Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Safe Water

  • Avoidable Blindness

  • Homelessness

  • Catholic Sisters

  • Substance Use Prevention

  • Foster Youth

  • Disaster Relief & Recovery

  • Other

  • Catholic Education

  • Hospitality

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. Center for Effective Philanthropy, Inc.

    $100,000 through March 2019

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

    USA Awarded: March 2018
  2. National Association of Counties Research Foundation

    $125,000 through February 2019

    to convene experts and elected local officials to identify county level responses for improving access to substance use prevention practices as core component of addressing substance use disorders. http://www.naco.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2018
  3. Tides Center

    $50,000 through March 2019

    to support the Children's Action Network in their pursuit to raise awareness and bring a more positive tone to the dialogue around children and youth in foster care. http://www.tidescenter.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2018
  4. Community Partners

    $25,000 through March 2019

    to support Ready to Succeed in expanding programming to additional colleges, and building deeper partnerships and securing sponsorships within the corporate, entertainment, tech and finance industries. http://www.communitypartners.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2018
  5. American Brain Foundation

    $65,000 through May 2018

    to support the launch of a new crowdfunding platform for campaigns focused on research in Multiple Sclerosis during MS Awareness Month. https://www.americanbrainfoundation.org

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: March 2018
  6. The Association of Catholic Student Councils

    $20,000 through March 2019

    to provide scholarship support for children of low-income families to attend the 2018 Summer Leadership Conference. https://tacsc.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: March 2018
  7. Empower Illinois

    $650,000 through March 2020

    to support opportunities for low-income families interested in enrolling their children in Catholic schools in the state of Illinois. http://www.onechanceillinois.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: March 2018
  8. Stellenbosch University

    $2,000,000 through March 2022

    to lead monitoring, evaluation, and learning for the Foundation's Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS Strategic Initiative. http://www.sun.ac.za/english

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: March 2018
  9. Stanford University

    $1,934,000 through December 2021

    to finalize and implement the Safe Water Monitoring, Evaluation and Leaning program https://www.stanford.edu/

    Safe Water International Awarded: March 2018
  10. IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre

    $7,635,000 through December 2021

    to strengthen governance systems of district-based programs and facilitate monitoring and learning efforts to achieve safe, affordable and reliable water across six countries. http://www.irc.nl

    Safe Water International Awarded: March 2018
  11. The Door - A Center of Alternatives, Inc.

    $825,000 through March 2021

    to support the Academy program which provides high school education, robust college access and employment pathways for foster youth in New York City. http://www.door.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2018
  12. First Place for Youth

    $750,000 through March 2021

    to improve intensive case management around employment, education, and parenting outcomes for foster youth in Los Angeles. http://www.firstplaceforyouth.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2018
  13. Holy See

    $265,000 through February 2019

    to provide support for the International Symposium on the Consecrated Life in May 2018. http://w2.vatican.va

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: January 2018
  14. George Washington University

    $25,000 through January 2019

    to convene meeting of experts on Accountable Communities for Health (ACH) and Substance Use Disorders. https://www.gwu.edu

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: January 2018
  15. Trust for America's Health

    $350,000 through January 2020

    to conduct a set of activities to advance prevention and early intervention as part of a broader set of state and community-based efforts to engage schools, hospitals and policy makers in addressing youth substance misuse. http://www.healthyamericans.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: January 2018
  16. Downtown Emergency Service Center

    $25,000 through January 2019

    to support the 2018 Housing First Partners Conference. http://www.desc.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: January 2018
  17. Public Health Institute

    $400,000 through July 2019

    to conduct research and analysis and provide technical assistance to local jurisdictions in California to develop local public health policies regarding marijuana legalization that promote evidence-based prevention approaches and minimize harm to youth. http://www.phi.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: January 2018
  18. Catholic Church Extension Society of USA

    $400,000 through December 2018

    to provide an opportunity for members of the first cohort of the US-Latin American Sisters Exchange Program to earn master's degrees, and to prepare for a proposed second cohort of sisters. http://www.catholicextension.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: January 2018
  19. DePaul University

    $400,000 through February 2020

    to provide support for the assessment and planning for the DePaul University/Tangaza University College sisters' leadership program. http://www.depaul.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: January 2018
  20. United Way

    $200,000 through December 2018

    to support the medium- to long-term recovery of vulnerable communities impacted by the Southern California wildfires. http://www.unitedwayla.org

    Disaster Relief & Recovery USA Awarded: December 2017