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Home Start, Inc. Receives $100,000 Grant from the Cushman Foundation

San Diego CAHome Start, a San Diego nonprofit organization whose mission is to assure the safety and resiliency of children by strengthening families and their communities, has received a $100,000 grant from the Cushman Foundation. The grant, spread over three years, is part of the Foundation’s 2020 Making a Difference for San Diego Grant Program and will help Home Start with its Behavioral Health Services programs.

The Foundation’s Making a Difference for San Diego Grant Program was established in partnership with the Jewish Community Foundation as they share the goals of respectful and responsive grantmaking, quality technical assistance, and support to strengthen the capacity and sustainability of nonprofit organizations.

“We’re excited that the Cushman Foundation has honored us with this very generous donation,” said Home Start CEO Laura Tancredi-Baese. “The award will truly advance Home Start’s ability to provide services to children living in poverty who require immediate, comprehensive solutions to behavioral health issues that ensure their safety and healthy development.”


About Home Start

Founded in 1972, Home Start, Inc. is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit agency that provides services tailored to prevent child abuse and neglect and to strengthen families. Their mission is to assure the safety and resiliency of children by strengthening families and their communities. Last year, Home Start served nearly 15,000 San Diegans in need of services. For additional information on Home Start, please visit www.home-start.org.