October 1, 2019 – San Diego, CA – Chula Vista Charitable Foundation (CVCF), an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, today announced a call for grant applications from nonprofit organizations. In its 10th grant cycle, CVCF invites organizations and agencies to submit proposals for human services programs related to our aging community, arts and culture programs, or a creative blend of the two focus areas.

Eligible nonprofit organizations serving Chula Vista may submit proposals for programs up to $60,000. Programs should be practical, achievable within a 12-month time frame, and have prospects for long-term sustainability. Grant guidelines are available here.

As part of the grant process, CVCF will also be hosting an informational grant workshop for interested organizations. The free, voluntary event will be held on Wednesday, October 9 at 1:00pm at the South County Economic Development Council (780 Bay Blvd., Suite 204, Chula Vista, CA 91910). Interested individuals are encouraged to RSVP to Estela Mitrani at estelam@sdfoundation.org by October 4.

Organizations can access the grant application here. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, November 5 at 5:00pm. For more information about the Chula Vista online application, visit www.sdfoundation.org/grants or contact  Kerri Favela at kerri@sdfoundation.org.


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 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.


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

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