Chula Vista Charitable Foundation Announces 2018 Grants Available

Press Release from The San Diego Foundation

August 7, 2017 – San Diego, CA – Chula Vista Charitable Foundation (CVCF), an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, today announced a call for Letters of Intent from nonprofit organizations. In its 8th grant cycle, CVCF invites nonprofit organizations and agencies to submit a letter of intent for programs that strengthen the Chula Vista community through workforce development and job training.

Letters of Intent can focus on a broad range of programs that support job growth and development in Chula Vista. Examples of program areas include but are not limited to job creation, job training, leadership development and career support services.

Eligible nonprofit organizations serving Chula Vista may submit Letters of Intent for programs of $5,000 up to $55,000. Programs should be practical, achievable within a 12-month time frame, and have prospects for long-term sustainability. Grant guidelines are available here.

The deadline for Letters of Intent is August 28, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Notifications to qualified nonprofits selected to submit a full application will be made no later than September 20, 2017.

For more information about the Chula Vista grant cycle, contact Lisa Moctezuma at lisamoctezuma@hotmail.com.

About the Chula Vista Charitable Foundation & the Regional Affiliate Program

The Regional Affiliate program, including the Chula Vista Charitable 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 700 members, established endowments of more than $4 million overall, and granted more than $4.4 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 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 now and forever.

Contacts

Vince Heald, Beck Ellman Heald, 858-453-9600, vheald@behmedia.com
Justin Nunez, The San Diego Foundation, 619-235-2300, justin@sdfoundation.org