Mission:  Protecting and enhancing the quality of life in Clairemont through community philanthropy.

Originally established by the Clairemont Town Council, the CTC Foundation, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation which serves as a public charity for the Clairemont community in San Diego.  

The Foundation develops financial support for the community through grant writing and fundraising. It fulfills its mission by giving back through grants and financial support for local programs that will benefit the residents and businesses of Clairemont, with an emphasis on neighborhood improvement, community development, and public art.

The Foundation thanks its 2020-2021 sponsors 

Clairemont Square

Eden and Kyle Yaege

Walter Andersen Nursery

Rose Canyon Animal Clinic

Balanced Business, LLC

Senator Toni Atkins

Elite Escrow
Hickman, Robinson, Yaege, LLP
Carol Chrisopolous, CPA

Public Art Program

The CTC Foundation encourages human interactions with public places by the creation, placement and retention of public art. The Public Art Program encourages placemaking through the development of public art projects to elevate the aesthetic quality of life in Clairemont. The public art program also supports the preservation of Clairemont’s historic and cultural landscapes. The CTC Foundation pursues projects and provides funding for public art projects.

Neighborhood Improvement Program

The Foundation encourages the development of vibrant residential communities and stewardship over the changing built environment of Clairemont through the Neighborhood Improvement Program, including streets, greenery, and access. The CTC Foundation receives proposals for projects and will provide or help obtain additional funding for selected projects. 

Community Development Program

The Foundation encourages community members to take collective action and generate solutions to tackle areas of improvement in Clairemont. The Community Development Program focuses on revitalization and promoting economic opportunity to community members and groups. The CTC Foundation will provide or help obtain funding for selected projects.

Past Projects

In past years, the CTC and CTC Foundation have proudly provided numerous grants and sponsorships to community organizations. Grants included:

  •  Money for technology advancements at Cadman Elementary
  • Sensory wall at Whitman Elementary 
  • ADHD-based learning program at Holmes Elementary
  • Updates to the Clairemont Senior Center
  • Computer chairs at Balboa Branch Library, 
  • New books for the Clairemont High School library 
  • Historic Route 101 signs for Morena Blvd

2021 CTC Foundation

Board of Directors

 Carrie Munson President
 Emily Cottrell Secretary
 Lynn Little Chief Financial Officer
 Breanne Mode Director
Judey Petix          Director
Linda Sorrentino


Barbarah TorresDirector

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