The Chula Vista Community Foundation Thursday granted $60,000 to three local nonprofits that promote the health and well-being of youth.
“We want to work with local organizations closest to our youth to ensure that as a community we’re uplifting our young people academically, socially and emotionally,” said Carmen Richardson, the foundation board’s chair, who also noted the group’s eagerness to see ” our youth overcome some of the challenges (of) the COVID-19 pandemic.”
The South Bay foundation, a regional affiliate of the San Diego Foundation, has granted more than $600,000 since 2011 to nearly 40 nonprofit programs in Chula Vista.
The new grant recipients are:
The San Diego Foundation’s Regional Affiliate program was established to create an area-wide network.
In addition to Chula Vista, affiliates are located in Carlsbad, Escondido, Oceanside, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo and 4S Ranch-Del Sur. The network has established endowments of more than $5 million overall and has granted more than $6 million in total to organizations throughout the region.
– City News Service