Awards are focused on providing opportunities for accomplished mental health professionals to implement a “dream project” that will have significant impact for the people and nonprofits they serve. This year the foundation approved 9 proposals from mental health professionals. Among those receiving support were Open Paths Counseling Center, enabling them to launch a new psychoeducational…Read More →
The Picerne Family Foundation is pleased to announce that 18 artists have been selected to participate in the 2023 Artist Outreach Project. Each of the artists listed below were awarded $15,000 plus funding for materials to pursue a year-long arts based therapeutic, mentoring or educational project of their own design for people who would otherwise…Read More →
The Global Sustainability Project (GSP) gives California high school students the opportunity to actively engage in ecological sustainability, both locally and internationally. July 18, 2023 – With the post-COVID resumption of international travel, the Picerne Foundation is continuing the Global Sustainability Program. Dolores Dang-Wright, a teacher at Dana Hills High School, and Greg Gardiner at…Read More →
Awards to be focused on the opportunities and challenges of the return to classrooms. Recognizing that students returning to the classroom after over a year of online instruction will create opportunities and challenges for teachers, the Foundation is offering a new round of Educational Visions grants to support innovation in this area. it is likely…Read More →
The Picerne Family Foundation donates essential items to The Los Angeles County Fire Department Foundation.
May 21, 2021 – To enhance the working environment for local firefighters, The Picerne Family Foundation’s Giving Back Program recently donated $20,000 to The Los Angeles County Fire Department Foundation. The funds were used to purchase state-of-the-art essential equipment identified as most needed by fire personnel working at several fire station in Los Angeles County.…Read More →
The Picerne Family Foundation creates Shelter-in-Place: Face-to-Face program to counter isolation of COVID-19 Crisis.
In response to the social isolation necessitated by the COVID-19 crisis the Picerne Family Foundation has initiated a new program: Shelter-in-Place: Face-to-Face. Volunteer artists, writers and musicians will provide live, one-on-one face-to-face lessons free of charge through interactive video platforms such as Zoom, Skype and FaceTime. For more information go to Programs on this website.Read More →