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Local nonprofits encouraged to apply for community grants

Deadline to submit grant applications is Nov. 4

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – The San Diego County Employees’ Charitable Organization is accepting applications for its 2023 Community Grants now through Friday, Nov. 4.

In 2022, CECO distributed $120,130 amongst 82 local nonprofit programs, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County, Coastal Roots Farm, Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center and Voices for Children. CECO grants fund tangible goods such as equipment, furnishings and other durable goods that directly benefit the population served by the applicant program. A complete list of prior grant recipients, as well as 2023 grant instructions and application can be found at

Since 1956, CECO has funded local nonprofit programs with the mission of lending a hand and addressing a wide range of needs in San Diego County. CECO is funded through the generosity of the employees and retirees of the County of San Diego and 100% of contributions are redirected to the local community.

Questions pertaining to the grant application and/or allocation process can be directed to [email protected].

Submitted by the San Diego County Employees’ Charitable Organization.


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