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Chula Vista Charitable Foundation Grant

Grants to San Diego County, California Nonprofits
for Children's Development in Chula Vista

GrantWatch ID#: 177086
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

The San Diego Foundation - Chula Vista Charitable Foundation


01/09/17 5:00 PM

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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to San Diego County, California nonprofit organizations, agencies, and schools for programs benefitting the children and youth of Chula Vista. November 11 is the deadline to RSVP for a November 16 application workshop. Funding is intended specifically for projects that address education and the physical and mental health of children and youth, ages 0 - 20. Priority will be given to projects with the biggest impact.

Projects should build and/or strengthen one or more of the following elements:

- The Foundation encourages projects that demonstrate collaborative efforts
- Project must have prospects for long-term sustainability (future funding, viability, etc.)
- Have a sustainable impact, offering measurable/scalable outcomes and ongoing verifiable benefit(s) to the community or the population served;
- Be innovative or encourage innovation
- Have competent, experienced, and credible organizational leadership in place
- Be culturally appropriate and sensitive
- Initiate or fosters collaboration with other community organizations

Examples of youth development projects for children and youth aged 0-20 years old may include, but are not limited to:

- Arts programs
- Help for neglected children/youth
- Music Enrichment
- Service animals assisting youth
- Childcare programs
- Recreation and Outdoor activities
- Special needs
- Scholarship programs
- Child hunger issues
- Health and Mental Health
- Early Education Development

The Chula Vista Charitable Foundation will accept requests in the range of $5,000 to $50,000.

Grants are made for one year. This grant cycle is July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

Grants must be administered by a 501(c) 3 Public Charity, or an organization that is fiscally sponsored by a 501(c) 3, a school, or other government agency. The Foundation does not make grants to supporting organizations or private, non-operating foundations.

If the organization is using a fiscal sponsor, a cooperative relationship between the two must be clearly demonstrated.

The Chula Vista Charitable Foundation does not fund:

- Capital or annual campaigns
- Existing obligations/debt
- Scholarships
- Projects that promote religious or political doctrine
- Prenatal programs

A voluntary informational workshop will be held on:

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Chula Vista Police Department Community Meeting Room
315 Fourth Avenue,
Chula Vista CA 91910

RSVP to by November 11, 2016.

Approximately $50,000 in funding will be allocated through this application process for Chula Vista-centered
youth development projects.


January 9, 2017 – Grant applications due by no later than 5:00 PM
February 20, 2017 – March 8, 2017 – Site visits conducted with all finalists
May 2017 – Selection of award recipients
June 2017 – Award Celebration
July 1, 2017 – Program funding start date

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Register and apply online:

For program questions, please contact:
Kristine Breese

For technical questions regarding the online application, please contact:
Kerri Favela

Phone: (619) 402-1827
Fax: (619) 239-1710

San Diego County nonprofits serving and impacting the residents of Chula Vista are eligible.

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