2021

The following non-profit organizations and schools were awarded grant funding from the

Tustin Community Foundation

 

Breast Cancer Angels received a grant to help provide financial assistance to individuals and families living in the Greater Tustin area who are undergoing breast cancer treatment.

Cancer Kinship received a grant to support to purchase and distribute 20 new wigs to give to Tustin area residents who have been recently diagnosed with cancer as a way to boost their confidence and self-esteem.

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) received a grant to provide CASA services to foster children living in Tustin through their Mentor-Advocate Program.

Families Forward received a grant to provide food for their Food Assistance Program that supports families living Greater Tustin.

Family Promise of Orange County received a grant to support  the St. Paul’s shower ministry, serving 20-30 people a week.

G.R.A.C.E. Social and Medical Services received a grant to support their food pantry delivery service in Tustin, primarily serving Middle Eastern and North African immigrants who do not otherwise have access to services due to language barriers.

Heritage Elementary School Library received a grant to purchase high interest, low level books that will motivate and encourage students to read.

The Hope Harbor Homes, Sea Glass and Rip Tide,  received a grant to help provide direct services to teens in crisis.

Kids READ! received a grant to establish educational corners in laundromats in the Tustin Area so that children who accompany their parents will be able to read books.

Laura’s House received a grant to help support approximately 175 Tustin residents achieve freedom from domestic abuse and attain self-sufficiency.

Mary’s Path received a grant to help fund the staffing coverage required to ensure that Tustin teen mothers and their babies receive the nurturing and supportive therapies they need. 

One Seed Community Garden received a grant to help with the startup costs associated with creating a community garden. 

Sunday Supper received a grant to enhance their free community Sunday meal options and provide additional funds to purchase equipment. 

The Tustin Chamber of Commerce received a grant to help fund their programs, including the Hangar Half Marathon, so that they are able to further support the Tustin business community.

Veterans Legal Institute received a grant to help fund staff salaries to provide free legal aid to Tustin veterans.

Tustin American Legion Post 227 received a grant to support the Veteran’s Emergency Fund which has seen increased need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Waymakers Tustin Youth Shelter received a grant to help fund coping skills supplies and suicide prevention kits. 

 

 

The Tustin Community Foundation is honored to have partnered with the City of Tustin to facilitate American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grants totaling $508,250.00 to the following organizations and schools:

 

Alzheimers Orange CountyApple Seeds Services
Assistance League of Tustin
Benson Elementary School PTO
Boys & Girls Club of TustinCenter Stage Theater
Child Creativity Lab
Education Francais LA
Grace Harbor Church & School
Hewes Middle School PTA
Human Options
LEAP Learning Center
ListoAmerica, Inc
ListoAmerica, Inc
Make a Wish Foundation Orange CountySOCAL Aquatics Association
South Coast Symphony
St. Cecilia’s Elementary School
Sycamore Magnet Academy PTA
The All-American Boys Chorus
Tustin Area Council for Fine Arts
Tustin Area Historical Society
Tustin Community Preschool
Tustin Dollars for Scholars
Hewes Middle School PTA
Tustin Girls Softball League
Tustin High School Aquatics Tustin High School Boys Basketball
Tustin High School Boys Volleyball
Tustin High School Dance Team
Tustin High School Football Boosters
Tustin High School Girls Soccer
Tustin High School Girls Volleyball
Tustin High School Instrumental Music
Tustin High School PTO
Tustin Meadows Tiny Tots
Tustin Police Foundation
Tustin Preservation Conservancy
Tustin Public Schools Foundation
Tustin Youth Football
Vital Link Education-Business Consortium