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Rebozo Festival, Inc., 2018 Grant Available

Rebozo Festival, Inc., 2018 Grant Available

Rebozo Festival, Inc., is pleased to announce that awards of up to $20,000 will be granted to qualified non-profit organizations that focus on the cultural, social and/or educational needs of the Ventura County community. The application process will open September 1st and will close September 30th, 2017 at 5:00 pm. Rebozo Festival, Inc., encourages non-profit […]

Trump Administration Changes Focus of USCIS Immigrant Citizenship Training to Assimilation

Trump Administration Changes Focus of USCIS Immigrant Citizenship Training to Assimilation

by MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY The Trump administration has changed the focus of a Department of Homeland Security immigrant citizenship training program managed by USCIS to “assimilation,” a significant shift from the Obama era focus on “integration.” The change of focus was made official in the announcement on Tuesday that “U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began accepting applications […]

Moorpark College Awarded $250,000 CCC Maker Grant

Moorpark College Awarded $250,000 CCC Maker Grant

Moorpark College is one of 24 community colleges awarded a total of $6 million in CCC Maker Implementation Grants from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office to develop makerspace communities, student internships and various programs.  Moorpark College will receive $250,000 this year, renewable for a second year in the same amount.  CCC Maker is one […]

Oxnard: Senior Services Commission accepting grant applications through Sept. 15, 2017

Oxnard: Senior Services Commission accepting grant applications through Sept. 15, 2017

Organizations that serve seniors in the Oxnard area can apply for grant funding beginning Tuesday, August 1, 2017. “A total of $44,600 in grants is available next calendar year.” Applications will be available at the Senior Services Offices at Wilson Park, 350 N. C St. or at seniors.oxnardrec.org. They must be submitted to the Senior Services […]

Brownley Announces $415,000 Grant to Support Affordable Housing in Ventura County

Brownley Announces $415,000 Grant to Support Affordable Housing in Ventura County

  Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced NeighborWorks America, a public non-profit established by Congress, has awarded a $415,333 grant to Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation to foster community development and create more affordable housing in Ventura County. “Strong partnerships between public entities and local nonprofits like the one between NeighborWorks and Cabrillo Economic Development […]

Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Receives Grant for Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Training Program

Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Receives Grant for Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Training Program

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a $86,270 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a program of training, special enforcements, and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries.  The Sheriff’s Office will use the funding as part of the County’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways […]

Brainwave-to-speech system under study: Grant funds research into aid for communication

Brainwave-to-speech system under study: Grant funds research into aid for communication

A California Lutheran University faculty member has received a $67,000 grant to assess whether a new brain-computer interface can efficiently help nonverbal people to speak. Edlyn Peña, co-director of Cal Lutheran’s Autism and Communication Center, received the one-year grant from the Disability Communications Fund. The research ties into a fund priority to encourage the development […]

SEEAG Receives Grant From Reiter Affiliated Companies

SEEAG Receives Grant From Reiter Affiliated Companies

Students for Eco-Education and Agriculture (SEEAG), a nonprofit organization that helps young students understand and appreciate the origins of their food, has received a $5,000 grant from Reiter Affiliated Companies (RAC). The grant funds will help SEEAG expand its education efforts through its Journey of Our Food school programs and its annual Ventura County Farm […]

City of Oxnard accepting grant applications for $10,000 donation from Cowboys, Jones family through Feb. 3, 2017

City of Oxnard accepting grant applications for $10,000 donation from Cowboys, Jones family through Feb. 3, 2017

The Dallas Cowboys and team owner Jerry Jones’ spirit of charity continues to touch down in Oxnard. The City of Oxnard will award $2,500 grants to four Oxnard-based nonprofit organizations that provide services to Oxnard residents thanks to a generous $10,000 donation from the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Foundation. Applications are available at the […]

Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Grant Awarded to Oxnard Police Department

Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Grant Awarded to Oxnard Police Department