June 2015 Grants

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
A five-year matching grant to support the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a nonpartisan research and policy institute in Washington, D.C. The Center’s focus is federal and state policies to reduce poverty and to provide safety net programs for middle and low income individuals and families.

A three year general operations grant will support and enhance investigative reporting in San Diego through iNewsource, a data-driven, nonprofit news organization.

KPBS is San Diego’s public broadcasting station. Located on the campus of San Diego State University, KPBS provides public interest programming via television, radio, and the internet. A general operations grant was approved to be paid over the next three years.

Voices for Children
Voices for Children operates the CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) program in San Diego. A grant will provide operational support for the Early Assignment Program which matches adult volunteer advocates with children placed in the foster care system. CASA’s act as the eyes and ears for juvenile court judges in the home and support the best interests of the child.