The Brian M. Stocker Fund was established at the Community Foundation of San Joaquin through a generous legacy gift from the Brian M. Stocker Estate. The Fund aims to support recreational and wellness programs, and promote healthy living for youth and children in San Joaquin County.

The Brian M. Stocker Fund is no longer taking applications for 2020. Please check back in Spring of 2021.

2019 Grantees

Lodi Boys & Girls Club - $2500

To support the SMART Girls Program to enhance young girls’ physical and emotional health utilizing a combination of informational and experiential learning activities.

Stockton Rowing Club – $2,500

To support the Junior Program Revitalization Project that will provide greater access to opportunities for youth to learn the skill of rowing.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca and Lathrop – $2,500

To support Positive Sprouts/Ag in Motion Program, dedicated to educating youth on the importance of consuming fresh fruit and vegetables through gardening, along with conducting science experiments utilizing curriculum provided by the National Ag Science Center.

Lodi Junior Giants – $2,500

To increase physical activity and healthy lifestyles for diverse communities in the City of Lodi, by increasing capacity to promote the game of junior baseball.

The First Tee of San Joaquin – $2,500

To support golf scholarships for those in financial need to access the sport of junior golf.

Child Abuse Prevention Council of San Joaquin – $2,500

To support the purchase of active play equipment to develop primary motor skills in children,

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin - $2,500

To provide stipends for youth ages 13-17 to participate in the Youth Organizing Council at a local teen center,

YMCA of San Joaquin County - $5,000

To support Healthy Kids Day—an event that brings children and families together through education, activities and experiences that teach good health and foster connections through fitness, sports, fun and healthy habits.

City of Stockton, Community Services Department, Recreation Division - $5,000

To promote healthy living and active lifestyles by teaching gardening and food preparation skills to high school students in Southeast Stockton who frequent Stribley Community Center for afterschool programs and sports activities.

Lodi Boosters of Boys and Girls Sports – $5,000

To support families and youth that are struggling and need assistance in providing an opportunity for their children to participate in youth sports.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Tracy – $5,000

To support a comprehensive health and wellness program whose focus is on promoting healthy eating habits and physical activity for the youth in the City of Tracy.

Reaching Your Dream Foundation, Fitness Forever Junior Racquetball Program - $5,000

To promote physical activity and healthy life choices by providing opportunities to become a part of the junior racquetball program, increase health and fitness awareness and activity for the youth of the community.

City of Lodi Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department - $12,000

To provide funding for increased swim lessons and lifeguard training for the promotion of aquatic sports, especially among economically disadvantaged youth, and to support the Brian M. Stocker Summer Swim League Championships at Tokay High School.

2018 Grantees

Stockton Rowing Club – $5,000

To support the Junior Program Revitalization Project that will provide greater access to opportunities for youth to learn the skill of rowing.

Lodi Boosters of Boys and Girls Sports – $5,000

To provide scholarships to underserved youth in the Lodi community to engage in youth sports and provide mentoring services.

Delta Health Care and Management Services – $5,000

To support a comprehensive breastfeeding and quality lactation care program for low-income women and their infants.

Lodi Junior Giants – $10,000

To promote physical activity and healthy lifestyles for diverse communities in the City of Lodi, by providing capital improvements to support the game of junior baseball.

Special Olympics Northern California – $10,000

To provide greater recreational opportunities for students with disabilities through the expansion of school partnerships with Stockton Unified School District.

Aspire Public Schools – $20,000

To provide greater recreational opportunities for students from South Stockton by promoting the game of soccer through the renovation of Port City Academy’s soccer field into a dual-use field.

Positive Coaching Alliance – $20,000

To support teaching positive coaching strategies to improve coaching in youth sports throughout San Joaquin County.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Tracy – $20,000

To support a comprehensive health and wellness program whose focus is on promoting healthy eating habits and physical activity for the youth in the City of Tracy.

The First Tee of San Joaquin – $20,000

To promote the game of youth golf through a partnership between the Housing Authority of San Joaquin, One.TLC School for the Homeless, and The Children’s Home of Stockton.