USS Midway Foundation announces $450,000 in grants

Posted at 11:28 AM, Nov 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-09 14:28:40-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - The USS Midway Museum’s success as a San Diego tourist attraction will help military families, veterans and law enforcement.

The USS Midway Foundation will provide $450,000 in grants to 25 nonprofits. The grants range from $5,000 to $35,000 and support programs including crisis training, emergency financial assistance for military families, and body armor for police officers.

Grant recipients include the Armed Forces YMCA at Camp Pendleton and San Diego, the San Diego Police Foundation, USO San Diego, Veterans Village of San Diego, the SEAL Family Foundation, the San Diego Veterans Day Parade and Marine Corps Recruit Depot Museum Foundation.

The USS Midway Foundation hopes to eventually raise its total giving to $1 million annually.

City News Service contributed to this report.