February 28, 2024

Cox Charities To Award $60,000 in Grants to Orange County and Palos Verdes Nonprofits

Local nonprofit organizations with programs focused on Youth and Education (K-12 STEAM focus), conservation and sustainability, digital equity, or military and veterans, are encouraged to apply for a Cox Charities Community Grant now through March 15. A total of $60,000 will be awarded to nonprofits in Orange County and Palos Verdes.   

The grants, which are funded and awarded by Cox employees, are part of Cox Charities’ statewide Community Grants program, which awards grants to nonprofits in Cox Communications’ California markets (San Diego, Orange County, Palos Verdes, Santa Barbara).   

To apply for a Cox Charities Community Grant, visit www.coxcharitiesca.org/communitygrants. Organizations must meet the following criteria: 

  • Be a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization; 
  • Be located in or provide services in a Cox Communications service area in California; 
  • Align with one or more of Cox Charities’ focus areas. 

Grant recipients will be announced in May.  

Last year’s Orange County grant recipients were:  My Creative PTSD, Shea Therapeutic Riding Center, Orange County Coastkeeper, Friends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, El Toro High School, Project3R, Orange County Rescue Mission, Bracken’s Kitchen, Crystal Cove Conservancy, and Hope Harbor. 

A charitable foundation funded by employee donations, Cox Charities enables employees to support their community by awarding grants to local nonprofits. A diverse volunteer advisory board of Cox employees oversees Cox Charities and its giving programs. 

About Cox Communications 

Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through technology. As the largest private broadband company in America, we operate fiber-powered networks in more than 30 states, providing connections and advanced managed IT and cloud services for nearly seven million homes and businesses nationwide. We're dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that make each one unique. Cox Communications is the largest division of Cox Enterprises, a family-owned business founded in 1898 by Governor James M. Cox.   

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