COVID-19 COMMUNITY RESOURCES
The City of San Bruno and the San Bruno Community Foundation are partnering to provide our community with important information during the COVID-19 crisis.
To learn how you can help other community members, visit our new COVID-19 How You Can Help page.
Local businesses seeking resources can visit our COVID-19 Small Business Assistance page. We also have a page of resources specifically for nonprofit organizations.
FOUNDATION OPENS 2020-2021 COMMUNITY GRANTS FUND WITH SUPPORT FROM YOUTUBE AND GOOGLE.ORG
The Foundation has launched the fifth annual cycle of its Community Grants Fund, offering grants of up to $25,000 to local community organizations to fund programs that benefit the San Bruno community. With $100,000 from YouTube and Google.org, the Foundation plans to award multiple grants totaling $300,000 at the end of 2020.
Grant awards will be based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to the benefits of the proposed program to the San Bruno community; the proposal’s alignment with one of the Foundation’s focus areas; program methodology and budget; requested grant amount in relation to the anticipated community benefit; and the organization’s track record, stability, and financial health.
Grant Application Deadline:
Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.
FOUNDATION HONORS 13 OUTSTANDING SAN BRUNO STUDENTS WITH CRESTMOOR NEIGHBORHOOD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
SBCF announced the 2020 recipients of the Crestmoor Neighborhood Memorial Scholarship. In its fifth year, the Crestmoor Scholarship provides multi-year college scholarship awards totaling $190,000 to outstanding San Bruno students who have demonstrated a strong commitment to the San Bruno community.
The 2020 Crestmoor Scholars include Capuchino High School seniors Jumana Abdelgadir, Jun Chan, Isabella Da Silva, Tristan Davis, Karina Diaz Alvarez, Nadia Koshafa, Alannah Linden, Asia Lopez, and Jomelline Umali and Skyline College students Pearl Ibeanusi, Jakarta Kumasi-Nakuru, Kaelynn Malani, and Eric Torres (pictured below, clockwise from top left).
SCBF appreciates the financial support of the Joseph W Welch Jr Foundation for the 2020 Crestmoor Scholarship.
The 2020 Crestmoor Scholars will be recognized at the June 3 SBCF Board meeting.
August 18, 2020: Grant Workshop, 12:00 p.m., via Zoom
August 19, 2020: Regular Investment Committee Meeting, 4:30 p.m., via Zoom
September 2, 2020: Regular Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., via Zoom
September 10, 2020: Grant Workshop, 6:00 p.m., via Zoom
FOUNDATION AWARDS COVID-19 RELIEF GRANTS TOTALING $500,000 TO ASSIST SAN BRUNO SCHOOLS AND SMALL BUSINESSES
On May 7, 2020, the SBCF Board of Directors approved a package of COVID-19 relief grants totaling $490,000 to assist San Bruno schools and small businesses. Together, with a $10,000 grant helping to provide internet access to low-income students for distance learning approved in April, these grants represent a $500,000 investment in two key segments of the San Bruno community struggling to deal with the significant impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The three recently approved grants include $240,000 to the San Bruno Education Foundation to provide all TK-8 teachers in the San Bruno Park School District with new laptops to ensure that they have up-to-date digital tools necessary to adapt to online teaching methods in a new era of distance learning; $150,000 to support small businesses in San Bruno through the San Mateo County Strong Small Business Grant Program; and $100,000 to fund the creation, by the Bay Area Entrepreneur Center of Skyline College, of the San Bruno Small Business Recovery Assistance Program.