Thank You Cards from Education Grants

Giving Back to the Central Coast

Community Impact

SESLOC Supports. SESLOC Cares.

Thank You Cards from Education Grants

Community Impact

SESLOC Supports. SESLOC Cares.

Building a community starts with people and place. This place is pretty dang special. That’s a given. But it’s the people that make the place. We’re proud to serve the Central Coast community, now for 80 years. Take a look at how we give back.

SESLOC people and place
Giving Back in 2021

Awarded to Central Coast teachers to expand classroom resources

High school students completed a financial education program

Raised for worthy local nonprofits… the most we’ve ever raised.

Recent Fundraisers

Together, we can make a difference in our community.

Thank You for Helping End Hunger in Our Community!

Thank You for Helping End Hunger in Our Community!

This past May, we held a fundraiser for the SLO Food Bank and the Food Bank of Santa Barbara County. SESLOC, employees, and members raised a combined $13,217. Every dollar donated creates 7 meals, that’s over 92,000 nutritious, wholesome meals going back into our community to help end hunger!

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Thank You for “Giving Joy” This Holiday Season

Thank You for “Giving Joy” This Holiday Season

A special thanks to all who supported The Family Care Network and their Give Joy campaign, which helped children and youth in foster care, as well as families struggling with homelessness and unhealed trauma in San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara Counties this holiday season.

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Education Grants Support Learning in the 2021-2022 School Year

SESLOC Education Grants provide funding to support innovation and expand supplies at local K-12 schools. Here's how a few teachers recently used grants to support their students' return to the classroom:

Local Teachers Get Support With SESLOC Education Grants

SESLOC Education Grants provide funding to support innovation and expand supplies at local K-12 schools. Here's how a few teachers recently used grants to support their students' return to the classroom:

Education Grants Support Students’ Return to the Classroom

SESLOC Education Grants provide funding to support innovation and expand supplies at local K-12 schools. Here's how a few teachers recently used grants to support their students' return to the classroom:

Education Grants Continue to Support Learning Through the Pandemic

The pandemic forced schools to shift learning from in-person, to remote, to back again — or in some cases, a combination of both. As local teachers adapted their lesson plans to face these unique challenges, SESLOC Education Grants provided funding to support innovation and expand supplies. Here's how a few teachers recently used grants:

Over $100,000 in Education Grants Awarded

In 2020, SESLOC reached a milestone, surpassing $100,000 in education grants awarded to local K-12 teachers. Each month since 2013, SESLOC has awarded education grants in amounts up to $500 for innovative and creative classroom projects and equipment that go beyond the usual classroom budgets.
SESLOC Giving Back

Team SESLOC in Action

SESLOC Spotlight

We shine a light on local nonprofits that make the Central Coast the best place to live.

SESLOC Spotlight: MCSC’s Women’s Business Center

SESLOC Spotlight: MCSC’s Women’s Business Center

The Mission Community Services Corporation’s Women’s Business Center supports local entrepreneurs and small businesses by providing resources and education. Charlene Rosales, Deputy Director/COVID Manager, explains how this organization helps potential and existing businesses succeed:

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SESLOC Spotlight: San Luis Obispo County Housing Trust Fund

SESLOC Spotlight: San Luis Obispo County Housing Trust Fund

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. The San Luis Obispo County Housing Trust Fund is a nonprofit that works with developers, other nonprofits, and government agencies to increase the supply of affordable housing in San Luis Obispo County. Directors Tom Sherman and Vivian Krug Cotton explain how the organization supports the development of affordable housing in our community:

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SESLOC Spotlight: SLO Children’s Museum

SESLOC Spotlight: SLO Children’s Museum

SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live. The San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum supports growing minds with hands-on activities for kids to learn by doing — and by providing resources and programs for at-home learning. Michelle Jenkins, Executive Director, explains how the nonprofit museum guides learning through fun:

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