Center for Community Solutions Receives $50,000 Grant Award from The S. Mark Taper Foundation

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Center for Community Solutions (CCS), a non-profit agency that offers a complete range of sexual assault, stalking, and intimate partner violence intervention and prevention services is pleased to announce a grant award of $50,000 from the S. Mark Taper Foundation.

Center for Community Solutions (CCS), a non-profit agency that offers a complete range of sexual assault, stalking, and intimate partner violence intervention and prevention services is pleased to announce a grant award of $50,000 from the S. Mark Taper Foundation.

This grant funding provides vital core operating support for comprehensive intervention and healing programs and services that help survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault across San Diego County. Services are offered at no charge and include a 24 hour crisis hotline, emergency and transitional shelters, legal and advocacy services, counseling, hospital and court accompaniment, and prevention education.

“The recent disclosures of high profile survivors and the #MeToo movement has lifted the veil of shame and blame for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. As a result, we have seen an increased demand for our services,” says Verna Griffin-Tabor, CEO for CCS. “We are grateful to the S. Mark Taper Foundation for this generous award for it allows CCS to be resilient in these times of increased calls for help from survivors,” Griffin-Tabor added.

About S. Mark Taper Foundation
The S. Mark Taper Foundation, founded in 1989, is a private family foundation dedicated to enhancing the quality of people’s lives by supporting nonprofit organizations and their work in our communities.

About Center for Community Solutions
Center for Community Solutions (CCS) is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit corporation that provides prevention and intervention services for survivors of intimate partner violence and sexual assault and stalking. Founded in 1969, we have remained committed to solving the problems of relationship violence and abuse, improving the lives of survivors, and changing the social conditions that breed and tolerate their existence. We assist more than 22,000 San Diegans each year and operate the only Rape Crisis Center in San Diego. For more information, visit http://www.ccssd.org.

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