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Boys & Girls Clubs of Contra Costa awarded grant from the Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation

Boys & Girls Clubs of Contra Costa awarded grant from the Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation

| July 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Contra Costa announced they have been awarded a $75,000 grant from the Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation to make needed renovations to the Martinez Clubhouse kitchen. “We are proud to have been awarded this generous grant from the Lesher Foundation.” Said Board Chair Angela Rundles. “This kitchen is needed […]

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Grant meeting scheduled

| April 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

The American Indian Culture and Education Program, will meet to discuss our Indian Education Fund, Title VI Grant money for the next school year 2019-2020. Parents, committee chair members and public, please attend this meeting. When: May 7th, 2019, 6:00 p.m. Where: Las Juntas Elementary School, 4105 Pacheco Blvd. Martinez, CA 94553; Room 23

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Becton announces end to backlog of county’s untested rape kits

| March 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton has announced an end to the backlog of untested sexual assault kits after the county was awarded a grant to speed the process. The announcement came this past week during a trip to New York taken by Becton and her staff. Becton’s office is a participant in the […]

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Martinez Community Foundation accepting grant applications

Martinez Community Foundation accepting grant applications

| February 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Martinez Community Foundation (MCF) is currently accepting grant applications for its spring 2019 grant review. Nonprofit organizations with projects and programs that are located in, or which primarily serve Martinez and its residents are encouraged to submit grant applications. The deadline is March 15, 2018. Established in 1993, MCF has provided over $685,000 in […]

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MEF announces grants

| January 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ – Martinez Education Foundation (MEF) is honored to announce that it recently awarded grants in the amount of $136,681 to teachers and staff throughout the Martinez Unified School District schools. Schools receiving grants include Alhambra High School ($33,052), Martinez Junior High School ($27,250), Morello Park Elementary ($17,206), Las Juntas Elementary ($14,558), John Swett Elementary […]

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Agency receives grant to address domestic violence

| December 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Contra Costa Alliance to End Abuse has received a $400,000 grant from Blue Shield of California Foundation to address domestic violence in the county, according to an announcement released by Alan Wang, spokesperson. The alliance is one of six collaborations the foundation is funding to expand services for those who have experienced domestic violence, the […]

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$1.2 million grant funding county’s human trafficking task force

| December 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

A $1.2 million federal grant is underwriting Costra Costa County’s Human Trafficking Task Force, said representatives of the county’s Employment and Human Services Department and the District Attorney’s Office. The grant was awarded through the Federal Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) to establish the new task force, said Alan Wang, of the Employment and […]

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Martinez Arts Association awards educational grants to local teachers

Martinez Arts Association awards educational grants to local teachers

| December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Martinez Arts Association has awarded over $2,000 in grants to 14 local teachers to use for funding art projects in their classrooms. Examples of how the funds will be used are: purchase of three-part harmony books for chamber choir, frames for exhibiting student photos, materials to make tiles, mosaics, fabric painting, plus watercolor tubes, […]

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Marathon grants to help wildfire victims

| November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), which operates the local Andeavor Refinery, has contributed $275,000 in grants to help in relief and recovery efforts associated with California wildfires, Patricia Deutsche, director of Government and Public Affairs, has announced. The grants, from Marathon Petroleum’s charitable foundation, have been awarded to multiple organizations that are aiding victims, her announcement […]

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PRMCC to hear about Prop 68 funds

PRMCC to hear about Prop 68 funds

| September 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Martinez might be able to use Proposition 68 money for park improvements, a former Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission (PRMCC) member will tell the panel Tuesday. Sherida Bush is a past Commission member who also is a longtime nature advocate, “Bay Nature” writer, founding member of Thousand Friends of Martinez and […]

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