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2015 Pooled Fund Awards: $254,000

ARMED SERVICES YMCA AT CAMP PENDLETON
Expansion of Mommy and Me preschool--$41,000
www.camppendletonasymca.org 
Program has a dual purpose--facilitating kindergarten readiness in preschoolers as they prepare for elementary school and helping parents create a positive parent/child relationship, continue the educational process at home, and reduce the hardships of a military lifestyle by networking with other parents.

Just in time for foster youth

Expansion of Financial Horizons for Young Women to North County--$25,000

www.jitfosteryouth.org 

Program focuses on self-development and career guidance, including significant engagement with female mentors.  2-yr program offers 1-on-1 guidance from Financial Fitness Advisor, Monthly training in Financial Management and a Matched savings program.


MAMA's kitchen

Breast Cancer Outreach Project--$25,000

www.mamaskitchen.org 

Program delivers 100% nutritious meals daily to SD women (and their families) afflicted by breast cancer to improve their health and medication effectivenesss as well as prevent hunger in their at risk children.

 

SAN DIEGO PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION

AWARE Program--$25,000

www.supportmylibrary.org

Program to identify and help sex trafficking victims.

   

SAN DIEGO RESCUE MISSION

Expansion of transitional housing to women with children--$50,000

www.sdrescue.org 

“Transitional Housing Program” prepares homeless women to reach goal of living independent, productive lives by addressing their physical, mental, emotional,

and practical needs through this period.  Expansion of the core program also serve women with children; next phase will serve 52 women and children.

 

SOUTHERN CAREGIVER RESOURCE CENTER

To hire full-time clinician for Operation Family Caregiver--$45,000

www.caregivercenter.org

Providing education and outreach designed to help caregivers overcome barriers that impede access to vital mental health and supportive services. Second, connecting families to an evidence based in‐home program that uses the “FOCUS” model to improve the caregiver’s ability to use problem solving skills to lower depression, health complaints and enhance their well‐being. 


VetERANS ASSOCIATION OF NORTH COUNTY (VANC)

Career Transition Assistance Program--$43,000

www.vancnorthcounty.org 

Program (CTAP) identifies a professional career goal based on individual skills, aptitudes and interests. Resume writing skills yield two resumes targeting two+ positions within a desired career. Each candidate learns how to network professionally, submit a relevant cover letter and undergo interviews in a professional, confident business manner.


2014 Pooled Fund Awards: $258,000

Big brothers and big sisters of San Diego County

Beyond School Walls Program--$25,000

www.sdbigs.org 

Program connects middle and high-school aged youth to adult mentors in a corporate or university setting, “Bigs” (adult mentors) will meet “Littles” (at risk youth) twice per month for 1.5 hours, throughout the academic year.  

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of GREATER San Diego

Club K Program--$25,000

www.sdyouth.org

Program offers parents of young children who lack the resources to provide care during the after school hours by giving them the peace of mind that their children will be well cared for after school under the guidance of caring professionals in an academically and socially enriching environment.

   

CASA DE AMISTAD

Parents in Action Program--$15,000

www.casadeamistad.org 

Program provides general parenting skills, skills to communicate with teachers and school staff, and training on the Aeries system, which the schools use to track academic progress. 

 

CECILY'S CLOSET

Medical Equipment, Belly Bands and Room Makeover Program--$30,000

www.cecilyscloset.org  

Program recycles durable medical equipment to families of children with developmental disabilities. They make and send fabric BELLY BANDS for children with feeding tubes, to protect those feeding tubes from being displaced.  They provide room makeovers for children with severe disabilities, who have to spend significant amounts of time in their rooms. All these services are provided FREE to the families.

 

EMILIO NARES FOUNDATION

General Support--$20,000

www.enf.org 

Funding provides general operating support, which will contribute to programs that support mostly lowincome families whose children are battling cancer through lifesaving transportation to treatment, healthy nutrition, special teeshirts for comfort during chemotherapy treatment, and a host of legal, financial and social services counseling. 

 

MIRACOSTA COLLEGE FOUNDATION

Machinist Technology Program--$23,000

www.miracosta.edu 

Funds will be used for the purchase of a manual mill ($13,700) and a manual lathe ($7,800) and $1,500 of indirect costs. Our grant will enable 20% more people to participate in the program. 

 

NEW HAVEN YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES

Sustainable Community Youthworks Program--$30,000

www.nehavenyfs.org 

Program will blend service activities, with an academic curriculum. The program will include seminars and labs (Home Energy Rating System, Weatherization and Civics), community service projects and a final presentation.  The grant will go towards purchasing a utility truck for transportation of the students to the service projects. 

 

NORTH COUNTY LIFELINE

Life Achievement Centers Program--$35,000

www.nclifeline.org 

Program helps individuals become selfsufficient and not dependent on the government for welfare programs. LAC’s handle employment coaching, income coaching, financial coaching) and much more.  In addition to the full time staff, professional volunteers donate their time for counseling, financial coaching etc. 

 

OUTDOOR OUTREACH

After School Adventure Club--$30,000

www.outdooroutreach.org 

Program offers participants the opportunity to attend over 20 outdoor outings, including: surfing, rock climbing, kayaking, snorkeling, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, and backpacking. The majority of youth have little or no prior exposure to the outdoors. The participants are also taught environmental stewardship.

 

SAN DIEGO SECOND CHANCE

Job Readiness Program--$25,000

www.secondchanceprogram.org 

Program is an intense, four-week, 160-hour courseAfter graduation, the individual receives help in resume preparation, job placement, and is encouraged to use the various services such as mental health Follow-up case management continues for two years.


Rancho Santa Fe Women’s Fund  |  established in 2004  |  tax #95-3709639
162 S. Rancho Santa Fe Road, Suite B30, Encinitas, CA   92024

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