The Franklin Legacy Fund has funded a full scholarship, fully endowed, to cover all tuition expenses for a student for a year at CSUMB a student who is interested in studying non-profit management from a business point of view.
In acknowledgement of this gift, the Capstone Room in the business school has been named for the Franklin Legacy Fund. A grant of $150,000, which when invested will provide enough income to fund the scholarship forever.
The FLF has made a commitment of $5,000 annual gift to the Burmese Learning Center in Thailand to cover hot lunch for all the children. The Burmese are a minority who face discrimination and whose children do not receive public education.
Restorative Justice Partners Inc. (RJP), our second Sustainability Recipient (Jan. 2017), brings victims, offenders, families and other key stakeholders together in a process to help offenders understand the implications of their actions and provide the victim a voice in the restitution. In a restorative justice process, the person who has done harm takes responsibility for their actions and the person who has been harmed can take a central role in the process.
Gathering Place for Women is a non-profit charitable organization that provides services primarily to homeless women on the Monterey Peninsula. It operates a service center and a weekly hot luncheon program.
We Help Nepal is a network of teachers, artists, business owners, doctors and development workers, all of whom have lived or are currently living in Nepal, who came together to provide funds and other resources to help the country and its people after the recent devastating earthquake. The fund supported immediate relief and continues to support rebuilding efforts rooted in a philosophy of relief to self-reliance, disaster to sustainable development. All funds collected by We Help Nepal have gone toward relief. The Franklin Legacy Fund provided a grant to We Help Nepal to offset expenses. Further information can be obtain at www.wehelpnepal.org.
Founded in 2000, the Youth Arts Collective (YAC) is an after-school studio art and mentoring program for young visual artists ages 14-22, open six days a week for four hours a day, year round. YAC serves youth from all over Monterey County and is located in downtown Monterey. YAC's mission is to inspire creativity, kindness and confidence in our local youth through artistic expression and mutual respect. Its motto is "do art, be kind."
For more information, visit www.yacstudios.org.
Grid Alternatives is the country's largest nonprofit solar installer, with a mission to make renewable energy technology and job training accessible to under-served communities. Their vision is a successful transition to clean, renewable energy that includes everyone.
For more information, visit www.gridalternatives.org.
Since 1972, our mission has been to be Monterey County's leading provider of comprehensive
prevention and intervention services to victims of domestic violence and their children. Through and unrivaled commitment to compassionate service, we help clients lead violence-free lives.
For more information, www.ywcamc.org.
Sun Street Centers prevents alcohol and drug addiction by offering education, treatment and recovery regardless of income level. We empower individuals and families with the tools to heal and thrive and recover. Our vision is to inspire our participants and community to value an alcohol- and drug-free lifestyle. We understand that alcoholism and addiction are chronic diseases that require healthcare intervention with compassionate staff.
For more information visit www.sunstreetcenters.org.
2017 Board & Staff