Your donation to the San Diego COVID-19 Community Response Fund will help San Diegans and local organizations most affected by coronavirus, including low-income workers, families, and vulnerable communities and populations.



Boys & Girls Club of North County – $10,000 to provide scholarships for care of children from essential worker families

Child Development Associates, Inc.$16,500,000 to support at-risk populations and essential workers with childcare vouchers and services. To assist childcare providers with staffing, supplies, mortage and rental assistance, business resilience and capital improvements for outdoor areas

Lawrence Family Jewish Community Centers of San Diego County – $25,000 to support COVID-19 compliance of childcare center serving first responders and medical personnel

Logan Heights Community Development Corporation – $27,000 to support for preschool operation and expansion

YMCA of San Diego County – $17,500,000 to support at-risk populations and essential workers with childcare vouchers and services. To assist childcare providers with staffing, supplies, mortage and rental assistance, business resilience and capital improvements for outdoor areas. To provide summer camps for youth from low-income families and camp scholarships

Digital Divide

Barrio Logan College Institute – $24,000 to provide computers and internet access to students & staff to continue classwork

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Marcos – $25,000 for technology, virtual programming and meal service

Boys to Men Mentoring Network, Inc. – $10,000 for development of virtual training and mentoring services to support at-risk, fatherless and disconnected boys age 12-17

Classroom of the Future$650,000 for high school district distance learning in South, North and East Counties

Computers 2 Kids, San Diego – $175,000 for laptops, tablets and other technology for students

Elementary Institute of Science – $50,000 to provide education interventions for children in the Lincoln cluster

Girls Inc. of San Diego County – $10,000 to provide online access and support for general, STEM and wellness programs

Groundwork San Diego – $40,000 for online supplemental STEM curriculum to overcome learning loss and increase resiliency of middle school students in Encanto

Kumeyaay Community College – $50,000 for technology, online cultural education and assistance with college readiness

La Colonia de Eden Gardens — $20,000 to develop a community of parents dedicated to their children’s education and confident in navigating and supporting their education journey by offering culturally competent native language education and resources

National University – $25,000 to provide online learning programs for high school and college students

Parent Institute for Quality Education – $100,000 to provide multi-lingual, digital educational resources for children and families

Reality Changers$75,000 to provide funding for virtual college readiness curriculum and tutoring

San Diego Community College District – $70,000 to provide computers to District 4 students

San Diego County Community College District Consortium (via San Diego Community College District) – $500,000 for laptops and tablets for use by economically disadvantaged students

San Diego County Office of Education – $3,000,000 to provide more than 4,300 students and their families from 19 different school districts and charter schools internect connectivity for distance learning

San Diego Futures Foundation – $50,000 to supply computers to low-income students

San Diego Oasis – $120,000 for flexible resources to increase online connectivity and wellness activities for isolated seniors

San Diego Public Library Foundation – $20,000 for online programming, resources and e‐books for children and teens

San Diego Unified School District – $700,000 to provide hotspots and internet connectivity for 3,000+ low-income students and their families

San Diego Young Artists Music Academy – $15,000 to offer music-focused distance learning programs that help students struggling with depression and social isolation

Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association – $100,000 to provide hardware and internet for schoolwork, healthcare and employment

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Financial Assistance

Access Youth Academy – $25,000 to provide flexible resources for low-income students and their families

The Alabaster Jar Project – $5,000 to support services for survivors of human trafficking

Alliance for African Assistance – $20,000 for consultation, support and/or assistance with utility bills

Alliance San Diego – $50,000 for flexible resources for immigrants ineligible for government relief programs

Alpha Project for the Homeless$100,000 for emergency assistance with rapid rehousing and supportive housing

American Red Cross – $60,000 for disaster relief and blood supply assistance for local hospitals

Amigas Punto Com – $5,000 to support Hispanic women, youth and families overcoming domestic violence

Asian Business Association of San Diego$25,000 for flexible resources to provide assistance to small businesses

Big Sister League of San Diego – $15,000 to provide flexible resources for safety, food, and trauma-informed care for women in residential facilities

Big Table – $250,000 for food security and financial assistance to laid-off hospitality employees

Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition – $25,000 to remove victims of human trafficking from dangerous environments and provide them with emergency housing, medical care, food, education and a pathway forward

Casa de Amparo – $60,000 to provide flexible resources for current and former foster youth

Casa Familiar$20,000 for bilingual assistance with unemployment applications, referrals and long-term case management

Center for Community Solutions  – $125,000 for flexible resources for shelter and other essential needs of survivors of relationship and sexual violence

Center on Policy Initiatives – $100,000 to provide flexible resources to serve senior, disabled, indigenous, immunocompromised and undocumented populations in Southeast San Diego and South Bay

Central San Diego Black Chamber of Commerce – $125,000 to provide flexible resources and assistance to small businesses

Cesar Chavez Service Clubs  – $50,000 for 1:1 match for emergency relief, including financial and food assistance

Chicano Federation – $50,000 to provide services to residents in Chicano Federation-owned facilities

City Heights Community Development Corporation – $100,000 for homelessness prevention

College Futures Foundation – $200,000 to provide emergency assistance for undocumented students and former foster youth

Community HousingWorks  – $100,000 to provide flexible resources for residents of affordable housing

Community Resource Center – $100,000 to provide housing, social services and domestic violence programs for San Diegans experiencing homelessness

Crisis House – $35,000 for homelessness prevention and family stabilization

Elder Law & Advocacy – $20,000 to protect the health and well-being of long-term care residents with advocacy, public awareness and education

Emilio Nares Foundation – $25,000 to provide COVID-19 compliant transportation to healthcare for immune-compromised children

Family Health Centers of San Diego – $100,000 for flexible resources for healthcare workers experiencing financial hardship

Father Joe’s Villages – $60,000 for supporting the needs of San Diegans experiencing homelessness

Foundation for Women Warriors – $25,000 for stable housing and childcare for women veterans and their children

Free to Thrive – $100,000 for legal and financial assistance for survivors of human trafficking

GenerateHope – $10,000 for flexible resources for food, hygiene and safety for female survivors of sex trafficking

Habitat for Humanity – $100,000 to provide flexible resources and housing stability for San Diegans experiencing job/income loss

Heartbeat Music & Performing Arts Academy – $7,500 to provide music and dance traning to District 4 youth

Hispanic Chamber of E-Commerce$25,000 for flexible resources to provide assistance to small businesses

Home Start – $100,000 for food, healthcare and financial assistance for its county-wide client base

Interfaith Community Services – $100,000 for individualized support, including emergency food packages, shelter, medical services and other critical assistance

Interfaith Shelter Network of San Diego – $50,000 to provide flexible resources for housing and safe environments

Inter Tribal Long Term Recovery Foundation – $50,000 to provide flexible resources to tribal low-wage individuals, families and communities in financial distress, and to provide students with computers and software

Jewish Family Services – $100,000 for flexible resources to aid immigrants and refugees through the Rapid Response Network

Just in Time for Foster Youth – $50,000 to provide flexible resources for transition age foster youth

Karen Organization – $25,000 to provide flexible resources to aid immigrants and refugees

Labor’s Training & Community Development Alliance (via Employee Rights Center) – $75,000 to provide flexible resources for basic needs and financial assistance for low-income families and immigrants

Labor’s Training & Community Development Alliance (via United Taxi Works of San Diego) – $25,000 for multi-lingual access to emergency relief for African immigrants

License to Freedom – $50,000 for homelessness prevention

MANA de San Diego – $100,000 for flexible resources to assist high school students and families with basic needs and schoolwork

Metropolitan Area Advisory Committee (MAAC) – $100,000 to provide low-income families, seniors and immigrants with food assistance, essential living expenses and support for other emergent needs

Mid-City CAN (via Mission Edge) – $75,000 for flexible resource and community outreach to protect the health and safety of transportaton workers and riders

Monarch School  – $100,000 to provide flexible resources for homeless students

No Silence No Violence – $20,000 to provide flexible resources for women living under the threat of domestic violence

North County LGBTQ Resource Center$75,000 to provide flexible resources for low-income, LGBTQ youth and adults

North County Lifeline – $100,000 for increasing capacity for tele-health support for families and individuals in need and for providing rental and living expenses for vulnerable San Diegans receiving assistance from North County Lifeline

Operation Homefront – $25,000 to provide flexible resources for veteran and military families facing financial hardship

Partnership for Advancement of New Americans – $400,000 for flexible resources to aid refugee families

PATH (People Assisting the Homeless) – $50,000 to provide food assistance for people with chronic medical conditions living in interim housing

Paving Great Futures – $5,000 for operational support

Pillars of the Community – $35,000 to provide flexible resources and referrals for formerly incarcerated San Diegans

Promises 2 Kids – $150,000 to provide flexible resources for current and former foster youth

The Salvation Army – $100,000 for rent, utility and transportation assistance for economically vulnerable San Diegans in North County

San Diego Arts + Culture Challenge Initiative (via Mission Edge San Diego) – $225,000 for flexible resources for individual artists/creative workers in financial distress, including historically marginalized Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) artists and creatives

San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – $25,000 to provide flexible resources and assistance to small businesses

San Diego LGBTQ Community Center – $250,000 to provide virtual crisis counseling, support and other essential services such as food, housing and healthcare to the LGBTQ community

San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation – $100,000 to support the Right Recovery: Business Assistance/Anchor Institution Collaborative, assisting small businesses and creating long-term resiliency by building sustainable connections to customers and markets

San Diego Rescue Mission – $60,000 to provide shelter, nutrition and wraparound services to hundreds of students and children who are experiencing homelessness

SAY San Diego – $50,000 to provide food security and housing  stability for low‐income families

Second Chance – $100,000 for flexible resources for formerly incarcerated and justice system-involved youth

Solutions For Change – $100,000 for flexible resources to low-wage families for essential needs, safety and counseling

Somali Family Service – $50,000 for flexible resources and referrals for refugees & immigrants from East Africa and the Middle East

South Bay Community Services – $100,000 for computers for San Diego students and support for homebound children living in shelters, transitional housing, and hotels or motels while awaiting permanent placement

Southwestern College Foundation  – $60,000 for flexible resources to meet essential needs of students living in South Bay

STEP (Support the Enlisted Project) – $25,000 for flexible resources and emergency assistance for the San Diego enlisted community

UNITE HERE! Local 30 – $250,000 for food security and financial assistance to laid-off hospitality employees

United Way of San Diego County – $650,000 for safety net funding for low-wage individuals and families impacted by layoffs and reduced working hours through the Worker Assistance Initiative

Urban League San Diego – $50,000 to provide services to 100 re-entry clients from Los Colinas County and Donavan State Prison, including housing assistance, employment training and food assistance

Vista Community Clinic – $50,000 to provide flexible resources for basic needs and emergency assistance due to loss of income

Wakeland Housing & Development Corporation – $50,000 to provide services to 750 low-income, affordable housing residents throughout San Diego County

Walden Family Services – $50,000 for flexible resources to assist vulnerable youth and families

We All We Got San Diego (via Center for Policy Initiatives) – $24,000 to support non-English speaking families and communities underserved by health and social service systems

Wesley House Student Residence Inc. – $20,000 to assist vulnerable college students with technology access, housing security, food and basic needs

Western Service Workers Association via Partnership for Advancement of New Americans – $15,000 to provide weekly food distribution, utility payment advocacy, and medical service referrals to low-income service workers and families

Worker Relief Initiative (via Mission Edge San Diego) – $844,600 for financial assistance to employees affected by layoffs and reduced working hours

Youth Will (via RISE Urban Leadership Institute of San Diego) – $20,000 to provide capacity building and technical assistance resources

YWCA of San Diego County – $150,000 for flexible resources to address basic needs for young mothers and children experiencing homelessness due to domestic violence

Zero8hundred – $50,000 to support active military members transitioning out of service and veterans with health, wellness, education, employment and basic needs

Food Security

Armed Services YMCA – $50,000 to provide food assistance and safe, social support for junior enlisted military members and families

Bonita Family Resource Center – $20,000 to provide enrollment assistance for Cal Fresh benefits applicants

Borrego Springs Youth & Seniors Center – $14,000 to provide meal delivery for isolated seniors in remote areas of San Diego County

Casa de Amistad – $50,000 for food security, financial and medical assistance, and internet access

Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego – $100,000 for food assistance for low-income families and homebound individuals

Center for Employment Opportunities – $25,000 to provide food assistance and gift cards to formerly incarcerated San Diegans

Community Through Hope – $32,000 for food distribution program supporting seniors with food and toiletry items difficult to obtain from food pantries

Dreams for Change – $20,000 to provide food and hygiene assistance for San Diegans living in their vehicles

ElderHelp of San Diego – $100,000 for seniors in need, especially those who are isolated or home bound with limited access to food, medical services and family support

Episcopal Community Services – $135,000 to provide meals for Head Start and Early Head Start families in southern San Diego

Fallbrook Senior Citizens Service Club – $21,000 to provide meals for seniors living in poverty

Feeding San Diego – $150,000 for hunger relief for seniors, children and low-income families

Feeding San Diego – East County – $ 100,000 to support the mobile pantry program delivering food to rural neighborhoods with high proverty and food deserts, including Alpine, Bonsall, Borrego Springs, Boulevard, Campo, Descanso, Fallbrook, Guatay, Jacumba, Julian, Oceanside, Pauma, Potrero, San Marcos, Shelter Valley & Vista

Feeding the Soul Foundation (via O’side Kitchen Collaborative) – $100,000 to assist with meal production for underserved populations and continued employment for out-of-work restaurant workers

Fourth District Seniors Resource Center – $6,000 for food assistance and safe social interaction for seniors

Heaven’s Windows$10,000 for food assistance in lieu of school meals in East County

I Am My Brother’s Keeper – $50,000 to provide food and PPE distribution to low-to-moderate income families

Imperial Valley Wellness Foundation – $47,167 to provide food assistance for farmworkers and other community members in need

Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank – $500,000 for food assistance

Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank – $200,000 for food security for San Diego Unified School District students, AFL-CIO food distribution efforts and the Imperial Valley Food Bank distributions

Jewish Family Service of San Diego – $120,000 for food and employment assistance, including childcare and hygiene, and to provide meal delivery to seniors unable to leave their homes due to COVID-19 related health concerns

Kitchens for Good – $75,000 to increase meal production for food bank and grab & go distribution

Los Angelitos de Encinitas, Inc. – $25,000 for food assistance

Mama’s Kitchen – $75,000 to provide food security for critically ill San Diegans and their children

Meals on Wheels – $150,000 for supporting increased demand for assistance to quarantined seniors

Neighborhood House Association – $125,000 for food security for seniors and Head Start children served at Neighborhood House Association’s designated locations in underserved communities

Ocean Discovery Institute – $100,000 to provide hot meal service, student mentorship and weekly science activities

Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center/International Community Foundation – $30,000 to provide weekly healthy food packages for National City families

Partnership for a Better San Diego – AFL-CIO – $60,000 to purchase storage, refrigeration and other equipment, and transportation to assist with food security

Ramona Senior Center (via Pacific Educational Facilities) – $15,000 to ensure homebound seniors receive weekly nutritious meals, toiletries and visits

San Diego Fisherman’s Working Group – $55,000 for a pilot program to link sources of fresh seafood and prepared meals to nonprofits and food banks

San Diego Hunger Coalition – $525,000 to support the Hunger Free Kids COVID Response Initiative and increase the capacity and resources available for San Diego County school districts to provide safe, curbside meal assistance to students who, prior to COVID-19, relied on school meal programs for daily meals. To increase the reach and capacity of food distribution systems in SD County

Serving Seniors – $50,000 for expansion of number of meals that are provided to food insecure and quarantined seniors

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church – $25,000 for food assistance for Sudanese and Congolese families; and financial and employment assistance

St. Paul’s PACE – $10,000 to provide meal services and all-inclusive healthcare for low-income seniors suffering from chronic medical conditions

Union of Pan Asian Communities – $20,000 for food for families and children in Southeast San Diego and City Heights

United Services Organizations, Inc. – USO San Diego – $150,000 to provide essential food and product support to active duty military family members across San Diego County, including new drive-thru distribution sites

Urban Youth Collaborative – $10,000 to inform and aid students and families with food security

Via International – $29,000 to support food distribution in the District 4 Promise Zone

Vista Community Clinic – $10,000 to provide food and hygiene items for residents of Oceanside and Vista

Voices of Our City$30,000 for food assistance, case management and emergency financial support

Women’s Resource Center – $50,000 to provide food and financial assistance for San Diegans experiencing assault and violence

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Learning Loss

Boys & Girls Club of Vista – $15,000 to expand access to academic support

Concerned Parents Alliance, Inc. – $35,000 for college-bound programs

Educational Enrichment Systems, Inc. – $17,291 to support the Distance Learning program and supplies, teaching kits and tools for staff and families

Girls Rising – $20,000 to support the Little Sisters mentoring program

Just in Time for Foster Youth – $40,426 to assist transition-age foster youth with stable housing; academic confidence and tutoring resources; access to job opportunities, wage supplements and financial literacy training; reliable transportation; and a network of peer and adult support

Lincoln High School – $30,000 to provide high speed internet access for 100 students

North County Lifeline – $50,000 to support Club Crown Heights’ programs to help children overcome the impacts of COVID-19

Paving Great Futures – $30,000 to provide essential peripheral equipment, transportation to collect equipment, digital literacy for parents, and technical assistance for students and caregivers

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center – $11,000 to support Fleet Distance Learning Hubs

San Diego Canyonlands – $25,000 to provide City Heights/Southeast San Diego students with STEAM education lessons at the EarthLab

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum – $15,000 to support the Access for All Scholarship Fund: virtual workshops for children in Preschool through Grade 3, including bespoke activity kits and videos aligned to California State Standards for Art and STEM subjects

Timken Museum of Art – $7,000 to support the Creative Choices Program: responsive educational programming for marginalized teens in San Diego County who are incarcerated at the Kearny Mesa Juvenile Hall

transcenDANCE – $20,000 to provide a safe place and ensure low-income youth from Title 1 middle and high schools receive artistic educational instruction and social-emotional resilience training to bridge educational gaps, and improve health, wellness and social-emotional well-being

Urban Life Ministries, Inc. – $41,000 to enhance existing after-school college-prep program and provide academic tutoring to prevent learning loss as well as a nutritious meal

Wakeland Housing & Development Corporation – $50,000 to provide low-income children in grades 1-12 one-on-one homework help/tutoring up to 5 days per week, outdoor PE activities, and support to English-Language Learner parents

Medical Support

Alliance for HOPE International – $17,000 to provide trauma-informed telehealth services for children with high Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) scores and their caregivers through Camp HOPE program

Alzheimer’s San Diego – $25,000 to provide dementia-specific services with experts, including education, support groups and virtual social activities

Camp Laurel – $10,000 to provide online mental health support for children and youth affected by HIV/AIDS and transgender/gender-diverse youth

Crossroads Foundation – $50,000 for rapid response capability and safety equipment to protect women suffering from addiction

Elizabeth Hospice – $176,515 for COVID-compliant critical care and grief counseling services including pediatric patients

Foundation for Senior Wellbeing – $8,000 for virtual counseling, wellness checks, and assistance with resources and referrals

Gary & Mary West Senior Dental Center – $46,000 to provide seniors with affordable, high-quality oral healthcare with comprehensive education, and clinical and wellness services

Hannah’s House – $50,000 for relationship support and abuse prevention for children involved in Family Court

HealthRIGHT 360 – $20,000 to provide PPE and meal preparation, and to conduct telehealth services for outpatient clients and COVID testing at congregate living sites

Indian Health Council – $30,000 to provide safety equipment, PPE and hygiene supplies for tribal members in rural San Diego County

International Community Foundation – $25,000 to support bi-national collaboarative efforts to address COVID-19 risks linked to cross-border medical treatment

La Maestra Family Clinic – $150,000 for COVID‐19 testing, case management and food

Mental Health America of San Diego County – $50,000 to provide mental health services for ethnically diverse, underserved communities with a focus on African Americans

North County Health Project Inc. – $100,000 for COVID-19 testing and health screening, especially for the uninsured

San Diego American Indian Health Center – $75,000 for telehealth services and critical supplies

San Diego Center for Children – $100,000 to provide telehealth therapeutic interventions for youth; and support for students and families

San Diego Regional Fire Foundation – $225,000 to provide PPE and safety equipment for fire personnel serving rural, low-income and underserved communities

San Ysidro Health Center – $100,000 for bilingual telemedicine services, COVID-19 testing and referrals, PPE, and food for children and seniors

Tri-City Hospital Foundation – $100,000 for assistance and emergency supplies

Partner Support

2-1-1 San Diego – $50,000 for resources to the organization and its call center

California State University, San Marcos – $40,000 to support the Pathways to Academic Success & Opportunities initiative

Center on Policy Initiatives – $20,000 for rapid response technical support for partner organizations to meet emergency needs

Christie’s Place – $10,000 to provide tele-therapy, emotional support groups, case management, transportation, hygiene and/or food pickup/delivery to women, children and families living with HIV/AIDS

Fulfilling Destiny – $5,000 to provide menstrual supplies and support services for homeless and low-income women

International Rescue Committee – $50,000 for referrals for refugees and asylum seekers, and assistance with translation, transportation and schoolwork

Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation – $175,000 to provide working capital, resilience training and support for nonprofits in Southeast San Diego

People’s Legal Services – $25,000 to respond to the increased need for low-cost legal services in the areas of landlord tenant, family law, immigration and small claims

San Diego Grantmakers – $15,000 to support management of City of San Diego Small Business Relief Fund loan program for small businesses

San Diego Hunger Coalition – $30,000 to support the Hunger Free Kids COVID Response Initiative and increase the capacity and resources available for San Diego County school districts to provide safe, curbside meal assistance to students who, prior to COVID-19, relied on school meal programs for daily meals. To help design, deliver and extend food access and distribution to underserved areas of San Diego

San Diego LGBT Community Center – $250,000 to convert crisis response & counseling to online platform; for ongoing assistance with food, housing and healthcare; for outreach to non-English speaking families and communities who are underserved by health and social services systems

San Diego Organizing Project$50,000 to mobilize 30+ congregations for emergency response, dissemination of information and referrals for members

University of San Diego Nonprofit Institute – $50,000 to evaluate the impact of The San Diego Foundation COVID-19 Community Response Fund grant program

Voices for Children – $100,000 to provide virtual recruitment and training for new CASA volunteers, and continued service to children and caregivers sheltering in place

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Building Skills Partnership – $25,000 to provide financial, employment and training assistance for night-shift janitors and property service workers

National City Chamber Foundation – $100,000 for job creation program and promotion of local employment opportunities and career training for unemployed and underemployed residents in South Bay

Nile Sisters Development Initiative – $120,000 to accelerate healthcare training for state-approved Certified Nursing Assistant training program

Rider Safety Visibility – $200,000 to provide training for opportunity youth to generate and study participation in Pedal Ahead, an e-bike community incubator program for District 4 residents

Rise Up Industries – $50,000 to support re-entry program for formerly gang-involved, formerly incarcerated adults to gain employment at local manufacturing companies

San Diego Workforce Partnership (High Road Kitchens) – $110,000 to increase income for laid off restaurant workers as well as free meals for the public

Urban Corps – $150,000 to provide training for high school students in brush management and defensible space and support to low-income households

*As of December 17, 2020