Congratulations to our 2023-24 Grant Recipients! 

Building Friendships Through Philanthropy

Center for Community Solutions (CCS) — $50,000

Center for Community Solutions (CCS) — $50,000 Supporting Children and Families in Domestic Violence Shelters During a Time of Crisis Program Description: Center for Community Solutions’ mission is to end relationship and sexual violence by being a catalyst for caring communities and social justice. We requested funds from the RSFWF to support our two North […]

Girls on the Run San Diego (GOTRSD) — $13,500

Girls on the Run San Diego (GOTRSD) — $13,500 Girls on the Run Program Description: Girls on the Run is a nationwide after- school social/emotional learning program that is made accessible to all girls in grades 3-8 regardless of athletic ability and fitness level. It provides these girls with an opportunity to participate in a life-changing program and gain […]

Operation HOPE-North County — $34,500

Operation HOPE-North County — $34,500 HOPE for Youth in Shelter Program Description: The purpose for the HOPE for Youth in Shelter Program is for every child who comes through the program to be able to thrive in a safe and supportive environment. Together, with the support of our staff and community partners, we focus on the key […]

Interfaith Community Services — $19,120.37

Interfaith Community Services — $19,120.37 Transitional Youth Academy (TYA) Program Description: Transitional Youth Academy (TYA) empowers high school youth from low-income households, and their families to close the opportunity gaps by providing intensive student engagement, academic support, and access to comprehensive wrap-around services in the North San Diego County region. With funding from the Rancho […]

Outdoor Outreach — $32,000

Outdoor Outreach — $32,000 Outdoor Outreach Leadership Program Program Description: Outdoor Outreach’s Leadership Program provides nature-based job training, early employment, and youth-led advocacy opportunities for young adults from low-income communities and communities that have been historically impacted by social inequities. This program addresses the challenges of youth unemployment, mental health and resilience, and park equity. Our objectives for the 2020-21 year included […]

Fresh Start Surgical Gifts — $25,000

Fresh Start Surgical Gifts — $25,000 Surgery Weekend Program Program Description: Funds were used to provide reconstructive and plastic surgery for disadvantaged children and teens at no cost to the patients or their families. These children/teens have significant afflictions which are affecting their lives, whether congenital or due illness, accidents or abuse. By providing this […]

Armed Services YMCA Camp Pendleton — $50,000

Armed Services YMCA Camp Pendleton — $50,000 Armed Services YMCA Fisher Children’s Center Program Description:  Armed Services YMCA Camp Pendleton Fisher Children’s Center provides quality child care for military children and families by bolstering our staff training and improving our curricula. The specific program objectives were 1) to enable 100% of our staff to be compliant with the educational, […]

Travis Manion Foundation — $20,000

Travis Manion Foundation — $20,000 Serving San Diego Youth Through Character and Leadership Education Project Description:  The purpose of this grant award was to support Travis Manion Foundation’s  Character Does Matter (CDM) program in San Diego,  CA. TMF’s Character Does Matter program is an ongoing veteran-led youth development program that trains military Veteran Mentors to […]

ArtReach San Diego — $19,120.57

ArtReach San Diego — $19,120.57 Art for All: Free visual arts program for Title 1 Schools Project Description: The Visual Arts Program was devised to provide intentional and engaging free visual arts classes and supplies to nurture the creative spirit, academic achievement, and social-emotional well-being for 3,941 kindergarten through fifth-grade students at Title I schools […]

T.E.R.I., Inc. — $40,000

T.E.R.I., Inc. — $40,000 Vocational Training for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Program Description: This program teaches essential workplace skills to low-income people with disabilities, helping them to build marketable skills for future employment. Specific program objectives were to provide vocational training to 175 individuals with disabilities, with measured improvement inthe training goals set. […]