2012-06-01 / Business
Justice fund has $60,000 in grant money available
The Social Justice Fund for Ventura County seeks grant proposals from nonprofits working to better communities. Up to $60,000 will be available in the fund’s sixth annual grants program.
Attendance at one of the SJF’s informational meetings is recommended. They will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Mon., June 4 and from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Wed., June 13 in the community room of the Ventura County Community Foundation.
Grant proposals in any amount up to $10,000 will be considered.
Proposals are due by 1 p.m., Wed., July 18 and should be submitted in writing to the Social Justice Fund for Ventura County, c/o the Ventura County Community Foundation, 1317 Del Norte Road, Ste. 150, Camarillo, CA 93010.
The grants will focus on organizing communities for social change in Ventura County.
For a second year, at least $20,000 has been allocated for Youth Organizing for Change. This focus seeks projects that support youths as leaders in civic and political engagement in their schools, communities or larger society.
For more information or to register for one of the meetings, call LaToya Ford at (805) 988-0196, ext. 126, or email email@example.com.