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Solana Beach looks to fund Community Grants in full

Solana Beach looks to fund Community Grants in full

Solana Beach appears to be in a giving mood.

Ten organizations have applied for this year’s round of community grants, their requests totaling $48,000 for initiatives ranging from citizenship training to children’s theater to an effort to digitize a cache of historical artifacts.

The city budgets $25,000 for its Community Grant Program and pulls $5,000 from its Public Arts Fund for art-related applications. The Rancho Christian School’s recent promise to contribute $10,000 brought the available funding to $40,000 when representatives from the 10 organizations made their case to the city council on Nov. 15.

The council was set to decide on Dec. 13 exactly how to dole...

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