Grant Awards &
15th Anniversary Celebration

Join the women of Rancho Santa Fe and Support our community.  Each year, we collectively give approximately $250,000.00 in grants to non-profit organizations throughout Northern San Diego County.  If you are interested in helping us make a positive impact, please register for an upcoming event.

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2019-2020 Calendar

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“The Women’s Fund was founded as a way for members to join together in meaningful and engaging ways and to give back to the greater San Diego community.” 

-  Gayle Gillies-Mize, Founder

In Memoriam

May 24, 1937-August 27, 2019

Grants 2020 


updated grant information.

The Three Focus Areas for this cycle are:

1. Social and Human Services-including human trafficking, poverty and housing/shelter/homelessness

2. Military, Veterans and their families

3. Health Related Issues-including mental health, addiction, disease disorders, chronic illness, disabilities and use of animals for therapy

For more information about our Grants, please click the Icon above.

2019 Grantees

A Step Beyond

Boys and Girls Club of Vista

Casa De Amistad

Classics for Kids

Coastal Roots Farm

Ocean Discovery Institute

Support the Enlisted - STEP

Susan G. Komen-San Diego

Vista Community Clinic

Voices for Children

The Grant Process Timeline for 2020:

        • Early August: Letters of Inquiry (LOI) download available on our website
        • September :  LOI due to Women’s Fund from organization
        • Late November: Some organizations will be asked to respond to an Request for Proposal (RFP)
        • January 2020 : RFPs are due to Women’s Fund office         
        • March 2020: After careful review by committee, some organizations are selected to move to the Site Visit phase. 
        • April 2020: Selected organizations that held site visits are asked to attend a General Meeting and present to the Women’s Fund membership. Voting follows. 
        • May 2020:  Grants are awarded                                                                               

Rancho Santa Fe Women’s Fund  |  established in 2004  |  tax #95-3709639
162 S. Rancho Santa Fe Road, Suite B30, Encinitas, CA   92024

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