September 2016 Grants

Center for Community Solutions
Center for Community Solutions helps victims of relationship and sexual violence achieve safety, justice, and economic stability. They provide the following programs and services: emergency domestic violence shelters, a rape crisis center, 24-hour domestic violence crisis helpline, court accompaniment, forensic examination accompaniment, healthy relationship workshops, as well as legal and counseling services for those affected by domestic violence and sexual assault.  A general operating grant will support their efforts in the Mid-City area of San Diego.

Father Joe’s Villages
Father Joe’s Villages, also known as St. Vincent de Paul, is San Diego’s largest homeless service provider.  They prepare up to 3,000 meals and provide a continuum of care to nearly 1,800 individuals every day—from infants and adolescents to adults and seniors. This general operations grant will support their efforts.

Karen Organization of San Diego
Price Philanthropies awarded a general operating grant to Karen Organization of San Diego. Karen Organization provides social services, benefit enrollment, employment assistance, advocacy, housing support, interpretation, and after-school programs for ethnic minority groups from Burma who reside in San Diego.  They are committed to educational and social enhancement of the groups from Burma, and they aim to be a bridge between refugees from Burma and San Diego’s local community.

Kids’ Turn San Diego
Kids’ Turn San Diego was created in 1996 to bring peace to families who could no longer communicate without conflict.  Programs include: family workshops for separated and divorced families; counseling for children; and support groups.  Price Philanthropies awarded Kids’ Turn a grant for general operating.

License to Freedom
License to Freedom provides mental health services, support groups, legal assistance, self-sufficiency programs, community education and advocacy for refugee/immigrant survivors of domestic violence and those at risk of domestic violence. The majority of their clients are recent refugees and live in the East County. The staff are able to meet the language needs of families and provide interpretation and translation in Farsi, Arabic, Chaldean, and Kurdish. Price Philanthropies awarded a grant for general operating.

People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) works to end homelessness by prioritizing housing while providing customized supportive services for people in need.  They operate Connections Housing in Downtown San Diego, which provides permanent supportive housing, interim housing and supportive services for homeless individuals.  This general operations grant will support their efforts.

San Diego Unified School District – Edison Elementary School
A grant will support an artist residency program that will provide art instruction for TK-5 students in the 2016-17 academic year.

San Diego Unified School District – Rowan Elementary School
A grant will support extended learning interventions to struggling students and provide Focused Collaborative Planning Time to teachers while students participate in high quality art, music, and dance instruction in the 2016-17 academic year.

SAY San Diego (Social Advocates for Youth)
SAY San Diego provides comprehensive services for youth, families and communities including delinquency prevention and juvenile diversion, extended day, after-school programs, health promotion services, school readiness and support, mental health services, child abuse prevention, drug abuse prevention, family support and development, and community development. They also provide advocacy and translation services for refugees and immigrant families.  A general operating grant will support their work in City Heights.