Harriet H. Samuelsson Foundation awards $560,000

The trustees of the Harriet H. Samuelsson Foundation recently awarded a total of $560,000 in grants to 13 local non-profit organizations providing services to youth and adolescents. Grants ranged from $10,000 to $135,000 and were allocated to fund children’s services in the coming year, including homework, art, music, sports, educational, and game supplies for PEAK and Westpark After School Programs by Ventura Police Activities League, Inc.

Grants are awarded in the spring and fall of each year. The spring 2019 grant application deadline is December 17, 2018. For more information about the Harriet H. Samuelsson Foundation, including instructions on how to apply for a grant, please visit the Foundation’s website at www.samuelssonfoundation.org.

The Harriet H. Samuelsson Foundation was established in 2005 upon the death of Harriet H. Samuelsson, an Oxnard philanthropist, at age 96.  The Foundation awards over $1 million in grants each year to organizations providing services for the health, education, guidance, or welfare of children under the age of 18 residing in Ventura County, or to organizations conducting cancer research.

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