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Carlsbad Charitable Foundation opens grant cycle

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad Charitable Foundation (CCF) is accepting Letters of Intent (LOI) for its 2020 grant cycle. The Letter of Intent is the first step in a two-step application process, which will facilitate the allocation of funding for Carlsbad-centered projects. The minimum funding range is $10,000 to an excess of $100,000 possibly available. The foundation will evaluate all LOI submissions and qualify those that meet the program and eligibility criteria.

The deadline for submitting the LOI is 5 p.m. on Dec. 6, 2019. Non-profit organizations that are moved forward through the LOI process to the next step will be invited to submit a full application proposal by Jan. 9, 2020. Those organizations invited to submit a full application will submit the completed application by February 6th, 2020.

For the 2020 grant cycle: CCF will be accepting proposals for innovative projects, partnerships and initiatives that will advance the quality of life for Carlsbad residents in a meaningful, measurable and sustainable way.

The primary areas for impact include Health & Human Services, Arts & Culture, Environmental Sustainability and Technological Innovation.

“For the 2019 grant cycle, CCF focused on nonprofits that invested in youth in collaboration with celebrating seniors and we awarded four grants totaling $73,000.  The non-profit organizations were the Boys & Girls Club of Carlsbad – Rancho Carlsbad Garden Mentoring Program, Kids for Peace, Inc. – Grandfriends Kindness Project, New Village Arts, Inc. – A Documentary Theatre Program Connecting Teens and Seniors, and San Diego Dance Theater – Intergenerational Carlsbad Dances,” said Estela Mitrani, Regional Affiliates Manager of The San Diego Foundation.