Mission + History
Grants Awarded in Fiscal Year 2018-2019

Grants for Non-Profits
In FY 2018-2019, the following grants were awarded to the following organizations in the amount of $174,956.14:

Easter Seals/SBACC $9,324.00
Salvation Army Meals on Wheels  $58,032.00
YMCA Perry Park Senior Nutrition Program   $18,779.28
St. Andrew's Church Homeless/Needy $2,618.86
Hospice Foundation/Gathering Place $40,800.00
Wellness Community/Cancer Support   $45,402.00

Our grants policies have been amended to reflect the requirements in AB 2019. In FY 2019-2020 and onward, grants will be awarded on a competitive application process each fiscal year. Applications open in February and close in April. Grant recipients are approved by the Board of Directors through the annual budget process in May.

Micro-Enrichment Grants
In compliance with AB 2019, BCHD adjusted our Micro-Enrichment grant process to include two competitive funding cycles per fiscal year.  The first Micro-Enrichment grant application period occurred between October 15, 2018 and November 9, 2018 with a total of $22,500 in available funding.  Nine grant awards totaling $21,200 were made in that first window.

The second micro enrichment grant funding cycle opened March 18, 2019 and closed April 15, 2019 with an additional $22,500 in available funding.  Eleven Micro-Enrichment Grant applications were received.  The following grants totaling $18,150 were approved:

Leadership Manhattan Beach
AED machines for Manhattan Beach Police department vehicles


Mira Costa Grad Night
Scholarships for Grad Night


Outdoor workshops for individuals with neurological injuries


Rebecka Chang Yes/And
Improv skills workshops for individuals with dementia and their care partners


The Financial Aid Shop
Financial Aid workshops for students and families


These awards complete the micro enrichment grant process for fiscal year ’18-’19 with a total of $39,350 in awards.  The next micro enrichment grant opportunity will be announced in October 2019.