Growing Works Wish List

Contact Turning Point Foundation at (805) 652-0000 if you would like assistance with your donation or if you would like to schedule a tour.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

$300,000 – Veterans Program extends the program to 100 veterans.

$100,000 – Water Conservation Program funds a filtering system that maximizes the use of recycled water.

$100,000 – Sustainability Program adds solar power and a rainwater capture system for environmental and economic sustainability.

$100,000 – Green Certificate Program provides  20 advanced employees a certificate program in conjunction with the UC Extension to increase their hire-ability.

$50,000 – Picnic Pavilion to be used by visitors to the Demonstration Gardens and Labyrinth, and neighbors from the RAIN Project, Casa Pacifica and CSUCI, for gatherings, shade and picnicking. It will also serve as an outdoor classroom for students and nursery employees.

$25,000 – Serenity Garden offers employees a quiet place where they can take a peaceful pause from work, and includes benches, a bird fountain and flowering plants.

$20,000 – Vehicle Sponsorship funds go towards new or used pick-up and delivery trucks, three small utility vehicles (gators), and four 3-wheel bicycles with baskets. Option to have your company’s logo.

$10,000 – Growing Works Signage on building and on Lewis Road.

$10,000 – Healthy Nutrition Program brings a nutrition program and vegetable garden for the health of our employees, with extra to spare for our neighbors in supported housing.

$10,000 – Botanical Design by CSUCI art students made into a vinyl wrap to beautify the 50’ high water tower located on the property.

Seed Money – All sizes of contributions welcome! Funds will buy seeds and plants for our employees to grow and stock our nursery. 

Ground Cover

  • Lots of Compost
  • Lots of Mulch
  • Lots of Rocks
  • Lots of Gravel
  • Lots of Decomposed Granite
  • 67,000 sf – ground cloth
  • 400 sq. feet Sub-surface ground screen
  • Lots of Pots


  • Shovels
  • Rakes
  • Brooms
  • Big scoops
  • Tree saws
  • Picks
  • Indoor/outdoor vacuum