The foundation is currently considering grants in four major areas:
- 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.
Note: The foundation is a member of the San Diego HIV Funding Collaborative. Applicants from HIV direct service organizations should contact the collaborative directly at:
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
- 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.
Note: The Foundation is part of the network of funders supporting the Funders Together to End Homelessness - San Diego pool of funds, housed at United Way. As a result, the Foundation will not be providing grants for homelessness related services and housing in 2014. Applicants seeking funding for homelessness services and housing should direct inquiries to:
Funders Together to End Homelessness - San Diego
Shaina Gross, VP, Impact Strategies & Mobilization
United Way of San Diego
4699 Murphy Canyon Road
San Diego, CA 92123
Proposals will be considered in the above general areas or for special project areas established by the Board. Proposals will only be accepted for programs within San Diego County.
Evaluation will be on the basis of the procedure outlined herein (Application Procedure). Multiple year proposals may be considered but it is not the foundation's intention to provide annual support. It is not normally the foundation's desire to be the sole source of funds for a project.
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.
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