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McCune Foundation Announces Grants for Social Justice

The McCune Foundation has awarded almost $330,000 for community organizing and social justice projects in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. Fifteen groups will receive grants to support foster youth, parents, immigrants, teens and other groups of concerned residents in creating beneficial changes in their communities.
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Reflecting a Community: The Importance of Diverse Boards

Boards that reflect the constituency that an organization serves is an important value for the McCune Foundation. Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project (MICOP) in Oxnard works to empower indigenous farm workers from Mexico, and the group has been intentional in involving Mixtecs on its Board of Directors.
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McCune Foundation Announces Community Organizing Grants, 2013

The McCune Foundation has awarded $345,000 for community organizing and social justice initiatives in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. Sixteen groups were approved for grants to organize residents in voicing their concerns and finding solutions to improve public education, immigration policies, mental health services, and other critical issues.
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McCune Foundation Announces Community Organizing Grants, 2012

The McCune Foundation has awarded more than $360,000 for community organizing and social justice initiatives in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. Sixteen groups received grants in November to organize residents in voicing their concerns and solutions to improve public transportation, immigration policies, services for homeless families, and other vital issues.
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