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4S Ranch~Del Sur Community Foundation (4SCF) Grant

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools,
and Agencies for Youth Development Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The San Diego Foundation (TSDF) - 4SRanch~Del Sur Community Foundation (4SCF)

Deadline Date:

12/20/18 12:00 PM


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Grants of up to $7,500 to San Diego County, California nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies for youth development projects. Funding is intended for programs that address the well-being, health, self-sufficiency, and education of local youth.

Examples of programs include but are not limited to:
- Programs that promote self-advocacy, and provide positive alternatives to make healthier and safer choices,
- Programs that address awareness and management of concerns such as mental health issues, human tracking, substance abuse, suicide, etc.

Projects will build and/or strengthen one or more of the following elements:
- 4SCF 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

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177087

Estimated Size of Grant:

4SCF will accept requests up to $7,500.

Term of Contract:

Grants are made for one year. This grant cycle is June 1, 2019 to May 31, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible, all applicants must meet the following criteria:
- 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. 4SCF does not make grants to supporting organizations or private, non-operating foundations
- If organization is using a fiscal sponsor, a cooperative relationship between the two must be clearly demonstrated
- Program must be distinct with measurable outcomes
- Project must benefit the youth in the 4S Ranch and Del Sur Communities
- Project must be achievable within a 12-month time frame

The 4S Ranch~Del Sur Community Foundation does not fund:
- Ongoing salaries and benefits
- Capital or annual campaigns
- Existing obligations/debt
- Scholarships
- Projects that promote religious or political doctrine

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due no later than 12:00 PM on Thursday, December 20, 2018.

- December 20, 2018 – Grant applications due by no later than 12:00 PM
- February through March 2019 – Site visits conducted with all finalists
- April 2019 – Selection of award recipients
- May 2019 – Award Celebration
- June 1, 2019 – Program funding start date

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:

For program questions, please contact Trudy Armstrong at
For technical questions regarding the online application, please contact Kerri Favela at

Phone: (619) 235-2300

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: 4S Ranch and Del Sur Area