EIN 95-3655288

Promises2Kids Foundation

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Promises2Kids is a leading nonprofit organization founded on 1981. Promises2Kids has responded to the needs of foster children and provided support to children removed from their home due to abuse and neglect.
Also known as...
Child Abuse Prevention Foundation of San Diego County; Promises2kids
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Program areas at Promises2Kids Foundation

The following is a brief description of the Foundation's programs:a.b. And jessie polinsky children's center - previously the Foundation raised $12 million to build the a.b.and jessie polinsky children's center (the polinsky center), san diego county's emergency shelter for abused and neglected children. In october 1994, the Foundation deeded the facility to the county. The polinsky center offers a full range of assessment and care programs to more than 1,000 children every year. The Foundation continues to support the polinsky center by raising funds for the urgent and long-term needs of the young residents during their stay. The following are just a few examples of the programs and projects at the polinsky center supported by the Foundation during the year ended june 30, 2022. See schedule o for additional details. Kidstart youth2youth advocates program pet therapy program health, recreation, and wellness programguardian scholars - guardian scholars is a scholarship and support program that was established to assist current and former foster youth to further their education or prepare for a career and become successful, independent adults. The program is much more than just financial aid - it is an investment in the future of each individual recipient. Guardian scholars provides multifaceted support through mentoring, career and vocational training, tutoring, college planning, financial aid, college application workshops, and case management.camp connect - the Foundation provides siblings in foster care, who are placed in separate homes, the opportunity to reconnect through a four-day summer camp, as well as recreational and educational day camp activities throughout the year. Camp connect allows brothers and sisters to maintain critical relationships and gain support from each other during this difficult time. This program is a partnership with health & human services agency of san diego county.foster funds - the Foundation understands that foster children often feel alone and isolated. They may go without simple pleasures of childhood such as birthday gifts, cap and gown for graduation, a sports uniform or a musical instrument. We ensure foster children know that they too are heard, special and deserving. The Foundation has special funds set up to support these needs not met through typical funding, which include something special fund, birthday club, and community drives.covid-19 emergency support - as a result of covid-19, we provide emergency financial assistance to ensure our most vulnerable youth are supported. This includes food cards, cash assistance and other support. We anticipate this support to reduce as the impact of the virus diminishes.

Grants made by Promises2Kids Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Helen Woodward Animal CenterEnhancement$241,470
Healthy Adventures FoundationEnhancement$43,808

Who funds Promises2Kids Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The San Diego FoundationFor General Support$362,000
Irving and Eleanor Jaffe FoundationPublic Welfare$200,000
The Conrad Prebys FoundationGeneral Operating Support$150,000
...and 48 more grants received totalling $1,704,057

Personnel at Promises2Kids Foundation

Tonya TorosianChief Executive Officer$277,578
Stephanie OrtegaChief Operations Officer$160,698
Steve GoldsteinChief Financial Officer
Emily HassigChief Development Officer$123,155
Elizabeth RamirezChief Impact Officer
...and 7 more key personnel

Financials for Promises2Kids Foundation

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$8,779,000
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$1,212
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$20,400
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$453,743
Net income from fundraising events$1,063,027
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$10,317,382

Form 990s for Promises2Kids Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-02-14990View PDF
2021-062022-05-13990View PDF
2020-062021-04-05990View PDF
2019-062020-09-03990View PDF
2019-062020-01-03990View PDF
...and 11 more Form 990s
Data update history
June 23, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
June 19, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 17, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
May 12, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
May 6, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $2,000 from The Wilson Sexton Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Crime and legal aid organizationsYouth service charitiesCharities
Human servicesChildrenAbuse preventionCrime and law
Fundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsGala fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
9400 Ruffin CT Suite A
San Diego, CA 92123
Metro area
San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA
San Diego County, CA
Website URL
(858) 278-4400
Facebook page
Twitter profile
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
I72: Child Abuse, Prevention of
NAICS code, primary
624110: Child and Youth Services
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