Funds that provide community wide support such as community improvements, community needs data, disaster support, economic development, leadership, and emergency services.

ACTION for Healthy Communities Designated Fund

This fund supports the administrative efforts for the ACTION for Healt.. Show morey Communities collaborative. The collaborative produces a countywide Vital Signs data report with a focus on San Luis Obispo County. Show less

Cayucos Lost at Sea Memorial Fund

This fund supports operations of the Cayucos Lost at Sea committee and.. Show morethe planning, construction and maintenance of the Cayucos Lost at Sea Memorial structure in Cayucos Show less

Cayucos Vets Hall Restoration Committee Fund

This fund benefits the Cayucos Vets Hall Restoration Committee in thei.. Show more efforts to restore and conserve the Cayucos Veterans Hall. Show less

Disaster Support Fund

The Community Foundation has a Disaster Support Fund to assist communi.. Show moreies affected by natural disasters or pandemics. Donations to the fund will provide both immediate relief and support rebuilding and recovery efforts in the aftermath of the recent devastation. Grants from the fund will be distributed to nonprofit agencies and organizations directly assisting individuals to meet needs as they arise and to deploy resources where they are most needed. The Community Foundation has waived all administrative fees so 100% of donations will be used for grantmaking. In March 2020 the Fund was opened to support nonprofits serving populations impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Show less

Economic Vitality Corporation Endowment Fund

This fund supports the EVC helping to create sustainable communities a.. Show mored self-sufficiency in San Luis Obispo County by generating jobs, increasing investment in the community and promoting the start-up, growth and attraction of businesses. Show less

Emergency Medical Services Fund

Fund purposes: Support the appropriate use of 911, CPR, AED, and First.. Show moreAid through public education; Foster growth, continuous improvement, and personnel development of members of the Emergency Medical Services community; Support education of individuals Show less

Foundation for San Luis Obispo County Libraries Endowment Fund

This fund was established to provide support to the Foundation for San.. Show moreLuis Obispo County Public Libraries to carry out its role, mission and charitable work as described by its governing documents. Show less

Friends of the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden Endowment

Designated endowment fund to support the maintenance, operations and e.. Show moreucational activities of the proposed and completed educational building at the SLO Botanical Garden. The mission of the SLO Botanical Garden is to display the diverse plant life of the Mediterranean climate zones, and to provide opportunities for education, recreation, conservation and research. Show less

Grover Beach Community Library Endowment Fund

An endowment that will support the needs of the Grover Beach library.

Impact Media Fund

The Impact Media Fund was established to support local journalism. In .. Show more fast changing world, local journalism is at the heart of our community, informing the community of pressing needs - to celebrate, champion and sometimes criticize with true understanding of the issues at hand. Specifically, this fund will initially focus on issues related to affordable housing and may be expanded to other local public benefit journalism efforts. Annual grants will be issued to Journalism Funding Partners, a nonprofit supporting independent journalism. Show less

Isabel P. Ruiz Humanitarian Award Endowment Fund

This award is named to honor the dedication and commitment to caring a.. Show moreout people exhibited by Isabel P. Ruiz. It is designed to highlight and encourage those who follow in Isabel's footsteps to remain committed to organizing and advocacy to improve the lives of everyone in San Luis Obispo County. Donate now! More information can be found on the Isabel P. Ruiz Humanitarian Award page. Show less

Jack House Endowment Fund

The Fund shall preserve the existing building known as the Jack House,.. Show morelocated at 536 Marsh Street in San Luis Obispo. Show less

Jean E. Anderson Endowment Fund for Bicycling and Pedestrian Safety Education

This fund was established by Jean Anderson to support nonprofit organi.. Show moreations that provide bicycling and pedestrian safety education programs for the residents of San Luis Obispo County. Show less

Leadership San Luis Obispo Endowment Fund

Supports scholarships for future students as part of Class XI legacy p.. Show moreoject. Show less

Libbie Agran & Richard Sauret Endowment Fund

This endowed fund was established to support The Land Conservancy of S.. Show moren Luis Obispo County and the Morro Coast Audubon Society. Show less

Life Long Learners of the Central Coast Fund

To support the mission to provide the retired and semi-retired communi.. Show morey of the Central Coast access to lifelong learning and socialization opportunities focused on keeping members current in all areas of life. Show less

Partners for the Conservation of the Los Osos Coastal Dunes Fund

This fund was established to ensure an ongoing stream of income to pro.. Show moreuce an annual documentary on the status of the Partners for the Conservation of the Los Osos Coastal Dunes and the properties within their stewardship. Show less

Project Heartbeat

Supports the purchase of heart rate monitors for the Cambria Community.. Show moreHealthcare District. For more information about Project Heartbeat, please visit the Cambria Community Healtcare District website. Show less

United Way of San Luis Obispo County Endowment Fund

This fund was established by the United Way to support their charitabl.. Show more activities. Show less

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