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2015: By The Numbers

Community Impact


Scholarships Awarded


NPOs Received Grants



Given in Grants


Grants Awarded



In Total Assets


In Endowment

"An endowment benefits your organization because it stabilizes your organization. "
Kevin Barnard President, The Escondido
Creek Conservancy

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