November 2, 2020 – San Diego, CA – Oceanside Charitable Foundation (OCF), an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, today announced its annual call for grant applications. In its 13th grant cycle, OCF invites nonprofit organizations and agencies to submit proposals that promote and foster inclusion among students in Oceanside.

Successful applications will outline innovative projects that support and promote diversity and inclusion by acquainting and integrating students in grades 5 through 10 with each other and the diverse community around them. Eligible nonprofit organizations serving Oceanside may submit proposals of $5,000 to $25,000. Additionally, projects should be practical, achievable within a 12-month time frame, and have prospects for long-term sustainability. Grant guidelines and the online application are available here.

For program questions, please contact Estela Mitrani at For technical questions about the application, contact Kerri Favela at The deadline for submissions is December 2.

About the Oceanside Charitable Foundation & the Regional Affiliate Program

The Regional Affiliate program, including the Oceanside 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.