Opus Bank and the Opus Foundation announced today the Foundation’s approval of 25 grant awards to charitable organizations that the Bank and Foundation believe will have an immediate and long lasting impact on efforts to rebuild and strengthen its communities. The initiatives receiving the Foundation’s financial support create enrichment and advancement opportunities that directly improve the lives of individuals and families in the communities Opus Bank serves. The Foundation has awarded grants to 25 nonprofit organizations in California that focus on economic and financial literacy, community health and human services, safety net services, the arts, and education for at-risk children.
These organizations include:
Fullerton Public Library received a grant to support its cultural and educational programs and partnerships, which improve literacy and support technology use in the Fullerton community. HomeAid Orange County, which partners with Pathways of Hope, received a grant for its programs, which mobilize building industry members, as well as local governments and volunteers, to build and renovate shelters for individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
JOYA Scholars received a grant for its programs, which provide mentorship, academic support, financial resources, and opportunities for increased parent involvement to students and families to improve college attendance rates.
A Place Called Home received a grant …read more
Source: Fullerton Chamber of Commerce