THE STOCKTON CHILDREN’S FUND—established by Brandin Cooks, wide receiver for the Los Angeles Rams, and his wife Briannon—is pleased to invite Stockton-based, eligible organizations to submit grant applications for funding. Grants are available to help mitigate the disruptive impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic experienced by children and youth in the City of Stockton. The Fund’s immediate focus will be to help mitigate the disruptive effects caused by food insecurity, lack of available childcare, and school closures.
The Fund has made available $50,000 in grant funding. As further donations are received, additional grant funding may be made available. The maximum grant amount an applicant may request under this program is $5,000, although applicants may request less than the maximum amount.
Eligible organizations are invited to propose programs that directly serve residents of the City of Stockton, and align with one of the following areas:
The Community Foundation of San Joaquin will accept grant applications from the following organizations:
Nonprofit organizations must have a primary office based in the City of Stockton in order to be eligible to apply for grant funding. Proposed programs must directly benefit people living in the City of Stockton. School Districts should first contact Louis Ponick at the Community Foundation of San Joaquin at firstname.lastname@example.org, before submitting a grant application.
Grant applications must be submitted online through our grant portal. Grant applications will be considered for funding on a rolling basis.
Grant applications will be reviewed on an expedited basis. Funding will be made available within 10 days of notification of grant award approval.