Working Together

To Save Lives

PDFSD “SD Swims” Grant Application Process

Prevent Drowning Foundation of San Diego is looking for local schools, non-profits, and local pools to collaborate in providing swim lessons and water safety programs in areas throughout San Diego county, targeting those individuals who have limited access to gaining the life-saving skill of swimming. If your organization is interested in applying for a grant from our foundation, please refer to the instructions and application link below. Together we can make a difference and save lives in San Diego County!

Application Deadline Schedule

Summer 2024 – Deadline May 1, 2024 / Interviews in May / Award announcements to follow in early June 2024

Fall 2024 – Deadline August 1, 2024 / Interviews in August / Award announcements to follow in September 2024


Swim lessons for 3,4,5,7, and 9th grades with programs continuing to evolve toward self-funding. (no transportation funding)

Priority is given to 4th quartile areas**