4SRanch~Del Sur Community Foundation Announces Grants Available to Strengthen Health, Well-Being and Safety in the Community

Press Release from The San Diego Foundation

October 28, 2019 – San Diego, CA – The 4SRanch~Del Sur Community Foundation (4SCF), an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, today announced its annual call for grant applications. In its 13th grant cycle, 4SCF invites nonprofit organizations and agencies to submit proposals for projects that address the health, well-being, safety and self-sufficiency of individuals and families in the 4S Ranch and Del Sur communities.

To achieve the greatest impact, 4SCF will fund programs that involve collaborative efforts, specifically those bringing together a variety of stakeholders. Examples may include programs that address such issues as the prevention and/or treatment of substance abuse, or health-related initiatives that promote civic engagement and increased involvement in the community.

Eligible nonprofit organizations serving 4S Ranch and Del Sur may submit proposals for up to $7,500. Additionally, projects should be practical, achievable within a 12-month time frame, and have prospects for long-term sustainability. Grant guidelines are available here.

For program questions, please contact Trudy Armstrong at trudy@sdfoundation.org. For technical questions about the online application , contact Kerri Favela at kerri@sdfoundation.org. The deadline for submissions is December 18.

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About the 4SRanch~Del Sur Community Foundation & the Regional Affiliate Program

The Regional Affiliate Program, including the 4SRanch~Del Sur Community Foundation, was established by The San Diego Foundation to create a regional network of affiliate foundations by leveraging local leadership, building endowments, increasing impactful philanthropy, and promoting civic engagement. Affiliates reside in Carlsbad, Chula Vista, Escondido, La Jolla, Oceanside, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, and 4S Ranch-Del Sur. The Regional Affiliate program has exceeded 1,000 members, established endowments of more than $5 million overall, and granted more than $6 million in total to nonprofit organizations throughout the region.

About The San Diego Foundation

The San Diego Foundation maximizes the impact of your charitable giving. We mobilize philanthropic resources to advance quality of life, increase social impact and champion civic engagement. For more than 40 years, The Foundation and our donors have granted more than $1.1 billion to grow a vibrant San Diego region. Learn more on our website, and consider a donation to the Fund for the Future Endowment which supports San Diego community needs for good, forever.

Contacts

Vince Heald, Beck Ellman Heald, 858-453-9600, vheald@behmedia.com

Justin Nunez, The San Diego Foundation, 336-254-7056, justin@sdfoundation.org