Congratulations to our 2023-24 Grant Recipients! 

Building Friendships Through Philanthropy

Over the past twenty years, the Women's Fund has supported 165 projects through grants totaling over $5.7 million

Our grant committees thoroughly vet all grant applications prior to submitting them to membership for approval.

Congratulations to the 2023-24 Grant Awardees listed below to whom we awarded $500,000

AMVETS Dept of California Service Foundation
Center for Community Solutions

Gayle Gillies Mize Award Recipient

Elementary Institute of Science
Interfaith Community Services
Just in Time for Foster Youth
Homes Start, Inc.
Meals on Wheels Greater San Diego
Project Next
San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program
Voices for Children
Voices for Children

Our vetting process continues after the award to ensure our members funds are well utilized. Following the anniversary of the receipt of the grant funds, all grantees are required to submit a summary report detailing the use of the funds, as well as their successes/challenges and their future plans for the program.

Read the reports below from our 2021-22 Awardees as to the impact of our support in our community.

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

Read More »

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

Read More »


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

Read More »

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

Read More »

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

Read More »


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

Read More »

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

Read More »

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

Read More »

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

Read More »

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

Read More »