FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
URGENT: The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo Disaster Support Fund Has
Been Activated to Aid Californians Affected by Recent Storms
San Luis Obispo, CA, 2/8/24 – The Community Foundation and Board of Directors have
swiftly activated the Disaster Support Fund following the recent storms that have
impacted the local community and throughout the state. This Fund, designed to provide
a responsive and efficient channel for financial aid during natural disasters, is now
actively engaged in supporting relief and recovery efforts statewide.
Points of Action:
● Emergency Relief Focus: The Disaster Support Fund channels funds directly to
nonprofit organizations actively engaged in on-the-ground relief efforts across
● Assessing Need: The Community Foundation’s dedicated team is actively
monitoring the evolving needs of communities statewide, ensuring that
resources are directed where they are most urgently required.
● Streamlined Approach: The Community Foundation proactively engages with key
nonprofits aligned with their mission, streamlining support processes to ensure
efficient resource allocation.
● Social Media Broadcast: Stay informed and share resources through The
Community Foundation posts on Facebook and LinkedIn. Your “shares” can
make a significant impact in reaching those in need.
Ways to Support:
● Donations: Contribute to the Disaster Support Fund online at
www.cfsloco.org/funds/disaster-support-fund-2/. Administrative fees have been
waived to ensure immediate and maximum assistance to the most vulnerable
We stand united as Californians in these challenging times; your support will make a
meaningful impact on the path to recovery.
For media inquiries, please contact:
Leila Dufurrena, Director of Philanthropy
For the latest updates on news and events from The Community Foundation, visit
About The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo:
The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit
organization created by and for the people of San Luis Obispo County to provide local
charitable giving. Since 1998, The Community Foundation has awarded over $70 million
in grants and scholarships to nonprofit partners and local students. The Foundation’s
charitable assets under management have grown to $71.5 million to provide support to
all areas of our community in perpetuity. Learn more at https://www.cfsloco.org/.
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