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Oceanside Charitable Foundation (OCF) Grant

Grants to Oceanside, California Nonprofits and
Agencies for Programs to Benefit the Community

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The San Diego Foundation (TSDF) - Oceanside Charitable Foundation (OCF)

Deadline Date:

12/03/19 5:00 PM PST


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Grants to Oceanside, California nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies for programs to benefit the local community. Funding is intended for programs addressing food insecurity, stronger families, enhancement of cultural image, and expanded diversity collaboration.

The Oceanside Charitable Foundation is committed to the financial support of organizations, projects, and programs dedicated to improving the lives of those who live, work and play within the geographic boundaries of the City of Oceanside.

Projects will build and/or strengthen one or more of the following elements:

  • The Foundation encourages projects that demonstrate collaborative efforts
  • Projects must have prospects for long-term sustainability (future funding, viability, etc.)
  • Have a sustainable impact, offering measurable/scalable outcomes and ongoing verifiable benefit(s) to the community or the population served
  • Be innovative or encourage innovation
  • Have competent, experienced, and credible organizational leadership in place
  • Be culturally appropriate and sensitive
  • Initiate or fosters collaboration with other community organizations; and
  • Demonstrate collaborative efforts

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177093

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants in the amounts of $5,000, $10,000, $15,000, $20,000 and $25,000 are encouraged.

Term of Contract:

- Grants are made for one year. This grant cycle is June 1, 2020 to May 31, 2021.
- Projects must be achievable within a 12-month time frame.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Oceanside Charitable Foundation invites 501(c)3 non-profit public charities and governmental agencies serving Oceanside to submit applications with the focus on Community Well-Being.

To be eligible, all applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Grants must be administered by a 501(c)(3) Public Charity, or an organization that is fiscally sponsored by a 501(c)(3), a school, or other government agency. The Foundation does not make grants to supporting organizations or private, non-operating foundations
- If organization is using a fiscal sponsor, a cooperative relationship between the two must be clearly demonstrated

The Oceanside Charitable Foundation does not fund and will not consider applications for:
- Ongoing salaries and benefits
- Capital or annual campaigns
- Existing obligations/debt
- Scholarships
- Projects that promote religious or political doctrine

Pre-Application Information:

- December 3, 2019 – Grant applications due by no later than 5:00 p.m.
- January/February 2020 – Site visits conducted with all finalists
- March 2020 – Selection of award recipients
- May 2020 – Award Celebration
- June 1, 2020 – Program funding start date

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

For program questions, please contact Estela Mitrani at

For technical questions regarding the online application, please contact Kerri Favela at

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: Oceanside