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Grants Awarded in Fiscal Year 2019-2020

Grants for Non-Profits
For FY 2019-2020, the following grants have been awarded to the following organizations in the amount of $133,631.

Manhattan Beach Community Counseling Center
Individual and group mental health counseling for low-income Beach Cities residents


St. Paul United Methodist Church
Homeless meal program and food program for homeless and low-income Beach Cities


The Salvation Army Meals on Wheels
Home delivered meals for home-bound seniors and disabled adults in the Beach Cities


Manhattan Beach CERT
Free CPR training for beach cities residents


South Bay Children’s Health Center
Individual and group counseling for students during the summer


Cancer Support Community
Support groups and counseling for individuals and their families who are confronting cancer


Redondo Beach Rotary Vision to Learn
Eye exams and prescription eyeglasses for low income students in Redondo Beach Unified School District


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.