Anti Payday Lending Grantees 2012

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
Center for Responsible Lending San Mateo, Santa Clara, statewide Support to help build statewide grassroots momentum and the political will to prevent expansion of payday lending in California through legislative means. $75,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto San Mateo Support for restrictive ordinances on payday lending establishments in eastern Menlo Park and Redwood City and for a corresponding community education effort to curb voluntary use of these financial products. $75,000
Insight Center for Community Economic Development San Mateo Support for development of a toolkit for advocates of ordinances to limit payday lending and for payday lending restriction efforts in San Mateo County, particularly in Daly City. $60,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Support for efforts by the Coalition Against Payday Predators (CAPP) to educate Santa Clara County residents about the harms of payday lending and establish community support for reform, mobilizing community members to advocate for County-wide city zoning ordinances $250,000