To support neighborhoods where kids and youth are healthy, safe and ready to learn
2000 to 2010
$2 - $4 million per year
In 2009, the Community Foundation for Monterey County served as the host agency and led the strategic planning of the Building Healthy Communities in East Salinas Plan. The following year, The California Endowment embarked on a 10-year statewide strategic initiative, Building Healthy Communities, with the goal of supporting neighborhoods where kids and youth are healthy, safe and ready to learn. The California Endowment identified a total of fourteen communities throughout California with which they partnered with to achieve the goals in their 10-year strategic investment. Among the fourteen communities identified, East Salinas in one of them.