2012-13 Education Grantees – Excellence & Justice in Education Academies

Excellence and Justice in Education Academies Charter School Literacy Intervention Project Amount Granted: $34,000 As dual-language charter schools, the Excellence and Justice in Education (EJE) Academies prepare students from diverse populations to excel in higher education and to be leaders in creating a just global community. The school is located in El Cajon and primarily [...]

By |2012-06-28T19:06:37-07:00June 28th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2012-13 Education Grantees – International Rescue Committee

International Rescue Committee (IRC) TEAM (Teach, Engage, Achieve, and Motivate) Project Amount Granted: $40,000 The International Rescue Committee serves refugees and communities victimized by oppression or violent conflict worldwide. The TEAM Project will serve 30 K through 5th graders per day who attend Marshall Elementary and have been in the U.S. less than two years. [...]

By |2012-06-28T19:04:52-07:00June 28th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2012-13 Education Grantees – Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement of San Diego and Imperial Counties Empowering Young Leaders - Encouraging Young Lives Amount Granted: $55,800 Junior Achievement of San Diego and Imperial Counties believes every child deserves an education in economics and finances in order to inspire and prepare them for success in a global economy. The Empowering Young Leaders - Encouraging [...]

By |2012-06-28T19:02:25-07:00June 28th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SDWF featured on KUSI!

The San Diego Women's Foundation was recently featured on the KUSI Morning News.  Brad Perry joined several members and Jose Cruz from Barrio Logan College Insitute at To The Point Eatery & Marketplace in Point Loma.  The talked about SDWF's grantmaking, membership, and Community Partners.  Take a look at the video below and look at [...]

By |2012-05-16T16:25:31-07:00May 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SDWF Annual Meeting

At this time of year SDWF members are busy talking about grant proposals, site visits, the survey for next year’s grant criteria, upcoming education events, prospects for membership and other serious matters. During our annual meeting, we took stock of how we have implemented Decision 2010 initiatives regarding reducing the number of granting categories and [...]

By |2012-02-15T15:52:21-08:00February 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Enjoying Each Other at Member Connections

  The Membership Committee, headed this year by Marjorie O’Malley, has planned a great mix of events. Some are designed to recruit and inform prospective members while some are being planned simply to provide opportunities for us to get to know one another in an informal setting. The first of our Member Connections was held [...]

By |2011-11-14T23:20:46-08:00November 14th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Getting to Know the Organization and Spotlighting Community Partners

This event is planned for new members and prospective members to learn more of the operational details of the San Diego Women’s Foundation, and it is an opportunity for long-standing members to socialize and meet new members and prospects. Everyone learns something about what difference grants from the San Diego Women’s Foundation have made in [...]

By |2011-11-14T23:19:42-08:00November 14th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Learning More About Our Focus Area

Our Education Committee, on the heels of its successful Kickoff event, presented our members with another opportunity to learn more about this year’s grant cycle topic, Education. Matthew Spathas, whose work our Discovery Team reviewed last year, gave our attendees a provocative glimpse of educational environments as they might be to fit the new technological landscape of [...]

By |2011-11-14T23:18:51-08:00November 14th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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