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Expired/Repealed VCFs

Expired/Repealed Voluntary Contribution Funds Fund History Initial Tax Return Final Tax Return Must Meet Minimum Contribution Threshold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 2013-2012 2011 2012 Yes
Arts Council Fund 2013-2011 2010 2011 Yes
Asthma and Lung Disease Research 2005-2003 2002 2004 Yes
Birth Defects Research 2001-2000 1999 2000 Yes
California Colorectal Cancer Prevention Fund 2007-2006 2005 2006 Yes
California Election Campaign   1982 1996 No
California Fund for Senior Citizens 2014-2011 1983 2013 Yes
California Lung Disease and Asthma Research 2001 2000 2000 Yes
California Mexican American Veterans' Memorial 2001-2000 1998 2000 Yes
California Military Family Relief 2010-2007 2004 2009 Yes
California Military Museum   1995 1998 Yes
California Missions Foundation 2005-2004 2003 2004 Yes
California Olympic Training   1994 1994 Yes
California Ovarian Cancer Research 2010-2009 2008 2009 Yes
California Police Activities League (CALPAL) Fund 2013-2011 2010 2011 Yes
California Prostate Cancer Research 2006-2005 2004 2005 Yes
California Public School Library Protection   1993 1999 Yes
California Sexual Violence Victim Services Fund 2007-2006 2005 2006 Yes
California YMCA Youth and Government Fund 2014-2013 2012 2013 Yes
California Youth Leadership Fund 2014-2013 2012 2013 Yes
California Veterans Homes Fund 2013-2011 2010 2011 Yes
D.A.R.E. California Fund (Drug Abuse Resistance Education)   1995 1999 Yes
Lupus Foundation of America, California Chapter 2003-2002 2001 2002 Yes
Municipal Shelter Spay-Neuter Fund (2009-2010) 2010-2009 2008 2009 Yes
Municipal Shelter Spay-Neuter Fund (2012-2014) 2014-2012 2011 2013 Yes
National World War II Veterans' Memorial Trust Fund 2001 2000 2000 Yes
Safely Surrendered Baby Fund 2013-2011 2010 2011 Yes
State Children's Trust for the Prevention of Child Abuse 2014-2011 1983 2013 Yes
Veteran's Memorial Account   1991 1996 No
Veterans' Quality of Life Fund 2007-2006 2005 2006 Yes
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Expired/Repealed Fund Descriptions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 Fund for Senior Citizens

Contributions supported for the California Senior Legislature (CSL). The CSL was made up of volunteers who developed statewide senior related legislative proposals in areas of health, housing, transportation, and community services that were presented to the State Legislature.

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 YMCA Youth and Government Fund

Contributions were used to support civic education programs operated by the YMCA Youth and Government Program, the African American Leaders for Tomorrow Program, the Asian Pacific Youth Leadership Project, and the Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project.

California Youth Leadership Fund

Contributions were used to support the activities of the California Youth Leadership Project for the purpose of promoting youth civic engagement.

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 (2009-2010)

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

Municipal Shelter Spay-Neuter Fund(2012-2014)

Contributions were used to provide grants to eligible municipal shelters to provide low cost or free spay-neuter services for dogs and cats.

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.

State Children's Trust Fund for the Prevention of Child Abuse

Contributions were used to fund programs for the prevention, intervention, and treatment of child abuse and neglect.

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.

 

 

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