February 2015 Grants

A Reason to Survive (ARTS)
A general operating grant was approved for the A Reason to Survive (ARTS) program. ARTS is a non-profit that uses art and creativity to transform the lives of kids facing adversity.

Do Good Jamaica
Price Philanthropies is providing in-kind support of merchandise, specifically school supplies and educational materials, to the Do Good Jamaica non-profit and its “Crayons Count” program. The program provides materials to the country’s approximately 130,000 preschool students in 2,500 early childhood centers.

Guardian Scholars Program
A grant will support San Diego State University (SDSU) students enrolled in the Guardian Scholars Program during the 2014/2015 academic year. The program provides scholarships and academic and social support to students transitioning out of the foster care system while attending SDSU.

International Medical Alliance of Tennessee
An in-kind donation will support the IMA of Tennessee to provide medical care to residents living along the borders of the Dominican Republic and Haiti where medical care is virtually non-existent.

Jewish Family Services
A grant will support the capital campaign to purchase new equipment for the new Client Choice Food Pantry. Unlike the existing Hand Up Youth Food Pantry which makes available one size fits all food baskets, the new Client Choice Food Pantry will allow clients to personally select food and hygiene products that are most appropriate for their cultural and dietary needs.

North County Community Services
A general operating grant will support the North County Food Bank’s mission to provide food to low income families suffering from food insecurity. The food bank serves more than 250,000 individuals in the north county of San Diego.

Youth Tennis San Diego
A general operations grant to Youth Tennis San Diego whose purpose is to promote the educational, physical, and social development of youth through organized tennis. The program serves 140 students at seven City Heights schools.