Foundation supports local charities

CARLSBAD — On June 24, the Carlsbad Charitable Foundation (CCF), an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation awarded $104,000 to seven local nonprofits.

The programs funded include Rotational Shelter Program at Interfaith Shelter Network of San Diego with $10,000, CHSTV program at Carlsbad High School Television Booster Club with $10,200, Friends Helping Friends project at Kids for Peace, Inc. with $11,900, STEM Education & Career Exploration program at Encuentros Leadership with $11,900, Carlsbad Science Day at Carlsbad Educational Foundation with $20,000, Clean Beach Coalition project at I Love A Clean San Diego with $20,000 and ENGAGE CARLSBAD! Connecting Commerce and the Community program at Sustainable Surplus Exchange with $20,000.

“CCF is grounded in the belief that community leadership and volunteerism are the building blocks for broader community engagement. These grantee programs demonstrate how local organizations are supporting our community in creative ways,” said Dale Isaacs, grants committee chairman.

The late Matt McLaughlin left a legacy gift to The San Diego Foundation for use by affiliate foundations in North County. With the creation of the Live Here, Give Here Matching Program, all CCF membership generated grant-making funds (half of each yearly donation) will be matched dollar for dollar.

For more information, contact An Lu at anl@sdfoundation.org; visit CarlsbadCharitableFoundation.org, or call (760) 929-2800.

Rotational Shelter Program, Interfaith Shelter Network of San Diego

addresses homelessness in Carlsbad and supports community participation in the Interfaith Shelter Network’s emergency shelter program.

Carlsbad High School Television Booster Club journalism students plan, film, capture, and edit stories about local volunteerism.

Kids for Peace, Inc. supports Kids for Peace’s Friends Helping Friends Festival, emphasizing youth leadership, cross-cultural experiences, arts, service, and caring for our Earth to youth.

Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) Education & Career Exploration improves educational outcomes for struggling Latino male students in Carlsbad, with a specific focus in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math.

The Carlsbad Educational Foundation sponsors “Science Day,” filled with presentations and hands-on activities, to all nine Carlsbad Unified School District Elementary Schools.

Clean Beach Coalition, I Love A Clean San Diego connects residents, as well as campers and park visitors, with the local coastline through meaningful community volunteerism.

Engage Carlsbad! is a new program that connects the business community with the educational and nonprofit community through a recycling process which benefits both the organizations and the environment.

 

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