Sep 8, 2014
The CMFA continues to give back to the communities in California by directing a portion of its issuance fees to charitable organizations. The following 10 non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations received a total of $117,500 in grants from the California Foundation for Stronger Communities with funds donated by the CMFA:
Bill Wilson Center, Inc. is committed to work with the community to ensure that every youth has access to the range of services needed to grow to be healthy and self-sufficient adults. Their services include housing, education, counseling and advocacy. This organization has been providing needed services to runaway and homeless youths of Santa Clara County since 1973.
Futures Explored provides life skills and work-related training to adults with developmental disabilities located in Lafayette, Antioch, Concord, Brentwood, Livermore, Davis and Sacramento.
The Gary Center has been providing needed services for over 42 years. The organization offers a variety of programs designed to serve the behavioral and oral health needs of Orange County and surrounding communities.
Oak Grove Institute Foundation serves those who suffer from physical and/or sexual or emotional abuse, neglect or other traumas.
Poverello House serves San Joaquin Valley residents who are homeless, hungry, alone or sick. Poverello House leverages the resources available to serve all in need.
Rob Dyrdek Foundation creates smaller, non-invasive authentic street spots for skateboarders to use.
Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin & Stanislaus Counties helps over 35,000 individuals each month throughout San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties. The organization partners with other nonprofits in the community to distribute over one million pounds of food each month.
Wildlife Care Association is an independent, volunteer-based association in Sacramento designed to care and rehabilitate injured wildlife.
Women’s Center – Youth & Family Service provides shelter and services to runaway youth and victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in San Joaquin County.
Youth Connections Unlimited offers preventive and follow-up programs for “at-risk” and “high-risk” youths in Sacramento County.