Foundation / Corporation
McCarthy Family Foundation
Grants typically ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to San Diego, California nonprofits for programs, activities and projects in the areas of child abuse prevention, K-12 science education, HIV/AIDS research, and assistance to homeless people. Letters of Inquiry are due January 15, 2018.
Funding area details:
Child Abuse Prevention — Support for child abuse prevention programs and to provide necessary services for victims of child abuse and their families.
K-12 Science Education — to foster increased study of science and to promote further scientific study and careers by qualified students.
HIV/AIDS Research — to assist in research to determine the pathogenesis of HIV and AIDS (and related diseases) and develop effective therapies.
Assistance to Homeless People — to help with basic needs and support to improve opportunity for independence, health and self-esteem. Programs supported have included youth and adult education.
GrantWatch ID#: 166525
Most grants are expected to be small ($5000-$15,000) reflecting the foundation’s limited budget although there are no fixed minimum or maximum amounts.
Multiple year proposals may be considered, but it is not the foundation’s intention to provide annual support.
The foundation does not consider grants for individuals, scholarship funds or sectarian religious activities.
Normally, the foundation will not consider requests for general fundraising drives.
The Foundation will not make grants intended directly or indirectly to support political candidates or to influence legislation.
Letters of Inquiry must be received via online submission no later than:
- January 15 to be considered for a proposal invitation regarding the February 15 proposal deadline, and
- July 15 to be considered for a proposal invitation regarding the August 15 proposal deadline.
Generally, grant proposals received by February 15 will be considered for decision/funding in June, and grant proposals received by August 15 will be considered for decision/funding in December.
Please note: It is not normally the foundation’s desire to be the sole source of funds for a project.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit the LOI online:
Rachel McCarthy Henneforth, President
The McCarthy Family Foundation
P. O. Box 27389
San Diego, CA 92198-1389
Applicants from HIV direct service organizations should contact the collaborative directly:
San Diego HIV Funding Collaborative
c/o San Diego Human Dignity Foundation
Attn: John L. Brown, Executive Director
PO Box 33245
San Diego, CA 92163-3245
Telehone: (619) 291-3383
Applicants seeking funding for homelessness services and housing should direct inquiries to:
Funders Together to End Homelessness – San Diego
San Diego Grantmakers
5060 Shoreham Place, Suite 350
San Diego, CA 92122
USA: California: San Diego County