The Rancho Bernardo Community Foundation (RBCF) awarded $96,050 in grants to 20 local nonprofit organizations at the annual RBCF Community Thanksgiving Luncheon. The combined total is a historic high for the organization, made possible in part by a donation in memory of Rancho Bernardo residents June and Maurice Nestrud.

The 2019-2020 grantees were: Let’s Light the Cross Foundation, Poway Center for the Performing Arts Foundation, Voices for Children, Rancho Bernardo High School, Spirit of the Fourth, Inc., Rancho Bernardo Historical Society, Rancho Bernardo Veterans Memorial, Rancho Bernardo Senior Services, Alzheimer’s San Diego, Friends of Vista Hill, Southern California Ballet, Rancho Bernardo Music Boosters, Classics 4 Kids, Golden Era Memories and Film, YMCA of San Diego County, Poway Symphony Orchestra Foundation, Turtleback Education Foundation, Burn Institute, Friends of the Rancho Bernardo Library, and Rancho Bernardo Neighborhood Watch.

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