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  • GREATER CONEJO VALLEY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION 

    PROGRAMS & EVENTS 

    Educational Scholarships for High School Seniors  

    The Foundation awards college scholarships annually to local high school students who are considered underrepresented minority students. 

    In 2018, the Foundation awarded $22,000 in scholarships. 

    The Foundation works closely with our three cities and two local school districts to continue programs that benefit the local community.

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    Leadership Conejo Program 

    This nine-month course focuses on enhancing knowledge of the Conejo Valley and strengthening your community involvement. Learn more

    • Develop your leadership skills - Improve your personal leadership skills by interfacing will a diverse group of leaders from different roles in our community.
    • Meet Community Leaders - Local, state or federal elected officials, educators, business people, and nonprofit leaders are all part of our curriculum.
    • Learn about the Conejo Valley - Civic Centers, Local Tourist Attractions, Parks, Hospitals, Police and Fire Facilities are all stops during the program.

     

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  • Principal for a Half Day 

    In partnership with Conejo Valley Unified School District, business professionals have the opportunity to shadow a school principal for the morning and then participants come together for a lunch and hear a presentation by the district’s superintendent.

  • Teacher of the Month Program 

    This program is run by the Education Committee and honors teachers for educational excellence and dedication to their students.

    All teachers who receive a Teacher of the Month award are eligible to receive a Teacher of the Year award presented by the Conejo Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees.

    Some of the past teacher honorees have included:

    • Linda Gomberg - Be Me Preschool (Teacher Of The Year)
    • Sophie State - Westlake High School
    • Stephenie Scott - Weathersfield Elementary
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  • Grants
  • Grants 

    The Foundation awards grants to local nonprofit organizations.  

    Some of the past recipients have included:

    • Conejo/ Las Virgenes Future Foundation
    • Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership
    • American Heart Association
    • American Cancer Society – Relay for Life Conejo Valley
    • Boys & Girls Club of Greater Conejo Valley
    • Special Olympics Southern California

    Download a grant application here. 

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    For information on the Chamber's Community Foundation or how you can support this organization, call the Chamber at 805.370.0035