Each year our membership discusses and chooses areas of focus within the non-profit sector. The selected cycle runs Aug-May each year. The focus areas for the 2020/2021 cycle are:
In August each year, those organizations that serve a community in the one of the areas of focus are invited to send us their Letter of Intent (LOI). These organizations must reside in San Diego County and the proposed project must be aligned with at least one of the following criteria:
- Children/Youth: including at-risk youth/teens, foster children and other infant/childhood development issues.
- Education/Economic Development: including tutoring, college transition, job training and placement for all ages.
Click on The Grant Process to learn about the season timelines and procedures. The Past Grantees gives you a glimpse at the organizations we've funded in the past.
- It responds to an urgent or critical need
- It is a BOLD new venture
- It has new approach to time-worn problem