BHCDF's mission is to engage and broker the Belle Haven community for resources to foster community growth and development.
What We Do
Belle Haven Community Development Fund (BHCDF) Programs
Belle Haven Neighborhood Mini Grant Program (mini-grant) provides grants to Belle Haven residents who want to improve the front of their homes with curb appeal projects and local non-profits serving the neighborhood to host community events. Information and applications are provided from January to April. The program is funded by the City of Menlo Park and administered by BHCDF.
One-to-One Solutions Scholarship Program (1-to-1) provides scholarships for Belle Haven elementary and middle school youth (3 - 13) to take classes and camps at Onetta Harris Community Center (OHCC) each session. The program is funded by BHCDF and managed by the staff at OHCC. Families can apply when they register for classes at the beginning of each session (Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring)
Sponsored Employment Program (SEP), a crime prevention initiative, provides summer employment, mentoring and community engagement opportunities for young people (14 - 24) with the greatest challenges to employment. BHCDF joined the implementing partners to expand the program into Belle Haven and participate as a member of the Logistics Team. Applications for participants and resumes for peer mentors are accepted in April and May.