The following non-profit organizations and schools were awarded grant funding from the
Tustin Community Foundation
The All-American Boys Chorus received a grant from the Enderle Center Fund to expand their music program. All choristers participate in afterschool and weekend music lessons with rehearsals as well as performances, recordings, and an annual week-long summer camp.
Art for the Community Club received a grant to purchase art supplies that will be used to create small works of art that will be attached to letters for Tustin inbound senior citizens.
The Assistance League of Tustin received a grant to support school attendance programs in Tustin Unified School Districts Title One schools by offering student incentives.
Beyond Blindness, formerly the Blind Children’s Learning Center, received a grant from the Enderle Center Grant Fund to support their program to empower children with visual impairments and other disabilities to achieve their fullest potential.
Cancer Kinship received a grant from the Christine Uribe Grant Fund that will be used to purchase and distribute up to 20 new wigs to Tustin area residents who are undergoing chemotherapy and cannot afford to purchase them. The grant will also fund Tustin-specific outreach efforts, with a focus on our underserved communities.
The Columbus Tustin Recreation Center received a grant to purchase supplies and equipment for the teen room after school program where teens can be with their friends and enjoy various activities, work on homework, play video games, participate in monthly challenges, create unique art and participate in special events.
Kids READ! received a grant to support their Books for Moms program by supplying books to the obstetricians and pediatricians in the Tustin area.
The Myford Elementary School PTO received a grant to purchase library books for their scholars who are struggling in reading due to the COVID pandemic and who are far below grade level.
The Showtime Ballet Company received a grant to work with the Tustin Unified School District to bring dance to public school students as a pilot program.
Access to showers is limited for those who are homeless and the ability to shower offers a sense of wellbeing and dignity. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church received a grant to support their weekly Sunday Shower program by funding a custodian and towel service for a year. This program is a partnership with Family Promise of Orange County.
Sunday Supper received a grant to enhance their free community Sunday meal options and provide additional funds to purchase equipment.
The Sycamore Magnet Academy PTA received a grant to support the staging of the first ever school musical which will have approximately 60 actors from grades K-6.
Grants from both the Tustin Community Foundation and Enderle Center will supported the Veterans Emergency Assistance Program managed by the Tustin American Legion Post 227.
The Tustin Area Senior Center Fund received a grant to expand their free Transportation Program for those individuals who are unable to drive on their own to the Senior Center. The grant was also used to publicize and promote the Congregate Meal Program by reaching out to senior apartment homes and low income senior communities.
The Tustin Family & Youth Center received a grant to support their Super Saturdays program by purchasing equipment for the Keep Tustin Clean program. This group, led by city staff, will identify an area that needs cleaning up and then group members will spend a portion of their time during Super Saturdays to pick up trash.
The Tustin High School Baseball Program received a grant from the Tustin Community Bank Grant Fund to help purchase field maintenance equipment.
The Tustin High School Boys Basketball Booster Club received a grant from the Tustin Community Bank Grant Fund to purchase new uniforms and needed equipment.
The Tustin High School Dance Team Booster Club received a grant from the Cassin Family Grant Fund to purchase costumes for their dance competitions and programs.
The Tustin High School Golf Program received a grant from the Cassin Family Grant Fund to purchase buckets of balls at the driving range and practice rounds at neighboring golf courses for their team members.
The Tustin High School Instrumental Music Program received a grant from the Cassin Family Grant Fund to purchase a Harmony Director, the most powerful tool instrumental music teachers can use to improve the sound, balance and tuning of their ensembles.
The Tustin High School Softball Program received a grant from the Tustin Community Bank Grant Fund to help purchase field maintenance equipment.
The Tustin Meadows Tiny Tots Program received a grant to purchase cleaning supplies to maintain and keep up with COVID-19 protocol and needed school equipment.
The Tustin Police Foundation received a grant to help fund their fun and important Run With a Cop and Turkey Cup programs within the Tustin Unified School District.
The Waymakers Tustin Youth Shelter received a grant from the Enderle Center Grant Fund to help fund coping skills supplies and suicide prevention kits for their Tustin Youth Shelters.