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Fresno Regional Foundation to grant $500,000 for Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Human Services


May 15, 2013

Media Contacts:  

Dan DeSantis, Chief Executive Officer, 559-226-5600 x101; [email protected]

Natalie Garcia, Program Officer, 559-226-5600 x104, 559-301-8224 (cell); [email protected]


Fresno Regional Foundation to grant $500,000 for

Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Human Services

Fresno, CA- Fresno Regional Foundation (FRF) announced the opening of its Human Services and Teen Pregnancy Prevention competitive grant cycles. In 2013, FRF will grant approximately $380,000 for Teen Pregnancy Prevention and $120,000 for capacity building for organizations serving children 0-8. Capacity building grants will focus on board governance, leadership development, and/or fiscal management.

Organizations serving Fresno, Tulare, Madera, Kings, Merced and Mariposa counties are encouraged to attend a Grants Information Session to learn more about these grant opportunities.

The Foundation’s in-person Grants Information Session will be held on Monday, May 20 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Woodward Park Library at 944 E Perrin Ave, Fresno, CA 93720. A Grants Information webinar will also be offered on Tuesday, May 21 from 11 a.m. to noon. To sign up for an information session, please visit and click on Grantmaking.

For the 2013 Human Services grant cycle, FRF is piloting a Letter of Interest (LOI) process before invitation to submit a full proposal. All interested applicants must submit a two-page LOI by Wednesday, May 29 at 5 p.m. This process is being used to save organizations time and resources in applying for funds from the Foundation. For more information, please visit and click on Grantmaking. Please note that the process to apply for Teen Pregnancy Prevention grants will remain the same this year.

For more information on grants, please call 559-226-5600 or email [email protected].

About the Fresno Regional Foundation
Founded in 1966, FRF improves the quality of life in the San Joaquin Valley through philanthropy. It serves Fresno, Madera, Merced, Mariposa, Tulare and Kings counties. 

FRF is the trusted link between donors and organizations investing in permanent, high-impact solutions for the San Joaquin Valley. The Foundation holds assets of nearly $55 million and awarded $5.2 million in grants in 2012.

For more information about the Fresno Regional Foundation, please visit or call 559-226-5600.


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