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More than $1 Million in Scholarships Awarded by Ventura County Community Foundation

More than $1 Million in Scholarships Awarded by Ventura County Community Foundation

Hundreds of local students have been awarded a total of $1,165,750 in scholarships in the 2018 Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF) scholarship program, which is now in its 25th year. The 352 scholarships are provided by scholarship funds established by a variety of donors whose generosity helps make a college education more affordable for deserving […]

SEEAG Receives $7,500 Grant From Reiter Affiliated Companies

SEEAG Receives $7,500 Grant From Reiter Affiliated Companies

Ventura, Calif. (February 14, 2018) — Students for Eco-Education and Agriculture (SEEAG), a nonprofit organization that helps young students understand and appreciate the origins of their food, received a $7,500 grant from Reiter Affiliated Companies (RAC). The funds will help SEEAG expand its education efforts through its Journey of Our Food agricultural and nutrition school […]

SEEAG Receives $8,000 Grant From Calif. Dept. of Food & Agriculture

SEEAG Receives $8,000 Grant From Calif. Dept. of Food & Agriculture

Ventura, Calif. (January 19, 2018) — Students for Eco-Education and Agriculture (SEEAG), a nonprofit organization that helps students understand and appreciate the farm origins of their food, has received an $8,000 grant from the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The grant will help SEEAG expand its school education program, “The Journey of Our Food–From […]

$25,000 Grant to Help Boys & Girls Club Maintain Buildings

$25,000 Grant to Help Boys & Girls Club Maintain Buildings

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme has received a $25,000 grant from the Ventura County Community Foundation. The VCCF’s board of directors recently approved giving BGCOP the funds to help the Club’s sustainability and fundraising that will enable it to serve the next generation of youth. “This is a key […]

KidSTREAM Receives Grant to Measure Impact of Children’s Museum

KidSTREAM Receives Grant to Measure Impact of Children’s Museum

CAMARILLO, Calif.—KidSTREAM, the emerging children’s museum based in Camarillo, received funding from the William A. and Cynthia D. Fairburn, Jr. Memorial Fund to assess needs and measure the expected economic and social impacts that will be created by the museum when it is in full operation in a dedicated museum facility. The $6,000 grant was […]

The Oxnard Police Department Receives Grant For Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

The Oxnard Police Department Receives Grant For Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

The Oxnard Police Department has been awarded a $585,000.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic-related deaths and injuries. The Oxnard Police Department will use the funding as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe […]

Rebozo Festival, Inc., 2018 Grant Available

Rebozo Festival, Inc., 2018 Grant Available

Rebozo Festival, Inc., is pleased to announce that awards of up to $20,000 will be granted to qualified non-profit organizations that focus on the cultural, social and/or educational needs of the Ventura County community. The application process will open September 1st and will close September 30th, 2017 at 5:00 pm. Rebozo Festival, Inc., encourages non-profit […]

Trump Administration Changes Focus of USCIS Immigrant Citizenship Training to Assimilation

Trump Administration Changes Focus of USCIS Immigrant Citizenship Training to Assimilation

by MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY The Trump administration has changed the focus of a Department of Homeland Security immigrant citizenship training program managed by USCIS to “assimilation,” a significant shift from the Obama era focus on “integration.” The change of focus was made official in the announcement on Tuesday that “U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began accepting applications […]

Moorpark College Awarded $250,000 CCC Maker Grant

Moorpark College Awarded $250,000 CCC Maker Grant

Moorpark College is one of 24 community colleges awarded a total of $6 million in CCC Maker Implementation Grants from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office to develop makerspace communities, student internships and various programs.  Moorpark College will receive $250,000 this year, renewable for a second year in the same amount.  CCC Maker is one […]

Oxnard: Senior Services Commission accepting grant applications through Sept. 15, 2017

Oxnard: Senior Services Commission accepting grant applications through Sept. 15, 2017

Organizations that serve seniors in the Oxnard area can apply for grant funding beginning Tuesday, August 1, 2017. “A total of $44,600 in grants is available next calendar year.” Applications will be available at the Senior Services Offices at Wilson Park, 350 N. C St. or at seniors.oxnardrec.org. They must be submitted to the Senior Services […]

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