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Expired/Repealed VCFs

Expired/Repealed Voluntary Contribution Funds
Fund History
Initial
Tax
Return
Final
Tax
Return
Must Meet
Minimum
Contribution
Threshold
ALS/Lou Gehrig's Disease Research
2011
2012
Yes
Arts Council Fund
2010
2011
Yes
Asthma and Lung Disease Research
2002
2004
Yes
Birth Defects Research
1999
2000
Yes
California Colorectal Cancer Prevention Fund
2005
2006
Yes
California Election Campaign
 
1982
1996
No
California Lung Disease and Asthma Research
2000
2000
Yes
California Mexican American Veterans' Memorial
1998
2000
Yes
California Military Family Relief
2004
2009
Yes
California Military Museum
 
1995
1998
Yes
California Missions Foundation
2003
2004
Yes
California Olympic Training
 
1994
1994
Yes
California Ovarian Cancer Research
2008
2009
Yes
California Police Activities League (CALPAL) Fund
2010
2011
Yes
California Prostate Cancer Research
2004
2005
Yes
California Public School Library Protection
 
1993
1999
Yes
California Sexual Violence Victim Services Fund
2005
2006
Yes
California Veterans Homes Fund
2010
2011
Yes
D.A.R.E. California Fund (Drug Abuse Resistance Education)
 
1995
1999
Yes
Lupus Foundation of America, California Chapter
2001
2002
Yes
Municipal Shelter Spay-Neuter Fund
2008
2009
Yes
National World War II Veterans' Memorial Trust Fund
2000
2000
Yes
Safely Surrendered Baby Fund
2010
2011
Yes
Veteran's Memorial Account
 
1991
1996
No
Veterans' Quality of Life Fund
2005
2006
Yes

Expired/Repealed Fund Descriptions

ALS/Lou Gehrig's Disease Research Fund

Contributions were used to conduct research relating to the cause, cure, and prevention of ALS.

Arts Council Fund

Contributions were used by the Arts Council to place teaching artists in California schools, revitalize rural and cash-strapped sections of California's economy using arts and cultural initiatives, support local communities through partnership with city and county arts councils, and assist statewide arts networks. No portion of your contribution were used for the Arts Council's overhead or administrative expenses. The Arts Council Fund went directly to Arts Council programs. All Arts Councils programs are held to strict standards of transparency and are subjected to rigorous peer review panels.

Asthma and Lung Disease Research Fund

Contributions were used to provide medical research grants to develop and advance the understanding of the causes, treatment, and cure of lung disease.

Birth Defects Research

Contributions were used to find causes of birth defects.

California Colorectal Cancer Prevention Fund

Contributions were allocated to the State Department of Health Services for making grants to foundations that qualified as exempt organizations and whose mission was the prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer. The grants contributed toward the expansion of community-based colorectal cancer education and culturally sensitive and appropriate prevention activities targeted toward communities that were disproportionately at risk or afflicted by colorectal cancer.

California Election Campaign Fund

Contributions of $1, $5, $10, or $25 were made to one of these political parties: American Independent, Democratic, Green, Libertarian, Peace and Freedom, or Republican. The maximum contribution was $25 per person.

California Lung Disease and Asthma Research Fund

Contributions were used to provide medical research grants to develop and advance the understanding of the causes, treatment, and cure of lung disease.

California Mexican American Veterans' Memorial

Contributions were used to beautify and enhance the existing Mexican American Veterans' memorial.

California Military Family Relief Fund

Contributions were used to provide financial aid grants to members of the California National Guard who were California residents and had been called to active duty.

California Military Museum Fund

Contributions were used to support the museum's effort to do the following:

  • Collect, exhibit, and preserve California's military history from 1775 to date.
  • Assist in educating the general public, especially school children, about our American military heritage and thus instill pride therein.
  • Recognize all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and the contributions of ethnicity of their members throughout military history.
  • Maintain and operate the facilities required.

California Missions Foundation Fund

Contributions were used to fund programs for the restoration and repair of Spanish colonial and mission era missions and to preserve the artworks and artifacts of these missions.

California Olympic Training Fund

Contributions were used by the United States Olympic Committee for Olympic activities in California.

California Ovarian Cancer Research Fund

Contributions were used to conduct research relating to the cause, cure, and prevention of ovarian cancer.

California Police Activities League (CALPAL) Fund

Contributions were used exclusively to fund the services and programs of the California Police Activities League (CALPAL) program.

California Prostate Cancer Research Fund

Contributions funded research toward finding a cure for prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in America, striking 230,000 men each year in the United States, including 27,000 in California.

California Public School Library Protection Fund

Contributions were used for the purchase of books and other library resources for schools.

California Sexual Violence Victim Services Fund

Contributions were allocated to the State Department of Health Services for allocation to the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) for the award of grants to support CALCASA rape crisis center programs for victims of rape and sexual assault.

California Veterans Homes Fund

Contributions were used for veterans homes operations.

D.A.R.E. California (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Fund

Contributions were used to support D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) programs and provide proven effective, in-classroom anti-drug, anti-gang, and anti-violence education for California school children.

Lupus Foundation of America, California Chapters Fund

Contributions provided financial assistance to the California-based operating chapters of the Lupus Foundation of America. Funding went for public education and research grants to find ways of combating and hopefully finding a cure for Lupus. The Lupus Foundation of America, California Chapters Fund, was repealed because it did not receive the required minimum contribution.

Municipal Shelter Spay-Neuter Fund

Contributions were used to provide low cost or free spay-neuter services and for administrative costs.

National World War II Veterans Memorial Trust Fund

Contributions were used for the construction and maintenance of a National World War II Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The National World War II Veterans' Memorial Trust Fund was repealed because it did not receive the required minimum contribution.

Safely Surrendered Baby Fund

Contributions were used to fund programs to increase public awareness and outreach regarding the Safely Surrendered Baby Law.

Veterans Memorial Account

Contributions were used to pay for the construction, improvement, and maintenance of a veteran's memorial.

Veterans' Quality of Life Fund

Contributions were allocated to the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Fund to provide additional funding for each of the veterans' homes.