Grant Opportunities: October 2015

Grantmaking Opportunities

San Ysidro Community Foundation Grantmaking

The San Ysidro Community Foundation is pleased to announce its first ever grant making cycle. The organization welcomes nonprofits and programs serving San Ysidro to submit applications for projects that bring people together to improve the quality of life within the San Ysidro, Nestor and Otay Mesa communities.

Applicants may request between $1,000 and $7,000. Consideration will be given to projects that demonstrate collaborative efforts with other organizations, and are sustainable and highly visible in the community. Projects must be achievable within a 12-month timeframe.

The deadline for submitting a completed application is November 16, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

Carlsbad Charitable Foundation Grantmaking

The Carlsbad Charitable Foundation encourages local schools, nonprofits and public agencies to apply for a grant during its ninth annual grant cycle. The goal of the 2015-2016 grant cycle is to support programs in both the areas of Health and Human Services and Arts and Culture. Ideal projects will leverage creative solutions to engage citizens in Carlsbad needs.

Applicants must request a minimum of $7,500. Emphasis will be placed on projects that prioritize collaborative efforts with other organizations, and are achievable within a 12-month period. Programs must also have prospects for long-term sustainability.

The deadline for submitting a completed application is January 8, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

4S Ranch–Del Sur Community Foundation Grantmaking

The 4S Ranch–Del Sur Community Foundation invites nonprofits to apply for grant funding in its ninth annual grant cycle. The goal of the 2015-2016 grant cycle is to fund programs that emphasize science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) within the 4S Ranch and Del Sur regions.

Applicants may request between $1,000 and $10,000. Priority will be given to projects that demonstrate collaborative efforts with other organizations, and are achievable within a 12-month period. Programs must also have prospects for long-term sustainability.

Deadline for submitting a completed application is Monday, December 21, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

Chula Vista Charitable Foundation Grantmaking

The Chula Vista Charitable Foundation encourages nonprofit organizations and public agencies to apply for a grant during its sixth annual grant cycle. The Foundation will be accepting proposals for projects that address the well-being of individuals, families and special populations within Chula Vista and meet a timely Human Service need. Ideal projects will optimize the impact on those people that live, work and play in the region.

Emphasis will be placed on projects that prioritize collaborative efforts with other organizations, and are achievable within a 12-month period. Programs must also have prospects for long-term sustainability.

The deadline for submitting a completed application is December 1, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.