December 6, 2013 – San Diego, CA – The 4SRanch~Del Sur Community Foundation (4SCF), an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, has released its 2014 Grant Guidelines.

In its seventh grants cycle, the foundation will make grants to help catalyze greater civic leadership, engagement, and volunteerism within the community while meeting community needs in the areas of arts, culture and technology. Applicants for funding this year must include a component in their proposal that measures enhanced civic engagement or significantly builds and measures increased leadership capacity.

“This year, we’re teaming up with eight of the other affiliate foundations to focus our grantmaking efforts on civic engagement and community involvement,” said Tanny Joyce, chair of the foundation. “It is a great opportunity to have a county-wide impact while continuing to support the unique needs of the 4S Ranch and Del Sur communities.”

What: 2014 Grant Guidelines and Grant Seekers Forum
Who: Nonprofit organizations serving 4S Ranch and Del Sur
How: Grant guidelines and application instructions can be found here. MyCommunity registration can be completed at
When: MyCommunity registration must be completed by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15, 2014.. Applications are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 20, 2014.


Grant Seekers Forum

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Shay Realtors Community Hub
10550 Craftsman Way, Ste. 184
San Diego, CA, 92127

RSVP by emailing or calling (619) 764-8602.

Questions: For questions concerning the grant guidelines, contact Trudy Armstrong at or (619) 764-8602.

For technical questions about the application, contact Sadie Brinton at or (619) 814-1381.

About The 4SRanch-Del Sur Community Foundation
The 4SRanch-Del Sur Foundation is part of a network of local affiliates of The San Diego Foundation, each serving the unique needs of communities throughout the region. To date, the foundation has granted more $94,000 and raised more than $75,000 in a permanent endowment fund that will serve the community’s needs in perpetuity. To join the 4SRanch-Del Sur Community Foundation, or get more information, please call Trudy Armstrong at (619) 764-8602, or e-mail

About The San Diego Foundation
Founded in 1975, The San Diego Foundation’s purpose is to promote and increase effective and responsible charitable giving. The Foundation manages more than $635 million in assets, almost half of which reside in permanent endowment funds that extend the impact of today’s gifts to future generations. Since its inception, The Foundation has granted more than $846 million to the San Diego region’s nonprofit community. For additional information, please visit The San Diego Foundation at

Trudy Armstrong (, (619) 764-8602
Heather Back (, (619) 235-2300