Coastal Community Foundation is a collection of stories that tell how people are helping the community.
Coastal Community Foundation (CCF) was established in 1987 as a resource for the North Coastal communities of Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Encinitas, La Costa, Carlsbad and Oceanside.
The mission of the Foundation is to enhance the quality of life in the North Coast by directing philanthropic efforts toward community needs.
- Helps donors fulfill their charitable goals
- Connects individuals with nonprofits and community needs
- Helps professional advisors help their clients
- Supports nonprofit programs and services
- Provides prudent stewardship of donor funds
The Foundation builds philanthropy in North Coast communities by offering donors a wide variety of options for giving - establishing permanent endowments, donating to existing funds or creating new funds to meet community needs.
Live here, give here.
Hand to Hand grant guidleines are available for 2013. Grant application are due in July. See Grants and Scholarships for more information. The 2013 grant application is available on the website on March 18.
Hand to Hand members presented grants to three nonprofits serving women and girls. The grant ceremony was attended by over 50 members, guests and representatives from the nonprofits.
Coastal Community Foundation celebrates 25 years of philanthropy in the North Coastal area. Learn how our donors and their grants are impacting lives.
A free grantwriting workshop will be held on Monday, March 18, 2013 from 2:00- 5:00 p.m. . This educational event is sponsored by Hand to Hand, Coastal Community Foundation and the City of Encinitas.
Teaching the Art of Giving . . Local philanthropists Steve Knight and David Baker created the Philanthropy Club Foundation to help children learn about the art of giving by supporting local nonprofit organizations that provide important services to the community. Over the past 18 months over 500 third grade students have participated in the project. These students have made gifting decisions of over $8,000 to 12 nonprofit organizations.