Congratulations to our 2023-24 Grant Recipients! 

Building Friendships Through Philanthropy

Canine Companions

Canine Companions — $50,000 Team Training Program Description: Canine Companions pairs individuals who have physical and/or developmental disabilities, such as hearing loss, PTSD, autism spectrum disorder, muscular dystrophy, and cerebral palsy, with service dogs. These service dogs give the gift of independence and can improve the health and well-being of those living with disabilities, allowing […]

The Elizabeth Hospice

The Elizabeth Hospice — $25,000 Children’s Bereavement Program Program Description: The Children’s Bereavement Program provides grief support to vulnerable children ages 3-17 in San Diego County and Southwest Riverside County. It is the region’s only resource offering a comprehensive program specializing in children’s grief. They offer children a welcoming and safe space to receive grief […]

Promises2Kids

Promises2Kids — $50,000 Ensure Every Foster Child Has Access to Education and a Career Path Program Description: Through their Guardian Scholars program, Promises2Kids provides individualized and group support designed to help current and former foster youth graduate from high school and focus on post-secondary school life.  They are counseled and supported in their choice of […]

North Coast Repertory Theater

North Coast Repertory Theatre — $15,000 Theater School Scholarships Program Description: The Theater School at North Coast Repertory Theatre offers classes, productions, and summer camps to approximately 2,000 North County students, ages 4-19, annually. 100% of the requested $15,000 went towards their Theatre School Scholarship program, which waives the cost of class/camp tuition and production […]

Kids’ Turn San Diego

Kids’ Turn San Diego — $45,900 Creating Brighter Futures for Children Project Program Description: Kids’ Turn San Diego strives to empower children and teens to articulate their thoughts and feelings about their family situations, teach them coping skills and educate them that their parents’ behavior is not their fault or responsibility. In addition, they work […]

GenerateHope

GenerateHope — $50,000 GenerateHope Recovery and Transition Programs Program Description: GenerateHope provides a long-term, comprehensive housing and recovery program for young women ages 18 and above who have been sexually trafficked so that they can recover from the complex trauma, develop new social, educational, and vocational strengths, then reintegrate into society and walk powerfully into […]

Foundation for Women Warriors

Foundation for Women Warriors (F4WW) — $50,000 Women Veteran Transition and Emergency Services Program Description: The Women Veteran Transition and Emergency Services program provides women veterans with short-term, critical financial assistance and fiscal wellness education.  In addition, it connects them to necessary community services and resources allowing them to navigate life’s obstacles and make successful […]

Community Resource Center (CRC)

Community Resource Center (CRC) — $50,000 CRC Domestic Violence Transitional Housing Units Interior Remodeling Program Description: Originally formed to address homelessness and hunger in the community, Community Resource Center now offers extensive programs that facilitate the safety, stability, and self-sufficiency of low-income and episodically homeless households, including domestic violence victims. The $50,000 grant from the […]

Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego

Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego — $50,000 Rachel’s Women’s Center Program Description: Rachel’s Women’s Center is a critical shelter for homeless women in San Diego to receive respite and trauma-informed care and services. It serves approximately 100-120 women daily and is a peer-support social model environment in which one woman models behavior and provides […]

Assistance League of San Dieguito

Assistance League of Rancho San Dieguito — $15,000 Operation School Bell Program Description: The primary objective of Operation School Bell (OSB) is to provide clothing and shoes to students from low-income families. A secondary aim of the program is to create a family-centric experience that provides a learning opportunity for managing and maximizing the purchasing […]