The Latest NEWS —
Board Members — January 1, 2021
After 8 years of dedicated service to the Foundation serving as our Secretary & Treasurer, Donna Carter has decided to retire from the Board of Directors. We certainly would not be where we are at today and youth sailing in Dana Point Harbor would look a lot different without her untiring efforts. Thank You Donna for your time, insights and hard work over those 8 years!
The Dana Point Harbor Youth Foundation is also very excited to announce that Michelle Kraus has joined our Board of Directors. Michelle brings a depth of knowledge regarding youth sailing, as well as, a fresh perspective to the Foundation. Welcome aboard Michelle!
Matching Grant Challenge — September 17, 2020
The Dana Point Harbor Youth Foundation has announced a challenge grant to support Dana Point Yacht Club Junior Sailing programs. The Foundation will match all donations, dollar for dollar, made to the DPYC JUNIOR SAILING FUND by October 4th up to a total of $5,000. — Deadline Extended to October 11th
All donations are fully tax-deductible.
5th Annual Lobster Fest — September 12, 2020
Well ... we should say 5th Annual Crab Grab or Lobster Fest! On Saturday, September 12th Dana Point Yacht Club will host a Lobster Fest. Co-Sponsored by the Dana Point Harbor Youth Foundation, the event will help raise money to support DPYC Junior Sailing programs.
Join Us! All proceeds benefit DPYC Junior Sailing.
9th Annual Jeffrey Adam Memorial Regatta — May 9, 2020
Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 environment that we are all living with these days, current restrictions and the health & safety of our volunteers, family and friends the 9th Annual Jeffrey Adam Memorial Regatta scheduled for May 9th has been cancelled.
We hope everyone will once again be able to get out sailing very soon!
Elton John Farewell Tour Raffle — March 27, 2020
Due to the current status of all of our daily lives brought on by the rapidly evolving COVID-19 environment and the high probability that the Elton John "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" concert will be postponed to some future date, the Dana Point Harbor Youth Foundation has decided to cancel this raffle. We thank everyone for your interest in our raffle and the continued support we receive from many of you. All ticket purchasers will receive a full refund.
We hope this devastating pandemic subsides soon and that all of you remain safe and healthy!
DPHYF Board of Directors
9th Annual Jeffrey Adam Memorial Regatta
Dinner — March 7, 2020
Thank You, to all those who attended the Jeff Adam Memorial Regatta Scholarship Dinner on March 7th! The 9th annual dinner was the most successful event to date having raised over $17,000 for youth scholarships and organizational grants.
We look forward to our 10th Annual dinner with the hopes of increasing our donations to another new record. Please plan on joining us in 2021!
Foundation Committed to Transparency
Dana Point Harbor Youth Foundation received the GuideStar Platinum level logo, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information. The logo demonstrates the Foundation's deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability.
In order to be awarded the GuideStar logo, Dana Point Harbor Youth Foundation had to complete every requirement of our nonprofit report on GuideStar.org for their levels of recognition.
Eileen Taylor Legacy Fund
The Jack & Eileen Taylor family has thought of the Dana Point Harbor Youth Foundation for donations in Eileen's memory. Donations will be directed to scholarships, swimming and life saving education and training.