which brings more than 900 youth currently on probation to City College to learn and get motivated to attend college and start a career path. Up to 75 employers and recruiters attend the event.

San Diego Opera Association
A general operating grant was approved to support the San Diego Opera. Founded in 1950, the San Diego Opera has an extensive education and outreach program, bringing the arts to more than 100,000 schoolchildren annually in San Diego County and Northern Mexico.

San Diego Repertory Theatre
A grant will support the Project Discovery Education program at the San Diego Repertory Theatre.

Serving Seniors
A general operations grant will support the Serving Seniors program and a companion grant will go to the Potiker City Heights Residence emergency fund. Serving Seniors has provided housing, meals, and support services for seniors for more than 40 years.

Stand Down
More than 3,000 volunteers come together under the direction of Veterans Village of San Diego over a three day period to provide social services, housing placement, and healthcare to help homeless veterans get off the streets and make a better life for themselves. A grant will underwrite a portion of the costs to host the expected 800 plus military veterans attending Stand Down.