Seven Nonprofits Receive Women's Fund Grants
The nonprofits receiving 2015-16 grants are:
The Academy for Success—$60,000 to expand a mental health program to reduce the number of high school dropouts in all three high schools.
Doctors Without Walls—$65,000 to purchase a fully outfitted mobile medical clinic for examining and treating homeless individuals.
Easy Lift Transportation—$55,000 to increase the number of rides available to low-income children for out-of-school enrichment activities.
Garden Court, Inc.—$100,000 toward a capital campaign to build "Gardens on Hope," a new low-income senior housing and services facility.
Isla Vista Public Improvement Corporation, IV Recreation & Park District—$65,000 to build a permanent covered outdoor center at Children’s Park.
Isla Vista Youth Projects—$75,000 toward the purchase of the Children’s Center that provides child care for children from low-income families.
TRADART Foundation—$50,000 to pay for some of building materials, appliances and the transportation trailer for three "tiny houses" being built at the three Santa Barbara high schools.
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