San Diego Women’s Foundation Grants $166,000 2014 Environment Recipients to be honored at Celebration

The San Diego Women’s Foundation (SDWF) announces their 2014 grant recipients:


·         Friends of Balboa Park:Plaza de Balboa Smartscape Project

·         San Diego Children’s Discovery MuseumWater Wise Programs

·         Friends of Albert Einstein AcademiesWater Education Station

·         Friends of the Water Conservation GardenMs. Smarty-Plants Grows Earth Heroes & The Magic of Water



To commemorate this special occasion, the SDWF will hold their Annual Grants Celebration at the new Downtown Library on Thursday, May 29 beginning at 6 pm with optional library tours at 5 pm.  The evening will honor the new 2014 grant recipients and hear from some of the other Community Partners of the San Diego Women’s Foundation.

The event is free and open to the public.


This year’s program is unique and tells a story of the important new San Diego landmark, our Library.  In addition to celebrating the annual grants, the evening includes a panel of women instrumental in making the new Central Library a reality for San Diego, who will share their early inspirations, their spirit of philanthropy and the community effort that was needed to make it happen. The panel includes:  Darlene Shiley, Judith Harris, Katie Sullivan, Deborah Barrow, Helen Griffith, Carmen Vann, and moderated by Gail Vetter Levin.




The San Diego Women’s Foundation invites the public to attend:

 A Novel Approach”, The 2014 SDWF Annual Grants Celebration.

Location: The San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Blvd., San Diego

Date/Time: May 29, 2014 6pm to 8 pm


Reception begins at 6, program at 6:30pm, with optional library tours beginning at 5 pm.


The SDWF grants celebration is free and open to the public.


RSVP by May 23 at sdfoundation.org/SDWFGrants2014 or call (619) 814-1374






For media purposes we will have available leaders of the San Diego Women’s Foundation and nonprofit organizations for interviews. Please contact Vince Heald at vheald@behmedia.com or 858-453-9600 with media inquiries.


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