Experience & Accomplishments

Since 2013, KPD has secured nearly $40 million in public and private awards for its clients. Major grants won include $13.5 million for career pathway development,  $3 million for homeless veterans, $1.5 for foster youth services, $2 million for basic skills education, $1.5 million for high school and community college alignment, $4 million for permanent supportive housing and rapid rehousing services, and dozens of private grants for programs serving a wide range of populations and community needs.

KPD has extensive experience and thorough knowledge of funding opportunities, grant application procedures, evidence-based models and all other aspects of grant-seeking from the following public departments and agencies.

La Posada de Guadalupe, Carlsbad

United States Departments of:

  • Education
  • Health and Human Services
  • Housing and Urban Development
  • Justice
  • Labor
  • Veterans Affairs
  • Bureau of Justice Administration
  • Inter-Agency Council on Homelessness
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

California Departments of:

  • Alcohol and Drug Services
  • Corrections
  • Education
  • Employment Development
  • Housing and Community Development
  • Transportation
  • County Departments including:
  • Health and Human Services
  • Housing and Community Development
  • Probation

And agencies in the cities of San Diego, Vista, Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach and La Mesa, as well as Imperial County and the cities of El Centro, Calexico an Imperial.

KPD’s experience includes decades of familiarity and applied knowledge in the areas of affordable housing development, mental health services, veterans services, ex-offender re-entry, services for at-risk youth, senior services, programs for persons with HIV/AIDS, programs serving the physically disabled, public health programs, public transportation programs, environmental impact projects, programs for victims of domestic violence, homeless services, alcohol and drug abuse treatment programs, services for refugees, asylum seekers and other immigrants, educational programs, job training, placement and support programs, academic research programs, food banks and congregate feeding programs, and housing finance including acquisition, rehabilitation and new construction.