Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2015

  • Total

    $107,875,238 through December 2015

    Click on the diagram sections for information specific to each of our priority areas listed below.

  • Strategic Initiative

    Avoidable Blindness

    $5,312,000 through July 2015

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for preventing avoidable sight loss from cataracts and blinding trachoma.

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  • Strategic Initiative

    Catholic Education

    $2,681,000 through December 2015

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for revitalizing Catholic schools serving low-income families.

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  • Strategic Initiative

    Catholic Sisters

    $17,775,000 through December 2015

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for building a global Catholic sisterhood to advance human development.

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  • Strategic Initiative

    Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

    $11,127,000 through December 2015

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for improving early childhood development outcomes for young children affected by HIV and AIDS.

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  • Strategic Initiative

    Disaster Relief and Recovery

    $3,371,000 through December 2015

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for supporting disaster preparedness, relief, and long-term recovery.

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  • Strategic Initiative

    Foster Youth

    $11,155,000 through December 2015

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for achieving healthy and productive lives for transition-age youth in foster care.

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  • Strategic Initiative

    Homelessness

    $11,463,000 through December 2015

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for ending chronic homelessness in Los Angeles County.

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  • Strategic Initiative

    Hospitality

    $1,400,000 through December 2015

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for building career pathways for youth in the hospitality sector

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  • Strategic Initiative

    Multiple Sclerosis

    $4,054,000 through December 2015

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for seeking a cure and improving quality of life for those who live with multiple sclerosis.

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  • Strategic Initiative

    Substance Use Prevention

    $10,970,000 through December 2015

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for youth substance use prevention and early intervention.

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  • Strategic Initiative

    Water

    $11,100,000 through December 2015

    This amount represents our total giving for the year to date for increasing access to safe water for vulnerable and disadvantaged communities.

    About Priority View 2015 grants

This total represents grant payment activity during the selected fiscal year. However, approximately 90% of the money awarded in our priority program areas is part of multi-year commitments, so a grant may appear in multiple years of activity. The list below provides additional information about specific projects approved and/or paid during the fiscal year selected, including the project start date and the length of our commitment.

  1. Young and Brave, Inc.

    $4,000 through December 2016

    for general operating support. https://www.theyoungandbrave.com/

    USA Awarded: December 2015
  2. The Mentor Foundation USA

    $125,000 through December 2016

    to test and evaluate an approach to strengthen substance use prevention and SBIRT through development of health literacy and peer approaches for youth. http://www.mentorfoundationusa.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: December 2015
  3. National Public Radio

    $100,000 through December 2016

    to support disaster and emergency preparedness technology at NPR West in Culver City, CA, as part of NPR's four-year 'Upgrade and Rebuild' project designed to expand and upgrade NPR West's production capabilities. http://www.npr.org

    USA Awarded: December 2015
  4. Cause Communications

    $50,000 through December 2016

    to update the content and design of the 'Communications Toolkit: A Guide To Navigating Communications In A Nonprofit World.' http://www.hersheycause.com

    USA Awarded: December 2015
  5. Friends of the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

    $50,000 through December 2016

    for general operating support of the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site.

    USA Awarded: December 2015
  6. International Bridges to Justice

    $36,000 through December 2016

    for general operating support for programs in Cambodia. http://www.ibj.org

    International Awarded: December 2015
  7. Saint Leo University

    $75,000 through December 2016

    for endowment support of the International Tourism and Hospitality Management Council's Scholarship program . http://www.saintleo.edu/

    USA Awarded: December 2015
  8. Saint Leo University

    $25,000 through December 2016

    to support and further the relationship between St. Leo University and the African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC). http://www.saintleo.edu/

    USA Awarded: December 2015
  9. Emory University

    $100,000 through December 2016

    to support the global health student fund at the Rollins School of Public Health. http://www.emory.edu

    International Awarded: December 2015
  10. Boys & Girls Club of Mason Valley

    $15,000 through December 2016

    for general operating support. http://www.bgcmasonvalley.org

    USA Awarded: December 2015
  11. Technical Assistance Partnership of Arizona

    $1,500 through December 2016

    to support the implementation of a coordinated, collaborative Homeless Management and Information System (HMIS) that can support the Greater Phoenix community in ending homelessness. http://www.tapaz.org

    USA Awarded: December 2015
  12. Technical Assistance Partnership of Arizona

    $20,000 through December 2016

    for the Arizona Organizing Project's work with developing peer groups of people living in homelessness and poverty. http://www.tapaz.org

    USA Awarded: December 2015
  13. Lide Foundation

    $2,000 through December 2016

    for general operating support. http://www.lidehaiti.org/

    International Awarded: December 2015
  14. Children International

    $600 through December 2016

    for general operating support. http://www.children.org

    International Awarded: December 2015
  15. Colleges That Change Lives

    $500 through December 2016

    for general operating support. http://www.ctcl.org

    USA Awarded: December 2015
  16. Brent Shapiro Foundation for Drug Awareness

    $15,000 through December 2016

    for general operating support. http://www.brentshapiro.org

    USA Awarded: December 2015
  17. Wounded Warrior Project Inc.

    $2,500 through November 2016

    for general operating support. http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org

    USA Awarded: December 2015
  18. VMSN, Inc.

    $300,000 through November 2018

    for general operating support of ongoing services for the Community of Southern Nevada. http://www.vmsn.org

    USA Awarded: December 2015
  19. United Way

    $760 through November 2016

    for support of HomeWalk 2015. http://www.unitedwayla.org

    USA Awarded: December 2015
  20. United States Holocaust Memorial Council

    $1,000 through November 2016

    for general operating support. http://www.ushmm.org

    USA Awarded: December 2015