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Martin V. and Martha K. Smith Foundation Awards $485,000 in Grants Helping A Dozen Local Nonprofits

Martin V. and Martha K. Smith Foundation Awards $485,000 in Grants Helping A Dozen Local Nonprofits

VENTURA COUNTY — The Martin V. and Martha K. Smith Foundation announced twelve grants totaling $485,000. The grants will provide support in the areas of youth development, senior services, basic needs, the arts, veteran services, dental care, mental health, philanthropic services and scholarships. Since joining the Ventura County Community Foundation as a support organization...
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VCCF awards nearly $1.2 million at annual scholarship reception

VCCF awards nearly $1.2 million at annual scholarship reception

CAMARILLO — The Ventura County Community Foundation awarded nearly $1.1 million in scholarships to local students at the recent 2015 Scholarship Awarded Reception attended by more than 400 students, their families, and many of the donors who made the awards possible, the organization reported in a  media release. Ventura County Community Foundation gave 326...
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Local news briefs

Local news briefs

SAN LUIS OBISPO — SLO RISE (Respect, Inspire, Support, Empower) has announced a change in office hours to meet funding cuts and increasing demand, the organization reported in a media release. “This decision was made after much deliberation,” Jennifer Adams, executive director, stated in the release. “With continued funding cuts and an increase in...
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VCCF donors award nearly $1.3 million in scholarships to Ventura County students

VCCF donors award nearly $1.3 million in scholarships to Ventura County students

CAMARILLO — The Ventura County Community Foundation awarded nearly $1.3 million in scholarships at the recent Scholarship Awards Reception at the Ventura County Office of Education, attended by more than 400 students, their families and the donors who made the awards possible, the organization reported in a media release. Almost 270 local students received...
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CAMARILLO — The Ventura County Community Foundation and the Ventura County Housing Trust Fund have teamed up to create the first permanent revolving fund in Ventura County dedicated to building farmworker housing, the organizations reported in a media release. The $100,000 in the fund will be made available as loans to developers who build...
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VCCF, Ventura County Housing Trust Fund create first sustainable loan pool for local farmworker housing

VCCF, Ventura County Housing Trust Fund create first sustainable loan pool for local farmworker housing

CAMARILLO — The Ventura County Community Foundation and the Ventura County Housing Trust Fund have teamed up to create the first permanent revolving fund in Ventura County dedicated to building farmworker housing, the organizations reported Tuesday in media release. The $100,000 in the fund will be made available as loans to developers who build units...
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VCCF announces $1.2 million in scholarships available for students

VCCF announces $1.2 million in scholarships available for students

Informational sessions to be held Nov. 13, 20 CAMARILLO — The Ventura County Community Foundation is accepting applications for more than $1.2 million in scholarships for the 2014-2015 school year, the organization reported Tuesday in a media release. Applying for a scholarship at VCCF is a two-step process with an online and paper component....
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Heritage Fund at VCCF grants more than $58,000

Heritage Fund at VCCF grants more than $58,000

Museum of Ventura County exhibit on immigrants, Rancho Camulos among groups receiving funds that will preserve Ventura County history CAMARILLO — Eleven nonprofits committed to keeping alive the history and culture of Ventura County received a total of $58,883 at the Ventura County Community Foundation’s Heritage Fund Grant Awards Reception on Aug. 20 at...
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Ventura County Veterans Funds awards first grants

Ventura County Veterans Funds awards first grants

Program to ease transition to civilian life for returning warriors CAMARILLO — The Ventura County Veterans Fund at the Ventura County Community Foundation has awarded its first grants to local nonprofits that serve veterans as they adjust to civilian life, the organization reported in a media release. The Ventura County Veterans Fund will present...
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Destino invites proposals for $72,000 in grants

Destino invites proposals for $72,000 in grants

CAMARILLO — The Ventura County Community Foundation’s Destino: The Latino Legacy Fund is accepting proposals for grants to fund programs that expand opportunities for Latino high school students to succeed through college preparedness. The grants will provide support for programs delivering curriculum that measurably increase academic achievement as well as college preparation and access;...
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Bilingual commentary: Commentary: Never too early to start your scholarship effort for 2013

Bilingual commentary: Commentary: Never too early to start  your scholarship effort for 2013

By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 Years ago, I made the ultimate goof in the usual couple relationship. She had come into the room, probably while I was watching NFL football, and said something probably coherent. I then muttered the phrase, “Yes dear.” Next thing I knew I was busy reading 100-plus scholarship applications...
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$1.2 million in scholarships available through Ventura County Community Foundation

$1.2 million in scholarships available through Ventura County Community Foundation

CAMARILLO — The Ventura County Community Foundation is accepting applications from Ventura County students for more than $1.2 million in scholarships for the 2013-2014 school year, the Camarillo-based organization reported on Tuesday. Applying for a scholarship at VCCF is a two-step process that involves an online and a paper component. Applicants must preregister on...
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Linda Garcia joins VCCF as programs and grants vice president

Linda Garcia joins VCCF as programs and grants vice president

Brings 20 years of community-engagement experience to the foundation CAMARILLO — Linda Garcia has joined the staff of the Ventura County Community Foundation as vice president for Programs and Grants, the organization reported on Thursday. With more than 20 years of experience in community and philanthropic work, Garcia will lead a department that in 2011 awarded...
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